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Allan Melvin (1923–2008)


Allan Melvin was born on February 18, 1923 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Allan John Melvin. He was an actor, known for The Phil Silvers Show (1955), Archie Bunker's Place (1979) and All in the Family (1971). He was married to Amalia Faustina Sestero. He died on January 17, 2008 in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Phil Silvers Show
The Phil Silvers Show Cpl. Steve Henshaw / Benny / Indian Chief
(1955-1959)
Archie Bunker's Place
Archie Bunker's Place Barney Hefner
(1979-1983)
All in the Family
All in the Family Barney Hefner / Sgt. Paul Pulaski
(1971-1979)
Flash Gordon
Flash Gordon Thun / King Vultan / Brukka / Beast Men / Corporal / Doctor Tavv / Gillman
(1979-1982)

Filmography

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 1994 Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (TV Movie)
Sinbad / Magilla Gorilla (voice, as Alan Melvin)
 1991 Yo Yogi! (TV Series)
Magilla 'Ice' Gorilla
- Super Duper Snag (1991) ... (voice)
- Jellystone Jam (1991) ... Magilla 'Ice' Gorilla (voice)
- Yo-Yogi (1991) ... (voice)
- Fashion Smashin! (1991) ... (voice)
- Huck's Doggone Day (1991) ... (voice)
 1990 TaleSpin (TV Series)
Warden Slammer
 1990 Wake, Rattle & Roll (TV Series)
Magilla Gorilla (1990) (voice)
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1988 The New Yogi Bear Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Little Big Foot (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Little Lord Boo Boo (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Clucking Crazy (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Kahuna Yogi (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1988 Adventures of the Gummi Bears (TV Series)
Herald
- Music Hath Charms/Dress for Success (1988) ... Herald (voice)
 1988 The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (TV Movie)
Devi / Dinky Dalton / Game Show Announcer / ... (voice)
 1986-1987 Foofur (TV Series)
Chucky
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) ... Chucky (voice)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) ... Chucky (voice)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) ... Chucky (voice)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) ... Chucky (voice)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) ... Chucky (voice)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
- Bermuda Triangle Tangle (1987) ... (voice)
 1985-1987 The Jetsons (TV Series)
Mr. Spendwell / Construction Worker / Mangler Mars / ...
- 9 to 5 to 9 (1987) ... Mr. Spendwell / Construction Worker
- Astro's Big Moment (1985) ... Mangler Mars (voice)
- Fugitive Fleas (1985) ... Solareenie (voice)
 1984-1987 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Smurf on the Wild Side: Part 1/Smurf on the Wild Side: Part 2 (1987) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Stuck on Smurfs/Puppy (1985) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Symbols of Wisdom/Blue Eyes Returns (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1987 Yogi's Great Escape (TV Movie)
Bandit Bear (voice)
 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Love of Evil ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Tormack's Treachery ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Zorn Meets Marin ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Wicked Alliance ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Vikor's Revenge ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1985 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series)
Murchison / Sentinel
- Crime Wave (1985) ... Murchison (voice)
- Sentinel (1985) ... Sentinel (voice)
 1985 CBS Storybreak (TV Series)
- Harry, the Fat Bear Spy (1985) ... (voice)
 1985 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Riddle in the Middle of the Earth (1985) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1979-1983 Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series)
Barney Hefner
- I'm Torn Here (1983) ... Barney Hefner (credit only)
- Bunker Madness (1983) ... Barney Hefner (credit only)
- Store Wars (1983) ... Barney Hefner (credit only)
 1979-1982 Flash Gordon (TV Series)
Thun / King Vultan / Brukka / ...
- Survival Game/Gremlin's Finest Hour (1982) ... Thun (voice, as Allen Melvin)
- Beware of Gifts/The Memory Bank of Ming (1982) ... Thun / King Vultan (voice, as Allen Melvin)
- The Freedom Balloon/Sacrifice of the Volcano Men (1982) ... Thun (voice, as Allen Melvin)
- Flash Back/The Warrior (1982) ... (voice, as Allen Melvin, credit only)
- Witch Woman/Micro Menace (1982) ... Thun / King Vultan (voice, as Allen Melvin)
 1982 Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Who's Minding the Brat? (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1981 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series)
Electro
- Videoman (1981) ... Electro (voice)
 1977-1980 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Cavey and the Volcanic Villain (1980) ... Additional Voices
- The Mystery Mansion Mix-Up (1977) ... Additional Voices
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series)
Coach Crime / Dee Gooder / Sanfon Vulch (1979) (voice)
 1979 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
- The Puppy's Great Adventure (1979) ... (voice)
- The Horse That Played Centerfield (1979) ... (voice)
 1978 The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (TV Series)
- The Diabolical Disc Demon (1978) ... (voice)
 1978 Fangface (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Don't Abra When You Cadabra (1978) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- A Heap of Trouble (1978) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1978 All-Star Comedy Ice Revue (TV Movie)
Drooper (voice)
 1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends (TV Series) (voice)
 1977 C B Bears (TV Series)
Various (voice)
 1976 Dynomutt Dog Wonder (TV Series)
Superthug (voice)
 1975 The Tiny Tree (TV Short)
Hawk (voice)
 1975 The Secret Lives of Waldo Kitty (TV Series)
Tyrone
- Chaw the Bullet (1975) ... Tyrone (voice)
- Ping or Pongo (1975) ... Tyrone (voice)
- Dr. Livingstone, I Presume? (1975) ... Tyrone (voice)
- Cat Man Meets the Puzzler (1975) ... Tyrone (voice)
- Sheriff of Sherwood (1975) ... Tyrone (voice)
 1975 Uncle Croc's Block (TV Series)
Wacky / Packy (voice)
 1975 Wacky and Packy (TV Series)
Wacky / Packy (voice)
 1975 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Voice of Demon
- One Step to Darkness (1975) ... Voice of Demon (voice)
 1974 Hong Kong Phooey (TV Series) (voice)
 1974 These Are the Days (TV Series) (voice)
 1974 Mesa Trouble (Short)
Big Red (voice)
 1972-1973 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series)
Mr. Adler / Charlie
- Papa, the Coach (1973) ... Mr. Adler (voice)
- The Neighbors (1973) ... Charlie (voice)
- Help Wanted (1972) ... (voice)
 1973 Yogi's Gang (TV Series)
Magilla Gorilla / Chief Ranger
- Lotta Litter (1973) ... Magilla Gorilla / Chief Ranger (voice, as Alan Melvin)
- Dr. Bigot (1973) ... Magilla Gorilla (voice, as Alan Melvin)
 1972 The Brian Keith Show (TV Series)
Bill Landis
- Kicking the Habit (1972) ... Bill Landis
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Drooper / Magilla Gorilla / Second Truck Driver / ...
- Yogi's Ark Lark (1972) ... Magilla Gorilla / Second Truck Driver / Man (voice)
 1972 Man in the Middle (TV Movie)
 1970-1971 Arnie (TV Series)
Mr. Towbin / Moe
- The Gift of the Majors (1971) ... Mr. Towbin
- The Friendship Gap (1970) ... Moe
 1969-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Ralph (segment "Love and the Bowling Ball") / Stanley (segment "Love and the Happy Couple") / Bartender (segment "Love and the Modern Wife")
- Love and the Happy Couple/Love and the Understanding (1970) ... Stanley (segment "Love and the Happy Couple")
- Love and the Modern Wife/Love and the Phonies/Love and the Single Couple (1969) ... Bartender (segment "Love and the Modern Wife")
 1970 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Earl
- Hair (1970) ... Earl
 1970 Pufnstuf
H. R. Pufnstuf / Henrich Rat / Living Island Boat / ... (voice, as Al Melvin)
 1970 Green Acres (TV Series)
Mr. Wheeler
 1970 Where's Huddles? (TV Series)
Paramedic / Teammate
- Pilot (1970) ... Paramedic / Teammate
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Fred Croft
- To Linc - With Love (1969) ... Fred Croft
 1969 Cattanooga Cats (TV Series)
Bumbler / Bristle Hound (voice)
 1968 With Six You Get Eggroll
Desk Sergeant
 1962-1967 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Clyde Plaunt / Fred Plummer / Escaped Prisoner / ...
- Howard's Main Event (1967) ... Clyde Plaunt
- Barney's Uniform (1964) ... Fred Plummer
- Andy's Vacation (1964) ... Escaped Prisoner
- Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army (1963) ... Recruiting Sergeant
- Barney's First Car (1963) ... Jake, Myrt's Accomplice
 1967 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Willie
- Alfred of the Amazon (1967) ... Willie
 1967 We'll Take Manhattan (TV Movie)
Eagle Eye
 1966 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Enforcer Claudio / Little Joe / Gambling Machine
- West of Mars (1966) ... Enforcer Claudio
- Curse of Cousin Smith (1966) ... Little Joe / Gambling Machine (voice, uncredited)
 1966 Run Buddy Run (TV Series)
Marty Mason
- I Want a Piece of That Boy (1966) ... Marty Mason
 1961-1966 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Sol Pomerantz / Gun Drummer / Sam Pomerantz / ...
- The Gunslinger (1966) ... Gun Drummer
- No Rice at My Wedding (1965) ... Sam Pomerantz
- The Alan Brady Show Goes to Jail (1964) ... Guard Jenkins
 1963-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Sergeant / Quartz / Rockarabian Men / ...
- Boss for a Day (1966) ... (voice)
- Royal Rubble (1965) ... Rockarabian Men (voice)
- Shinrock-A-Go-Go (1965) ... (voice)
- The Masquerade Party (1965) ... Car 7 Policeman (voice)
- Circus Business (1965) ... Mailman / Head #1 / Tom / ... (voice)
 1963-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Bert Kannon / Thomas Link / Carl Jasper
- The Case of the Sausalito Sunrise (1966) ... Bert Kannon
- The Case of the Careless Kitten (1965) ... Thomas Link
- The Case of the Bigamous Spouse (1963) ... Carl Jasper (as Allan J. Melvin)
 1964-1966 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Clarence / Pete Dudley
- Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (1966) ... Clarence
- The Sinkable Mrs. Brown (1964) ... Pete Dudley
 1965 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Sub Swiper/Way Out Squiddly/Prince of a Pup (1965) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1965 Slattery's People (TV Series)
Charles X. Braddock
- He Who Has Ears, Let Him Bug Somebody Else (1965) ... Charles X. Braddock
 1964-1965 The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series)
Art Miller / Arthur Miller / Art / ...
- What'll You Have? (1965) ... Arthur Miller
- Joey the Star Maker (1965) ... Art Miller
- Larry's Habit (1965) ... Art
- Joey Changes Larry's Luck (1965) ... Art Miller
- The Sergeant's Testimonial (1965) ... Art Miller
 1965 Barnaby (TV Movie)
 1965 Sinbad Jr. (TV Series)
Knight / King
- Knight Fright (1965) ... Knight / King (voice, uncredited)
 1964 Ben Casey (TV Series)
Appleton
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
The Police Officer / Insurance Detective Buchanan
- Jose, the Flower Thief (1964) ... The Police Officer
- Jose's Hot Dog Caper (1964) ... Insurance Detective Buchanan
 1962-1964 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Officer Johnson / Policeman / Fake Termite Inspector
- The Persistent Cop (1964) ... Officer Johnson
- The Leprechaun (1964) ... Policeman
- Jose Rents the Copa (1962) ... Fake Termite Inspector
 1963 Grindl (TV Series)
Dr. Millbank
- Grindl, Impractical Nurse (1963) ... Dr. Millbank
 1963 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
Brad Devery
- A Wreath for McHale (1963) ... Brad Devery
 1963 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Linko
- Jail Ward (1963) ... Linko
 1963 Empire (TV Series)
Dr. Benjamin Walls
- The Loner (1963) ... Dr. Benjamin Walls
 1963 Beetle Bailey (TV Series)
Sgt. Snorkle / Zero / Cosmo / ...
- A Tree Is a Tree Is a Tree (1963) ... Sgt. Snorkle / Zero / Cosmo (voice, uncredited)
- Psychological Testing (1963) ... Sgt. Snorkle / Zero (voice, uncredited)
- Et Tu Otto (1963) ... Sgt. Snorkle / Zero / Plato (voice, uncredited)
- Hero's Reward (1963) ... Sgt. Snorkle / Zero (voice, uncredited)
- Zero's Dizzy Double Date (1963) ... Sgt. Snorkle (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Et Tu Otto (Short)
Sgt. Snorkle (uncredited)
 1962 A Tree Is a Tree Is a Tree? (Short)
Sgt. Snorkle (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Hero's Reward (Short)
Zero / Lt. Fuzz / Sgt. Snorkel (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Psychological Testing (Short)
Sgt. Snorkle / Tortoise (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Home Sweet Swampy (Short)
Sgt. Snorkle (voice, uncredited)
 1961 Route 66 (TV Series)
Nikolai Orlov
- Incident on a Bridge (1961) ... Nikolai Orlov
 1955-1959 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Cpl. Steve Henshaw / Indian Chief / Benny
- The Weekend Colonel (1959) ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
- The Bilko Boycott (1959) ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
- Bilko in Outer Space (1959) ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
- The Colonel's Second Honeymoon (1959) ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
- Bilko's Casino (1959) ... Cpl. Steve Henshaw (as Allen Melvin)
 1959 Keep in Step (TV Movie)
Cpl Steve Henshaw
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(9/29/59) Guested on the premiere of the comedy variety show "Everything Goes" with Maurice Gosfield, Harvey Lembeck and Dayton Allen. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alan Melvin | Allan J. Melvin | Allen Melvin | Al Melvin

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Trivia:

Often guest-starred on The Andy Griffith Show (1960) and featured as a bully, to Barney Fife (Don Knotts) or Howard Sprague (Jack Dodson, who had to be taught a lesson. See more »

Trademark:

The voice of Magilla Gorilla See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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