In the late 90s to early 2000s, Seth Green seemed to be one of the hottest stars in Hollywood, in 2017 we’ve hardly heard from him.
However for those of you who think that he’s fallen of the radar and is uncastable that could be further from the truth. In fact since stepping-away from the silver-screen his career has sky rocketed.
The bulk of the reason he doesn’t really do films anymore is due to the success of Robot Chicken. For those of you who have never watched it (and we suggest you do) it’s an excellent claymation/toy-mation sketch show based on you’re favourite cartoons, superheroes and action figures.
As YouTube Channel Looper put it, it’s his ‘labour of love’, along with co-creators Matthew Senreich and Mike Fasolo. Green works on the animation, script and voice work.
Despite each episode having only a 15 minute run time, the actually time and effort that goes into crafting each one is painstakingly long, and that’s not counting the 30-to-60-minute specials they do each season.
However in spite of that, the effort is well worth it as Green, Senreich and Fasolo have picked up 3 Primetime Emmy Awards for Robot Chicken.
Away from Robot Chicken he’s just as equally known for his voice over role as loveable idiot Chris Griffin in Family Guy. The animated show has been running since 1999 and is currently in it’s 15th season. Despite the show losing steam in recent years there’s no indication that it will be ending soon.
It’s not just Family Guy he does voice over work for, his CV includes Adventure Time, the current Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series and various Marvel animation projects. On that subject Green has already featured in an MCU moive (showing that he hasn’t totally turned his back on Tinsel Town), providing a hilarious guest voice for Howard The Duck in the end credit scene for Guardian’s Of The Galaxy.
His surprise appearance was very popular, so don’t be surprised if you see his role extended further than just a guest role in future MCU films.
Furthermore he’ll be starring in the film A Futile & Stupid Gesture, a biopic based on the National Lampoon magazine which launched the careers of so many comedic legends such as John Belushi.
So with the success away from the big screen it’s obvious that Seth Green doesn’t need Hollywood… Hollywood needs him.