Stan Freberg

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Born: 08/06/1926 in Pasadena, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (22)

Birth of a Notion 2014 (Movie)

Peter Lorre Mad Scientist (Voice)

Looney Tunes: Back in Action 2003 (Movie)

Voice of Baby Bear (Actor)

Stuart Little 1999 (Movie)

of Race Announcer (Voice)

The Weird Al Show 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Mother Goose and Grimm 1991 - 1993 (TV Show)

Voice

The Jackie Bison Show 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Voice

Down and Out With Donald Duck 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Wuzzles 1985 - 1987 (TV Show)

Narrator

The Wrong Way Kid 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Voice

Comedy News 1972 - 1973 (TV Show)

Actor

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World 1963 (Movie)

Deputy Sheriff (Actor)

Tom Thumb 1958 (Movie)

of Yawning Man (Voice)

Lady and the Tramp 1955 (Movie)

of Beaver (Voice)

Susie the Little Blue Coupe 1952 (Movie)

Voice (Actor)

Callaway Went Thataway 1951 (Movie)

Marvin (Actor)

Chris and the Magical Drip (TV Show)

Voice

Geraldine (Movie)

Billy Weber (Actor)

The First Easter Rabbit (TV Show)

Voice

Milestones

1961

Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America, Volume 1: The Early Years

1955

Begins working in advertising

1951

First hit single, "John and Marsha"

1943

Began working for Warner Brothers cartoon studios right out of high school

Bonus Trivia

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His advertising agency, Freberg Ltd (But Not Very), won 21 prestigious Clio awards. His commercials also won prizes at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals in the short film categories.

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When Jack Benny moved to television in 1957, Freberg took over his Sunday night slot on CBS Radio; The Stan Freberg Show was the very last weekly comedy show ever carried by a national radio network.

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His parents named him after Sir Henry Morton Stanley, the British journalist who trcked down Dr. Livingstone in darkest Africa during the Victorian age.

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His son Donavan Freberg starred in a long-running series of commercials for Encyclopedia Brittanica from 1987 to 1993, which were written and directed by Stan, who also did the voiceover work.

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