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Dallas McKennon
Born
Dallas Raymond McKennon

(1919-07-19)July 19, 1919
Died July 14, 2009(2009-07-14) (aged 89)
Resting place Cremated, Ashes scattered into the Pacific Ocean
Other names Dal McKennon
Charles Farrington
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1942–1995
Spouse(s) Betty Warner
(m. 1942–2009; his death)
Children 8

Dallas Raymond McKennon (July 19, 1919 – July 14, 2009), sometimes credited as Dal McKennon, was an American actor. He had many roles as a voice actor in a career lasting over 50 years. His best-known roles were that of Gumby for Art Clokey, Archie Andrews for Filmation's Archie series, and the main voice of Buzz Buzzard in the Woody Woodpecker cartoons.

Filmography

Live-Action roles

  • Mystery Mansion - Sam
  • The Cat from Outer Space - Farmer
  • The Andersonville Trial - First Guard
  • Hot Lead and Cold Feet - Saloon Man
  • Tom Thumb - Con-Fu-Shon (voice)
  • Daniel Boone - Cincinnatus

Animated roles

  • The Gumby Show - Gumby / Pokey / Prickle / Henry / Denali / Rodgy (re-dubbed voice)
  • Space Funnies - Captain Jet
  • Walter Lantz series - Inspector Willoughby
  • The Hardy Boys (1969 cartoon series) - Joe Hardy/Chubby Morton
  • Archie cartoon series - Archie Andrews
  • The Puppetoon Movie (1987) – Additional voices including the character Gumby.
  • Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse cartoon series - Courageous Cat
  • Q.T. Hush series - Q.T. Hush/Shamus
  • Woody Woodpecker series - Buzz Buzzard
  • Hergé's Adventures of Tintin - Tintin / Professor Calculus
  • Lady and the Tramp - Toughy, Pedro, Professor, Hyena
  • Sleeping Beauty - The Owl
  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians - Additional voices
  • The Misadventures of Merlin Jones - Detective Hutchins
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Max
  • The Adventures of Mark Twain - Jim Smiley
  • Mary Poppins - Fox, Penguin #2, Hunting Horse, Merry-Go-Round Operator
  • Tom and Jerry short, Cat and Dupli-cat - Falsetto
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks - Bear
  • The Birds - Sam the Chef
  • The Hall Of Presidents - Andrew Jackson
  • The American Adventure - Benjamin Franklin
  • Clambake - Gas station attendant
  • Wee Sing: Nursery Rhymes and Lullabies - Narrator/Crooked old man
  • Wee Sing: King Cole's Party - Crooked old man
  • Gumby: The Movie - Gumby, Professor Kapp, Fatbuckle, Lucky Claybert, Nobuckle
  • Omby Amby - Journey Back to Oz
  • The Haunted Mansion - Deaf Old Man

Video games

  • Crash Bandicoot & Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back - Ripper Roo (laugh only)
  • Disney's Magical Mirror Starring Mickey Mouse - The Ghost (archive footage - uncredited)

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