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Fred Travalena (1942–2009)

Fred Travalena was born on October 6, 1942 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Frederick Albert Travalena III. He was an actor and writer, known for Black Scorpion (2001), The Many Faces of Fred Travalena (1987) and The Buddy Holly Story (1978). He was married to Lois Travalena. He died on June 28, 2009 in Encino, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 66) in Encino, California, USA

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Black Scorpion Charlie Chortle
The Buddy Holly Story Madman Mancuso


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 2010 Kung Fu Magoo
Various Characters (voice)
 2008 An American Carol
Jimmy Carter
 2005 Animal Wow: Dogs Wow Dogs (Video)
Super Vet
 2002 Strange Hearts
Riches Host
 2001 Black Scorpion (TV Series)
Charlie Chortle
- He Who Laughs Last (2001) ... Charlie Chortle
 2000 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Club Owner
 1998-1999 Histeria! (TV Series)
Julius Caesar / Marc Antony / Gerald Ford / ...
- Better Living Through Science (1999) ... Gerald Ford (voice)
- Loud Kiddington's Ancient History (1999) ... Julius Caesar (voice)
- Writers of the Purple Prose (1999) ... Marc Antony (voice)
- Meglomaniacs (1998) ... Julius Caesar (voice)
- Return to Rome (1998) ... Julius Caesar / Marc Antony (voice)
 1997 Stand Up with Fred Travalena (TV Movie)
 1995 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Ross Perot
- Standoff (1995) ... Ross Perot
 1992 Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Bob Hack
- Nuts to War: Part 2 (1992) ... Bob Hack (voice)
 1990 Night of the Dribbler
Coach Cherry / Danny Gibson / Dick Airhead
 1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (TV Series)
Mr. Gibbel / Elvis
- Chippie Chipmunks/Mario of the Apes (1989) ... Mr. Gibbel
 1989 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Don Sarasota
- Buddies Schmuddies (1989) ... Don Sarasota
 1988 Buy & Cell
 1988 Newhart (TV Series)
Fred Travalena
- A Midseason's Night Dream (1988) ... Fred Travalena
 1987 The Tortellis (TV Series)
Sebastian Fontaine
- Viva Las Vegas (1987) ... Sebastian Fontaine
 1987 Spitting Image: The Ronnie and Nancy Show (TV Short) (voice)
 1981-1986 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Smurfquest: Part 1/Smurfquest: Part 2 (1986) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- The Astrosmurf (1981) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1985 The Jetsons (TV Series)
- Elroy in Wonderland (1985) ... (voice)
 1984-1985 Lucky Luke (TV Series)
William Dalton
- Ruée sur l'Oklahoma (1985) ... William Dalton (English version, voice)
- La caravane (1985) ... William Dalton (English version, voice)
- Dalton City (1985) ... William Dalton (English version, voice)
- Les collines noires (1985) ... William Dalton (English version, voice)
- Des barbelés sur la prairie (1985) ... William Dalton (English version, voice)
 1984 Gallavants
Fice / Gokin (voice)
 1984 Dragon's Lair (TV Series)
King Ethelred
- Tale of the Enchanted Gift (1984) ... King Ethelred (voice)
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Happy Birthday, Scooby-Doo (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1984 Poochie (TV Movie)
Zipcode (voice, as Fred Travelena)
 1984 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Vinnie Baker
- Lady's Choice/Skin Deep (1984) ... Vinnie Baker
 1982-1983 Shirt Tales (TV Series)
Bogey Orangutan
- Mayhem on the Orient Express/The Cuckoo Count Caper (1983) ... Bogey Orangutan (voice)
- The Ghost Out West/Dinkel's Gift (1983) ... Bogey Orangutan (voice)
- Dinkel's Buddy/The Big Set-up (1983) ... Bogey Orangutan (voice)
- Saturday Night Shirt Tales/Kip's Toy Caper (1983) ... Bogey Orangutan (voice)
- T.J.'s Visit/Pleasure Valley (1983) ... Bogey Orangutan (voice)
 1983 Shooting Stars (TV Movie)
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Og / Old Man / Glub Villager
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... Og / Old Man / Glub Villager (voice, as Fred Travelena)
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series)
Minuscule Seven Leader / Baby Man (1979) (voice)
 1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1978-1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
- Episode #19.11 (1979)
- Episode #18.184 (1979)
- Episode #18.78 (1979)
- Episode #18.60 (1978)
 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ted Ashton
 1978 The Buddy Holly Story
Madman Mancuso
 1972 The ABC Comedy Hour (TV Series)
- The Kopykats #6 (1972)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (60 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He played Marlon XI in Tom Eyen's play, "The Kama Sutra (An Organic Happening)," in a Theatre of the Eye Repertory Company production at The Extension ETC Theatre in New York City with Lamar Alford (played Hornus 1), Carole Silon (played Trugrita II), David Baker Jr. (played Marvin Minnifreke III), Suzanne Gilbert (played Ruth ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Fred Travelena | Fred Travelina

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In 1978, Fred Travalena hosted a pilot for a would-be variety series called "The Funny World of Fred and Bunni". The only episode was aired in August "Bunni" was actually a cartoon co-host, sort of a forerunner to Jessica Rabbit. Like other variety shows of the 1970s, this show was filled with musical numbers and comedy skits. See more »


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