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Ann Doran
(Movies & TV)
William Conrad
(Movies & TV)
Clint Eastwood
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John Lennon
(Music)
Tom and Jerry
(Series)
George Harrison
(Music)
Gunsmoke
(Series)
 

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Paul Frees

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Paul Frees

American voice actor and character actor add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1920.

Countries: United States (54%), California (23%), United Kingdom (15%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Ann Doran, William Conrad, Clint Eastwood

Linked to: Chouinard Art Institute, The Walt Disney Company, Hanna-Barbera, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

 

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Paul Frees was born in 1920 add something


1940

He appeared frequently on Hollywood radio series, including "Escape", playing lead roles and alternating with William Conrad as the opening announcer of "Suspense" in the late 1940s, and parts on "Gunsmoke", , and "Crime Classics" add something


1942

He began his acting career in 1942 and remained active for over 40 years add something


1949

One of his few starring roles in this medium was as Jethro Dumont in the 1949 series "The Green Lama", as well as a syndicated anthology series "The Player", in which Frees narrated and played all of the parts add something


1950

Frees was often called upon in the 1950s and 1960s to "re-loop" the dialogue of other actors, often to correct for foreign accents, lack of English proficiency, or poor line readings by non-professionals add something


1955

In 1955, he appeared as an irate husband suing his wife, played by Ann Doran, for alimony in an episode of CBS's sitcom "The Ray Milland Show" add something


1956

In the 1956 Cinemascope Tom and Jerry cartoon, "Blue Cat Blues", he was Jerry's voice who narrated the short; he had voiced Jerry's cousin Muscles in "Jerry's Cousin" five years earlier add something


1959

Frees had a small live action role for Disney in the 1959 film "The Shaggy Dog", playing Dr. Galvin, a military psychiatrist who attempts to understand why Mr. Daniels believes a shaggy dog can uncover a spy ring add something


1960

Although Frees is primarily known for his voice work , he was a songwriter and screenwriter, his major work being the little-seen 1960 film "The Beatniks", a screed against the then-rising Beat counterculture in the vein of "Reefer Madness" add something


1961

From October 1961 through September 1962, Paul Frees provided the voice for the character of a shady lawyer named Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch, a weasel on the animated program "Calvin and the Colonel" starring the voices of Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, who had previously worked together on "Amos n' Andy" add something


1965

Frees provided the voices of both John Lennon and George Harrison in the 1965 "The Beatles" cartoon series, the narrator, Big D and Fluid Man in the 1966 cartoon series, "Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles" and of The Thing in the 1967 series "Fantastic Four", as well as President James Norcross in the 1967 cartoon series "Super President" add something


1968

In 1968, he appeared as Captain Jones in the Thanksgiving special "The Mouse on the Mayflower", and that Christmas he appeared as the father of the Drummer Boy, Ali, and as the three Wise Men in "The Little Drummer Boy" add something


1969

He was the traffic cop, ticket-taker, and Santa Claus in "Frosty the Snowman" in 1969 add something


1971

Frees provided the voice-over for the trailer to the 1971 Clint Eastwood thriller, "Play Misty for Me" add something

 

He voiced King Haggard's wizard Mabruk in "The Last Unicorn" and provided several voices for the Jackson Five cartoon series between 1971 and 1973 add something


1976

He was several voices, including Eon the Terrible, in "Rudolph's Shiny New Year" in 1976 add something


Paul Frees died in 1986 add something

 

Frees was active until his sudden death at the age of 66 from heart failure on November 2, 1986 add something


2003

A computer-animated singing bust in Frees' likeness appeared in the 2003 film "The Haunted Mansion" as an homage add something


2006

For his contributions to the Disney legacy, Frees was honored posthumously as a Disney Legend on October 9, 2006 add something