Tom Kane is a well-known voice actor who performed on numerous animated series in the 1990s. Beginning in 1998, he voiced Eliza's trusted chimp, Darwin, in the cartoon "The Wild Thornberrys". The animated program, about the young daughter of a wildlife documentary filmmaker who has the power to speak to animals, aired on Nickelodeon for four seasons and spawned a 2002 film, "The Wild Thornberrys Movie", where Kane reprised his role as Darwin. He then worked on the George Lucas-produced "Star Wars: Clone Wars", voicing the syntactically challenged Jedi Master, Yoda; he reprised the role in the 2008 movie of the same name. For the animated feature "9", Kane played the role of a futuristic dictator, joining an ensemble cast consisting of such actors as John C. Reilly, Elijah Wood, and Jennifer Connelly. The film, about a doll struggling to save the future of mankind in a post-apocalyptic world, was produced by Tim Burton and released in 2009.