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Michael Rye (I) (1918–2012)

Michael Rye was born on March 2, 1918 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as John Riordan Billsbury. He was an actor, known for Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (1987), Skyhawks (1969) and Hands of a Stranger (1962). He was married to Patricia Foster. He died on September 21, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Skyhawks
Skyhawks Mike Wilson
(1969)
Hands of a Stranger
Hands of a Stranger George Britton
(1962)
Adventures of the Gummi Bears
Adventures of the Gummi Bears Duke Igthorn / King Gregor / Knight / Tuck / Old Man / Sir Gawain / Sir Victor Igthorn / Baldwyn / Coach Driver / Fat Man / Malsinger / Man / Prior Richard / Shopkeeper / Sir Gallant
(1985-1991)

Filmography

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 1993 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series)
KatCo Crewman #2
- Bride of the Pastmaster (1993) ... KatCo Crewman #2 (voice)
 1992-1993 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
- The Living Treasure (1993) ... (voice)
- The Soul Stealer (1993) ... (voice)
- Sister of the Sword (1993) ... (voice)
- The Pandawa Plague (1993) ... (voice)
- The Game Players of Undaar (1992) ... (voice)
 1992 Queen Esther (Video short) (voice)
 1991 Dragon's Lair II: Timewarp (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1985-1991 Adventures of the Gummi Bears (TV Series)
Duke Igthorn / King Gregor / Knight / ...
- Wings Over Dunwyn (1991) ... Duke Igthorn / King Gregor (voice)
- May the Best Princess Win (1991) ... King Gregor (voice)
- Trading Faces (1991) ... Duke Igthorn / King Gregor / Sir Victor Igthorn (voice)
- Tummi Trouble (1991) ... Duke Igthorn (voice)
- King Igthorn: Part II (1990) ... Duke Igthorn / King Gregor (voice)
 1991 TaleSpin (TV Series)
Chancellor Trample
- The Road to Macadamia (1991) ... Chancellor Trample (voice)
 1990 Joseph and His Brothers (Video short) (voice)
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1989 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series)
Dr. Crowley
- The Halloween Door (1989) ... Dr. Crowley (voice)
 1986-1988 The Flintstone Kids (TV Series)
Ricky Slaghoople
- Philo's D-Feat/The Birthday Shuffle/Captain Cavedog (1988) ... Ricky Slaghoople (voice)
- Camper Scamper/Bone Voyage/The Cream-Pier Strikes Back (1988) ... Ricky Slaghoople (voice)
- Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Betty/Haircutastrophe (1987) ... Ricky Slaghoople (voice)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
- Once Upon a Dime (1987) ... (voice)
 1987 Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (TV Movie)
Mayor (voice)
 1987 The Nativity (Video short) (voice)
 1986 Fluppy Dogs (TV Movie)
Wagstaff (voice)
 1982-1986 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Smurfquest: Part 1/Smurfquest: Part 2 (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Smurf Who Couldn't Say No (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1985-1986 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Snow White and the Seven Treasure Hunters (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Riddle in the Middle of the Earth (1985) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1986 Daniel and the Lion's Den (Video short) (voice)
 1986 David and Goliath (Video short) (voice)
 1986 Joshua and the Battle of Jericho (Video short) (voice)
 1986 Moses (Video short) (voice)
 1986 Noah's Ark (Video short) (voice)
 1986 Samson and Delilah (Video short) (voice)
 1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (TV Series)
Demondo / Reflector Specter
- Scooby in Kwackyland (1985) ... Demondo (voice)
- Reflections in a Ghoulish Eye (1985) ... Reflector Specter (voice)
 1985 Snorks (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1979-1985 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Mr. Winsborrow / Narrator / Worker / ...
- The Return of the Bunjee (1985) ... Mr. Winsborrow (voice)
- The Bunjee Venture (1984) ... Narrator / Mr. Winsborrow (voice)
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... Worker / Cowboy #1 / GreenDeputy / ... (voice)
- Scruffy (1980) ... (voice)
- The Incredible Detectives (1979) ... (voice)
 1984 Pink Panther and Sons (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Panky's Pet (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982-1983 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Dr. Steve Perry / Supreme Hydra / Jasper Bryn
- The Hulk Destroys Bruce Banner (1983) ... (voice, credit only)
- The Boy Who Saw Tomorrow (1983) ... (voice, credit only)
- Enter: She-Hulk (1983) ... Dr. Steve Perry / Supreme Hydra / Jasper Bryn (voice)
- Punks on Wheels (1983)
- The Incredible Shrinking Hulk (1982) ... (voice, credit only)
 1983 Space Ace (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series) (voice)
 1983 Dragon's Lair (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1983 The Dukes (TV Series)
- The Dukes in Switzerland (1983) ... (voice, as Mike Rye)
- The Dukes Do Paris (1983) ... (voice, as Mike Rye)
- The Dukes in Scotland (1983) ... (voice, as Mike Rye)
- The Dukes in Hong Kong (1983) ... (voice, as Mike Rye)
- The Dukes in Urbekistan (1983) ... (voice, as Mike Rye)
 1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Who's Minding the Brat? (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Shirt Tales (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Moving Time/Back to Nature ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Horsin' Around/The Humbolt Ghost ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Hapless Hound/The Nearsighted Bear ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Terrible Termites/Raiders of the Lost Shark ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Magical Musical Caper/The Very Buried Treasure ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1981 Daniel Boone (TV Movie) (voice)
 1981 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series)
Magneto
- The Prison Plot (1981) ... Magneto (voice)
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series)
Narrator (1979) (voice)
 1979 The Super Globetrotters (TV Series)
Narrator / Basketball Announcer / Mayor of Breadbasket City / ...
- The Super Globetrotters vs. Attila the Hun (1979) ... Narrator / Basketball Announcer (voice)
- The Super Globetrotters vs. Merlo the Magician (1979) ... Narrator / Basketball Announcer (voice)
- The Super Globetrotters vs. Bullmoose (1979) ... Narrator / Basketball Announcer / Mayor of Breadbasket City (voice)
- The Super Globetrotters vs. Transylvania Terrors (1979) ... Narrator / Basketball Announcer (voice)
- The Super Globetrotters vs. The Time Lord (1979) ... Narrator / Basketball Announcer (voice)
 1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1979 The World's Greatest SuperFriends (TV Series)
Henchman / Scientist
- Rub Three Times for Disaster (1979) ... Henchman / Scientist (voice)
 1978 Jana of the Jungle (TV Series)
- Race for Life (1978) ... (voice)
- Suspicion (1978) ... (voice)
- Countdown (1978) ... (voice)
- The Sting of the Tarantula (1978) ... (voice)
- Dangerous Cargo (1978) ... (voice)
 1978 Fangface (TV Series)
Mysto
- Don't Abra When You Cadabra (1978) ... Mysto (voice)
 1971 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Yen Sid
- Disney on Parade (1971) ... Yen Sid (voice, uncredited)
 1969 Hot Wheels (TV Series)
Mike Wheeler (voice)
 1969 Skyhawks (TV Series)
Mike Wilson (voice)
 1967 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
The Real Belson
- The Traitor (1967) ... The Real Belson
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
President
- I Can't Fly (1967) ... President
 1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Commentator
- The Case of the Laughing Lady (1965) ... Commentator
 1962 Hands of a Stranger
George Britton
 1960 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Charlie / Police Announcer / 1st Guy / ...
- The Swimming Pool (1960) ... Charlie / Police Announcer / 1st Guy / ... (voice)
 1959 M Squad (TV Series)
Deputy Warden Carlson
- The Crush Out (1959) ... Deputy Warden Carlson
 1958 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Hanlon
- The Liam Fitzmorgan Story (1958) ... Hanlon
 1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Randall
- The Castaway (1958) ... Randall
 1958 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Fred Jackson
- The Bravado Touch (1958) ... Fred Jackson
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
- I Shot a Prowler (1958)
 1958 The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (TV Series)
Ace Rocklin
- Pritikin's Predicament (1958) ... Ace Rocklin
 1951 Two Lost Worlds
Captain Hackett (as Rye Billsbury)
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