Interview With Voice of Jafar from Aladdin, Jonathan Freeman–DD025
Jonathan Freeman, the original voice of Jafar in the Disney’s classic movie, Aladdin, joins us on the Disney Dose podcast this week. We discuss his breathtaking 25+ years voicing the character and his current role as Jafar in the theater production of Aladdin on Broadway.
This episode is filled with Disney Animation history and enlightening stories from Jonathan. He even reads lines from Frozen’s Olaf in Jafar’s voice!. You won’t want to miss this engaging and sometimes hilarious episode of this Disney Dose podcast.
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In this episode you will hear:
How Jonathan got the part of Jafar
What he did to develop the character
What it was like to record the scenes at Jafar
How the character and the character of Iago evolved over production
Which other texts and versions inspired the Disney version of Jafar
How Jonathan is able to continue voicing the character after so many years
What caused Aladdin to make it’s way from off-off-off Broadway to Broadway
How playing Jafar has changed Jonathan’s life
And so much more…
For more from Jonathan Freeman
Jonathan Freeman performs every night on stage in the incredible theatrical production of Aladdin on Broadway. Of course, you can also find his voice anywhere that you find Jafar. For some of his credits as the character, check out his IMDB page.
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