Dustin Hoffman will voice Toby in the Thomas & Friends theatrical feature-length special, The Great Railway Rescue. He will be replaced by Kevin Michael Richardson in the North American dub of the series starting in season 21.

Dustin Hoffman
Best Toby Voice

Dustin Hoffman to voice Toby in Thomas and Friends the Magical Railroad Adventures


Date of Birth

August 8, 1937


Los Angeles, California U.S.

Other Names

Sam Etic

Years Active

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011


Actor and Voice Portrayer


Anne Byrne (1969–80)

Lisa Gottsegen (1980–present)

Notable Voice Portraying Roles

Master Shifu in 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Kung Fu Panda 2'