Hal Smith

Biography

Date of Birth 24 August 1916, Petoskey, Michigan, USA Date of Death 28 January 1994, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA (heart attack) Birth Name Harold John Smith Spouse Vivian M. Angstadt (1939 - 6 July 1992) (her death) 1 child Trivia He alternated with actor/game show host Jack Bailey as the voice of Walt Disney's Goofy after the original voice artist, Pinto Colvig, died in 1967. Provided the voice of the much beloved "Mr. Whittaker" in the very popular radio kids program Adventure in Odyssey. Hal Smith's character, "Mr. Whittaker", from the radio program "Adventures In Odyssey" was brought back with Paul Herlinger handling his voice. Reprised his role of Otis Campbell, Mayberry's town drunk on the "The Andy Griffith Show" (1960) in country singer Alan Jackson's 1991 video, "Don't Rock the Jukebox." One of the most prolific cartoon voicepersons in entertainment history, most of his work having been done for Hanna-Barbera. Related to this, Smith played the character "Cartoon King" on a 1970 episode of "The Brady Bunch." Is interred in the mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetary, in Santa Monica, California, USA. Only child Terry Jay Smith died on October 11, 1998. Personal Quotes We were paid $5. a show. That was a lot of money in those days. My sisters Bernadeen and Kathleen were also great dancers. They performed up a storm. We did a lot of different acts back then and Abe Cohen helped us. He really enjoyed our work.

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

Jacob Marley's Ghost (Goofy) / Collector for the Poor #1 (voice)

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Santa and the Three Bears and The Little Christmas Burro - Animated

Uncle Hal / Santa / Mr. Ranger (voice)

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Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp

Mordroc / Cheshire Cat / Card Soldiers / Time Machine (Mordroc's brother) / Dirk's Mother-In-Law (voice)

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The Small One

Auctioneer (voice)

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Dragon's Lair 2 - Time Warp

Mordroc / Cheshire Cat / Card Soldiers / Time Machine (Mordroc's brother) / Dirk's Mother-In-Law (voice)

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Halloween Is Grinch Night

Josiah (voice)

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Adventures In Odyssey: Once Upon An Avalanche with a bonus 60 minute audio adventure

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Adventures in Odyssey: A Flight to the Finish

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Adventures in Odyssey: Shadow of a Doubt

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Garfield: As Himself

Reba / Skinny (voice)

Starring In
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Die Schöne & das Biest -

Philippe (voice)

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Ole Brumms Magiske Verden - En stor oppdagelsesdag

Owl (12 episodes, 1988-1990)

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Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed In at the House of Mouse

Goofy / Collector For The Poor #1 (segment 'Mickey's Christmas Carol') (voice) (archive footage)

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Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving

Owl (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)

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Adventures In Odyssey: Once Upon An Avalanche with a bonus 60 minute audio adventure

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Adventures in Odyssey: Shadow of a Doubt

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Frog and Toad Are Friends

Toad (voice)

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Aladdin

Jafar's Horse (voice) (uncredited)

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Adventures in Odyssey: A Fine Feathered Frenzy

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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Beauty and the Beast

Philippe (voice)

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Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp

Mordroc / Cheshire Cat / Card Soldiers / Time Machine (Mordroc's brother) / Dirk's Mother-In-Law (voice)

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Adventures in Odyssey: A Flight to the Finish

John Avery Whittaker (voice)

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This is America, Charlie Brown

Delegate (2 episodes, 1988-1989)

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18 Again!

Irv

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Alice Through the Looking Glass

Bandersnatch / Conductor / Horse (voice)

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An American Tail

Moe (voice)

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Return to Mayberry

Otis Campbell

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Dragon's Lair 2 - Time Warp

Mordroc / Cheshire Cat / Card Soldiers / Time Machine (Mordroc's brother) / Dirk's Mother-In-Law (voice)

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The Adventures of the American Rabbit

Mentor (voice)

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Garfield: Travel Adventures

Dicky Beaver (voice)

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Mickey's Christmas Carol

Jacob Marley's Ghost (Goofy) / Collector for the Poor #1 (voice)

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Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper

J. Wellington Jones / Sergeant / Zookeeper #1 (voice)

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Garfield: As Himself

Reba / Skinny (voice)

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Yogi's First Christmas

Otto the Chef / Santa Claus (voice)

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Casper's First Christmas

Santa Claus (voice)

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The Small One

Auctioneer (voice)

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Halloween Is Grinch Night

Josiah (voice)

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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Owl (voice)

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The Curious Case of the Campus Corpse

Ice Man (as Hal J. Smith)

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A Flintstone Christmas

Santa Claus (voice)

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Once Upon A Girl

Mother Goose

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Fantastic Planet

(English-language version) (voice) (uncredited)

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The Getaway

Various Radio Announcers (uncredited)

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The Million Dollar Duck

Courthouse Guard

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Shinbone Alley

Freddie the Rat / Prissy Cat (voice)

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Santa and the Three Bears and The Little Christmas Burro - Animated

Uncle Hal / Santa / Mr. Ranger (voice)

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The Doris Day Show - Season 2

Merle / ... (3 episodes, 1969-1970)

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The Jungle Book

Slob Elephant / Monkey (voice) (uncredited)

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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken

Calver Weems (uncredited)

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The Ugly Dachshund

(uncredited)

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The Great Race

Mayor of Boracho

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Tre Donne per Uno Scapolo

Stubby (uncredited)

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Hey There, It's Yogi Bear

Corn Pone (voice)

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Son of Flubber

Bartender (uncredited)

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Petticoat Junction

Ben Miller / ... (3 episodes, 1965-1969)

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Critic's Choice

Drunk (uncredited)

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The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

King Theseus Of Rhodes

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The Couch

Pitchman (uncredited)

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The Apartment

Man in Santa Claus Suit (uncredited)

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The High Cost of Loving

Woods, Middle Manager (uncredited)

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There's Always Tomorrow

Bartender

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Santa Fe Passage

Bartender (uncredited)

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Fury

Jack Manders (1 episode, 1958)

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Francis Covers the Big Town

Vance (uncredited)

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Ma and Pa Kettle at the Fair

(uncredited)

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O Henry's Full House

Dandy (segment "The Last Leaf") (uncredited)

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