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Gary Owens (I) (1934–2015)


Gary Owens was born on May 10, 1934 in Mitchell, South Dakota, USA as Gary Bernard Altman. He is known for his work on Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (1993), Spy Hard (1996) and The Green Hornet (1966). He was married to Arleta Lee Markell. He died on February 12, 2015 in Encino, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron Commander Ulysses Feral / Commander Feral / Cmdr. Ulysses Feral
(1993-1994)
Spy Hard
Spy Hard M.C. for Rancor Extortion Video
(1996)
The Green Hornet
The Green Hornet Newscaster / Commentator
(1966-1967)
Space Ghost
Space Ghost Space Ghost / Narrator
(1966-1968)

Filmography

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 2018 The Adventures of Kaitlyn Kitty Kat Kay (filming)
The Narrator (voice)
 2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold (TV Series)
Space Ghost
- Bold Beginnings! (2011) ... Space Ghost (voice)
 2008 Wizards of Waverly Place (TV Series)
Ominous Voice / Alarm Voice
- Saving Wiz Tech: Part 2 (2008) ... Ominous Voice (voice)
- Smarty Pants (2008) ... Alarm Voice (voice)
 2004 Johnny Bravo (TV Series)
Blue Falcon
- Johnny Makeover/Back on Shaq (2004) ... Blue Falcon (voice)
 2004 Comic Book: The Movie (Video)
Gary Owens
 1998-2003 Dexter's Laboratory (TV Series)
TV Announcer / Blue Falcon
- Height Unseen/Bygone Errors/Folly Calls (2003) ... TV Announcer (voice)
- Dyno-Might/LABretto (1998) ... Blue Falcon (voice)
 2002 The Story of 'The Tortoise & the Hare' (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2002 Frank McKlusky, C.I.
Announcer
 2002 Jane White Is Sick & Twisted
TV Announcer
 2002 Ren and Stimpy Rocks (TV Series)
 2001 Major Damage (Short)
Narrator
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Opening Narration
- Opposites Attract (2000) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- War and Peace and War (2000) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Large Target (2000) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Millennial Bugs (2000) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Head Case (2000) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
 1999 That '70s Show (TV Series)
Announcer / Narrator
- The Velvet Rope (1999) ... Announcer (voice, uncredited)
- The Good Son (1999) ... Announcer (voice)
- Water Tower (1999) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Pill (1999) ... Announcer
 1999 Muppets from Space
UFO Mania Announcer (uncredited)
 1998 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Guy Who Thinks He's Gary Owens
- Good Will Haunting (1998) ... Guy Who Thinks He's Gary Owens
 1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series)
50s Batman
- Legends of the Dark Knight (1998) ... 50s Batman (voice)
 1998 Border to Border
Mr. Kirby
 1990-1998 Bobby's World (TV Series)
Captain Squash
- Blue Eggs and Bobby (1998) ... (voice)
- Bad Manners Bobby (1997) ... (voice)
- The Importance of Being Ernest (1996) ... (voice)
- Bobby's Last Stand (1995) ... (voice)
- Bobby On-Line (1995) ... (voice)
 1997 101 Dalmatians: The Series (TV Series)
TV Announcer
- Tic Track Toe/Lucky All-Star (1997) ... TV Announcer (voice)
 1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show (TV Series)
Announcer / Commander
- Dino in the Great Egg Scape (1997) ... Announcer / Commander (voice)
 1996 Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker (Video Game)
Powdered Toast Man (voice)
 1992-1996 Eek!stravaganza (TV Series)
Additional Voices / Announcer / Reporter
- Fists of Furry (1996) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Eek Space 9 (1995) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Eekstremely Dull/Lord of the Fleas (1994) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Eekpocalypse Now!/Tar and Away (1993) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1996 Space Ghost Coast to Coast (TV Series)
Announcer
- Late Show (1996) ... Announcer (voice)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series)
- The Really Mighty Ducks (1996) ... (voice)
 1996 Spy Hard
M.C. for Rancor Extortion Video
 1996 Mad About You (TV Series)
Gary Owens
- Dream Weaver (1996) ... Gary Owens
 1996 The Mask (TV Series)
Channel Surfer / Raymond Neilsen
- Channel Surfin' (1996) ... Channel Surfer / Raymond Neilsen (voice)
 1995 Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1995 Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (TV Series)
Clown / Broadcaster #2
- A Room with No Viewfinder/Krumm Rises to the Top (1995) ... Clown / Broadcaster #2 (voice)
 1994-1995 Skeleton Warriors (TV Series)
- Long Live the King (1995) ... (voice)
- Brawl and Chain (1995) ... (voice)
- Harmonic Divergence (1995) ... (voice)
- Mindgames (1995) ... (voice)
- Zara (1995) ... (voice)
 1993-1994 Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (TV Series)
Commander Ulysses Feral / Commander Feral / Cmdr. Ulysses Feral
- Unlikely Alloys (1994) ... Commander Feral (voice)
- The Dark Side of the Swat Kats (1994) ... Commander Feral (voice)
- Volcanus Erupts!/The Origin of Dr. Viper (1994) ... Commander Feral (voice)
- Caverns of Horror (1994) ... Commander Feral (voice)
- The Deadly Pyramid (1994) ... Commander Feral (voice)
 1992-1994 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series)
Powdered Toast Man / Powdered Toastman / Charles Globe / ...
- I Love Chicken/Powdered Toast Man vs. Waffle Woman (1994) ... Powdered Toastman (voice)
- Hard Times for Haggis (1994) ... (voice)
- Ren's Retirement (1994) ... (voice)
- Ren's Pecs/An Abe Divided (1993) ... Charles Globe (voice)
- The Royal Canadian Kilted Yaksmen (1993) ... Powdered Toast Man / Player (voice)
 1994 Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad (TV Series)
Opening Narration
- Loose Lips Sink Microchips (1994) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Beep My, Beep My Baby (1994) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Rock n' Roll Virucide (1994) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- Cheater, Cheater, Megabyte Eater (1994) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
- His Master's Voice (1994) ... Opening Narration (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Love & War (TV Series)
Announcer
- Ten Cents a Dance (1994) ... Announcer
 1994 Fantastic Four (TV Series)
Gary Owens / Bystander #1
- The Origin of the Fantastic Four: Part 2 (1994) ... Gary Owens (voice)
- The Origin of the Fantastic Four: Part 1 (1994) ... Gary Owens / Bystander #1 (voice)
 1993 2 Stupid Dogs (TV Series)
Principal Schneider / Announcer
- Let's Make a Right Price/One Ton/Far-Out Friday (1993) ... Announcer (voice)
- Substitute Teacher/Chameleon/Seeing Eye Dogs (1993) ... Principal Schneider (voice)
- Show and Tell/Queen Bea/At the Drive-in (1993) ... Principal Schneider (voice)
 1993 Spaced Out! (TV Movie)
Robot's Voice
 1993 Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog (TV Series)
Narrator
- Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Pilot (1993) ... Narrator (voice)
 1992 Raw Toonage (TV Series)
Badly Animated Man
- Quest for Firewood/Badly Animated Man/Safari So Good (1992) ... Badly Animated Man (voice)
 1992 Goof Troop (TV Series)
Mr. Hammerhead
- Date with Destiny (1992) ... Mr. Hammerhead (voice)
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Narrator
- Nuts to War: Part 2 (1992) ... Narrator
- Nuts to War: Part 1 (1992) ... Narrator (uncredited)
 1992 Defenders of Dynatron City (TV Short)
Announcer (voice)
 1988-1991 Square One Television (TV Series)
Lt. Dirk Niblick
- Episode #4.3 (1991) ... Lt. Dirk Niblick (voice)
- Episode #4.1 (1991) ... Lt. Dirk Niblick (voice)
- Episode #2.12 (1988) ... Lt. Dirk Niblick (voice)
- Episode #2.2 (1988) ... Lt. Dirk Niblick (voice)
- Episode #2.1 (1988) ... Lt. Dirk Niblick (voice)
 1991 Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 1990 Diggin' Up Business
Minister
 1990 Kill Crazy (Video)
The Sheriff
 1989 Night Court (TV Series)
Bobby Baumgarner - Deejay
- Auntie Maim (1989) ... Bobby Baumgarner - Deejay
 1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series)
Willy White
- Home Radio/Elvin Lives (1989) ... Willy White (voice)
 1989 How I Got Into College
Sports Announcer (voice)
 1988 Destroyer
Game Show Announcer (voice)
 1987 DTV Monster Hits (TV Movie)
Announcer (voice)
 1987 Sledge Hammer! (TV Series)
Sledge's Neighbours / Radio Announcer / Series Announcer / ...
- Wild About Hammer (1987) ... Sledge's Neighbours / Radio Announcer / Series Announcer (voice)
- A Clockwork Hammer (1987) ... Narrator in opening sequence (voice)
 1969-1986 Sesame Street (TV Series)
The Man from Alphabet / 'H for Hello' Cartoon / Today's Secret Drawing Announcer / ...
- Episode #18.8 (1986) ... 'H for Hello' Cartoon (voice)
- Episode #17.78 (1986) ... Today's Secret Drawing Announcer (voice)
- Episode #14.3 (1982) ... 'H for Hello' Cartoon (voice)
- Episode #12.4 (1980) ... 'H for Hello' Cartoon (voice)
- Episode #10.76 (1979) ... Man with Letter I (voice)
 1976-1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Announcer (1979-1981) / Narrator / Announcer
- Walt Disney World's 15th Anniversary Celebration (1986) ... Announcer (1979-1981)
- Baseball Fever (1979) ... Narrator (voice)
- Twister, Bull from the Sky (1976) ... Announcer
 1985-1986 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Narrator
- Goodbye Mr. Chump (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- Snow White and the Seven Treasure Hunters (1986) ... Narrator (voice)
- To Bee or Not to Bee (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
- Beverly Hill's Flop (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
- Merlin's Lost Book of Magic (1985) ... Narrator (voice)
 1985 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Sanfred Thompson
- Down-Home Country Blues (1985) ... Sanfred Thompson
 1985 National Lampoon's European Vacation
'Pig in a Poke' Announcer (uncredited)
 1984 The Mighty Orbots (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1983 Breakaway (TV Series)
Host / Announcer
 1983 Hysterical
TV Announcer (voice)
 1982 Get It Right: Following Directions with Goofy (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1982 No Soap, Radio (TV Series)
Skit Performer
- The Bum's Rush (1982) ... Skit Performer
- Miss Pelican (1982) ... Skit Performer
- Carmine the Squealer (1982) ... Skit Performer
- Pilot (1982) ... Skit Performer
 1981 Superbman: The Other Movie (Short)
Narrator
 1981 Space Stars (TV Series)
Space Ghost
- Episode #1.11 (1981) ... Space Ghost (voice)
- Episode #1.10 (1981) ... Space Ghost (voice)
- Episode #1.9 (1981) ... Space Ghost (voice)
- Episode #1.8 (1981) ... Space Ghost (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (1981) ... Space Ghost (voice)
 1977-1980 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lights, Camera, Cavey! (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Old Caveman and the Sea (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Mystery of the Meandering Mummy (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Legend of Devil's Run (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Haunting of Hog's Hollow (1980) ... Narrator (voice)
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)
Cy
- The Return of Starbuck (1980) ... Cy (voice)
 1979 Legends of the Superheroes (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Roast (1979) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
- The Challenge (1979) ... Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1978 Yogi's Space Race (TV Series)
Narrator
- The Borealis Triangle (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- Race Through Oz (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Mizar Marathon (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Spartikan Spectacular (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Pongo Tongo Classic (1978) ... Narrator (voice)
 1978 Coming Attractions
Narrator (voice)
 1978 Return from Witch Mountain
Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
 1977 Scooby's Laff-A Lympics (TV Series)
Blue Falcon (voice)
 1977 Man from Atlantis (TV Series)
Announcer
- Man O'War (1977) ... Announcer
 1976-1977 Dynomutt Dog Wonder (TV Series)
Blue Falcon
- Shadowman (1977) ... Blue Falcon
- Madame Ape Face (1977) ... Blue Falcon
- The Glob (1977) ... Blue Falcon
- Beastwomen (1977) ... Blue Falcon
- The Prophet Profits (1976) ... Blue Falcon
 1976 The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (TV Series)
The Blue Falcon (Radley Crowne)
- High Rise Hair Raiser (1976) ... The Blue Falcon (Radley Crowne)
 1975 The Prisoner of Second Avenue
Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)
 1975 It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman! (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1975 Get Christie Love! (TV Series)
TV Reporter
- Murder on High C (1975) ... TV Reporter
 1974 Out to Lunch (TV Movie)
Announcer
 1973 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Gary Michaels
- Twenty Million Alibis (1973) ... Gary Michaels
 1968-1973 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Announcer / Himself / Various Roles / ...
- Episode #6.24 (1973) ... Announcer / Himself
- Episode #6.23 (1973) ... Announcer / Himself
- Episode #6.22 (1973) ... Announcer / Himself
- Episode #6.21 (1973) ... Announcer / Himself
- Episode #6.20 (1973) ... Announcer / Himself
 1972 Dr. Phibes Rises Again
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1969 Letters to Laugh-In (TV Series)
Host
 1969 The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (TV Series)
Narrator
- Jungle Jeopardy (1969) ... Narrator
 1969 I Dream of Jeannie (TV Series)
Gary Owens
- The Biggest Star in Hollywood (1969) ... Gary Owens
 1969 Sesame Street Pitch Reel (Short) (voice)
 1968 The Love Bug
Announcer
 1968 Sally Sargent (TV Short)
Narrator / Blake Jameson (voice, uncredited)
 1966-1967 Batman (TV Series)
Voice on Radio / T.V. Announcer
- A Horse of Another Color (1967) ... Voice on Radio (voice, uncredited)
- The Sport of Penguins (1967) ... Voice on Radio (voice, uncredited)
- Holy Rat Race (1966) ... T.V. Announcer
 1966-1967 The Green Hornet (TV Series)
Newscaster / Commentator
- The Hornet and the Firefly (1967) ... Newscaster
- May the Best Man Lose (1966) ... Newscaster
- The Secret of the Sally Bell (1966) ... Newscaster (voice)
- Deadline for Death (1966) ... Newscaster
- The Preying Mantis (1966) ... Newscaster
 1967 Mr. Terrific (TV Series)
Announcer
- I Can't Fly (1967) ... Announcer
 1966 Summer Fun (TV Series)
Henry
- McNab's Lab (1966) ... Henry
 1966 The Last of the Secret Agents?
Voice (uncredited)
 1965-1966 The Munsters (TV Series)
Zombo's Announcer / Dick Willet
- Zombo (1966) ... Zombo's Announcer (voice)
- Will Success Spoil Herman Munster? (1965) ... Dick Willet
 1965 Roger Ramjet (TV Series)
Roger Ramjet
- Torture (1965) ... Roger Ramjet (voice)
- Kokomo (1965) ... Roger Ramjet (voice)
- The Shaft (1965) ... Roger Ramjet (voice)
- The Sheik (1965) ... Roger Ramjet (voice)
- Bat Guy (1965) ... Roger Ramjet (voice)
 1965 McHale's Navy (TV Series)
The Photographer / The 1st Sailor
- A Star Falls on Taratupa (1965) ... The Photographer
- The Seven Faces of Ensign Parker (1965) ... The 1st Sailor
 1961 The Naked Witch
Narrator of Prologue (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Pigs Is Pigs (Short)
Narrator (voice, uncredited)
 1949 Jerks of All Trades (TV Movie)
Narrator (1999 video release introduction) (voice)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (9 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Radio: Had his own radio show, "The Gary Owens Show", on KMPC Radio (710 AM) in Los Angeles. The show lasted for 20 years. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gary Owen | Gerry Owens

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[about Laugh-In (1967)] Those were some of the greatest times of my life . . . One of the greatest thrills was when John Wayne came on and imitated me, dressed like me, and holding his hand to his ear. See more »

Trivia:

As a high-school student in South Dakota, his history teacher was George McGovern. See more »

Trademark:

Polished baritone speaking voice See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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