William Frank "Will" Ryan is an American voice actor, singer, and musician who is well-known for singing about the American West and is known his band, Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys. He is also best known for voicing Grubby the Octopede in the Teddy Ruxpin book and tape series as well as the 1987 television show The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin. He is also known for voicing Eugene Meltsner, Harlow Doyle, David Harley, Patrick O'Ryan, and hundreds of one-shot characters in Adventures in Odyssey since 1987. He also did the voice of Digit in the Don Bluth movie An American Tail and the voice of Petrie in The Land Before Time, which was another Don Bluth movie.

For Disney, he is the current voice of Willie the Giant since 1983. He started voicing the character in Mickey's Christmas Carol, where he also voiced Pete. He also voiced Rabbit, Tigger, and Eeyore's singing voice in the Disney Channel's long-running series Welcome to Pooh Corner and in many other Pooh cartoons. Ryan also voiced Rabbit in Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore after the death of Junius Matthews. He also provided the voice of Barnaby the Dog on the popular series Dumbo's Circus, In 1985, he voiced Unwin and a hunter in the Adventures of the Gummi Bears.

Ryan has also written and recorded several songs for Disney in many films and television projects. The most notable is the album "Goin' Quackers" which he co-wrote with Phil Baron.

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