Ben Burtt

Arts, Culture & Media

The Sound Mind of Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt created some of the most famous movie sounds, including R2D2's mechanical chatter and the whir of the light saber. Burtt is also the voice of WALL-E, the starring robot in Pixar's 2008 animated movie. Kurt talks to Burtt about the legendary sounds of his career. Burtt is up for two Oscars for his sound editing and sound mixing work on WALL-E.