Robert McFadden (January 19, 1923 ‒ January 7, 2000) was an American singer, impressionist, and voice-over actor perhaps best known for his many contributions to animated cartoons.
His most popular television cartoon characters included Milton the Monster from the ABC series, The Milton The Monster Show; Cool McCool from the NBC series, Cool McCool; and Snarf from the syndicated series, ThunderCats.
McFadden was also the voice behind numerous radio and television commercial parts including Franken Berry in the animated commercials for the General Mills Franken Berry cereal as well as the pet parrot who cackled "ring around the collar" in the TV commercials for Wisk laundry detergent.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 19, 1923 (East Liverpool), Died January 7, 2000 (Delray Beach)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1959 - 1960
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||106411||1/28/1959||Frankie and Igor at a rock and roll party||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||106415||1/28/1959||The children cross the bridge||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||107649||6/22/1959||The Mummy||Dor ; Bob McFadden||speaker|
|Decca||107650||6/22/1959||The Beat generation||Dor ; Bob McFadden||speaker|
|Decca||108204||9/22/1959||Song of the Mummy||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||108205||9/22/1959||Noisy village||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||108206||9/22/1959||I dig you baby||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||108207||9/22/1959||The Beverly Hills telephone directory||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||108208||9/22/1959||Hound dog||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||108209||9/22/1959||Shake, rattle and roll-1||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||109133||5/6/1960||Dracula cha cha||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
|Decca||109134||5/6/1960||The Transylvania polka||Bob McFadden||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McFadden, Bob," accessed December 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330671.
McFadden, Bob. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/330671.
"McFadden, Bob." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 December 2022.
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