Joshua Ilan "Josh" Gad is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and singer. He is best known for his role as Elder Arnold Cunningham in the Broadway musical The Book of Mormon. He is also well-known for portraying Ludlow Lamonsoff in the 2015 video game film, Pixels, and for voicing Louis in Blue Sky's Ice Age: Continental Drift and Chuck in The Angry Birds Movie and its 2019 sequel.
For Disney, he voiced Olaf in the 2013 Disney animated feature film Frozen and has since reprised this role in most of his appearances, including the short film Frozen Fever, the Sofia the First episode "Olaf and the Tale of Miss Nettle", Olaf's Frozen Adventure, Kingdom Hearts III, Frozen II, At Home With Olaf, Once Upon a Snowman, among others. He also voiced Wendell in the Phineas and Ferb episodes "Doof 101" and "O.W.C.A. Files", and the Controller in Star Wars Rebels. Additionally, he portrayed LeFou in the 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, and the upcoming Gaston prequel series. He also is the narrator in the Disney+ National Geographic original series The Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Gad played Mulch Diggums in the 2020 film Artemis Fowl and also will play Nick Szalinski in the film Shrunk.
In addition to being one of the creators, he provides the voice of Birdie in the 20th Century Fox Animation series Central Park.
Josh Gad attending the 2012 Toronto International Film Fest.
Josh Gad behind the scenes of Frozen.
Josh Gad at the premiere of Frozen in November 2013.
Josh Gad visiting The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon July 2014.
Josh Gad behind the scenes of Frozen Fever.
Josh Gad and Billy Crystal
speak onstage during The Comedians
panel at the 2015 Winter TCA Tour.
Josh Gad and Kevin James
attending the 2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.
Josh Gad and Greg Grunberg
attending the 5th biennial Stand Up to Cancer event in September 2016.
Josh Gad visiting The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in December 2016.
Josh Gad attending the 2017 MTV Movie and TV awards.
Josh Gad at the Beauty and the Beast premiere in March 2017.
Josh Gad speaks at the 71st annual Tony Awards in June 2017.
Josh Gad visiting Jimmy Kimmel Live in August 2019
Josh Gad attending the 2019 D23 Expo.
Josh Gad speaks onstage at the 2019 D23 Expo.
Josh Gad behind the scenes of Frozen II.
Josh Gad at the premiere of Frozen II in November 2019.
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Josh Gad speaks at the Avenue 5 panel at the 2020 Winter TCA Tour.