Dick Beals (1927–2012)

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Dick Beals provided the voice for the commercial character Speedy Alka-Seltzer and originated the voice of Gumby and the first Davey from the TV series "Davey and Goliath," As a child, he was too small to play sports so started cheerleading for his local high school at age 7. At Michigan State, he was a member of the cheerleading squad and earned ... See full bio »

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(age 85) in Vista, California, USA

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Known For

(1962)
Birdman Birdboy
(1967)
(1996)
The Snow Queen The Prince
(1957)

Filmography

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 2004-2005 Duck Dodgers (TV Series short)
Baby-Faced Moonbeam
- Till Doom Do Us Part (2005) ... Baby-Faced Moonbeam (voice)
- Talent Show a Go-Go/The Love of a Father (2004) ... Baby-Faced Moonbeam (voice)
 1996 Pinocchio's Revenge
Pinocchio (voice)
 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1992-1993 The Addams Family (TV Series short)
N.J. Normanmeyer
- Camp Addams/Little Doll Lost/King of the Polycotton Blues (1993) ... N.J. Normanmeyer (voice)
- Double O Honeymoon (1993) ... N.J. Normanmeyer (voice)
- Sweetheart of a Brother (1993) ... N.J. Normanmeyer (voice)
- Addams Family PTA (1992) ... N.J. Normanmeyer (voice)
- Itt's Over (1992) ... N.J. Normanmeyer (voice)
 1989 Dink, the Little Dinosaur (TV Series short)
- Crusty's Baby/The Gentle Hunter (1989) ... (voice)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
- Superdoo! (1987) ... (voice, as Richard Beals)
 1987 The Puppetoon Movie
Speedy Alka-Seltzer (voice)
 1983 The Biskitts (TV Series)
Scat
- Turnaround Hound/A Dark and Stormy Knight (1983) ... Scat (voice)
- The Swamp Monster/May the Best Biskitt Win (1983) ... Scat (voice)
- The Moonpond/Fly Me to the Goon (1983) ... Scat (voice)
- The Trojan Biskitt/Snatched from Scratch (1983) ... Scat (voice)
- The Golden Biskitt/The Bone in the Stone (1983) ... Scat (voice)
 1980-1983 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (TV Series)
Reggie Van Dough
- Computo (1983) ... Reggie Van Dough
- Mayda and the Monster (1983) ... Reggie Van Dough
- Irona Story (1983) ... Reggie Van Dough
- The Ends of the Earth/The Snowman Cometh (1983) ... Reggie Van Dough
- A Whale of a Tale/Rich No More (1983) ... Reggie Van Dough
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short)
Floog / Flub / Blib / ...
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... Floog / Flub / Blib / ... (voice, as Richard Beals)
- All the Money in the World (1983) ... Flan
 1966-1968 The Lone Ranger (TV Series)
Tiny Tom
- The Trickster/Crack of Doom/The Human Dynamo (1966) ... Tiny Tom (voice)
 1967 Birdman (TV Series)
Birdboy
- The Return of Vulturo (1967) ... Birdboy (voice)
 1963-1967 The Gumby Show (TV Series)
Gumby
- Gold Rush Gumby (1967) ... Gumby (voice)
- Gumby Babysits (1967) ... Gumby (voice)
- The Rodeo King (1967) ... Gumby (voice)
- Turnip Trap (1967) ... Gumby (voice)
- Wishful Thinking (1967) ... Gumby (voice)
 1967 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Jack (singing voice)
 1965-1966 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Clyde / Wee Winnie / 2nd Young Boy / ...
- Hi-Spy/Wee Winnie Witch/Robot Squid (1966) ... Wee Winnie / 2nd Young Boy (voice)
- Bold Rush/Squiddly Double Diddly/Witch Witch Is Witch (1966) ... Clyde / Broom (voice)
- Jester Minute/Baby Squidder/Shoo-Spy (1966) ... Young Boy (voice)
- Catty Cornered/Clowning Around/Good Little Scout (1965) ... Tom Thumb / Scouts (voice)
 1960-1965 Davey and Goliath (TV Series)
David 'Davey' Hansen / Teddy / Nat / ...
- Christmas Lost and Found (1965) ... Davey Hansen / Teddy / Boys (voice)
- Hocus Pocus (1964) ... David 'Davey' Hansen (voice, as Richard Beals)
- The Jickets (1964) ... David 'Davey' Hansen / Joe / Nat / ... (voice, as Richard Beals)
- Rags and Buttons (1964) ... David 'Davey' Hansen (voice, as Richard Beals)
- A Diller, a Dollar (1964) ... David 'Davey' Hansen / Teddy (voice, as Richard Beals)
 1965 Roger Ramjet (TV Series)
Yank / Dan
- Torture (1965) ... Yank / Dan (voice)
- The Pirates (1965) ... Yank / Dan (voice)
- Baseball (1965) ... Yank / Dan (voice)
- Kokomo (1965) ... Yank / Dan (voice)
- The Shaft (1965) ... Yank / Dan (voice)
 1964 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Kids / Elf #1 / The Scouts
- Christmas Flintstone (1964) ... Kids / Elf #1 (voice)
- Cave Scout Jamboree (1964) ... The Scouts (voice)
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (voice)
 1963 The Funny Company (TV Series short)
Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet
- Tarantula (1963) ... Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet (voice)
- Sulky Racing (1963) ... Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet (voice)
- Orb Weaver Spider (1963) ... Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet (voice)
- Man in Space (1963) ... Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet (voice)
- Lighthouse (1963) ... Buzzer Bell / Shrinking Violet (voice)
 1962 The Jetsons (TV Series)
Arthur Spacely
- Elroy's TV Show (1962) ... Arthur Spacely (voice)
- The Flying Suit (1962) ... (voice)
- The Good Little Scouts (1962) ... Arthur Spacely (voice, uncredited)
 1962 Adventures of the Road-Runner (Short)
Ralph Phillips (voice)
 1960 Peter Gunn (TV Series)
Rinaldo
- The Dummy (1960) ... Rinaldo (as Richard Beals)
 1957 The Snow Queen
The Prince (English version, voice)
 1957 Boyhood Daze (Short)
Ralph Phillips (voice, uncredited)
 1955 My Little Margie (TV Series)
Head Alien
- Vern's Flying Saucer (1955) ... Head Alien (as Richard Beals)
 1953 From A to Z-Z-Z-Z (Short)
Ralph Phillips (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Craig Kennedy, Criminologist (TV Series)
Bobby 'Butch' Moore
- The Kid Brother ... Bobby 'Butch' Moore (as Richard Beals)
 1947 Wings for Roger Windsock (Short)
Roger Windsock (voice, uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Voiced an Alka-Seltzer advert. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Richard Beals

Height:

4' 6" (1.37 m)
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Personal Quote:

Once the directors found there was a college graduate who could children's voices, they didn't have to call those nutty mothers anymore and them to get Junior to do the part. I do any voice, boy or girl. See more »

Trivia:

He moved to California in the mid 1950s and lived mostly in Escondido, California. See more »

Star Sign:

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