Bill Lobley (born November 11, 1960 in Bronxville, New York) is an American comic actor known for his work in animation, commercials, and voiceovers for film, radio, and television; including the one time voice of the Parkay Margarine Tub, Adult Swim's Sealab 2021, and many best selling video games.
An alumnus of Fordham University, Lobley's background is in sketch comedy and improvisation. He additionally voiced many celebrity opponents on MTV's Celebrity Deathmatch, further establishing himself as a versatile and talented performer in both recreated and original characterizations. His most familiar role, however is Sparks, the sarcastic communications officer from the Adult Swim series Sealab 2021. He has also recorded many audio books. These include A Warrior's Heart, (the autobiography of Micky Ward from the movie The Fighter), the popular Geronimo Stilton series and dozens of children's titles as well.
In 2009, his work in the Geronimo Stilton series earned the prestigious Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Children's Audio Book from the Independent Book Publishers' Association.
Additionally, his voice can be heard on a number of successful video games, including Just Cause 3, the Grand Theft Auto series, the BioShock series, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, Borderlands 2, The Darkness II, L.A. Noire, Neverwinter Nights 2, Alan Wake, Order Up!, Star Wars: The Old Republic, Mafia II, Red Dead Redemption 2, Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain and Alone in the Dark.
In 2011, he performed the voice of Officer Dibble in Top Cat: The Movie and reprises the role in the 2015 Top Cat Begins. Other animation credits include Ice Age: Continental Drift.
A food and cocktail enthusiast, he is the creator and host of the "Newsmeals.com" website. As the site's head chef, Lobley tackles trending news as well as cultural events and combines them with irreverent humor and creative recipes. This results in unusual dinner themes, like Empty Nesting, The Mueller Report, North Korean Disarmament, Government Shutdowns, Transgender Bathrooms, Gun Control, Occupy Wall Street, the Gulf Oil Spill and TSA Patdowns as well as his frequent Crazy Oscar Dinners, which cleverly incorporated the names of Academy Award nominees into the menu. He recently prepared "Candidate Cocktails" lampooning the 2016 Republican Presidential Field on Fox News' late night program Redeye. He earned a Gourmet Cooking Certification in 2016.
Lobley recently reunited with his college rock group The Richie Beakman Band and has played venues across the tri-state area. The Band combines original tunes with intriguing covers of 80's classics.
Along with recent comedic on-camera work in commercials, he appeared with Academy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson touting the Affordable Care Act playing a clueless, philandering Senator for the popular Funny or Die website.