Paul Frees

Paul Frees

Age
66 (passed away Nov. 2nd, 1986)
Birthday
Jun. 22nd, 1920
Born in
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height

Paul Frees' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show TV Show
The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
The Woody Woodpecker Show TV Show
The Woody Woodpecker Show
Naked City TV Show
Naked City
Disneyland TV Show
Disneyland
The Dick Tracy Show TV Show
The Dick Tracy Show
George of the Jungle (1967) TV Show
George of the Jungle (1967)
Secret Squirrel Show TV Show
Secret Squirrel Show
The Beatles TV Show
The Beatles
The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show TV Show
The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show
Jackson 5ive TV Show
Jackson 5ive
Shazzan! TV Show
Shazzan!
Rocky and His Friends TV Show
Rocky and His Friends
Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles TV Show
Frankenstein Jr. and the Impossibles
The Millionaire TV Show
The Millionaire
Arabian Knights TV Show
Arabian Knights
Run, Joe, Run TV Show
Run, Joe, Run
Calvin and the Colonel TV Show
Calvin and the Colonel
Fractured Flickers TV Show
Fractured Flickers
Super President TV Show
Super President
The Super 6 TV Show
The Super 6
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

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BIOGRAPHY:

Actor, composer, songwriter, voiceover artist and author. He joined ASCAP in 1956, and his chief musical collaborators included Tony Romano, Ruby Raksin, Walter Gross (II), and Ed Brandt. His popular-song compositions include "Hollywood Soliloquy", "The Clown", "Drowning My Sorrow", and "Voice in the Wind".


TRIVIA:
  • He was one of the narrators for CBS Radio's "Escape" (1947-1954). He also starred in many of the show's episodes.
  • He attended the Chouinard Art Institute under the G.I. Bill. His first wife's failing health forced him to drop out and return to radio work.
  • According to author 'Peter Guralnick' (qv) (in "Careless Love: The Unmaking of Elvis Presley"), Frees was an undercover narcotics agent for the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs in the 1960s.
  • It was common for voice artists to do multiple roles when dubbing foreign language films into English. There are a number of examples where he also did multiple roles when replacing the dialog in Hollywood films.
  • Provides multiple voices in _Flight from Ashiya (1964)_ (qv), getting into three- and four-way conversations with himself.
  • The voice of the "Ghost Host" in the Haunted Mansions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
  • Was often called upon in the 50s and 60s to "re-loop" the dialogue of other actors, often to correct for foreign accents, complete lack of English proficiency, or poor line readings by unprofessionals. These dubs extended from a lines to entire roles.
  • Narrator for National Public Radio's "Bradbury 13" (1984).


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