STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 967 this week

Alan Reed (I) (1907–1977)


Character player Alan Reed was a strong, burly presence on film and TV but he would be better remembered in the long run for his equally strong, distinctive voice. He gave vocal life to the prehistoric cartoon character Fred Flintstone on the prime-time TV series The Flintstones (1960) in the 1960s, and it is this direct association that has kept ... See full bio »

Editors' Spotlight

Unbroken: An interview with Angelina Jolie

IMDb's Arno Kazarian chats with Angelina Jolie about working with cinematographer Roger Deakins and harnessing Jack O'Connell's fire

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 106 people
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 395 people
created 15 Jul 2013
 
a list of 24 people
created 09 Dec 2013
 
a list of 29 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 200 people
created 4 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alan Reed's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (97 credits)
 1977-1980 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series)
- Lights, Camera, Cavey! (1980) ... (voice)
- The Old Caveman and the Sea (1980) ... (voice)
- The Legend of Devil's Run (1980) ... (voice)
- The Haunting of Hog's Hollow (1980) ... (voice)
 1978 The Seniors
Professor Heigner
 1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends (TV Series) (voice)
 1972 The Flintstone Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Fred Flintstone (voice)
 1970 Where's Huddles? (TV Series)
Mad Dog Mahoney
- One Man's Family (1970) ... Mad Dog Mahoney (voice)
- A Sticky Affair (1970) ... Mad Dog Mahoney (voice)
- The Odd Trio (1970) ... Mad Dog Mahoney (voice)
- Get That Letter Back (1970) ... Mad Dog Mahoney (voice)
- To Catch a Thief (1970) ... Mad Dog Mahoney (voice)
 1970 Shinbone Alley
Big Bill (voice, as Allen Reed Sr.)
 1969 A Dream of Kings
Fig King (as Alan Reed Sr.)
 1969 In Name Only (TV Movie)
Phil Haskell
 1969 Get Smart (TV Series)
Little girl
- Valerie of the Dolls (1969) ... Little girl (voice, uncredited)
 1968 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Bandit Lawson
- Bad Day at Shady Rest (1968) ... Bandit Lawson
 1964-1968 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
Gene Booth / Eddie Colton
- The Great Tag-Team Match (1968) ... Gene Booth
- Teenage Idol (1964) ... Eddie Colton
 1967 The Mothers-In-Law (TV Series)
Police Sergeant
- Through the Lurking Glass (1967) ... Police Sergeant (as Alan Reed Sr.)
 1967 Batman (TV Series)
General MacGruder
- Penguin Sets a Trend (1967) ... General MacGruder
 1967 1967 Busch Advertisement (Short)
Fred Flintstone (voice, uncredited)
 1966 Space Ghost (TV Series)
Glasstor (voice)
 1966 Man in the Square Suit (TV Movie)
Harlow
 1960-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Fred Flintstone / Professor Von Messerschmidt / Fred Flintstone, J.L. Gothrocks / ...
- My Fair Freddy (1966) ... Fred Flintstone (voice)
- Dripper (1966) ... Fred Flintstone (voice)
- Jealousy (1966) ... Fred Flintstone (voice)
- Fred's Island (1966) ... Fred Flintstone (voice)
 1966 Alice in Wonderland or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (TV Movie)
The Talking Caterpillar (Fred Flintstone) (voice)
 1966 Honey West (TV Series)
Chick
 1966 My Brother the Angel (TV Series)
Luther
- We'd Rather Fight Than Switch (1966) ... Luther
 1966 Dr. Kildare (TV Series)
Joe Belasco
- Some Tales for Halloween (1966) ... Joe Belasco
- A Few Hearts, a Few Flowers (1966) ... Joe Belasco
 1965 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Park Commissioner Fiske
- Cousin Itt Visits the Addams Family (1965) ... Park Commissioner Fiske
 1964-1965 Mickey (TV Series)
Swidler
- Mickey Takes Over (1965) ... Swidler
- Nobody Buys Retail (1964) ... Swidler
 1964 Harris Against the World (TV Series)
Mr. Farnum
- Harris Against His Secretary (1964) ... Mr. Farnum
 1964 Hoppity Hooper (TV Series)
Fillmore Bear / Cyrus Flugelhorn
- Ring-A-Ding Spring (1964) ... Fillmore Bear / Cyrus Flugelhorn (voice, uncredited)
 1963 My Favorite Martian (TV Series)
Councilman Jack Gramby
- The Awful Truth (1963) ... Councilman Jack Gramby
 1963 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Auctioneer
- The Masterpiece (1963) ... Auctioneer
 1963 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Charlie, Counter Man
- Lucy Visits the White House (1963) ... Charlie, Counter Man
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Morty
- Everybody Loves Sweeney (1963) ... Morty
 1962 The Gertrude Berg Show (TV Series)
Mr. Rickadmyack
- Dad's Day (1962) ... Mr. Rickadmyack (as Alan Reed Sr.)
 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's
Sally Tomato
 1960 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
- The Poison Pen Club (1960) ... Mr. Johnson
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Garson
- The Maître d' (1960) ... Garson
 1960 Peter Loves Mary (TV Series)
Happy Richman
 1960 Stop! Look! and Laugh!
Prince (voice, uncredited)
 1960 M Squad (TV Series)
Colonel Sims
- The Tiger's Cage (1960) ... Colonel Sims
 1958-1960 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Howard Sloan / Joe Ferbus
- The Apple Polishers (1960) ... Howard Sloan
- The Reunion (1958) ... Joe Ferbus
 1960 Johnny Midnight (TV Series)
 1959 1001 Arabian Nights
The Sultan (voice)
 1959 The Man from Blackhawk (TV Series)
Drago
- Vendetta for the Lovelorn (1959) ... Drago
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
Nathan Gittleson
- The Jazz Singer (1959) ... Nathan Gittleson
 1959 Richard Diamond, Private Detective (TV Series)
Trumbo
- Hoodlum (1959) ... Trumbo
 1959 Tightrope (TV Series)
Barney Chamalis
- The Casino (1959) ... Barney Chamalis
 1959 Have Gun - Will Travel (TV Series)
Dirks
- Gold and Brimstone (1959) ... Dirks
 1959 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Mr. Finsterwald
- Operation Deadbeat (1959) ... Mr. Finsterwald
 1959 The David Niven Show (TV Series)
Ben Gross
- A Day of Small Miracles (1959) ... Ben Gross
 1958 The Bob Cummings Show (TV Series)
J.D. Hafter
- Bob Helps Anna Maria (1958) ... J.D. Hafter
 1958 Marjorie Morningstar
Puddles Podell
 1958 The People's Choice (TV Series)
James Parnell
- The Practical Joker (1958) ... James Parnell
 1957-1958 Mr. Adams and Eve (TV Series)
J.B. Hafter
- Backwash (1958) ... J.B. Hafter
- Come on to Mar's House (1958) ... J.B. Hafter
- Me, the Jury (1958) ... J.B. Hafter
- Jungle Madness (1958) ... J.B. Hafter
- The Producers (1957) ... J.B. Hafter
 1957 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV Series)
Bill Sedley
- The Bridegroom (1957) ... Bill Sedley
 1957 The Tarnished Angels
Colonel Fineman
 1956-1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Sid Kramer
- I Get Along Without You Very Well (1957) ... Sid Kramer
 1957 Studio 57 (TV Series)
- The Alibi (1957)
 1956 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Merv Taylor
- The Magician (1956) ... Merv Taylor
 1956 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Uncle Leo
- Alibi Me (1956) ... Uncle Leo
 1956 He Laughed Last
Big Dan Hennessy
 1956 The Revolt of Mamie Stover
Capt. Gorecki
 1956 Time Table
Al Wolfe
 1956 Screen Directors Playhouse (TV Series)
Capt. Otto Krauss aka Swenson (in credits)
- Hot Cargo (1956) ... Capt. Otto Krauss aka Swenson (in credits)
 1955 The Desperate Hours
Detective
 1955 Kiss of Fire
Sergeant Diego
 1955 Andy's Gang (TV Series)
The Poet (voice)
 1955 Lady and the Tramp
Boris (voice)
 1955 Big Town (TV Series)
 1955 Damon Runyon Theater (TV Series)
Blackstone Fogarty
- Old Em's Kentucky Home (1955) ... Blackstone Fogarty
 1955 The Far Horizons
Charboneau
 1955 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
General Powers
- Visit to a Small Planet (1955) ... General Powers
 1955 TV Reader's Digest (TV Series)
Manager John McGraw
- How Charlie Faust Won a Pennant for the Giants (1955) ... Manager John McGraw
 1954 Woman's World
Tomaso
 1954 Public Defender (TV Series)
Reet
- The Clown (1954) ... Reet
 1954 Duffy's Tavern (TV Series)
Finnegan
- Archie Buys a Racehorse (1954) ... Finnegan
- The Heir ... Finnegan
- The Gypsy Princess ... Finnegan
 1954 Waterfront (TV Series)
Lazarro
- Portia of the Sea (1954) ... Lazarro
 1953 Geraldine
Frederick Sterling
 1953 Pickup on South Street
Detective (uncredited)
 1953 Father's Day Off (Short)
Radio Voice #1 (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Two Weeks Vacation (Short)
Narrator / Hitch-Hiker (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Teachers Are People (Short)
Narrator (uncredited)
 1952 Actor's and Sin
Jerome (J.B.) Cobb (Woman of Sin sequence)
 1952 Life with Luigi (TV Series)
Pasquale
- The Phone Booth (1952) ... Pasquale
- Citizenship (1952) ... Pasquale
 1951 Here Comes the Groom
Walter Godfrey
 1951 The Redhead and the Cowboy
Col. Lamartine
 1950 Emergency Wedding
Tony - Barber
 1949-1950 The Life of Riley (TV Series)
Punchy / Ferguson
- Junior and the Bully (1950) ... Punchy
- The Boarder (1949) ... Ferguson
 1950 Perfect Strangers
Harry Patullo
 1949 Your Show Time (TV Series)
 1945 Nob Hill
Dapper Jack Harrigan
 1944 Days of Glory
Sasha
 1937 Teddy Bergman's Bar-B-Q (Short)
Teddy Bergman (as Teddy Bergman)
 1937 Porky's Romance (Short)
Opening Announcer (voice, unconfirmed, uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (8 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

(1960s) Recorded record albums in character as Fred Flintstone. One of these LPs introduced the song, "Meet the Flintstones" that become the TV show's enduring theme song, the last four seasons. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Blubber Bergman | Teddy Bergman | Falstaff Openshaw | Alan Reed Sr. | Allen Reed Sr.
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His long-time wife, former actress Finette Walker (1909-2005), appeared on stage in the early 1930s and was a chorus member in the original 1934 Broadway production of "Anything Goes" with Ethel Merman. They had three sons. See more »

Trademark:

The voice of Fred Flintstone

Nickname:

Teddy

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why the name change? RedSaint1984
Alan Reed Radio Drama thegalaxybeing
Discuss Alan Reed on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page