Tate Buckley Donovan is an American actor, voice actor, and director. He is best known for his role as Jimmy Cooper in the American teen drama TV series The O.C. He also played Carson Drew in the 2007 adaptation of Nancy Drew.

For Disney, he provided the voice of the titular character in the 1997 Disney animated feature film Hercules, and has since reprised the role in most of the character's subsequent appearances, including the television series of the same name, House of Mouse, and the Kingdom Hearts series since Kingdom Hearts II. He also voiced Gobu in The Legend of Tarzan and played Peter Jacobson in the 1994 Hollywood Pictures film, Holy Matrimony. Additionally, he directed a few episodes of the Freeform series The Fosters.

Disney Filmography

Disney Roles



  • For unknown reasons, Tate Donovan did not return to reprise his role as Hercules in the first Kingdom Hearts game where instead he was voiced by Sean Astin. He did, however, return to reprise his role as Hercules since Kingdom Hearts II.

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