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Paul Frees (1920–1986)

Actor, composer, songwriter, voiceover artist and author. He joined ASCAP in 1956, and his chief musical collaborators included Tony Romano, Ruby Raksin, Walter Gross, and Ed Brandt. His popular-song compositions include "Hollywood Soliloquy", "The Clown", "Drowning My Sorrow", and "Voice in the Wind". See full bio »

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 1987 The Puppetoon Movie
Arnie the Dinosaur / Pillsbury Doughboy (voice)
 1983 Twice Upon a Time
Narrator / Chef of State / Judges / ... (voice)
 1982 The Last Unicorn
Mabruk (voice)
 1982 The Flight of Dragons
Antiquity (voice, uncredited)
 1977 Fantastic Animation Festival
Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
 1976 Logan's Run
Robot (voice, uncredited)
 1976 Midway
Adm. Yamamoto (voice, uncredited)
 1976 The Milpitas Monster
Narrator (voice)
 1975 Breakheart Pass
Levi calhoun (voice, uncredited)
 1975 Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1972 Let Charlie Do It (voice)
 1972 The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
Narrator (uncredited)
 1971 The Abominable Dr. Phibes
Singer of 'The Darktown Strutters' Ball' (voice, uncredited)
 1970 Tora! Tora! Tora!
Japanese Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1970 Beneath the Planet of the Apes
Ending Voiceover (voice, uncredited)
 1970 Colossus: The Forbin Project
Colossus (voice, uncredited)
 1970 Patton
Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1969 The Comic
Newsreel Narrator / Commercial Announcer / Man in Restaurant (voice, uncredited)
 1968 Wild in the Streets
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1968 Guns for San Sebastian
Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1967 In Cold Blood
Radio Announcer / Officer Asking for Rap Sheet (voice, uncredited)
 1967 King Kong Escapes
Dr. Who (English version, voice)
 1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1967 Woman Times Seven
Dubbing (voice)
 1967 Good Times
Mordicus Enterprises greeter / narrator of western spoof / Chimps / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1966 Grand Prix
Izo Yamura (voice, uncredited)
 1966 Dimension 5
Big Buddha (voice, uncredited)
 1966 The Man Called Flintstone
Rock Slag / Green Goose / Triple X (voice)
 1966 Tarzan and the Valley of Gold
Various Characters (voice, uncredited)
 1966 The Ugly Dachshund
Eddie - Garbage Man (voice, uncredited)
 1965 The War Lord
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1965 That Funny Feeling
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1965 Once a Thief
Voice of Luke (voice, uncredited)
 1965 The Sword of Ali Baba
Narrator / Various Male Voices (voice)
 1965 Lord Jim
Du-Ramin (voice)
 1965 The Outlaws Is Coming
Narrator / The Magic Talking Mirror (voice, uncredited)
 1964 The Disorderly Orderly
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 The Night Walker
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Mary Poppins
Barnyard Horse (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1964 The Brass Bottle
Lawyer Jennings (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Everybody Loves It
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 The Carpetbaggers
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Flight from Ashiya
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Blood and Black Lace
Multiple characters (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1964 The Incredible Mr. Limpet
Crusty (voice)
 1963 For Love or Money
Ship Radio (voice, uncredited)
 1963 The Thrill of It All
TV Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1963 A Gathering of Eagles
Ranger #15 (voice, uncredited)
 1963 Irma la Douce
Trailer Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1963 The List of Adrian Messenger
Various Voices including the gypsy (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Freud
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Taras Bulba
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Gay Purr-ee
Meowrice (voice)
 1962 The Manchurian Candidate
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Tower of London
Opening Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1962 The World's Greatest Sinner
Narrator (voice)
 1962 Burn, Witch, Burn
Prologue Narrator (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1962 Gorath (voice)
 1962 A Public Affair
Narrator (voice)
 1962 The Magic Sword
Sir Ulrich of Germany (voice, uncredited)
 1962 The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
Resistance Driver (voice, uncredited)
 1961 The Errand Boy
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Three Came Back
 1961 The Last War (English version, voice)
 1961 Atlantis, the Lost Continent
Narrator / multiple voices (voice)
 1961 The Absent Minded Professor
Loudspeaker Voice / Air Force Dispatcher (voice, uncredited)
 1961 101 Dalmatians
Dirty Dawson (voice, uncredited)
 1960 The Beatniks
Various Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Where the Boys Are
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Tormented
Frank Hubbard (voice, uncredited)
 1960 The Time Machine
Talking Rings (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Bells Are Ringing
Singing Voice of Tommy Farrell (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Pollyanna
Barker (voice, uncredited)
 1960 Storm Over the Pacific
Multiple Voices (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1959 Li'l Abner
Radio Announcer (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Operation Petticoat
Un-named Colonel in Jeep on Cebu (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Attack of the Jungle Women
Narrator / Paul Limon (voice)
 1959 Jack the Ripper
Narrator (US version, voice, uncredited)
 1959 Some Like It Hot
Funeral Director / Speakeasy Waiter (voice, uncredited)
 1959 The Shaggy Dog
Narrator / J.W. Galvin, Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 1958 A Time to Love and a Time to Die
Several Characters (voice, uncredited)
 1958 The H-Man
Various Voices (voice)
 1958 Space Master X-7
Dr. Charles T. Pommer / Train-Station Announcer
 1958 The Last of the Fast Guns
Various Voices (voice, uncredited)
 1958 The Brothers Karamazov
Innkeeper (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Mysterians
Dr. Tanjiro Adachi (voice, uncredited)
 1957 Love Slaves of the Amazons
Various Characters (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Monolith Monsters
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1957 Jet Pilot
Lt. Tiompkin (uncredited)
 1957 The 27th Day
Ward Mason, Newscaster (uncredited)
 1957 Beginning of the End
Helicopter Pilot (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Snow Queen
Ol Dreamy / the Raven (English version, voice)
 1956 Rodan
Police Chief Nishimura (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Sword and the Dragon
Kalin (English version, voice)
 1956 Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
Alien (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
Unidentified Character (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Harder They Fall
Priest (uncredited)
 1955 The Rains of Ranchipur
Sundar (uncredited)
 1955 The Scarlet Coat
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Jump Into Hell
TV News Broadcaster (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Son of Sinbad
Mahmud (uncredited)
 1955 Godzilla Raids Again
Voice (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1954 Serpent Island
Kirk Ellis (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Suddenly
Benny Conklin
 1954 Riot in Cell Block 11
 1953 The War of the Worlds
Second Radio Reporter / Opening Announcer
 1953 Siren of Bagdad
Sultan El Malid (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Star
Richard Stanley
 1952 Million Dollar Mermaid
Bandleader (uncredited)
 1952 Assignment: Paris
Radio Budapest Announcer (uncredited)
 1952 The Big Sky
Louis MacMasters (uncredited)
 1952 Cripple Creek
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1952 The Las Vegas Story
District Attorney (uncredited)
 1951 When Worlds Collide
Narrator / U.S. President (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Utopia
Antoine (voice, uncredited)
 1951 The People Against O'Hara
Korvac Brother (voice, uncredited)
 1951 His Kind of Woman
Corley (uncredited)
 1951 Silver Canyon
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1951 The Thing from Another World
Dr. Vorhees (uncredited)
 1951 A Place in the Sun
Rev. Morrison
 1951 The Company She Keeps
Judge's Clerk (uncredited)
 1950 Hunt the Man Down
Packard 'Packy' Collins (uncredited)
 1950 The Toast of New Orleans
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Blondie's Hero
Radio Narrator (uncredited)
 1949 The Adventures of Sir Galahad
The Black Knight (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Red Light
First Bellhop
 1948 Force of Evil
Elevator Operator (uncredited)
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Show Show Thanks: Documentary (1 credit)
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Show Show Self: Short (4 credits)
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

Paul H. Frees | Buddy Green

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Personal Quote:

[asked if he ever had reason to resent his choice of profession] Sometimes, yes. But it's nothing I can't overcome when I look at the bank balance.


Was one of Stan Freberg's cast of performers, most notably as the narrator of "Stan Freberg Presents The United States of America, Vol. 1.". See more »


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