Voice Actors

Dick Beals

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"Born in Detroit, as a child Dick Beals was too small to play sports, instead opting to be a cheerleader. He attended Michigan State University, where he began to lend his voice to radio broadcasting. In the 1940s, Beal began to do voice acting profes..."

Bea Benaderet

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"Born in New York City to a Turkish-Sephardic tobacconist and an Irish-American woman, Bea Benaderet made a name for herself in the first half of the twentieth century displaying her vocal and comedic talents in animation, radio, television, and film...."

Mel Blanc

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"Known as "the Man of 1,000 Voices," Melvin Jerome Blank was working as a voice actor in radio when his ability to create voices for multiple characters first attracted attention. He was a regular on the Jack Benny Program in various roles, including ..."

Lucille Bliss

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"Lucille Bliss has had a long career as a voice over actress. Bliss first got the role of the wicked step-sister in Walt Disney's Cinderlla. She voiced Crusader Rabbit in the first animated television series, and was the voice of Smurfette on The Smur..."

Charles Dawson (Daws) Butler

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"Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler, grew up in a suburb of Chicago, and originally wanted to be a cartoonist. He began his career in show business during the Depression, winning amateur contests at neighborhood theaters by doing impressions of Franklin D. ..."

Clayton “Bud” Collyer

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"Born in Manhattan to Clayton Johnson Heermance and Caroline Collyer as Clayton Johnson Heermance Jr., Clayton "Bud" Collyer initially intended to pursue law as his profession. While attending Fordham University, he began work as a radio singer and an..."

Pinto Colvig

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"Vance DeBar “Pinto” Colvig was born in Jacksonville, Oregon, Colvig is probably best known as the voice of Disney's Goofy and the original Bozo the Clown, a part he played for a full decade beginning in 1946.[1] He also provided the voice for Pra..."

Hans Conreid

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"Hans Georg Conried Jr., was raised in Baltimore, and New York City. He studied acting at Columbia University, and played many major classical roles onstage. After having been a member of Orson Welles' Mercury Theatre Company, he was heard as Professo..."

June Foray

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"June Foray is one of the most prolific voice actresses in history. She is particularly well known for lending her voice to Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Natasha Fatale in Jay Ward’s Rocky and Bullwinkle series. She was also the voice of Tweety Bird..."

Stan Freberg

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"Stan Freberg was born in Pasadena, CA. He is known as the last network radio comic who changed comedy forever. He was also the father of funny TV and commercials. He was very young when he started his career in 1943 and made a name for himself by wor..."

William Hanna

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"William Hanna was a seven-time Oscar winning animation legend, who along with partner Joseph Barbera created hundreds of the most memorable cartoon characters and shorts. These characters incl..."

Bernice Hansen

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"Miscredited as Bernice Hansell in a variety of animated cartoon through the golden age, Bernice Edna Hansell was a voice actress known for her squealing voice in countless cartoons of the 1930's, providing the squeaks for Mickey Mouse, small children..."

Ben “Bugs” Hardaway

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"Ben Hardaway was an American storyboard artist, voice actor, animator and gagman during the Golden Age of American animation. Supplying the voice of Woody Woodpecker in many cartoon shorts, Hardaway was the man who gave "Bugs Bunny" his iconic name. "

Sterling Holloway

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"Born in Cedartown, Georgia to a grocer, Sterling Holloway's acting career began in his teens, when he enrolled in the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, where his classmates included Spencer Tracy and Pat O'Brien. After graduation, h..."

Jack Mercer

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"Jack Mercer was born on January 31, 1910. Mercer today is known as the most iconic voice of Popeye. He was an in-betweener at Fleischer before auditioning for the voice of Popeye, ultimately landing the role and recording the voice for the televis..."

Ann “Little” Rothschild

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"Ann L. Rothschild, better known as Little Ann Little, started in show business in 1925 as a part of the Greenwich Village Follies. In the early 1930s, she auditioned for the part of a new cartoon character at Fleischer Studios. Impressed by her high-..."