James Jonah "Jim" Cummings is an American voice actor and singer who has appeared in nearly four hundred roles. He is known for his ability to mimic Sterling Holloway's high voice, as well as for giving a certain gruff sounding voice to characters.
Born in Youngstown, Ohio, as James Jonah Cummings, he moved to New Orleans when he was young. There, he worked on Mardi Gras floats and as a door-to-door salesman. He then moved to California, where he worked odd jobs before he got into voice acting.