Best known as the voice of Captain Hook in Peter Pan (1953).
Body donated to medical science.
Father of Trilby Conried.
His distinctive voice made him a popular radio performer during the 1930s and 1940s. In the following four decades he had a lucrative second career doing voice work for animated feature films and television productions.
His father was a Jewish immigrant from Austria and his Connecticut-born mother was descended from Pilgrims.
Known for portrayal of Uncle Tonoose on "The Danny Thomas Show" (1953) (aka "The Danny Thomas Show").
Stage productions of "Peter Pan" have a tradition of casting the same actor as both Mr. Darling and Captain Hook. Conried played both roles in the animated Walt Disney adaptation, becoming the first actor to play both roles on film.