- Gender: Male
- Age Range: Young Adult
- Category:Out Of Market Men
Ricky Downes is beyond excited to be part of the PB Talent family! With a background in stand-up and sketch comedy, Ricky specializes in highly energetic, animated, unique character work, but can also supply engaging, professional commercial and narration voice over – having performed in various nationally aired television commercials, video games, and short films.
Ricky’s past credits include including the titular voice of Wish Weasel, an award-winning television pilot featured on Adult Swim, starring an intergalactic, wish-granting weasel puppet.
In 2020, Ricky received international and Internet fame when he recorded the entirety of the Broadway smash hit Hamilton, but in the voices of Jim Henson’s The Muppets, garnered millions of views and received appraisals from major publications.
Most recently, Ricky was cast as the lead role in the Off-Broadway, national tour of Rockefeller Production’s Paddington Gets in a Jam, puppeteering and voicing the iconic bear.
In his free time, Ricky can be seen in and around New York City, performing stand-up comedy, bringing his animated and zany persona to life on stage – including an ambitious one man parody of Disney’s The Lion King at the long-renowned People’s Improv Theater in the heart of NYC.
Ricky has been instructed and taught by professional voice over artists and scholars including his mentor and coach Debi Derryberry of Nickelodeon’s Jimmy Neutron fame.