Steven "Steve" Kynman (born November 12th, 1971, Surrey, England, UK) is an English actor, voice actor, singer, writer and puppeteer.

He provides voices for the UK and US narrations of Thomas & Friends. He took over the roles of Paxton from Keith Wickham, Dart from Rupert Degas, Ryan from Eddie Redmayne in both English dubs, Charlie from Ben Small and Butch from Glenn Wrage in the US.

He voiced the titular character, Sam Jones as well as voicing some other characters such as Elvis Cridlington, Norman Price, Derek Price, James Jones (originally) and Charlie Jones in the UK version of the CGI series of "Fireman Sam". Other credits include "Moving Wallpaper", "The Mr. Men Show" as Mr. Nosey and the 2015 "Bob the Builder" series as Lofty in the UK version of the series. He has also played the character, Robert the Robot in the BBC children's television series, "Justin's House".





  • Butch (seventeenth season onwards)




  • Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
  • Combat Sheep (2001)
  • Buried Alive (2005)
  • Ozzie (2006)
  • Pinocchio (2008)
  • Fireman Sam: The Great Fire of Pontypandy (2010)
  • Postman Pat: The Movie (2014)
  • Tales of Albion (2014)
  • Q Pootle 5: Pootle All the Way (2014)
  • Fireman Sam: Heroes of the Storm (2014)
  • Fireman Sam: Alien Alert (2017)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2016)
  • Bob the Builder: Mega Machines (2017)
  • Fireman Sam: Set For Action! (2018)


  • Fireman Sam (2008-2018)
  • The Mr. Men Show (2008)
  • Moving Wallpaper (2008)
  • M.I.High (2009)
  • Gigglebiz (2009-2011)
  • Justin's House (2011-2017)
  • Thomas & Friends (2012-present)
  • Dude, That's my Ghost! (2013)
  • Yonderland (2013)
  • Q Pootie 5 (2013-2014)
  • BBC Comedy Feeds (2014)
  • Bob the Builder (2015-present)
  • Obsession: Dark Desires (2016)
  • Stan Lee's Lucky Man: The Bracelet Chronicles (2017)


  • EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)
  • LEGO the Hobbit: The Video Game (2014)


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