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Ernie Anderson (I) (1923–1997)

Ernie Anderson was born Ernest Earle Anderson on November 12, 1923 in Lynn, Massachusetts. He began working in radio at Burlington, Vermont's WSKI-AM in 1946. He met Tim Conway at WHK-AM in Cleveland and began writing with him. They were hired by Cleveland's WJW-TV in 1961 where they created "Ernie's Place", a daytime show of movies and comedy ... See full bio »

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 1995-1996 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series)
- The Powerpuff Girls: Crime 101 (1996) ... Narrator (voice)
- Meat Fuzzy Lumkins (1995) ... Narrator (voice)
 1996 Hard Eight
Pants on Fire Person
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series)
Narrator / Announcer
- Guardin' in the Garden/Plane Pals (1993) ... Announcer (voice)
 1992 Stay Tuned
30 Something to Life - Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1990 Ain't No Way Back
 1990 The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 (TV Series)
Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3)
- Super Koopa (1990) ... Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3) (voice)
- The Venice Menace (1990) ... Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3) (voice)
- True Colors (1990) ... Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3) (voice)
- Recycled Koopa (1990) ... Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3) (voice)
- Up, Up, and a Koopa (1990) ... Opening Narration (Super Mario Bros. 3) (voice)
 1988 The Dirk Diggler Story (Short)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Commentary (1988) ... TV Announcer (voice)
 1986 Dream Girl, U.S.A. (TV Series)
Announcer (1987) (uncredited)
 1986 That's Life!
TV Announcer
 1986 The Longshot
Old Man
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
- Follow the Yellow Gold Road (1985) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Female of the Species (1985) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Arabian (1985) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Murder Is a Novel Idea (1985) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- Hot Target (1985) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1983 Benson (TV Series)
Fred Crandall
- Calamity Kraus (1983) ... Fred Crandall (as Ernest Anderson)
 1976 Tunnel Vision
Quant O'Neill / Subway Reporter / Announcer
 1974 The Law (TV Movie)
Barry Hale - TV News Anchor
 1973 Keep an Eye on Denise (TV Movie)
 1970 The Tim Conway Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (1970)
 1967-1968 The Second Hundred Years (TV Series)
Bank Guard / Sergeant
- Love on the Double (1968) ... Bank Guard (as Ernest Anderson)
- A Couple of Sad Dads (1967) ... Sergeant
 1967 Rango (TV Series)
Doc / Agent
- In a Little Mexican Town (1967) ... Agent
 1964 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Blue Heaven (1964) ... Man
 1963/I Shock Theater (TV Series)
Ghoulardi / Host (1963-1966)
 1961 Ernie's Place (TV Series)
Host (1961-1962)
 1959 Zane Grey Theater (TV Series)
Trooper Robinson
- Mission (1959) ... Trooper Robinson
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Show Show Self (11 credits)
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Other Works:

voiceover for Lincoln-Mercury TV commercial for the 1975 Cougar XR7 featuring Farrah Fawcett See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ernest Anderson

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During a video interview segment that ran on the local ABC affiliate in Los Angeles in the early 1980s, he displayed a photo of his wife and kids that sat on his desk. Everyone in the photo was wearing fake glasses and fake noses as a gag. See more »

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