Stan Freberg is an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose career began in 1944. He is still active in the industry in his mid-80s, nearly 70 years after entering it.
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Stan Freberg was employed as a voice actor in animation shortly after graduating from high school. He began his career at Warner Brothers in 1944. He often found himself paired off with Mel Blanc while at WarnerBrothers, where the two men performed such pairs as the mice Hubie and Bertie and Spike the Bulldog and Chester the Terrier. He had his first acting role in a comedy Callaway Went Thataway in 1951.
Stan Freberg along with Daws Butler, was the principal voice actor and puppeteer for Time for Beany, an American television series, with puppets for characters, which aired 1949-1955. The characters were Beany, a plucky young boy who wears a beanie, the brave but dimwitted Cecil the Seasick Sea Serpent, who claimed to be 300 years old and 35 feet 3 inches tall and other characters.