Known For Acting
Known Credits 31
Day of Death 2021-05-26 (90 years old)
Place of Birth Toronto - Ontario - Canada
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Paul Robert Soles (11 August 1930 - 26 May 2021) was a Canadian actor and television personality. He was best known as the original voice of Hermey the misfit elf in Rankin/Bass' Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1964.
Soles voiced the Bruce Banner character in the 1966 Incredible Hulk cartoon series. He also voiced fellow Marvel superhero Spider-Man in the animated television series also from the late 1960s, and he played "The Lawbreaker" on the CBC panel quiz show This Is the Law in the 1970s, and played Costas Stavros on the Canadian soap opera Riverdale. In 2001, he took over the role of Shylock the Jew in the Stratford Festival of Canada production of The Merchant of Venice after Al Waxman, who was originally scheduled to play the part, died. Soles played Stanley the pizza shop owner in The Incredible Hulk. He also played Danny, the Montréal Customs House janitor in the 2001 crime thriller, The Score.