DAWS BUTLER, CHARACTER ACTOR (paperback)
The official biography of the master voice actor who portrayed Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Snagglepuss, Mr. Magoo’s nephew Waldo, Woody Woodpecker, and many other animated characters in films produced by Warner Bros., MGM, and Hanna-Barbera.
This richly researched biography has been assembled through personal scrapbooks, letters, and intimate interviews with Daw’s family and co-workers. Foreword by Daws' most famous student, Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson).
288 pages. Illustrated.
About Daws Butler: the voice behind some of our most beloved cartoon characters worked at Hanna Barbera studios from 1957 till 1988, as well as for Warner Bros., MGM, Jay Ward, and Walter Lantz. He also wrote and performed on The Stan Freberg Show and the original live version of Time for Beanie. In the 1950s, Butler wrote comedy skits for St. George and the Dragon-Net, the first comedy record to sell over 1 million copies.
About Ben Ohmart: Ben Ohmart is an American publisher of media-related biographies and books on Old Time Radio, classic films, and classic American television through his BearManor Media, located in Albany, Georgia. He developed his backlist of more than 800 titles after launching the brand in 2001. His many published works include The Great Gildersleeve, Don Ameche: The Kenosha Comeback Kid, Hold That Joan: The Life, Laughs, and Films of Joan Davis, Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices, Judy Canova: Singin’ In the Corn, and more than a dozen others.