Jonathan Harris (I) (1914–2002)


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An eloquent character actor who would become a celebrated TV camp icon of the late 1960s, Jonathan Harris was born Jonathan Daniel Charasuchin on November 6, 1914, in the Bronx borough of New York City. The son of impoverished Russian-Jewish émigrés, his father worked in the garment industry and young Jonathan contributed to the family income by ... See full bio »

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Known For

Lost in Space Dr. Zachary Smith / Daddy Zach / Zeno
(1965-1968)
A Bug's Life Manny
(1998)
(1978-1979)
Space Academy Commander Gampu
(1977)

Filmography

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 2009 The Bolt Who Screwed Christmas (Short)
The Bolt / Narrator (voice)
 2001 Hubert's Brain (Short)
The Professor (voice)
 2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (TV Series)
Era
- A Zoo Out There (2000) ... Era (voice)
- Tag Team (2000) ... Era (voice)
 1999 Toy Story 2
The Cleaner (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life
Manny (voice)
 1998/I A Bug's Life (Video Game)
Manny (voice, as Jonathan Smith)
 1998 The Angry Beavers (TV Series)
Julius Caesar
- Friends, Romans, Beavers!/Big Round Sticky Fish Thingy (1998) ... Julius Caesar (voice)
 1997-1998 Channel Umptee-3 (TV Series)
Stickley Rickets
- The Lying Show (1998) ... (voice)
- The Weather Show (1998) ... (voice)
- The U.F.O. Show (1997) ... Stickley Rickets (voice)
- Umptee Sunrise (1997) ... (voice)
 1997 Spider-Man: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Miles Warren / Professor Miles Warren
- The Return of Hydro-Man: Part 2 (1997) ... Miles Warren (voice)
- The Return of Hydro-Man: Part 1 (1997) ... Professor Miles Warren (voice)
 1997 Extreme Ghostbusters (TV Series)
The Salesman
- Be Careful What You Wish For (1997) ... The Salesman (voice)
 1997 Superman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Julian Frey
- Target (1997) ... Julian Frey (voice)
 1996-1997 Freakazoid! (TV Series short)
Professor Jones / Prof. Jones
- Normadeus (1997) ... Professor Jones (voice)
- Island of Dr. Mystico (1997) ... Professor Jones (voice)
- Hero Boy (1996) ... Prof. Jones (voice)
- Mission: Freakazoid (1996) ... Prof. Jones (voice)
 1996-1997 The Mask (TV Series short)
Satan / Bud / Bub
- Convention of Evil (1997) ... Satan / Bud (voice)
- Boogie with the Man (1996) ... Satan / Bub (voice)
 1996 Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series (TV Series short)
Lord Gargan
- The Final Face Off (1996) ... Lord Gargan (voice)
 1996 Quack Pack (TV Series)
Professor Henry Villanova
- Transmission: Impossible (1996) ... Professor Henry Villanova (voice)
 1995 The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat (TV Series short)
Voices
- Noah's Nightclub/Felix's Gold Score/Forever Rafter (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
- Order of the Black Cats/Now Boarding/Felix Breaks the Bank (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
- Felix in Psychedelicland/Middle Aged Felix (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
- The Manhattan Triangle/The Petrified Cheese (1995) ... Voices (voice, uncredited)
- Step Right Up/Now Playing: Felix/Jailhouse Shock (1995) ... Voices (uncredited)
 1993-1994 Problem Child (TV Series short)
- Junior Vanilli (1994) ... (voice)
- Grease My Palm (1994) ... (voice)
- The Cyndi Kerrigan Story (1994) ... (voice)
- Teacher of the Year (1994) ... (voice)
- Junior and the Big House (1994) ... (voice)
 1994 Bobby's World (TV Series short)
- Geriatric Park (1994) ... (voice)
 1991 Darkwing Duck (TV Series)
Phineas Sharp
- In Like Blunt (1991) ... Phineas Sharp (voice)
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series short)
Additional Voices
- Pity the Poor Pirate (1990) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1989-1990 Paddington Bear (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Paddington for Prime Minister (1990) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Please Look After This Bear (1989) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1989 Happily Ever After
Sunflower (voice)
 1988 BraveStarr (TV Series)
Professor Moriarty / Hackman / Cab driver / ...
- Sherlock Holmes in the 23rd Century, Part 2 (1988) ... Professor Moriarty / Hackman (voice)
- Sherlock Holmes in the 23rd Century, Part 1 (1988) ... Professor Moriarty / Cab driver / Mr. Febril (voice)
 1987 Visionaries: Knights of the Magical Light (TV Series)
Mortredd / Wizasquizar / Dark Bishop
- Sorcery Squared (1987) ... Mortredd (voice)
- Honor Among Thieves (1987) ... Mortredd / Dark Bishop (voice)
- Dawn of the Sun Imps (1987) ... Mortredd (voice)
- The Trail of Three Wizards (1987) ... Mortredd / Wizasquizar (voice)
- Horn of Unicorn, Claw of Dragon (1987) ... Mortredd (voice, credit only)
 1986-1987 Foofur (TV Series)
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) ... (voice)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) ... (voice)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) ... (voice)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) ... (voice)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) ... (voice)
 1987 Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night
Lt. Grumblebee (voice)
 1986 Rainbow Brite (TV Series)
Additional Voices / Count Blogg
- The Queen of the Sprites (1986) ... Count Blogg (voice)
- Rainbow Night (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Murky's Comet (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1985 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series)
Professor Janus
- Terror in Atlantis (1985) ... Professor Janus (voice)
 1985 Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer
Count Blogg (voice)
 1979 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Chief Wine Judge
- Lookalikes/The Winemaker (1979) ... Chief Wine Judge
 1979 Sweepstakes (TV Series)
Granger
 1978-1979 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Lucifer
- War of the Gods (1979) ... Lucifer (voice, uncredited)
- The Living Legend: Part II (1978) ... Lucifer (voice, uncredited)
- The Living Legend (1978) ... Lucifer (voice, uncredited)
- The Young Lords (1978) ... Lucifer (voice, uncredited)
- Gun on Ice Planet Zero: Part II (1978) ... Lucifer (voice, uncredited)
 1978 Vega$ (TV Series)
Used Car Salesman
- Love, Laugh and Die (1978) ... Used Car Salesman
 1978 Last of the Good Guys (TV Movie)
Dr. Cropotkin
 1977 Space Academy (TV Series)
Commander Gampu
- Johnny Sunseed (1977) ... Commander Gampu
- Star Legend (1977) ... Commander Gampu
- Space Hookey (1977) ... Commander Gampu
- My Favorite Marcia (1977) ... Commander Gampu
- The Cheat (1977) ... Commander Gampu
 1976 Ark II (TV Series)
Fagon
- The Drought (1976) ... Fagon
- The Flies (1976) ... Fagon
 1976 Monster Squad (TV Series)
The Astrologer
- The Astrologer (1976) ... The Astrologer
 1975 Uncle Croc's Block (TV Series)
Basil Bitterbottom
 1973 My Favorite Martians (TV Series)
Uncle Martin O'Hara
- Garage Sale (1973) ... Uncle Martin O'Hara (voice)
- Credibility Gap (1973) ... Uncle Martin O'Hara (voice)
- The Chump Who Cried Chimp (1973) ... Uncle Martin O'Hara (voice)
- Love: Martian Style (1973) ... Uncle Martin O'Hara (voice)
- Truant Teacher (1973) ... Uncle Martin O'Hara (voice)
 1973 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Dr. Zachary Smith
- Lost in Space (1973) ... Dr. Zachary Smith (voice)
 1973 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Emile Bonnet
- Pot Luck (1973) ... Emile Bonnet
 1972 Insight (TV Series)
Edwin Skitzowitz
- Love Song of the Cuckoo Birds (1972) ... Edwin Skitzowitz
 1970-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Hollister (segment "Love and the Check") / Mr. Benjamin (segment "Love and the Millionaires")
- Love and the Fly/Love and the Millionaires/Love and Double Trouble (1970) ... Mr. Benjamin (segment "Love and the Millionaires")
 1971 Funny Face (TV Series)
Captain Wonderful
- Captain Wonderful (1971) ... Captain Wonderful
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Prof. Nicholas Porteus (segment "Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay")
- Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay/With Apologies to Mr. Hyde/The Flip-Side of Satan (1971) ... Prof. Nicholas Porteus (segment "Since Aunt Ada Came to Stay")
 1971 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Mr. Wortzel
- Once Upon a Dead Man (1971) ... Mr. Wortzel
 1968-1970 Bewitched (TV Series)
Sir Leslie Bancroft / Johann Sebastian Monroe
- Paul Revere Rides Again (1970) ... Sir Leslie Bancroft
- Samantha on the Keyboard (1968) ... Johann Sebastian Monroe
 1970 Get Smart (TV Series)
The Ambassador
- How Green Was My Valet (1970) ... The Ambassador
 1970 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Mr. Piper
- Pay the Piper (1970) ... Mr. Piper
 1969 Lancer (TV Series)
Padraic McGloin
- The Black McGloins (1969) ... Padraic McGloin
 1968 The Three Musketeers (TV Series)
Athos
- Tooly's Surprise (1968) ... Athos (voice)
- Tooly's Treasure Hunt (1968) ... Athos (voice)
- A Fair Day for Tooly (1968) ... Athos (voice)
- The Haunted Castle (1968) ... Athos (voice)
- Tooly's Dream (1968) ... Athos (voice)
 1968 The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (TV Series)
Dr. Milton Rodman
- Love Is a Toothache (1968) ... Dr. Milton Rodman
 1965-1968 Lost in Space (TV Series)
Dr. Zachary Smith / Zeno / Daddy Zach
- Junkyard in Space (1968) ... Dr. Zachary Smith
- The Great Vegetable Rebellion (1968) ... Dr. Zachary Smith
- The Flaming Planet (1968) ... Dr. Zachary Smith
- Space Beauty (1968) ... Dr. Zachary Smith
- Fugitives in Space (1968) ... Dr. Zachary Smith
 1966 Vacation Playhouse (TV Series)
Money Collector
- My Lucky Penny (1966) ... Money Collector
 1965 Steptoe and Son (TV Movie)
 1959-1965 The Third Man (TV Series)
Bradford Webster
- Proxy Fight (1965) ... Bradford Webster
- Members Only: Part 2 (1965) ... Bradford Webster
- Members Only: Part 1 (1965) ... Bradford Webster
- The Luck of Harry Lime (1965) ... Bradford Webster
- Man at the Top (1965) ... Bradford Webster
 1965 The Rogues (TV Series)
Paul Duval
- Grave Doubts (1965) ... Paul Duval
 1963-1965 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Mr. Phillips / Mr. Phillips - Hotel Manager / Mr. Harris / ...
- The Court Jester (1965) ... Mr. Phillips
- Beauty and the Bellhop (1965) ... Mr. Phillips
- Glick the Strongman (1964) ... Mr. Phillips
- Tonsils for Two (1964) ... Mr. Phillips
- Phillips the Lover (1964) ... Mr. Harris
 1964 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Farnsworth
- A Letter of Recommendation (1964) ... Farnsworth
 1963 Bonanza (TV Series)
Charles Dickens
- A Passion for Justice (1963) ... Charles Dickens
 1963 The Lloyd Bridges Show (TV Series)
Walter W. Pike
- The Tyrees of Capitol Hill (1963) ... Walter W. Pike
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
George Alfred / The Doctor
- The Silence (1961) ... George Alfred
- Twenty Two (1961) ... The Doctor
 1961 Outlaws (TV Series)
Sam Twyfford
- Outrage at Pawnee Bend (1961) ... Sam Twyfford
 1958-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Trapollini / Fouresh / Favier / ...
- The Small Elephants (1961) ... Trapollini
- The Book of Silence (1960) ... Fouresh
- Blaze of Glory (1958) ... Favier
- The Cold Touch (1958) ... Hong Kong Sam
 1961 The Law and Mr. Jones (TV Series)
Commissioner Sloane
- Exit (1961) ... Commissioner Sloane
 1958-1960 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Judge Jeffrey Pyncheon / Dragon / Lord Karsch
- The House of the Seven Gables (1960) ... Judge Jeffrey Pyncheon
- The Reluctant Dragon (1960) ... Dragon (voice)
- Rumpelstiltskin (1958) ... Lord Karsch
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Amos Legrand
- The Grass Harp (1960) ... Amos Legrand
 1959 Catch Me If You Can
Lindström
 1959 The Big Fisherman
Lysias
 1959 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Intruder
- Formula for Happiness (1959) ... Intruder
 1959 Zorro (TV Series)
Don Carlos Fernandez
- Manhunt (1959) ... Don Carlos Fernandez
- The Hound of the Sierras (1959) ... Don Carlos Fernandez
- Zorro and the Mountain Man (1959) ... Don Carlos Fernandez
 1958 Colgate Theatre (TV Series)
Felix
- Macreedy's Woman (1958) ... Felix
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Ferguson
- The Man Who Didn't Fly (1958) ... Ferguson
 1958 Climax! (TV Series)
Fritz Weiser
- The Big Success (1958) ... Fritz Weiser
 1958 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
Popeau
- The Kind Mr. Smith (1958) ... Popeau
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
- Walk the Sky (1958)
 1958 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Archimedes
- Man of Principle (1958) ... Archimedes
 1951-1957 Studio One (TV Series)
Master of Ceremonies / Dr. Wetheril / Mr. Dickinson / ...
- First Prize for Murder (1957) ... Master of Ceremonies
- Mr. Arcularis (1956) ... Dr. Wetheril
- The Genie of Sutton Place (1956) ... Mr. Dickinson
- Hangman's House (1951) ... Lord James O'Brien
 1951-1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Von Braun
- Evening Star (1954)
 1952-1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "Let There Be Farce") / Matey (segment) / (segment "The Trial of Anne Boleyn")
- Let There Be Farce (1956) ... (segment "Let There Be Farce")
- Dear Brutus (1956) ... Matey (segment)
- The Trial of Anne Boleyn (1952) ... (segment "The Trial of Anne Boleyn")
 1954 Suspense (TV Series)
 1954 Rod Brown of the Rocket Rangers (TV Series)
- Escape by Magic (1954)
 1954 King Richard II (TV Movie)
Exton
 1953 Short Short Dramas (TV Series)
- The New Book (1953)
 1952 Botany Bay
Tom Oakly
 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
 1952 Hallmark Hall of Fame (TV Series)
Legendre
- Reign of Terror (1952) ... Legendre
 1950-1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
The Stranger
- The Devil in Glencairn (1951) ... The Stranger
 1950-1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Buccaneer (1951)
- The Wisdom Tooth (1951)
- The Ponzi Story (1950)
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
Kachoudas
- Blessed Are the Meek (1950) ... Kachoudas
 1949 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Television: Guested on the game show "Lucky Pair" hosted by Richard Dawson, with Mary Ann Mobley. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jonathan Smith

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Spouse:

Gertrude Bregman  (his death)  (1 child)
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Personal Quote:

[Of his lack of romantic leading roles]: I never got the girl, because I had already killed her. I believed that an actor should look in the mirror and see what he had to see and then go out and sell it better than anyone else. See more »

Trivia:

Was physically healthy and physically active until his death at age 87. See more »

Trademark:

Clipped quasi-English sounding villainous baritone See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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