Exclusive Interview with Alberto Ghisi

Date: August 2, 2004

Alberto Ghisi is the 10 year old boy who is the voice for "Kevin" on the up-coming "Krypto: The Superdog" Animated Series to be shown on Cartoon Network starting in April 2005. In the series Kevin Whitney is an adventurous and slightly mischievous kid, who is new to Metropolis with no one to play with -- until he finds Krypto's spaceship in his backyard. With Krypto in Kevin's life, the boy's world has endless possibilities.

The Superman Homepage would like to thank Alberto for agreeing to do this interview, and for fitting it into his busy schedule.



THE INTERVIEW

Q: How did you go about becoming a voice actor? What other TV shows or movies have you worked on?

A: My agent sent me out to an audition for a TV show called "Noddy" and since then I have done 7 different voiceovers. I have worked on "Inspector Gadget", "Candyland", "Tonka Team", "Noddy", and many more. As for TV shows, I have worked on "Andromeda" and various independent films.

Q: How did the role of Kevin on "Krypto: The Superdog" come about for you? Did you have to audition for the role? If so, what did you have to do at the audition?

A: My agent sent me to the audition. In the audition I had to read a couple of lines.

Q: How did it feel when they told you that you were the one they had chosen to play Kevin?

A: Well first of all my mom and dad came to my school to give me the good news that I was choosen to be "Kevin". I was SOOOOOOOO excited!!!!

Q: Are you a Superman fan? Do you read the comics or watch "Smallville", "Justice League" or "Teen Titans" on TV?

A: Yes I'm a Superman fan, I have read some of the comics, especially the ones with Krypto in them.

Q: What cartoons or other TV shows do you watch?

A: I like to watch "Recess", "The Weekenders", "Full House", "America's Funniest Home Videos" and sports shows too. 

Q: Do you get along with all the other cast members?

A: I sure do!!! The are all adults and are sooooo funny and make me laugh!

Q: What do you think fans will like most about "Krypto: The Superdog"? What are you most proud of about the show?

A: I think fans will find the show very funny and love it. I am most proud about the show because it can be watched by the whole family.

Q: You are 10... Is Kevin also 10 years old?

A: Yes

Q: When you tell your friends you're playing Superman's Dog's best friend, how do they react? Have they heard of Krypto before?

A: No, none of my friends have ever heard of Krypto before, but can't wait to watch it. They get very excited for me.

Q: Why does Superman allow Kevin to take care of Krypto for him?

A: Superman allows Kevin to take care of Krypto because he is too busy saving the world.

Q: Do you think that you and your character (Kevin) have anything in common?

A: Well, we both have freckles :) and a dog.

Q: Do you have a pet dog in real life? Do you think it's easier or harder when your dog is "Super"?

A: I have a dog named Lobo and I think it would be harder to have a dog with super powers because you wouldn't get to see him alot because he is always saving the world.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up? An actor or something else?

A: Something else... I want to be a famous Soccer player.

Q: Thanks for allowing the Superman Homepage to interview you! And good luck with "Krypto"!

A: Thanks very much I really appreciate it.



This interview is Copyright © 2004 by Steven Younis. It is not to be reproduced in part or as a whole without the express permission of the author.