Paul Frees

Actor · Writer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 71
Solomon Hersh Frees, better known as Paul Frees, was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, impressionist and screenwriter known for his work on MGM, Walter Lantz, and Walt Disney theatrical cartoons during the Golden Age of Animation and for providing the voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. read more

Solomon Hersh Frees, better known as Paul Frees, was an American actor, voice actor, comedian, impressionist and screenwriter known for his work on MGM, Walter Lantz, and Walt Disney theatrical cartoons during the Golden Age of Animation and for providing the voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. A contemporary of voice actor Mel Blanc, Frees was known as "The Man of a Thousand Voices."

Birth Name

Solomon Hersh Frees

Born

Tuesday, 22 June 1920

Died

Sunday, 02 November 1986

Actor Filmography

3-D Rarities (archive footage) 2015
Nostalgia Critic Toucan Sam (voice) (archive footage) 2008
The Puppetoon Movie Pillsbury Doughboy (voice) 1987
The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself / Narrator (voice) 1985
Twice Upon a Time Narrator / Chief of State / Judges / Bailiff (voice) 1983
What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon Trailer Announcer 1983
The Last Unicorn Mabruk (voice) 1982
The Flight of Dragons Antiquity 1982
The Day After Trinity Narrator (voice) 1981
The Return of the King Goblin / Elrond 1980
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

3-D Rarities (archive footage) 2015
Nostalgia Critic Toucan Sam (voice) (archive footage) 2008
The Puppetoon Movie Pillsbury Doughboy (voice) 1987
The Fantasy Film Worlds of George Pal Himself / Narrator (voice) 1985
Twice Upon a Time Narrator / Chief of State / Judges / Bailiff (voice) 1983
What's Up, Hideous Sun Demon Trailer Announcer 1983
The Last Unicorn Mabruk (voice) 1982
The Flight of Dragons Antiquity 1982
The Day After Trinity Narrator (voice) 1981
The Return of the King Goblin / Elrond 1980
Jack Frost Father Winter (voice) 1979
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July Policeman (voice) 1979
The Stingiest Man in Town Ghost of Christmas Past / Ghost of Christmas Present (voice) 1978
The Ghost of Flight 401 Narrator / Additional Voices 1978
Hardware Wars Narrator (voice) 1978
Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey Olaf / Donkey dealer (voice) 1977
The Hobbit Bill Huggins - Troll Leader (voice) 1977
Fantastic Animation Festival Opening Narration 1977
Rudolph's Shiny New Year Santa Claus / Aeon / General Ticker / Seventeen Seventy Six 1976
Frosty's Winter Wonderland Jack Frost 1976
Midway Adm. Yamamoto 1976
The Milpitas Monster Narrator (voice) 1976
The First Easter Rabbit Zero / Santa (voice) 1976
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix Julius Caesar 1976
Breakheart Pass Levi Calhoun 1975
Run, Joe, Run Narrator 1974
Pinocchio The Police Officer / The Puppet Show Barker / The Green Fisherman / The Farmer (voice) 1972
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie Iguana (voice) 1972
Unlucky Potluck Charlie Beary 1972
Rain Rain, Go Away Charlie 1972
Let Charlie Do It Charlie Beary / Junior Beary (voice) 1972
A Fish Story Charlie 1972
Jackson 5ive Berry Gordy, Various Characters, Mr. Carruthers 1971
Moochin' Pooch Charlie Beary (voice) 1971
Charlie the Rainmaker Charlie Beary (voice) 1971
The Bungling Builder Charlie Beary (voice) 1971
The Abominable Dr. Phibes Singer of 'The Darktown Strutters' Ball' 1971
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (voice) 1971
The Point Oblio's Father / Pointed Man's Right Head / King / Leaf Man / Villagers (voice) 1971
Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town Mayor Burgermeister Meisterburger / Grimsby / Ben Haramed 1970
The Unhandy Man Charlie Beary (voice) 1970
Beneath the Planet of the Apes Ending Voiceover 1970
Colossus: The Forbin Project Colossus (voice) 1970
Patton Voice 1970
Tora! Tora! Tora! Japanese Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura (voice) 1970
Nanny and the Professor Voices of the '30's. 1970
Charlie's Golf Classic Charlie Beary (voice) 1970
Charlie in Hot Water Charlie Beary (voice) 1970
It's Tough to Be a Bird Life Erikson 1969
Frosty The Snowman Santa Claus / Traffic Cop / Additional Voices (voice) 1969
The Immortal Narrator 1969
Cool It, Charlie Charlie Beary (voice) 1969
Charlie's Campout Charlie Beary (voice) 1969
Gopher Broke Charlie Beary (voice) 1969
The Little Drummer Boy Aaron's Father, the Magi,Ali (voice) 1968
Mouse on the Mayflower (voice) 1968
The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn King 1968
The Banana Splits Adventure Hour Evil Vangore 1968
Arabian Knights Bakaar (voice) 1968
Jerky Turkey Charlie Beary (voice) 1968
Paste Makes Waste Charlie Beary (voice) 1968
Wild In The Streets Narrator (voice) 1968
Bugged in a Rug Charlie Beary (voice) 1968
The Magic Pear Tree Jean Navarro 1968
The Bear That Wasn't Narrator 1967
Cricket on the Hearth Messanger / Uriah / Captain / Toy Elephant (voice) 1967
The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show Morocco Mole (voice) 1967
The Danny Thomas Hour Sea Captain 1967
George of the Jungle 1967
Fantastic Four The Thing (voice), The Thing / Benjamin J. Grimm, The Thing / The Watcher / Additional Voices, The Thing / Benjamin J. Grimm / The Watcher / Additional Voices, The Thing / Benjamin J. Grimm / Additional Voices, The Thing, The Thing / King Tok 1967
Super Chicken Fred (voice), Fred 1967
Shazzan Various 1967
The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure Evil Star, Kobarah 1967
King Kong Escapes Dr. Who (voice) 1967
The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Narrator 1967
Woman Times Seven 1967
Le Quiet Squad Commissioner / Doctor (voice) 1967
Mouse in the House Charlie Beary (voice) 1967
Mr. Terrific Narrator 1966
Window Pains Charlie Beary / Junior Beary (voice) 1967
The Super 6 (voice) 1966
A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon Various Characters 1966
Frankenstein, Jr. and The Impossibles 1966
Space Ghost Brago 1966
The Man Called Flintstone Triple X 1966
Foot Brawl Junior Beary (voice) 1966
The Secret Squirrel Show Double Q (voice) 1965
The Beatles John Lennon / George Harrison, John Lennon 1965
Davey Cricket Charlie Beary (voice) 1965
Pinkfinger Narrator (voice) 1965
Once a Thief Voice of Luke 1965
The Sword Of Ali Baba Various Male Voices (voice) 1965
Lord Jim Du-Ramin (voice) 1965
Guest Who? Charlie Beary (voice) 1965
The Outlaws Is Coming Narrator / The Magic Talking Mirror 1965
The Pink Panther Show Man talking to Pink Panther (voice) 1969
Roof-Top Razzle Dazzle Junior Beary (voice) 1964
Linus! The Lion Hearted (voice) 1964
The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo (voice), Sherlock Holmes 1964
Valentine's Day Mario the Parrot (voice) 1964
Mary Poppins Barnyard Horse 1964
Hey There, It's Yogi Bear Ainmal Traininer 1964
Rah Rah Ruckus Junior Beary (voice) 1964
Everybody Loves It Narrator 1964
The Incredible Mr. Limpet Crusty 1964
Flight From Ashiya Narrator 1964
Goose Is Wild Charlie Beary (voice) 1963
Krazy Kat Ignatz Mouse / Officer Pupp, Ignatz Mouse, Ignatz Mouse / Charcoal Grey / Mr. Loco / Truck Driver, Ignatz Mouse / Officer Pupp / Krooked Kat / Newspaper Boy, Ignatz Mouse / Officer Pupp / Kolin Kelly 1963
Fractured Flickers Narrator / Various, Various, Voices, Actor, Narrator / Announcers / Race Commentator / Various Voices, Narrator / Various Voices, Various Characters 1963
Goose in the Rough Charlie Beary (voice) 1963
Irma la Douce Trailer Narrator 1963
Charlie's Mother-in-Law Charlie Beary (voice) 1963
Stowaway Woody (voice) 1963
Snuffy Smith and Barney Google Snuffy Smith / Barney Google, Snuffy Smith, Snuffy Smith / Barney Google / Sheriff Tait / Sud / Jerky Jockey, Snuffy Smith / Barney Google / Heinrich Brilliant / Chinese Officer 1963
Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol Undertaker 1962
Taras Bulba Narrator (voice) (uncredited) 1962
Tower Of London Opening Narrator 1962
The Manchurian Candidate Narrator 1962
Gay Purr-ee Meowrice 1962
Hoppity Hooper Narrator / Alfred / Masked Martin / Scared Man / Accuser #2 / Cop #1, Narrator / Announcer / Big Bird / Man, Narrator / Boris Badenov / Politician #2 / Federal Man / Sahara Vaughn / Government Agent #2 / Senator / Oil Man #2 / Happy Folks #1 / Happy Folks #3 / Happy Folks #5, Narrator / Chief / Man #2 / Grandpa / Sheriff / Leadfoot Lew Keller / Drag Racer #1 / Drag Racer #3, Narrator / Citizen #2 / Citizen #5 / Citizen #9 / Fred / Spanish Onion, Narrator / Clyde / Nostra / Cop, Narrator / Creditor #1 / Creditor #4 / Golfer #2, Narrator / Customer #1 / Customer #4 / Buckshot Brown / Hennery the Kangaroo / Entrant #2, Narrator / Falling Man / Pierre, Narrator / Lupo / Sentry / Edgar / Guard #1, Narrator / Man #1 / Gobbo / King Glubby, Narrator / Onlooker #1 / Ghost / Wilbur / Employee / Bully, Narrator / Sheriff / Announcer #2 / One-Way Windrip / Man #2 / Hairdresser / Crudley, Narrator / Sheriff / Client / Badley-Bent / Mugsy / Chauncey / The Earl of Cloves, Narrator / Sheriff / Tiny the Giant / Shoe Man / All-Star Coach, Narrator / Simithers / Man, Narrator 1964
Mother's Little Helper Charlie Beary (voice) 1962
The World's Greatest Sinner Narrator (voice) 1962
Burn, Witch, Burn Prologue Narrator 1962
Fowled-Up Birthday Charlie Beary (voice) 1962
Gorath (voice) 1962
The Magic Sword Sir Ulrich of Germany (voice) 1962
Doc's Last Stand Narrator (voice) 1961
The Errand Boy Narrator 1961
Then There Were Three Narrator 1961
Calvin and the Colonel Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch (voice), Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch, Police Officer, Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch / Harold / Policeman, Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch / Landlord, Judge Oliver Wendell Clutch / Sailor / Policeman 1961
Top Cat Various voices (voice), (voice), Iron Man Muldoon (voice), Tony (voice) 1961
Tricky Trout Wally Walrus (voice) 1961
The Dudley Do-Right Show Inspector Nathaniel Fenwick / Narrator #1 1961
Atlantis: The Lost Continent multiple voices (voice) 1961
Clash and Carry Wally Walrus (voice) 1961
The Absent Minded Professor Air Force Dispatcher 1961
One Hundred and One Dalmatians Dirty Dawson 1961
The Dick Tracy Show Heap O'Calorie 1961
Not Tonight Henry Narrator 1960
Where The Boys Are Narrator 1960
Fowled Up Falcon (voice) 1960
Mister Magoo Director, Fred the Shoemaker / Butler / Police Officer, Marvin Muscles / Carnival Barker, Narrator / Big Ben, Prof. Von Schtooker, Radio Announcer / Masked Bandit / Police Officer, Yachtsman / Captain / Col. Bottomley, Assistant / Police Officer, Big Jack, Blackie Bart / The Masked Hombre / Hotfoot, Col. Bottomley, Cyrano de Bergerac 1960
Klondike Gen. Custar, Gen. Custer 1960
Spartacus Caius 1960
My Three Sons Announcer 1960
The Adventures of Sam Space Voices 1960
Bats in the Belfry (voice) 1960
Freeloading Feline (voices) 1960
The Time Machine Talking Rings 1960
Pollyanna Barker 1960
The Flintstones Mr. Granite / TV Announcer, Mr. Rockenschpeel / Mr. Bedrock / TV Announcer 1960
Goliath II The Mouse 1960
Ballyhooey (voice) 1960
Li'l Abner Radio Announcer 1959
Peabody's Improbable History Various Characters, Various Characters (voice), Colonel T.E. Lawrence, General Charles Cornwallis, Ludwig van Beethoven, William Shakespeare 1959
The Bullwinkle Show Boris Badenov (voice), Boris Badenov, Boris Badenov / Captain Peachfuzz / Cloyd / Inspector Fenwick / Dudley Do-Right Narrator #1 / Additional voices, Captain Peachfuzz, Boris Badenov / Capt. Peachfuzz, Digger Deeper, Earl of Crankcase, Grand Vizier, Guadalupe Rodriguez (Zero), Inspector Fenwick, Peter Cooper 1959
Noah's Ark Noah / God 1959
Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil Little Ace / Interviewer 1959
Attack of the Jungle Women Narrator 1959
Donald in Mathmagic Land The True Spirit of Adventure / Narrator 1959
Eyes in Outer Space Narrator (voice) 1959
The Shaggy Dog 1959
Some Like It Hot Speakeasy Waiter 1959
The Untouchables Radio Voice 1959
Rescue 8 Ted Dexter 1958
Steve Canyon Narrator (voice), Maj. Durkel, RAF, Narrator / Major Mike Hampton (voice), Narrator / Tower Operator (voice), Radio Commentator (voice) 1958
A Time to Love and a Time to Die Several Characters 1958
The H-Man Various Voices (voice) 1958
Space Master X-7 Train-Station Announcer 1958
The Brothers Karamazov Innkeeper 1958
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown Narrator, Narrator / Wacko Wolf, (voice), Narrator / Circus Boss, Narrator / Slippery Bly, Narrator / Short Biggy, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / Circus Boss, Narrator / Taco / Poco-Loco, Narrator / Short Biggy / Policeman, Narrator / Mad Scientist / Leroy, Narrator / Mad Scientist / Monster, Narrator / Martin / McCoy, Narrator / McGee / Pilot / Captain, Narrator / McGill / Race Promoter, Narrator / Mean-Dean / Sheriff, Narrator / Military Men / Patrolman, Narrator / Movie Director / Monster Robot Operator / Policemen, Narrator / Native American Boy, Narrator / Native American / Bear, Narrator / Native American / Movie Director, Narrator / Native Americans, Narrator / Ollie Cat, Narrator / Peddler / Bullfight Patrons, Narrator / Pilot / Bum / Big Money Men, Narrator / Pirates, Narrator / Policeman / Truck Driver, Narrator / Prehistoric Man / Bear, Narrator / Professor / Elvis / Two-Headed Monster, Narrator / Professor, Narrator / Robber / Policeman, Narrator / Rustlers, Narrator / Short Biggy / Agent / Producer / Policemen, Narrator / Short Biggy / Detective, Narrator / Short Biggy / Lawyer, Narrator / Short Biggy / Leprechaun, Narrator / Short Biggy / Mountie, Narrator / Short Biggy / Mouse, Narrator / Short Biggy / Police Officer, Narrator / Short Biggy / Policeman / Judge, Narrator / Control Tower Operator / Spectators / Military Men, Narrator / Criminals / General, Narrator / Crook / Dispatcher / Policeman, Narrator / Crow, Narrator / Customer, Narrator / Dinky / Dinky's Dad / Circus Boss / Doctor, Narrator / Dispatcher / Fireman / Patrolman, Narrator / Dog / Newspaper Man, Narrator / Dogs, Narrator / Duck Hunter, Narrator / Ed Sullivan / Newspaper Man, Narrator / Elvis / Train Conductor, Narrator / Elvis / Ziggy Z. Zaggy, Narrator / Evil Race Driver / Car Salesman / Announcer / Flag Man, Narrator / Evil Scientist / Leroy, Narrator / Flying Carpet Salesman, Narrator / Fox / Fox Hunters, Narrator / Genie / Leprechaun, Narrator / Giant / Barker, Narrator / Guide, Narrator / Hole-in-the-Head Fred / Boothill McGill / Out-of-Town-by-Sundown Brown / Bank Teller / Cowboy, Narrator / Horse Stealer / Colonel, Narrator / Killer Diller Miller / Mayor / Bartender, Narrator / King Glum / Marvin, Narrator / King / Knight, Narrator / King / Knights / Announcer, Narrator / Knight / King / Announcer / Assistant, Narrator / Lawyer / Butler / Butler's Henchman, Narrator / Lunch Counter Man, Narrator / Mad Scientist / Leroy / Elvis / Announcer, Bandit / Sheriff, Narrator / Abra Cadabra / Bulldog, Narrator / Actors / Director / Producer, Narrator / Al Kazami, Narrator / Ali Kablam / Commandeer, Narrator / Angry Old Man, Narrator / Aquarium Man, Narrator / Bad Man, Narrator / Bear, Narrator / Bears / Robber, Narrator / Bears, Narrator / Boothill McGill / Native American / Sheriff, Narrator / Car Salesman / Policeman / Announcer, Narrator / Caveman, Narrator / Charley Horse / Bus Driver / Robber / Announcer, Narrator / Chief / Native American, Narrator / Circus Boss / Abracadabra / High Diver, Narrator / Circus Boss / Announcer, Narrator / Circus Boss / Captain / Admiral / Sailor / Pilot, Narrator / Circus Boss / Circus Patrons, Narrator / Circus Boss / Criminals, Narrator / Circus Boss / Crooks, Narrator / Circus Boss / Dispatcher / Maroney / Policeman / Party Guests, Narrator / Circus Boss / Elvis / Crooks / Patrolman / Police Chief / Announcers, Narrator / Circus Boss / Fearless Freddie / Circus Worker / Circus Patrons, Narrator / Circus Boss / Fearless Freddie, Narrator / Circus Boss / Lion, Narrator / Circus Boss / Magician / Policeman / Dispatcher, Narrator / Circus Boss / Ninety-Nine / Sheriff / Circus Patrons, Narrator / Circus Boss / Pilot / Control Tower Man, Narrator / Circus Boss / President / Slippery Bly, Narrator / Circus Boss / Salesman / Control Tower Men, Narrator / Circus Boss / Short Biggy / Ape, Narrator / Circus Boss / TV Announcer, Narrator / Circus Boss / Wacko Wolf, Narrator / Taco / Poco-Loco / Bull, Narrator / Wolf / Pig, Narrator / Zero Sales / Customers, Short Biggy / Sheriff, Wacko Wolf, Narrator / Take-It-On-The-Lam Sam, Narrator / TV Ad Man / Actor, Narrator / TV Announcer, Narrator / Uncle Cactus / Short Biggy, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / King, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / Movie Director / Ivan, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / Pilot, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / Radio Announcer / Policeman, Narrator / Wacko Wolf / Uncle Cactus, Narrator / Short John Silver / Newspaper Man, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Ape, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Castle Owner, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Evil Spy / News Reporter / Spectators, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Man, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Military Man, Narrator / Slippery Bly / Newspaper Man 1958
The Monolith Monsters Narrator 1957
The Snow Queen the Raven / the Raven (voice) 1957
Sweet Smell of Success Trailer Narrator 1957
Beginning of the End Helicopter Pilot (voice) 1957
Dr. Christian Arnold Walsh 1956
The Sword and the Dragon Kalin 1956
The Adventures of Jim Bowie Etienne 1956
Francis in the Haunted House Francis the Talking Mule (voice) (uncredited) 1956
Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers Alien (voice) 1956
The Harder They Fall Priest 1956
Godzilla: King of the Monsters! Unidentified Character 1956
24 Hour Alert (voice) 1955
Cellbound The Prisoner / George the Warden / The Little Wife (voice) (uncredited) 1955
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Mary's Father, Off-Screen Announcer, Swanson, Train Station Announcer 1955
Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre Emcee 1955
The Millionaire John Beresford Tipton, Clyde Monroe / Voice of John Beresford Tipton, John Beresford Tipton / Martin B. Martin 1955
TV Reader's Digest Vigeols 1955
The Bob Cummings Show Movie Hoodlum, The Movie Hoodlum, The Television Announcer 1955
The Magical World of Disney Ludwig Von Drake, Carnival Barker, Loudspeaker / Air Force Dispatcher, Narrator, Old Fisherman / Genie / Aristotle, Opening Narrator / Psychiatrist J.W. Galvin, Radio Voices, Ludwig Von Drake / Announcer, Ludwig Von Drake / Mr. Spirit, Ludwig Von Drake / Noah / God, Ludwig Von Drake / Radio voices, Donald Duck, 'Fake' Donald Duck, Moby Duck, Morris The Midget Moose, (voice) 1954
Social Lion Various Voices 1954
Studio 57 Kelvin George 1954
Suddenly Benny Conklin 1954
The Whistler Chris' Impressions 1954
Homesteader Droopy narrator 1954
Casey Bats Again narrator 1954
Riot in Cell Block 11 Monroe 1954
The Ray Milland Show Husband 1953
The War of the Worlds Opening Announcer 1953
Wee-Willie Wildcat Barney Bear / William Wildcat (voice) (uncredited) 1953
T.V. of Tomorrow Narrator 1953
General Electric Theater 1953
City Detective Mr. Griffin 1953
The Star Richard Stanley 1952
Assignment: Paris Radio Budapest Announcer 1952
The Big Sky Louis MacMasters 1952
The Unexpected 1952
Chevron Theatre (unconfirmed) 1952
Dangerous Assignment Arthur, Dr. Hugo Friedrich 1952
Dragnet 1951
Utopia Antoine 1951
When Worlds Collide U.S. President 1951
Schlitz Playhouse Bailiff 1951
A Place In The Sun Rev. Morrison 1951
Racket Squad 1951
Sleepy-Time Tom Light-Brown Cat 1951
The Thing From Another World Dr. Vorhees 1951
Big Town Willy Kozmar 1950
Lux Video Theatre 1950
Red Light First Bellhop 1949
Fireside Theatre 1949
Suspense 1949
The Cat That Hated People Cat (voice) 1948
Mickey and the Beanstalk Ludwig Von Drake / Herman (voice) 1947
Crazy With The Heat Oasis Soda Fountain Proprietor 1947
Uncle Tom's Cabaña Uncle Tom (voice) (uncredited) 1947
The Hick Chick Bull (voice) (uncredited) 1946
Wild and Woolfy Joe Wolf 1945
The Shooting of Dan McGoo Narrator 1945
A Hollywood Detour Narrator (uncredited) 1942
The Woody Woodpecker Show 1957

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