Gerald Paradies (1956-2016) was a German voice actor who dubbed Floyd Pepper in Die Muppets (The Muppets) and the German dub of Muppets Most Wanted. He also dubbed episodic roles on Farscape - Verschollen im All (Farscape) and Leif Tilden's cameo as a Foot messenger in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Paradies was a busy voice actor, often lending deep or raspy tones to tough guy actors like Vinnie Jones (including X-Men: The Last Stand), Danny Trejo, Denis Leary, and M. C. Gainey. He also dubbed Thomas Haden Church in Spider-Man 3, Trevor Goddard in Pirates of the Caribbean, John C. McGinley in Fat Man and Little Boy, Alice Cooper in Suck, Tony Sirico in Goodfellas, Cheech Marin in Fatal Beauty, Peter Marinker in Love Actually, and assorted bikers, gangsters, and cops. For TV, he dubbed Wayne Rogers on M*A*S*H, Brian Thompson on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and several guest stars on Star Trek: The Next Generation.
In animation, Paradies had more opportunities to show his range, as Owen on Gargoyles, Lex Luthor on Superman, Starscream on Transformers Prime, Krumm on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Nute Gunray and Hondo Ohnaka on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Nasty Canasta in Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Nappa on Dragonball, Killer Croc and Scarface on The Batman, and Fred in the German animated feature The Snurks. In video games, he supplied the sounds of Snoopy in both German and English versions of Where's the Blanket, Charlie Brown?, dubbed multiple parts in the Assassin's Creed franchise, Venom in Disney Infinity, and the Witchking and others in The Lord of the Rings: War in the North.