Charlie Adler

Charlie Adler
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Vital Information
Born: (1956-10-02) October 2, 1956 (age 65)
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, U.S.
Career information
Voice actor and voice director
Appeared in/
Involved with:
as the voice of The Hamburglar in "The Hamburglar Touch" TV commercial

Charles Michael "Charlie" Adler (born October 2, 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American voice actor who provided the voice of The Hamburglar in the 1985 "The Hamburglar Touch" TV commercial.

Life and career

Born in Paterson, NJ, [1] Charlie's family moved to Massachusetts in the mid-1960s. His sister Cheryl Adler is a psychotherapist who wrote the book "Sober University". Growing up Charlie Adler was a "TV junkie",[2] a fan of The Three Stooges, Rocky and Bullwinkle and Irene Ryan's Granny Moses from The Beverly Hillbillies.

In 2007, Charlie voiced in Michael Bay's live-action Transformers film series, providing the voice of "Starscream" after having voiced the characters of Silverbolt and "Triggerhappy" in The Transformers. Just as Chris Latta voiced both "Starscream" and "Cobra Commander" in the Sunbow cartoons, Charlie also voiced "Cobra Commander" in G.I. Joe: Resolute and G.I. Joe: Renegades.

On the site Behind The Voice Actors, Charlie was chosen as the best voice for "Buster Bunny", "Super-Skrull", "MODOK", "Mojo", "Cobra Commander", "Low-Light", "Stalker" and "Sunstorm".


  1. Eximius Theme by (2012-09-07). Rob Paulsen's Talkin Toons podcast. Retrieved on 2013-04-01.
  2. [[1] The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who's Who of Cartoon Voice Actors] pp. 5–8. University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 978-1-57806-696-4.
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