Daws Butler

Daws Butler

Date Of Birth: Nov 16, 1916
Birth Place: Toledo, Ohio, United States
Date Of Death: May 18, 1988
Cause Of Death: Myocardial infarction

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THE VOICES OF Daws Butler

Credits On BTVA: 437 Roles from 95 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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Autovolt
said at 2:32 PM on Mon Nov 16 2015
 2 Shout Outs!
Happy Birthday and RIP Daws Butler!

Along with Don Messick and John Stephenson, Daws Butler was one of the Hanna-Barbera voice acting greats.

Yogi Bear was by far the most iconic role of his and one of his funniest. A runner up for close second would have to be Elroy Jetson who really does sound convincing as a little boy, a trait that's not very easy to find in grown adult male voice actors especially since Daws was in his mid 40's when he first started voicing Elroy and continued to be able to pull him off even in his older age and up until his death.

I also loved his performances as Huckleberry Hound, Snagglepuss, Quick Draw McGraw, Wally Gator, Funky Phantom, Henry Orbit, W.C. Cogswell and it's kind of amusing that he at one point once voiced Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble.
tmnisaac
said at 12:41 PM on Mon Nov 16 2015
Happy Birthday Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Reddy, Dixie, Mr. Jinks, Augie Doggie, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Super Snooper, Blabber Mouse, Hokey Wolf, Snagglepuss, Fibber Fox, Lippy the Lion, Wally Gator, Elroy Jetson, Peter Potamus, Lambsy, Karlos K. Krinklebine the Fish, Hair Bear, Funky Phantom, and Cap'n Crunch.
tmnisaac
said at 12:41 PM on Mon Nov 16 2015
@tmnisaac "and R.I.P."
DravenRoth994
said at 6:28 PM on Sat Aug 8 2015
 3 Shout Outs!
Possibly the only grown man who can sound convincingly like a child!! His range alone was impressive.
Radiohist
said at 4:37 PM on Sat May 17 2014
 1 Shout Out!
An Icon. A Great Actor. Daws Butler, We Miss You!!!
Strickalator
said at 9:25 AM on Tue Sep 24 2013
 1 Shout Out!
I loved him growing up
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Daws Butler role? *
Yogi Bear
40.0% (8 votes)
Snagglepuss
20.0% (4 votes)
Huckleberry Hound
15.0% (3 votes)
Scooby-Dum
5.0% (1 vote)
Terrible Trivium
5.0% (1 vote)
Spike
5.0% (1 vote)
Quick Draw McGraw
5.0% (1 vote)
Aesop Jr.
5.0% (1 vote)
20 Total Votes
VOICE COMPARES
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Daws Butler characters.
Augie Doggie
Augie Doggie
Wally Gator
Wally Gator
Quick Draw McGraw
Quick Draw McGraw
Funky Phantom
Funky Phantom
Elroy Jetson
Elroy Jetson
Super Snooper
Super Snooper
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