Job Voice, television, film, stage, radio actor and comedian
Years active 1931-1982
Known for Professors, waiters, photographers
Top Roles Francois, Ladislaus Ladi, Gregg Stone, Undetermined Role, Col. Matoff
Top GenresComedy, Romance, Drama, Musical, War, Crime
Top TopicsWorld War II, Spies, Book-Based
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Hans Conried Overview:

Character actor, Hans Conried, was born Hans Georg Conried Jr. on Apr 15, 1917 in Baltimore, MD. Conried died at the age of 64 on Jan 5, 1982 in Burbank, CA .


Hans Conried studied acting at Columbia University, and was already working on radio professionally at age 18. Conried made his screen debut a few years later, at age 21, in the 1938 film "Dramatic School". His distinctive voice and impeccable diction made him a popular radio performer, one of his most memorable radio roles being Professor Kropotkin on "My Friend Irma" (he also played Kropotkin in the film version). 

Over the course of his almost-50-year screen career, Conried appeared in over 205 films, television shows and shorts -- including some marvelous voice-acting roles as 'Captain Hook' (Disney's "Peter Pan"), 'Snidely Whiplash' ("The Bullwinkle Show"), 'Wally Walrus' ("The Woody Woodpecker Show") and 'Professor Waldo Wiggleswort' ("Hoppity Hooper"). His TV guest appearances were many (from "I Love Lucy" to "Mister Ed" to "Maverick"), but perhaps his most famous guest appearances were as Danny Thomas' 'Uncle Tonoose' on TV's "Make Room For Daddy"!

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television.

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Hans Conried Quotes:

Tom Jefferson: I've been racking my brains, working day and night, but it's no use! I'm stuck!
Ben Franklin: But Red, I thought it was finished.
Tom Jefferson: It is, it is, Ben, but I don't like the beginning. It just doesn't sound right. Listen to this: The time has come when we the people of these colonies...
Ben Franklin: Yes, yes?
Tom Jefferson: No! No! Not big enough! How about this: Now is the time when we the people...
Ben Franklin: Well, um...
Tom Jefferson: No! No! Not strong enough! Uh... The time is at hand when we the people mu... Oh! You see what I mean, Ben? If I could only find the words...
Amos Mouse: [whispering] Psst! Ben! How about our contract?
Ben Franklin: [whispering] No, Amos. Not now.
Amos Mouse: [whispering] Yes! Now, or I'm leaving!
Ben Franklin: [whispering] Alright, Amos. Alright.
Ben Franklin: "When in the course of human events, it becomes necess..."
Tom Jefferson: Ben! That's it! That's it! When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to disolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the powers of the earth, the seperate and equal station to which the laws of nature...
[fade to the House of Representatives]
Tom Jefferson: ...and, for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.

Dr. Terwilliker: [singing] I want my lavender spats!

[first lines]
Wally Walrus: I guess you think I'm trying to kill this turkey. Well, I am. And I'll tell you why.

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Father of Trilby Conried.

Known for portrayal of Uncle Tonoose on "The Danny Thomas Show" (1953) (aka "The Danny Thomas Show").

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.

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