Mini Tribute: Daws Butler


Born November 16, 1916 Classic Cartoon Voice Actor Daws Butler

Daws Butler has over 300 voice acting credits to his name. He voiced the Turtle/Penguin in the Disney film, Mary Poppins — plus a cavalcade of classic cartoon favorites including Yogi Bear, Quick Draw McGraw, Snagglepuss, Huckleberry Hound, Augie Doggie, Peter Potamus, Chilly Willy, Wally Gator, Super Snooper, Blabber Mouse, Baba Looey, Lippy the Lion and Elroy Jetson! He was also the voice of Snap (as in ‘Snap, Crackle & Pop’), Quisp (as in the Quaker Oats cereal) — and Cap’n Crunch!
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daws butler the voice of yogi bear and huckleberry hound

Daws Butler at work

“What I ended up doing, the voicing, is all I ever wanted to do. I never really hungered to be on camera or to be recognized in public.” -Daws Butler

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daws butler tribute by raggyrabbit94

A wonderful Deviant Art tribute from “raggyrabbit94″

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–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub

 

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2 Responses to Mini Tribute: Daws Butler

  1. englishsunset says:

    One of the many “invisable & unsung” giants that made Hollywood work.

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