James Jonah "Jim" Cummings is a veteran American voice actor and singer who has appeared in nearly four hundred roles. He is known for his ability to mimic Sterling Holloway's soft timid voice, Paul Winchell's crazy like laugh as well as for giving a certain gruff-sounding voice to several other characters, including Pete.
Born James Jonah Cummings in Youngstown, Ohio, he moved to New Orleans when he was young. It was there that 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.
Cummings has voiced many characters in several Disney productions, most notably Darkwing Duck, Negaduck, Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Pete, Ray, Bonkers D. Bobcat, Kaa, Ed, and various other characters listed below. His primary all-time favorite Disney character is Pete. Cummings also provided the opening narration for Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars.
- He is not related to fellow voice actor Brian Cummings.
- His favorite Disney roles are Pete (main favorite role), Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Darkwing Duck, Ray, and Hondo Ohnaka.
- He was a fan of Davy Crockett growing up and still has his coonskin cap.