Jimmy Weldon

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Jimmy Weldon
Jimmy-Weldon-in-2015.jpg
Weldon in 2015
Born
Ivy Laverne Shinn[1]

(1923-12-23) December 23, 1923 (age 95)
NationalityAmerican
Occupation
  • Actor
  • TV host
  • ventriloquist
Years active1946–2015

Jimmy Weldon (born Ivy Laverne Shinn; December 23, 1923)[1] is an American voice actor, television host and ventriloquist. He was born in Dale, Texas. He is best known as the voice of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Yakky Doodle in The Yogi Bear Show and related series. He was the host and ventriloquist in the locally produced television series The Webster Webfoot Show. He has also appeared in The Waltons, Dallas, Diff'rent Strokes and Tom and Jerry Kids.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bathroom Readers' Institute (2014). Uncle John's Totally Quacked Bathroom Reader. ISBN 978-1626861756.

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