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Don Messick (1926–1997)

Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? No matter, Messick made his way to the hallowed ... See full bio »

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The Last Unicorn
The Smurfs
The Smurfs Papa Smurf / Azrael / Dreamy Smurf / Barber Smurf / Cohort / Sickly Smurf
Scooby Doo, Where Are You!


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 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Dr. Benton C. Quest
 1995 Scooby-Doo Mystery (Video Game)
Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1995 The Flintstones 1995 Cocoa Pebbles Cereal Commercial (Short)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble (voice)
 1995 Jonny Quest Versus the Cyber Insects (TV Movie)
Dr. Benton C. Quest (voice)
 1995 Freakazoid! (TV Series)
Dr. Vernon Danger
 1995 Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery (TV Movie)
Hamton J. Pig / TV Executive (voice)
 1995 2 Stupid Dogs (TV Series)
 1994 The Flintstones: Wacky Inventions (Video short)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble (voice)
 1993-1994 Garfield and Friends (TV Series)
Ludlow / Spot / Newscaster / ...
 1994 A Flintstones Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble / Joe Rockhead (voice)
 1994 VeggieTales: God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! (Video short)
Whale (voice)
 1994 Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo / Boo Boo (voice)
 1994 Yogi the Easter Bear (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith (voice)
 1994 Tiny Toons Spring Break (TV Movie)
Hamton J. Pig (voice)
 -1993 Droopy: Master Detective (TV Series)
 1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (TV Movie)
Baby Bamm-Bamm / Lot Security Guard / Tour Bus Driver (voice)
 1993 Bonkers (TV Series)
 1990-1993 Tom & Jerry Kids Show (TV Series)
 1993 Jonny's Golden Quest (TV Movie)
Dr. Benton C. Quest / Bandit (voice)
 1993 I Yabba-Dabba Do! (TV Movie)
Policeman (voice)
 1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series)
Hamton J. Pig / Announcer / Decoy / ...
 1992 The Plucky Duck Show (TV Series)
Hamton J. Pig / Loudspeaker Announcer
 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie
Droopy (voice)
 1992 King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow (Video Game)
Ali / Gnomes (voice)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video)
Hamton J. Pig / Radio Announcer (voice)
 1991-1992 Yo Yogi! (TV Series)
Boo Boo / Muttley / Atom Ant / ...
 1991 The Last Halloween (TV Short)
Romtu (voice)
 1988-1991 A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Reporter / Mr. Boo / ...
 1991 Bobby's World (TV Series)
 1990 Wake, Rattle & Roll (TV Series)
Muttley / Boo Boo Bear / Pixie / ... (voice)
 1990 The Adventures of Don Coyote and Sancho Panda (TV Series)
Sancho Panda
 1990 Jetsons: The Movie
Astro (voice)
 1990 The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera (Short)
Boo-Boo / Muttley / Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1990 Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue (TV Short)
Papa Smurf (voice)
 1981-1989 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Papa Smurf / Azrael / Dreamy Smurf / ...
 1988-1989 Fantastic Max (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1989 Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf (voice)
 1988 Animal Follies (Video)
Ruff (voice)
 1988 The New Yogi Bear Show (TV Series)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith
 1988 Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo (voice)
 1988 Yogi & the Invasion of the Space Bears (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith (voice)
 1985-1988 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Muttley / Ranger Smith / Boo Boo / ...
 1988 The Good, the Bad, and Huckleberry Hound (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Narrator (voice)
 1988 Rockin' with Judy Jetson (TV Movie)
Astro (voice)
 1988 Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo (voice)
 1987 Milroy: Santa's Misfit Mutt (Video short)
Milroy (voice)
 1987 DuckTales (TV Series)
Scrooge's Father
 1986-1987 Pound Puppies (TV Series)
Red Alert Pup / Scooby-Doo
 1987 'Tis the Season to Be Smurfy (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf / Chitter (voice)
 1986-1987 Foofur (TV Series)
 1987 Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Mumbly (voice)
 1962-1987 The Jetsons (TV Series)
Astro / R.U.D.I. / R.U.D.I / ...
 1987 The Real Ghostbusters (TV Series)
Walt Fleischman
 1987 Popeye and Son (TV Series)
Eugene the Jeep
 1987 The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (TV Movie)
Astro / R.U.D.I / Mac / ... (voice)
 1987 Yogi's Great Escape (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith (voice)
 1987 Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo / Hound (voice)
 1986-1987 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Dr. Benton C. Quest / Bandit
 1986 The Glo Friends (TV Series)
Glo Snail (1986) (voice)
 1986 Smurfquest (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf / Azrael the cat (voice)
 1986 The Transformers: The Movie
Gears (voice, scenes deleted)
 1985-1986 Paw Paws (TV Series)
 1984-1986 The Transformers (TV Series)
Ratchet / Gears / Scavenger / ...
 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series)
 1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo / Mumsy Doo / ...
 1985 Star Fairies (TV Movie)
Blunderpuff / Elf (voice)
 1985 The Pound Puppies (TV Movie)
Louie / Itchy (voice)
 1985 G.I. Joe (TV Series)
 1985 Scooby's Mystery Funhouse (TV Series)
Scooby Doo (voice)
 1984 Laugh Busters (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf (voice)
 1984 Pink Panther and Sons (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1984 The Get Along Gang (TV Series)
Officer Growler / Mr. Hoofnagel / Police Dispatcher / ...
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo / Dada-Doo / ...
 1984 The Mighty Orbots (TV Series)
Crunch / Rondu (voice)
 1984 The Duck Factory (TV Series)
Wally Wooster
 1984 Here Are the Smurfs (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf (voice)
 1983 Saturday Supercade (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo
 1983 CBS Library (TV Series)
 1983 The Smurfic Games (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf / Azrael (voice)
 1982 Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (TV Short)
Boo Boo Bear / Ranger Smith / Pixie (voice)
 1982 The Smurfs Christmas Special (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf / Azrael the Cat (voice)
 1982 The Last Unicorn
The Cat (voice)
 1982 The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1982 The Flight of Dragons (Video)
Giles of the Treetops / Lo Tae Zhao (voice)
 1982 Jokebook (TV Series) (1982) (voice)
 1982 The Smurfs Springtime Special (TV Short)
Papa Smurf / Azrael (voice)
 1982 Spider-Man (TV Series)
 1982 My Smurfy Valentine (TV Movie)
Papa Smurf / Azrael (voice)
 1981 The Kwicky Koala Show (TV Series)
Rawhide Clyde / Clyde
 1980-1981 Heathcliff (TV Series)
Mr. Post
 1981 Trollkins (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1980-1981 The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1981 Space Stars (TV Series)
Astro / Gloop / Gleep
 1981 The Flintstones: Wind-Up Wilma (TV Short)
Announcer (voice)
 1980 Drak Pack (TV Series)
Toad / Fly
 1980 Yogi's First Christmas (TV Movie)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith / Herman the Hermit (voice)
 1980 The Flintstone Comedy Show (TV Series)
 1980 The Flintstones: Fred's Final Fling (TV Short)
Doctor / Fish #1 / Fish #2 / ... (voice)
 1980 The Flintstones' New Neighbors (TV Short)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble / Vulture (voice)
 1980 The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Scrappy-Doo (Scooby's Nephew) (voice)
 1977-1980 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series)
Additional Voices / Air Control Operator / Ranger John Deerhorn / ...
 1980 The Return of the King (TV Movie)
King Theoden / Easterling / The Mouth of Sauron (voice)
 1980 Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? (TV Short)
Humboldt (voice)
 1979-1980 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Harris / Sherrif / ...
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series)
The Clam / Computerhead / Solex (1979) (voice)
 1979 Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1979 C.H.O.M.P.S.
News Announcer (uncredited)
 1979 Casper's First Christmas (TV Short)
Boo Boo (voice)
 1979 Jack Frost (TV Movie)
Snip (voice)
 1979 Fred and Barney Meet the Shmoo (TV Series)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble (voice)
 1978-1979 Godzilla (TV Series)
 1979 Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (TV Movie)
Sam Spangles (voice)
 1979 Gulliver's Travels (TV Movie) (voice)
 1979 The Super Globetrotters (TV Series)
Time Lord
 1979 The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone (TV Movie)
Igor (voice)
 1979 Fred and Barney Meet the Thing (TV Series)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble (voice)
 1979 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
 1979 The New Fred and Barney Show (TV Series)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble (voice, as Donald Messick)
 1979 Cantinflas (TV Series)
 1978 Dinky Dog (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1978 Challenge of the Superfriends (TV Series)
Scarecrow / Rabbit / Vartoo / ...
 1978 The Fantastic Four (TV Series)
J.J. Colossal
 1976-1978 The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Antonio / Mario / ...
 1978 Yogi's Space Race (TV Series)
 1978 Libra (Short)
 1978 The Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour (TV Series)
 1978 Flintstones Little Big League (TV Movie) (voice)
 1978 All-Star Comedy Ice Revue (TV Movie)
Snorky / Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1977 A Flintstone Christmas (TV Movie)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1977 Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey (TV Short) (voice)
 1977 The Hobbit (TV Movie)
Balin / Tom - Troll #3 / Grinnah - The Goblin / ... (voice)
 1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends (TV Series) (voice)
 1977 C B Bears (TV Series)
Clyde The Ape (voice)
 1977 Scooby's Laff-A Lympics (TV Series)
Announcer / Scooby-Doo / Mumbly / ... (voice)
 1977 The Skatebirds (TV Series)
Scooter Penguin (voice)
 1977 Kaptain Kool and the Kongs Present ABC All-Star Saturday (TV Movie)
Scooby-Doo (voice)
 1976 Freedom Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1976 Rudolph's Shiny New Year (TV Movie)
Papa Bear / Rumpelstiltskin / Prince Charming / ... (voice)
 1976 The Mumbly Cartoon Show (TV Series)
Lt. Mumbly
 1976 Cos (TV Series)
Scooby Doo
 1976 Dynomutt Dog Wonder (TV Series)
Scooby Doo
 1976 Jabberjaw (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1976 The First Easter Rabbit (TV Short)
Whiskers / Jonathan (voice)
 1975 The Oddball Couple (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1975 The New Tom & Jerry Show (TV Series)
Mumbly (voice)
 1974 The City That Forgot About Christmas (TV Short) (voice)
 1974 Hong Kong Phooey (TV Series)
Spot / Honcho / The Mystery Maverick
 1974 Wheelie and the Chopper Bunch (TV Series)
Scrambles / Deputy Fishtail
 1974 These Are the Days (TV Series) (voice)
 1973 Yogi's Gang (TV Series)
Boo Boo Bear / Temper / Squiddly Diddly / ...
 1973 Inch High, Private Eye (TV Series)
 1972-1973 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series)
Scooby-Doo / Mr. Franklin / Professor Flakey / ...
 1973 Bailey's Comets (TV Series)
 1973 Jeannie (TV Series) (voice)
 1972-1973 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Pastry Cook / House Agent / Midget / ...
 1973 The Addams Family (TV Series) (voice)
 1973 Charlotte's Web
Jeffrey (voice)
 1972 Josie and the Pussy Cats in Outer Space (TV Series)
Bleep / Sebastian
 1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (TV Series)
Chu-Chu / Chu Chu
 1972 A Christmas Story (TV Movie) (voice)
 1972 The Houndcats (TV Series)
 1972 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series)
 1972 The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn't (TV Movie) (voice)
 1972 The Barkleys (TV Series)
 1972 The Flintstone Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Schleprock (1972) (voice)
 1971 Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (TV Series)
Harvey Kinkle
 1971 The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show (TV Series)
 1971 Diamonds Are Forever
Announcer at Circus Circus (uncredited)
 1971 Harlem Globe Trotters (TV Series)
 1971 Help!... It's the Hair Bear Bunch! (TV Series) (voice)
 1971 Curiosity Shop (TV Series) (voice)
 1971 The Andromeda Strain
Alarm (voice, uncredited)
 1970-1971 Josie and the Pussycats (TV Series)
Sebastian the Cat
 1970 B.C. - The Shadow (Short) (voice)
 1970 Christmas Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1970 The Wizard of Id
The Wizard / Robbing Hood (voice)
 1970 Where's Huddles? (TV Series)
Fumbles / Beverly / Mechanic / ...
 1970 Doctor Dolittle (TV Series)
Various Animals
 1970 Tales of Washington Irving (TV Movie) (voice)
 1969-1970 Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (TV Series)
Scooby Doo
 1970 Sabrina and the Groovie Goolies (TV Series)
Cousin Ambrose / Harvey Kinkle
 1970 Pufnstuf
Freddy the Flute / Googy Gopher / Orson Vulture (voice)
 1969-1970 The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (TV Series)
Dum Dum / Zippy / Snoozy
 1969-1970 Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines (TV Series)
Muttley / Zilly / Klunk / ...
 1968-1969 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (TV Series)
Snork / Prof. Carter / Aramis / ...
 1969 Archie and His New Pals (TV Movie)
Harvey Kinkle / Cousin Ambrose (voice)
 1969 The Archie Comedy Hour (TV Series)
Harvey Kinkle / Cousin Ambrose (1969-1970) (voice)
 1969 Cattanooga Cats (TV Series)
Hoppy / Smirky (voice)
 1968-1969 The Adventures of Gulliver (TV Series)
Eager / Tagg / Tag / ...
 1968-1969 Wacky Races (TV Series)
Muttley / Professor Pat Pending / Sawtooth / ...
 1966-1968 Space Ghost (TV Series)
Blip / Bronto / Zorak / ...
 1968 La Feet's Defeat (Short)
Sergeant Deux-Deux (voice)
 1967-1968 Birdman (TV Series)
Falcon 7 / Various / Vulturo / ...
 1967 Shazzan (TV Series)
 1967 The Herculoids (TV Series)
Gloop, Gleep
 1967 Fantastic Four (TV Series)
 1967 The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Atom Ant / Shag Rugg / Precious Pupp (1967-1968) (voice)
 1967 Abbott & Costello (TV Series)
Additional Voices (1967) (voice)
 1967 Moby Dick and the Mighty Mightor (TV Series)
Scooby the Seal (voice)
 1967 Super President (TV Series) (voice)
 1967 Off to See the Wizard (TV Series) (voice)
 1967 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Cat / Mice (voice, uncredited)
 1966 A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon (TV Series)
Various Characters
 1965-1966 The Atom Ant Show (TV Series)
Atom Ant / Shag Rugg / Precious Pupp
 1966 Frankenstein, Jr. and the Impossibles (TV Series)
Multi Man (voice)
 1966 The Space Kidettes (TV Series)
Countdown / Pup Star (voice)
 1966 The Man Called Flintstone
Dr. Moonstone / Recorder Bird / Ferocious / ... (voice)
 1961-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Bamm-Bamm Rubble / Hoppy / Arnold / ...
 1964-1965 The Magilla Gorilla Show (TV Series)
Mr. Peebles / Aliens
 1964-1965 The Peter Potamus Show (TV Series)
 1965 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1965 Pork Chop Phooey (Short) (voice)
 1964-1965 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Bandit / Dr. Benton C. Quest / Intercom Voice / ...
 1964 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Radio Announcer
 1964 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (TV Series) (voice)
 1964 Hey There, It's Yogi Bear
Boo-Boo Bear / Ranger John Smith (voice)
 1964 Elephantastic (Short)
Safari Hunter (voice)
 1964 Raggedy Rug (Short) (voice)
 1963 Crook Who Cried Wolf (Short) (voice)
 1963 Drum-Sticked (Short) (voice)
 1963 Not in Nottingham (Short) (voice)
 1963 Wally Gator (TV Series)
Mr. Twiddle
 1963 Wolf in Sheep Dog's Clothing (Short) (voice)
 1963 Sheep Stealers Anonymous (Short) (voice)
 1963 A Fallible Fable (Short) (voice)
 1963 Whatcha Watchin' (Short) (voice)
 1963 Chicken Hearted Wolf (Short) (voice)
 1962-1963 The New Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Series (TV Series)
Mr. Twiddles
 1963 Just a Wolf at Heart (Short) (voice)
 1962 Bunnies Abundant (Short) (voice)
 1962 Rancid Ransom (Short) (voice)
 1962 Chicken Fracas-See (Short) (voice)
 1962 Bearly Able (Short) (voice)
 1961-1962 Top Cat (TV Series)
Al the Actor / Griswald / The Boy / ...
 1962 Swash Buckled (Short) (voice)
 1962 Beef for and After (Short) (voice)
 1962 Bungle Uncle (Short) (voice)
 1961-1962 The Yogi Bear Show (TV Series)
Boo Boo / Ranger Smith / Major Minor / ...
 1961 Snagglepuss (TV Series)
Major Minor / Win-a-Million Announcer
 1961 Loopy's Hare-Do (Short) (voice)
 1959-1961 Quick Draw McGraw (TV Series)
Narrator / Toot Sweet / The General / ...
 1958-1961 The Huckleberry Hound Show (TV Series)
Pixie / Boo Boo / Narrator / ...
 1961 Catch Meow (Short) (voice)
 1961 Child Sock-Cology (Short)
Zookeeper / Gorilla / Storekeeper (voice)
 1961 Fee Fie Foes (Short) (voice)
 1960 No Biz Like Shoe Biz (Short) (voice)
 1960 Here, Kiddie, Kiddie (Short) (voice)
 1960 The Do-Good Wolf (Short) (voice)
 1960 Creepy Time Pal (Short) (voice)
 1960 Life with Loopy (Short) (voice)
 1957-1960 The Ruff & Reddy Show (TV Series)
Ruff / Narrator / Professor Gizmo / ...
 1960 Tale of a Wolf (Short) (voice)
 1959 Wolf Hounded (Short)
Pig #1 (voice)
 1959 Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1958 The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole (TV Series)
 1958 Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks (TV Series)
Pixie (voice)
 1951 The Adventures of Patches (TV Series)
 1949 The House of Tomorrow (Short)
Narrator - Pressure Cooker Blackout (voice, uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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