George Fenneman

Announcer, Actor
George Fenneman worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1951, he appeared in the film "The Thing." In 1942, he joined ABC affiliate KGO in San Francisco. In 1969, he co-starred in "Once You ... Read more »
Born: 11/10/1919 in Beijing, CN

Filmography

Actor (8)

The Simpsons 1993 (Tv Show)

Voice

Here He Is... The One, The Only... Groucho 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Those Wonderful TV Game Shows 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying 1967 (Movie)

TV Announcer (Actor)

Your Funny Funny Films 1962 - 1964 (TV Show)

Actor

Your Surprise Package 1960 - 1962 (TV Show)

Actor

You Bet Your Life (TV Show)

Announcer
Other (1)

Donny and Marie 1975 - 1979 (TV Show)

Other

Biography

George Fenneman worked on a variety of projects during his entertainment career. In 1951, he appeared in the film "The Thing." In 1942, he joined ABC affiliate KGO in San Francisco. In 1969, he co-starred in "Once You Kiss A Stranger." In 1981, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Fenneman worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Dragnet" (NBC, 1951-59), "Your Surprise Package" (CBS, 1960-62) and "Your Funny Funny Films" (ABC, 1962-64). He went on to act in the Robert Morse comedic adaptation "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" (1967), "The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell" (PBS, 1981-82) and "Those Wonderful TV Game Shows" (NBC, 1983-84). Later in his career, Fenneman appeared on "Here He Is... The One, The Only... Groucho" (HBO, 1991-92). Fenneman was married to Peggy Clifford and had three children. Fenneman passed away in May 1997 at the age of 78.

Relationships

Peggy Clifford

Wife
married from 1943 until his death survived him died of cancer on July 15, 1998 at age 80

Georgia Cole

Daughter
survived him

Edgar Fenneman

Father

Jessico Fenneman

Mother

Beverly Fenneman

Daughter
survived him

Clifford Fenneman

Son
survived him

EDUCATION

San Francisco Sate College

San Francisco , California 1942

San Francisco Sate College

San Francisco , California 1942

Milestones

1993

Performed the "Dragnet" voice on "The Simpsons"

1981

Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1968

Co-starred in "Once You Kiss A Stranger"

1963

Host of NBC broadcast comedy "Your Funny, Funny Films"

1951

Appeared in the film "The Thing"

1947

Premiered with the Groucho Marx radio quiz show "You Bet Your Life" on the NBC radio network

1941

Joined ABC affiliate KGO in San Francisco

Narrated industrial films for Lockhead Aviation and Jet Propulsion Laboratory

TV spokesman for Home Savings of America

Radio correspondent for the Office of War Information during WWII; denied enlistment due to poor eyesight and asthma

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