John Fiedler

Actor
This stage-trained veteran character player has had a long and varied career playing mousy little men in films and TV since the late 1940s. Short, plump, often bespectacled and perpetually balding, Fiedler has a look ... Read more »
Born: 02/03/1925 in Plattesville, Wisconsin, USA

Filmography

Actor (60)

Pooh's Heffalump Movie 2005 (Movie)

Voice of Piglet (Actor)

Piglet's Big Movie 2003 (Movie)

Voice of Piglet (Actor)

Disney's House of Mouse 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

The Book of Pooh 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 1988 - 2002 (TV Show)

Voice

The Emperor's New Groove 2000 (Movie)

Additional Voice (Actor)

The Emperor's New Groove 2000 (Movie)

of Old Man (Voice)

The Tigger Movie 2000 (Movie)

of Piglet (Voice)

A Winnie the Pooh Thanksgiving 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Voice

Cosby 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

L.A. Law 1993 - 1994, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

Star Trek 1966 - 1969, 1993 - 1994, 1998 - 1999 (Tv Show)

Actor

George & Leo 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Boo! To You Too, Winnie-the-Pooh 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Voice

Crash the Curiousaurus 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

Disney's Gummi Bears/Winnie the Pooh Hour 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Voice

A Raisin in the Sun 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Buffalo Bill 1982 - 1984 (TV Show)

Actor

I Am the Cheese 1983 (Movie)

Arnold (Actor)

Savannah Smiles 1982 (Movie)

Grocery Clerk (Actor)

The Cannonball Run 1981 (Movie)

Desk Clerk (Actor)

The Fox and the Hound 1981 (Movie)

of Porcupine (Voice)

Harper Valley P.T.A. 1978 (Movie)

Bobby Taylor (Actor)

Ark II 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rescuers 1977 (Movie)

of Owl (Voice)

The Shaggy D.A. 1976 (Movie)

Howie Clemings (Actor)

Woman of the Year 1975 - 1976 (TV Show)

Actor

Kolchak: The Night Stalker 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

The Fortune 1975 (Movie)

Photographer (Actor)

Who's Happy Now? 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

Double Indemnity 1973 - 1974 (TV Show)

Actor

Hitched 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

Cannon 1970 - 1971 (TV Show)

Actor

Making It 1971 (Movie)

Ames (Actor)

The Deathmaster 1971 (Movie)

(Actor)

Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? 1970 (Movie)

Major Purvis (Actor)

Rascal 1969 (Movie)

Cy Jenkins (Actor)

The Great Bank Robbery 1969 (Movie)

Brother Dismas (Actor)

True Grit 1969 (Movie)

Lawyer Daggett (Actor)

The Odd Couple 1968 (Movie)

Vinnie (Actor)

Fitzwilly 1967 (Movie)

Mr Dunne (Actor)

The Ballad of Josie 1967 (Movie)

Simpson (Actor)

A Fine Madness 1965 (Movie)

Daniel J Papp (Actor)

Girl Happy 1965 (Movie)

Mr Penchill (Actor)

Kiss Me, Stupid 1964 (Movie)

Rev Carruthers (Actor)

The World of Henry Orient 1963 (Movie)

Sidney (Actor)

A Raisin in the Sun 1961 (Movie)

Mark Lindner (Actor)

Stage Struck 1958 (Movie)

Adrian (Actor)

12 Angry Men 1957 (Movie)

2nd Juror (Actor)

A Tattered Web (TV Show)

Actor

Bad Ronald (TV Show)

Actor

Human Feelings (TV Show)

Actor

Seize the Day (TV Show)

Actor

The Monkey Mission (TV Show)

Actor

The Twilight Zone (TV Show)

Actor

Who Is the Black Dahlia? (TV Show)

Actor
Music (2)

Pooh's Heffalump Movie 2005 (Movie)

("The Horribly Hazardous Heffalumps!") (Song Performer)

Piglet's Big Movie 2003 (Movie)

("Sing Ho For The Life Of A Bear (Exposition March)") (Song Performer)

Biography

This stage-trained veteran character player has had a long and varied career playing mousy little men in films and TV since the late 1940s. Short, plump, often bespectacled and perpetually balding, Fiedler has a look that defies the ravages of time. Somehow never truly young, he could never really grow old.

Relationships

Margaret Fiedler

Mother

Donald Fiedler

Father

EDUCATION

The Neigborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre

New York , New York 1947

Robert Lewis Workshop

New York , New York

Milestones

2003

Reprised his role as Piglet in "Piglet's Big Movie"

2000

Voiced Piglet in "The Tigger Movie"

1996

Returned to daytime TV in short-term role on ABC's "All My Children"

1996

Co-starred in off-Broadway production of "The Importance of Being Earnest"

1991

Provided the voice of Piglet for "Winnie the Pooh and Christmas Too", an animated children's special on ABC

1989

Recreated the role of Lindner for the "American Playhouse" production of "A Raisin in the Sun" on PBS

1987

Recreated the role of Lindner for the national touring company of "A Raisin in the Sun"

1986

Recreated the role of Linder for off-Broadway production of "A Raisin in the Sun"

1986

Recreated the role of Linder for the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts production of "A Raisin in the Sun" in Washington, DC

1983

First provided the voice of Piglet for "Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore", a Disney animated feature released in 16mm

1981

Provided the voice of Porcupine in Disney's "The Fox and the Hound"

1977

First voice work in a Disney cartoon, provided the voice of Owl in the feature "The Rescuers"

1970

TV-movie debut, "A Tattered Web", a CBS thriller

1968

Recreated the role of Vinnie for the film version of "The Odd Couple"

1965

Originated the role of Vinnie in the Broadway production of Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"

1961

Recreated the role of Lindner for Daniel Petrie's film version of "A Raisin in the Sun"

1959

Originated the role of Karl Lindner, the sole white character in the original Broadway production of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun"

1957

Feature acting debut, played Juror number two in "Twelve Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet

1949

TV acting debut, a guest shot on "The Aldrich Family"

1949

Toured US cities with the U.S.O. in "The Milky Way"

1948

Early stage credits, played Student in "Danny Larkin" and Paw in "Cock-a-Doodle Do", both Experimental Theatre productions in NYC

Portrayed the recurring role of morgue attendant Gordon (aka "Gordy the Ghoul") Spangler on the supernatural drama "Kolchack: The Night Stalker"

Served in the US Navy as a yeoman third class

Joined the cast of the daytime soap "One Life to Live" as Gilbert, a guardian angel-cum-gardener, for a stint in the early 1990s

Played Mr. Peterson, one of Dr. Hartley's patients, a recurring role for most of the run of the hit sitcom "The Bob Newhart Show"

Became a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre in NYC

TV series debut as a regular, played the stage manager Woody Deschler on the acclaimed sitcom "Buffalo Bill"

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