Allen Swift

Allen Swift

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 18 Apr 2010 (aged 86)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
Memorial ID 51386335 · View Source
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Voice Actor. Born Ira Stadlen in New York City, he was known as "the man of a thousand voices" featured in numerous films, cartoons and television shows. In 1953, he was doing voiceovers for radio when he joined the cast of CBS TV's "Howdy Doody Show", as the voice of Howdy and show's first head comedy writer. He also served as the voices for the syndicated TV puppet series "The Adventures of Blinky". From 1956 to 1960, he hosted his own TV program as Captain Allen on "The Popeye Show" and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1960, for his recording "Popeye's Favorite Sea Shanties!". During the 1960s, he was most noted for his work on TV cartoons voicing Simon Bar Sinister and Riff Raff in "Underdog" and Odie, Itchy Brother and Tooter Turtle in "King Leonardo". For films, he was the voice of General Eisenhower in "The Longest Day" (1962), voice of Alice in "Alice of Wonderland in Paris" (1966), plus the majority of characters in "Mad Monster Party" (1967), "Raggedy Ann & Andy" (1976) and MGM's "Tom and Jerry" cartoons of the early 1960s.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 20 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51386335
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Swift (16 Jan 1924–18 Apr 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51386335, ; Maintained by John "J-Cat" Griffith (contributor 46568383) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.