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Voice Actors

The cast of "Rocky and Bullwinkle" were already seasoned professionals before they joined the cast. Many had previously worked at other large studios decades before. Once teamed up with Jay Ward and his company, many stayed throughout their careers. If anything, working at Jay Ward Productions gave each cast member a unique opportunity to test their rage and offered a wealth of creative freedom of their talent. Each of the people listed below are really considered the heart of their characters.

Bill Scott
William (Bill) Scott, born in 1920, is best known as the voice of Bullwinkle. He has written several animated and theatrical features, including What Makes Daffy Duck, The Tell-Tale Heart, and The Crazy World of Laurel and Hardy. Mr. Scott has also lent his voice to several hit cartoons including Disney's Gummi Bears, The Wuzzles, George of the Jungle, Hippity Hooper, and of course, The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Bill voiced Bullwinkle, Dudley Do-Right, Mr. Peabody, Fearless Leader and Gidney. Mr. Scott passed away in 1985.



June Foray
Born in 1917, Ms. Foray has become the goddess of animation voice actors, having a career that has spanned over 60 years. June has been the voice for Granny (Slyvester and Tweety's owner) from the Warner Bros. cartoons. Granny has even had a revival of sorts in The Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries and Baby Looney Tunes. More of her work includes Merry Melodies, Smurfs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Disney's Mulan, and the Flintstones. On the show she was the voice of Rocky, Natasha, Nell Fenwick, and other female characters.



Paul Frees
Born in 1920, he has worked in animation for well over fifty years. Some of the most famous voice work included Morocco Mole from The Secret Squirrel Show, the narrator of George of the Jungle, and Thing from the original Fantastic Four series. In total, Mr. Frees lent his voice to over 200 cartoons, not including the writing, directing, and composing talents of his 1960 film, The Beatniks. On the show, he was the voice of Boris, Clyod (moon man), Captain Peachfuzz, and Inspector Fenwick. Sadly, Paul Frees passed away in 1986, leaving behind a legacy of memories and enjoyment.



Hans Conried
Born in 1917, was a distinguished actor on stage, radio, and television. Having studied at Columbia University and having appeared in the original production of Can-Can, appearances on hit TV shows such as I Love Lucy, Mr. Ed, Gilligan's Island, and Alice. It was obvious, Mr. Conried had a wealth of experience before his appearance on Rocky and His Friends in 1959. He plays Snidely Whiplash, Dudley Do-Right's nemesis. Some of his best known voice work includes Captain Hook in Disney's Peter Pan, and Thorin from the 1978 film, The Hobbit. Hans Conried passed away in 1982.



Charles Ruggles
Born in 1886, his career began at the beginning of film itself. Starting in 1919, he stared in a handful of silent films. In the 1930s and 1940s, he enjoyed success in comedic roles. Since the invention of television, Mr. Ruggles guest stared on some of the most memorable television shows, including Bewitched, The Andy Griffith Show, and The Beverly Hillbillies. On the show, he was the voice of Aesop, the storyteller. Charles Ruggles passed away in 1970 from cancer.



Walter Tetley
With a diverse career in early radio, and later small roles on television, Walter Tetley's resume that reads as a guide to classic Hollywood radio. He played the voice of Leroy Forrester in the long-running radio program "The Great Guildersleeve". When he joined Ward Productions he was the voice of the inquisitive boy, Sherman, from Peabody's Improbable History. Walter Tetley passed away in 1975.



William Conrad
Born in 1920, William Conrad is the off-screen voice of the Narrator. His clear voice also lead him onto other narration jobs on television shows and movies from the 50s to the 90s. Besides Rocky and Bullwinkle, some may know him as the narrator for the 50s TV series, Escape and The Fugitive. He also appeared as a guest star in a handful of the series that ran through the 'Golden Age' of television. Mr. Conrad was also star of the original radio version of "Gunsmoke" (playing Matt Dillon) as well as the star of the detective series "Cannon". William Conrad was also a strong person behind the scenes, directing and producing over 22 films. Mr. Conrad passed away in 1994.



Edward Everett Horton
Born in 1886, Mr. Horton served as the narrator for Fractured Fairy Tales that were a part of The Bullwinkle Show and Hippity Hooper. He worked in a number of films for over fifty years, including the films Too Much Business (1921) and The Gang's All Here (1941). In the early 1920's he managed the Majestic Theatre in Los Angeles, where he hired other character actors to be a part in on-stage productions. He also had a semi-reoccurring role on the sitcom F-Troop as a medicine man, Roaring Chicken. Mr. Horton passed away in 1970.



Daws Butler
Born in 1916, Daws Butler has more than earned his place as a  voice over legend. Having voiced more 40 marquee animated characters over his fifty year career, he reigns as role-model to be for aspiring animation voice actors. His thirty year collaboration with Hanna-Barbera Studios led to the success of  his characters including Yogi Bear, Elroy Jetson, Snagglepuss, Huckleberry Hound, Auggie Doggie, Wally Gator, and Chilly Willy. On The Bullwinkle Show, he lent his voice to Aesop Jr.. Daws's talent was so great that after his death, it took over seven actors to replace his characters voices. Daws Butler passed away in 1988.



Julie Bennett
Born in 1943, the young Julie Bennett started with Jay Ward Productions as an additional voice actor for minor female characters during the Fractured Fairy Tales segments. From a princess to a fisherman's wife, Ms. Bennett played the "sweetheart" roles in most of the stories that June Foray didn't do. In addition to The Bullwinkle Show, she voiced Cindy Bear on Scooby's All-Star Laff-A Lympics, additional voices in The Banana Splits Adventure Hour, and Aunt May Parker on the 1994 Spider-Man animated series.



Dorothy Scott
Was born and raised in Denver, Colorado and had lived there until marrying Bill Scott and moving to California. She only did three episodes of Peabody's Improbable History. She got her start in voice acting in 1941 in Disney's Dumbo as an uncredited additional elephant voice. She still active in voice work, and works as an active story theater director.

 

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