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Benjamin "Ben" Schwartz is an American stand-up comedian, actor, director, producer, writer, comedian, and voice actor who has done voice work for the Sonic the Hedgehog film.


Schwartz is best known for portraying characters in live-action comedies, such as Jean-Ralphio Saperstein in Parks and Recreation and Clyde Oberholt in House of Lies from 2012-2016. He has also voiced characters in animated films and television shows.





Voice acting


  • In Sonic's crossover appearance in OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes, Sonic describes Eggman as "the worst" in a way that references Schwartz's character of Jean-Ralphio Saperstein from Parks and Recreation.
  • He is one of two Sonic the Hedgehog voice actors not from the video games to also voice a character (in this case, Dewey Duck) in the DuckTales 2017 reboot. The other is Jaleel White.


  1. Kroll, Justin (8 August 2018). Ben Schwartz to Voice ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ in Upcoming Movie (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved on 8 August 2018.

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Voice actors of Sonic the Hedgehog