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John Byner

The proud owner of scores of dialects and hundreds of uncanny impersonations, slight, deadpan, rubber-faced, light-haired funnyman John Byner is the forerunner to such presently gifted comic impressionists as Dana Carvey and Frank Caliendo. Byner's spot-on impressions have run the entertainment and historical gamut -- from John Wayne, Walter ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Kustomonsters Movie
Colonel Climber
 2013 The First Family (TV Series)
Malcolm MacDougal
- The First Shrink (2013) ... Malcolm MacDougal
 2009 The Greatest Show on Earth (Short)
Walter / The Magnificent Mr. Beauregard
 2009 Robodoc
The Judge
 2002 The Big Time (TV Movie)
Ed Wynn
 1998 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Alien Object / Man's Voice
- The Day the World Got Really Screwed Up (1998) ... Alien Object / Man's Voice (voice)
 1998 Super Dave's All Stars (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Elvis
 1997 Dharma & Greg (TV Series)
Reverend James
- And Then There's the Wedding (1997) ... Reverend James
 1997 Wishmaster
Doug Clegg
 1997 Rugrats (TV Series)
Carwash Owner / Cashier
- The Carwash/Heatwave (1997) ... Carwash Owner / Cashier (voice)
 1994-1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Sheriff / Old Man / Dean
- Ickis! WHERE Is it?! (1995) ... Sheriff (voice)
- Krumm's Pimple/Monster Hunter (1994) ... Dean (voice)
 1995 In the Heat of the Night (TV Series)
Tom Harwood
- Grow Old Along with Me (1995) ... Tom Harwood
 1994 Lamb Chop and the Haunted Studio (TV Movie)
 1994 Munchie Strikes Back
Coach Elkins
 1993 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series)
David Litterbin
- Enter the Madkat (1993) ... David Litterbin (voice)
 1991 A Wish for Wings That Work (TV Short)
Bill the Cat (voice)
 1991 Married with Children (TV Series)
The Prospector
- Route 666: Part 1 (1991) ... The Prospector
 1988 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
Travis Pluckett
- Read My Lips (1988) ... Travis Pluckett
 1988 A Whole Lotta Fun (TV Movie)
 1986 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Arthur Burkley
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 2 (1986) ... Arthur Burkley
- The Christmas Cruise: Part 1 (1986) ... Arthur Burkley
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Guest with Dog
- The Mouse and the Motorcycle (1986) ... Guest with Dog
 1985 The Black Cauldron
Gurgi / Doli (voice)
 1983 Stroker Ace
Doc Seegle
 1982 Will: The Autobiography of G. Gordon Liddy (TV Movie)
Richard Nixon (voice)
 1979 The Man in the Santa Claus Suit (TV Movie)
Stan Summerville
 1979 Stockard Channing in Just Friends (TV Series)
Jerry Smeg
- The Hollywood Syndrome (1979) ... Jerry Smeg
 1978 A Guide for the Married Woman (TV Movie)
Elevator Man
 1978 Three on a Date (TV Movie)
Donald Lumis
 1977/I McNamara's Band (TV Movie)
Johnny McNamara
 1977/II McNamara's Band (TV Movie)
Johnny McNamara
 1977 The Great Smokey Roadblock
Bobby Apples
 1977 Maude (TV Series)
Marshall Keebler
- Captain Hero (1977) ... Marshall Keebler
 1976 The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half Show (TV Series)
The Ant / The Aardvark (voice)
 1976 The Practice (TV Series)
Dr. Roland Caine
- Jules' Investment (1976) ... Dr. Roland Caine
- The Unsinkable Molly Gibbons (1976) ... Dr. Roland Caine
 1975 When Things Were Rotten (TV Series)
Dr. Otto Bahn
- The Ultimate Weapon (1975) ... Dr. Otto Bahn
 1973-1974 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Hooper / Bert
- The Bigger They Are (1974) ... Hooper
- The New Car (1973) ... Bert
 1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Duffy Malone
- Killer at Sea (1974) ... Duffy Malone
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Wendall McFee (segment "Love and the Lifter")
 1972 The John Byner Comedy Hour (TV Series)
 1972 The Singles (TV Movie)
 1972 What's Up, Doc?
Man at the Hotel Banquet (uncredited)
 1972 The Don Rickles Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.3 (1972) ... Guiseppe
 1971 Aesop's Fables (TV Movie)
Tortoise (voice)
 1971 From Bed to Worse (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1971 Rough Brunch (Short)
Aardvark / Ant (voice)
 1970 Don't Hustle an Ant with Muscle (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1970 The Froze Nose Knows (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1970 Mumbo Jumbo (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Tiny (voice)
 1970 Science Friction (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Scientist (voice)
 1970 Ants in the Pantry (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Pest Control Employee (voice)
 1970 Odd Ant Out (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Green Aardvark (voice)
 1970 Scratch a Tiger (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1969 The Pink Panther Show (TV Series)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1969 Isle of Caprice (Short)
Aardvark (voice)
 1969 Dune Bug (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Life Guard / ... (voice)
 1969 Never Bug an Ant (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1969 Tijuana Toads (Short)
Texas Grasshopper (voice)
 1969 Technology, Phooey (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Computer (voice)
 1969 The Deadwood Thunderball (Short)
Roland (voice)
 1969 I've Got Ants in My Plans (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1969 The Ant from Uncle (Short)
Ant / Aardvark / Aunt (voice)
 1969 That's Life (TV Series)
 1969 Hasty But Tasty (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1969 The Ant and the Aardvark (Short)
Ant / Aardvark (voice)
 1968 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
Arnold Lacy
- It's a Dog's Life (1968) ... Arnold Lacy
 1968 Get Smart (TV Series)
- The Hot Line (1968) ... Gorshen
 1967-1968 Accidental Family (TV Series)
- Halloween's on Us (1967) ... Dewey
- Minnesota Tracy (1967) ... Dewey
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: Played Charon, Aeakos in "The Frogs" musical by Nathan Lane and Stephen Sondheim, adapted from an earlier treatment by Burt Shevelove (Vivian Beaumont Theater, New York City, New York, USA). See more »


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Was known for doing every voice (except one) in all 17 The Ant and the Aardvark (1969) cartoons. See more »

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