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Kenneth Mars

Kenneth Mars

74 (passed away Feb. 12th, 2011)
Apr. 14th, 1936
Born in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
6' 3

Kenneth Mars' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Malcolm in the Middle TV Show
Malcolm in the Middle
Darkwing Duck TV Show
Darkwing Duck
TaleSpin TV Show
The Little Mermaid TV Show
The Little Mermaid
Carol Burnett & Company TV Show
Carol Burnett & Company
The Don Knotts Show TV Show
The Don Knotts Show
Mighty Max TV Show
Mighty Max
The Biskitts TV Show
The Biskitts
Fievel's American Tails TV Show
Fievel's American Tails
He & She TV Show
He & She
Small & Frye TV Show
Small & Frye
The Bob Crane Show TV Show
The Bob Crane Show
Tom TV Show

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was an actor, known for The Little Mermaid (1989), Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and Young Frankenstein (1974). He was married to Barbara Newborn. He died on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, California, USA.

  • Recorded a comedy LP where he portrayed 'Henry Kissinger' (qv).
  • Off-the-wall, over-the-top actor/farceur whose broad schtick was smartly utilized by 1970s directors 'Mel Brooks' (qv) (_The Producers (1968)_ (qv) and _Young Frankenstein (1974)_ (qv)) and 'Peter Bogdanovich' (qv) (_What's Up, Doc? (1972)_ (qv)) in their best comedies to date.
  • Familiar face of the past 40 years, famous for his portrayal of a wide range of foreign characters. Best known for his roles as the laughable Nazi playwright Franz Liebkind in _The Producers (1968)_ (qv) and the Police Inspector in _Young Frankenstein (1974)_ (qv). Had regular role as Harry the Fireman in the short-lived 'Richard Benjamin (I)' (qv)/'Paula Prentiss' (qv) sitcom _"He & She" (1967)_ (qv).
  • Along with his television and screen work, he has provided numerous voices for animated cartoon characters.

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