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|Aliases||Hans Georg Conried, Jr.|
|Place of birth||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Date of birth||April 15th, 1917|
|Date of death||January 5th, 1982|
|First appearance||The Monster That Challenged the World (1957)|
Hans Georg Conried, Jr. was an American actor born in Baltimore, Maryland on April 15th, 1917. He performed in a string of movies in the 1940s, often playing bit uncredited bit roles. In the 1950s, he started doing voice work in animated features, not the least of which was Disney's Peter Pan in which he provided the voice for the villainous Captain Hook. In 1957, he played Doctor Jess Rogers in the sci-fi monster movie, The Monster That Challenged the World.
In 1975, Hans played his first horror genre work as Mendel Boggs in the "The Knightly Murders" episode of Kolchak: The Night Stalker. In 1977, he provided the voice for the Grinch in Halloween Is Grinch Night.
In 1980, Hans played the voice of diabolical villain Doctor Dred in the Hanna-Barbera animated series Drak Pack. Conried's character was the central antagonist of the series and appeared in all sixteen episodes.
Body of work Edit
|The Monster That Challenged the World||1957||Doctor Jess Rogers|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Although Hans Conried provided the voice for the Grinch in Halloween Is Grinch Night it is another horror film icon who first lent his talent to the character in 1966's How the Grinch Stole Christmas. That actor was Frankenstein Monster portrayer Boris Karloff.
- Hans Conried also played a character named Doctor Van Helsing on the "Substitute Wife" episode of the original Fantasy Island, though the character has no connection to the more infamous Van Helsing of Dracula fame.
- Also performed in the long-running Cole Porter Broadway musical "Can-Can" for more than a year.
External Links Edit
- Hans Conried at Wikipedia
- Hans Conried Obituary at the New York Times
- Hans Conried at the Internet Broadway Database
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