Richard Newman started his career in voice acting in Beast Wars (Beasties in Canada) voicing Rhinox and the Vok. He has also had roles in Dragon Ball Z, RoboCop Alpha Commando, and Beast Machines: Transformers as well as MegaMan NT Warrior, and Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars.
Newman also provided archvillain Phaeton's voice in the animated television series Exosquad. His most recent role was as the Bear Hugger, a Canadian boxer, in Punch-Out!!. He currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.