Arnold Stang (1918–2009)

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A show-stopping comic for decades, the inimitable Arnold Stang, with the trademark Runyonesque voice and thick, black glasses, started out famously on radio before branching out to include Broadway, films and especially TV. Born on September 28, 1918, in New York City (for decades he himself perpetuated the myth of being born in 1925 in Chelsea, ... See full bio »

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 1999-2001 Courage the Cowardly Dog (TV Series)
Rat / Monk / Small Toes / ...
- The Tower of Dr. Zalost (2001) ... Rat (voice)
- Evil Weevil/McPhearson Phantom (2001) ... (voice)
 1994 Garfield and Friends (TV Series)
Irwin the Mouse
 1994 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Homeless Guy
- Home, Street Home (1994) ... Homeless Guy
 1994 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Assistant Director
- Hollywaste (1994) ... Assistant Director (voice)
 1993 Dennis the Menace
 1991 Clippers (TV Short)
 1990 Mathnet (TV Series)
Pop Bespectakled
- The Case of the Unkidnapping (1990) ... Pop Bespectakled
 1990 Wake, Rattle & Roll (TV Series)
Top Cat (1990) (voice)
 1990 Ghost Dad
Mr. Cohen, Elderly Patient
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Man in Waiting Room
- No Way, Baby (1989) ... Man in Waiting Room
 1988 The Alphabet Game (Video short)
Mad Scientist (voice)
 1988 Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats (TV Movie)
Top Cat (voice)
 1985-1988 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Top Cat
- Yogi Bear on the Air (1988) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Goodbye Mr. Chump (1987) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Snow White and the Seven Treasure Hunters (1987) ... Top Cat (voice)
- To Bee or Not to Bee (1986) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Beverly Hill's Flop (1985) ... Top Cat (voice)
 1987 Norman's Corner (TV Movie)
 1987 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- The Grave Robber (1987) ... Tapok
 1983 CBS Library (TV Series)
- Wrong Way Kid (1983) ... (voice)
 1981 No Man's Valley (TV Short)
Fred Firmwing (voice)
 1980 I Go Pogo
Churchy LaFemme (voice)
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
- Brides and Grooms (1978) ... Reverend
 1978 To Catch a Halibut (Short)
 1977 The Fourth King (TV Short)
The Turtle (voice)
 1976 Cannery Caper (Short)
 1976 Cool Shark (Short)
 1976 Deep Sea Rodeo (Short)
 1976 Easy Come Easy Go (Short)
 1976 Fish Anonymous (Short)
 1976 Holiday in Venice (Short)
 1976 Maguiness Book of Records (Short)
 1976 Mama (Short)
Catfish (voice)
 1976 Moulin Rogues (Short)
 1976 Shark and the Beanstalk (Short)
 1976 The Aquanuts (Short)
 1976 Chico and the Man (TV Series)
Gus - Delivery Man
- In Your Hat (1976) ... Gus - Delivery Man
 1976 The $6.95 Bionic Shark (Short)
 1976 The Fishy Time Machine (Short)
 1976 Transistorized Shark (Short)
 1976 Aloha, Hah, Hah! (Short)
 1976 Never Shake Hands with a Piranha (Short)
 1976 Stand-In Room Only (Short)
 1976 Caught in the Act (Short)
 1976 Merry Sharkman, Merry Sharkman (Short)
 1976 Sea Chase (Short)
 1976 Davey Jones' Locker (Short)
 1976 Flying Saucer (Short)
 1976 The Shape of Things (Short)
 1976 Aladdin's Lump (Short)
 1976 Little Red Riding Halibut (Short)
 1976 The Codfather (Short)
 1976 Beach Resort (Short)
 1976 Monster of the Deep (Short)
 1976 Showbiz Shark (Short)
 1976 Flying Fool (Short)
 1976 Shopping Spree (Short)
 1976 The Bureau (TV Movie)
Agent Charlies Sunglasses
 1976 Sweat Hog Shark (Short)
Catfish (voice)
 1974 Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (TV Series)
- Rich Little, Supersleuth (1974) ... Sam (voice)
 1973 Ozzie's Girls (TV Series)
- Stuff Is for Using (1973) ... Happy
 1973 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
- The Mini-Munsters (1973) ... (voice)
 1972-1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Dick / Arthur Merkl
- Syndrome (1973) ... Dick (uncredited)
- Weird Wednesday (1972) ... Arthur Merkl
 1972 Marco Polo Jr.
The Delicate Dinosaur (voice)
 1970 Hercules in New York
 1969 The Pink Panther Show (TV Series)
Catfish (voice)
 1969 Hello Down There
 1968 Skidoo
 1968 Batman (TV Series)
Gun Shop Owner
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... Gun Shop Owner (uncredited)
 1966 Two by Two (Short)
Quacky Whack (uncredited)
 1965 Pinocchio in Outer Space
Nurtle the Turtle (voice)
 1965 Second Fiddle to a Steel Guitar
Jubal A. Bristol
 1965 Broadside (TV Series)
Stanley Stubbs
- Witchcraft a Go-Go (1965) ... Stanley Stubbs
- Anne Morgan's Home Movies (1965) ... Stanley Stubbs
- The Great Ranakai Mutiny (1965) ... Stanley Stubbs
- Filet on the Hoof (1965) ... Stanley Stubbs
- Adrian Gets the Boot (1965) ... Stanley Stubbs
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Donald Joe
- Last of the Private Eyes (1963) ... Donald Joe
 1962 Slippery Slippers (Short)
Prince Charming (voice)
 1961-1962 Top Cat (TV Series)
Top Cat
- Dibble's Double (1962) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Griswald (1962) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Dibble Sings Again (1962) ... Top Cat (voice)
- Dibble Breaks the Record (1962) ... Top Cat (voice)
- The Con Men (1962) ... Top Cat (voice)
 1961 Kooky Loopy (Short)
Wolf (voice)
 1961 Bonanza (TV Series)
Jake 'the Weasel'
- The Many Faces of Gideon Flinch (1961) ... Jake 'the Weasel'
 1961 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Ah Chong
- The Ah Chong Story (1961) ... Ah Chong
 1961 Dondi
 1960 Alakazam the Great
Lulipopo (English version, voice)
 1959 Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (TV Series)
Herman / Additional Voices (voice)
 1959 Fun on Furlough (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1959 Owly to Bed (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1958 You Said a Mouseful (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1957-1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
Allencamp / Frankie
- Turn Left at Mount Everest (1958) ... Allencamp
- Three Men on a Horse (1957) ... Frankie
 1958 Frighty Cat (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1957 One Funny Knight (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1957 'From Mad to Worse' (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1957 Sky Scrappers (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1957 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
- Cookie in Cuba (1957) ... Snorkel
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Snorkel
 1957 Cat in the Act (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Hide and Peak (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1956 December Bride (TV Series)
- The Jockey (1956) ... Marvin
- The Prize Fighter (1956) ... Marvin
- Pete's Brother-in-Law (1956) ... Marvin
 1956 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Mr. Fum
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1956) ... Mr. Fum
 1956 Washington Square (TV Series)
Arnold A. Turtle
- Episode #1.1 (1956) ... Arnold A. Turtle (voice)
 1956 Bulletin from Bertie (TV Short)
 1956 Mousetro Herman (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1956 Will Do Mousework (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1956 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series)
Melvin Marks
- Lady in His Life (1956) ... Melvin Marks
 1956 Mouseum (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Mousieur Herman (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Mouse Trapeze (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Bicep Built for Two (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1955 Robin Rodenthood (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Ship A-Hooey (Short)
Captain Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Of Mice and Menace (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1954 Surf and Sound (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1953-1954 The Milton Berle Show (TV Series)
- Episode #6.8 (1953) ... Francis
- Episode #6.6 (1953) ... Francis
- Episode #6.2 (1953) ... Francis
- Episode #6.1 (1953) ... Francis
 1953 Northwest Mousie (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Drinks on the Mouse (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Herman the Catoonist (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1953 Hollywood Opening Night (TV Series)
 1953 Of Mice and Magic (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Doc Corkle (TV Series)
Winfield Dill
- Carnival (1952) ... Winfield Dill
- Football Game (1952) ... Winfield Dill
- Episode #1.1 (1952) ... Winfield Dill
 1952 Mice-capades (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1952 Cat Carson Rides Again (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1951 The Billy Bean Show (TV Series)
Billy Bean
 1951 Cat Tamale (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Captain Video and His Video Rangers (TV Series)
Clumsy McGee
- The Space Hawk (1951) ... Clumsy McGee
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
N.O. Poindexter (1986)
 1951 Two Gals and a Guy
 1951 Land of Lost Watches (Short)
Turtle (voice, uncredited)
 1951 Mice Paradise (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Mice Meeting You (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Voice of the Turkey (Short)
Turkey (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Saved by the Bell (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1950 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
Milton Ditwiler
- The Great Nonentity (1950) ... Milton Ditwiler
 1950 Expectant Father (Short)
The Expectant Father
 1949 Campus Capers (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1949 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
Seymour (1954-1955)
 1948 So This Is New York
Western Union Clerk
 1947 Naughty But Mice (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Much Ado About Mutton (Short)
Blackie (voice, uncredited)
 1947 Musica-Lulu (Short)
Tubby (voice)
 1946 Sudden Fried Chicken (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1946 The Goal Rush (Short)
Benched Cat (uncredited)
 1946 Sheep Shape (Short)
Blackie (voice, uncredited)
 1946 Bored of Education (Short)
Tubby (voice, uncredited)
 1946 Cheese Burglar (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1946 Laughter in Paris (TV Movie)
 1945 A Lamb in a Jam (Short)
Blackie (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Beau Ties (Short)
Fatso (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Scrappily Married (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1945 Let's Go Steady
Chet Carson
 1944 Moving Aweigh (Short)
Shorty (voice, uncredited)
 1944 I'm Just Curious (Short)
Hawk (voice, uncredited)
 1944 Henpecked Rooster (Short)
Herman (voice, uncredited)
 1944 Herman and Katnip (TV Series)
 1943 The Marry-Go-Round (Short)
Shorty (voice)
 1943 No Mutton fer Nuttin' (Short)
Blackie (voice, uncredited)
 1943 They Got Me Covered
Drugstore Boy (uncredited)
 1942 Seven Days' Leave
Bitsy Slater
 1942 My Sister Eileen
Jimmy (uncredited)
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Stage Play: The Front Page. Comedy (revival). Written by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Directed by Harold J. Kennedy. Ethel Barrymore Theatre: 10 May 1969- 5 Jul 1969 (64 performances + 4 previews). Cast: Val Avery (as "Diamond Louis"), Peggy Cass (as "Mollie Malloy"), Bert Convy (as "Hildy Johnson, Herald Examiner"), Doro Merande (as "... See more »

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I am usually called in on a guest star basis. I've worked with practically every star in the business, and I've had all the excitement without any of the crushing responsibilities. The applause that comes at the end of his show means only one thing to the star ... that it's time to start worrying about next week's show. But I just take a bow, walk off, wash up, and go home. See more »


In the late 1950s and early 1960's he was spokesman for the Chunky Candy Bar and made many Television commercials for that candy bar. His proclamation of "Chunky, what a Chunk o' Chocolate!" was the finish of each commercial and was as well known as any tag-line of its era. See more »


Comedian/character actor, best known for playing nebbish types in films and on TV. See more »

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