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Doodles Weaver

Well-remembered at Stanford for his many pranks and practical jokes. Was an occasional guest on Rudy Vallee radio program and Kraft Music Hall in the late 1930s and early 40s. Performed in clubs nationwide. He specialized in manic comic sports narrations, often using his friends' names as characters. Narrated Disney cartoon "Hocky Homicide" and others. Joined Spike Jones' troup in 1946, recording his horse and auto race routines ("William Tell Overture" and "Dance of the Hours". Developed a spoonerizing character for the Spike Jones Radio Show ("Professor Feitlebaum"), 1947-1949 borrowing heavily from 1930s comic "Joe Twerp". Toured with Jones' stage revue until 1951. Returned to Jones for various record and television projects thru 1964. Was early TV guest in 1940s. Also made many "Day with Doodles" silent comedy shorts for color TV in the early 1960s. Was very dogmatic that his famous horse character was "Feitlebaum" (not Beetlebaum). Was very approachable in later years, and loved to chat with his fans, even listing his home phone number in the Los Angeles directory. -IMDB

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May 11, 1911
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Come and Get It 1936-11-06
Latest Project:
Movie Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood 1976-07-26
Known For
Poster of Which Way to the Front?
Poster of Winchester '73
Poster of Hot Rod Gang
Movie Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood Man in Mexican Film 1976-07-26
Movie Truckin' Man Ben Turner 1975-05-01
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie The Wild McCullochs Pop Holson 1975-05-21
Movie Macon County Line Augie 1974-08-08
Movie Cancel My Reservation Cactus, Deputy Sheriff 1972-09-21
Movie A Ton of Grass Goes to Pot 1972-08-20
Movie The Zodiac Killer Doc 1971-04-07
Movie Which Way to the Front? Von Pabst (uncredited) 1970-09-03
Movie Bigfoot Forest Ranger 1970-10-21
Series Land of the Giants Unknown 1968-09-22
Movie The Spirit Is Willing Booper Mellish 1967-07-07
Movie Winchester '73 Shooting Contestant (uncredited) 1967-03-13
Movie Rosie! Florist 1967-11-22
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Series The Monkees Unknown 1966-09-12
Movie The Road to Nashville 1966-09-20
Movie The Rounders Arlee 1965-01-08
Series Laredo Unknown 1965-09-16
Movie Quick Before It Melts Ham Operator 1965-01-20
Movie Mail Order Bride Charlie Mary 1964-03-10
Movie A Tiger Walks Bob Evans 1964-04-12
Series Daniel Boone Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie The Birds Fisherman Helping with Rental Boat 1963-03-28
Series Petticoat Junction Unknown 1963-09-24
Movie The Nutty Professor Rube 1963-06-04
Movie Ring of Fire Mr. Hobart 1961-06-14
Movie The Great Impostor Fertilizer Truck Driver 1961-03-01
Movie The Ladies Man Soundman 1961-06-21
Movie The Errand Boy Weaver 1961-11-28
Movie Pocketful of Miracles Pool Player 1961-12-18
Series The Dick Van Dyke Show Unknown 1961-10-03
Series My Three Sons Unknown 1960-09-29
Movie The Rookie TV commentator 1959-12-01
Movie Hot Rod Gang Mr. Cavendish 1958-06-01
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Movie The Tunnel of Love Escort 1958-11-21
Series Lawman Unknown 1958-10-05
Movie Frontier Gun Eph Loveman 1958-10-31
Series Have Gun – Will Travel Unknown 1957-09-14
Movie Tennis Racquet Radio commentator 1949-08-26
Series Hour Glass Unknown 1946-05-09
Movie Hockey Homicide Narrator 1945-09-21
Movie Duck Pimples Radio Voices 1945-08-10
Movie Two Girls and a Sailor Soldier Playing Ocarina (uncredited) 1944-06-14
Movie Since You Went Away Convalescent Wishing for Watermelon (uncredited) 1944-07-20
Movie Thoroughbreds Pvt. Mulrooney 1944-12-23
Movie Mrs. Parkington Caterer 1944-10-12
Movie And Now Tomorrow Charlie 1944-11-22
Movie Reveille with Beverly Elmer (uncredited) 1943-02-04
Movie Thank Your Lucky Stars Himself 1943-09-25
Movie For God and Country Letter-Writing Soldier 1943-05-15
Movie Girl Trouble Ticket Taker (uncredited) 1942-10-09
Movie A Girl, a Guy, and a Gob Eddie 1941-03-14
Movie Li'l Abner Hannibal Hoops 1940-11-09
Movie Kitty Foyle Pianist (uncredited) 1940-12-27
Movie Invitation to Happiness Band Leader / Emcee at Harry's 1939-06-07
Movie Take a Cue Homer (uncredited) 1939-08-12
Movie Boy Trouble Ralph 1939-01-27
Movie Thunder Afloat Sailor 1939-09-15
Movie Another Thin Man Gatekeeper 1939-11-17
Movie Swiss Miss Taxicab Driver (uncredited) 1938-05-20
Movie Swing That Cheer Bennett 1938-10-13
Movie The Woman I Love 'Chopin' Pianist 1937-04-15
Movie Behind The Headlines Duggan 1937-05-14
Movie Double Wedding Bass Fiddler 1937-10-15
Movie Lodge Night Jimmy 1937-06-11
Movie Topper Rustic 1937-07-16
Movie Come and Get It Sourdough Barfly 1936-11-06
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