Benjamin "Ben" Burtt, Jr. (born July 12, 1948) is an American sound designer, director, film editor, screenwriter and voice actor who is known for creating many of the iconic sound effects heard in the Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Alien and E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial films, including the voice of R2-D2, the lightsaber hum and the heavy-breathing sound of Darth Vader, where he also voiced them in the Star Tours attraction in the Disney Parks and its sequel Star Tours: The Adventures Continue.

He directed The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: (Chapter 12) Attack of the Hawkmen, and voiced WALL-E and M-O in the 2008 Disney/Pixar film, WALL-E.