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Harold John "Hal" Smith (August 24, 1916 – January 28, 1994) was an American character actor and voice actor. Smith is best known as Otis Campbell, the town drunk on The Andy Griffith Show, and was the voice of many characters on various animated cartoon shorts. He is also known to radio listeners as John Avery Whittaker on Adventures in Odyssey.

Smith is often wrongly given credit for the writing of the movie It Came from Beneath the Sea, as well as ten other produced feature films. The true co-writer of those movies is Harold Jacob Smith, who wrote as "Hal Smith" until 1958.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Hal Smith (actor),  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Harold John "Hal" Smith (August 24, 1916 – January 28, 1994) was an American character actor and voice actor. Smith is best known as Otis Campbell, the town drunk on The Andy Griffith Show, and was the voice of many characters on various animated cartoon shorts. He is also known to radio listeners as John Avery Whittaker on Adventures in Odyssey.

Smith is often wrongly given credit for the writing of the movie It Came from Beneath the Sea, as well as ten other produced feature films. The true co-writer of those movies is Harold Jacob Smith, who wrote as "Hal Smith" until 1958.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Hal Smith (actor),  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 112

Birthday 1916-08-24

Day of Death 1994-01-28

Place of Birth Petoskey, Michigan, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Hal John Smith
  • Hal J. Smith

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Rod Rocket (4 episodes)
2005 Growing Up with Winnie the Pooh: A Great Day Of Discovery as Búho
1993 The Town Santa Forgot (1 episode) as Santa Claus (voice) as Santa Claus (voice)
1993 Bonkers (1 episode)
1992 Aladdin as Jafar's Horse (voice) (uncredited)
1991 Beauty and the Beast as Philippe (voice)
1991 Darkwing Duck (1 episode)
1990 TaleSpin (1 episode)
1988 DuckTales: Time is Money as Flintheart Glomgold
1988 Garfield: His 9 Lives as (voice)
1988 The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (82 episodes) as Owl (voice)
1988 Runaway Ralph as Night Clerk
1987 DuckTales (100 episodes) as Gyro Gearloose (voice)
1987 Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs (52 episodes)
1987 Frog and Toad Together as Toad
1987 Alice Through the Looking Glass as Bandersnatch / Conductor / Horse (voice)
1986 Garfield In Paradise as Off Camera Voice (voice)
1986 Return to Mayberry as Otis Campbell
1986 Fluppy Dogs as Dink / Haimish / Attendant (voice)
1986 The Adventures of the American Rabbit
1986 The Blinkins: The Bear and the Blizzard
1985 Too Smart for Strangers as Winnie the Pooh
1985 Frog and Toad Are Friends as Toad
1985 Dumbo's Circus (99 episodes)
1984 Garfield in the Rough as Dicky Beaver (voice)
1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (1 episode) as Harriet Mullins's associate (voice)
1984 Night Court (2 episodes)
1984 Strong Kids, Safe Kids as Animated Voice
1984 Fitness and Me: Why Exercise? as Voice
1983 Mickey's Christmas Carol as Goofy, Will, Ryan, Pete (voice)
1983 Disney's Haunted Halloween as Goofy (voice)
1983 The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (1 episode) as Sidney Gaspar (voice)
1983 Winnie the Pooh and a Day for Eeyore as Owl (voice) as Winnie the Pooh (voice)
1982 Here Comes Garfield as Reba / Skinny (voice)
1982 Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper as J. Wellington Jones / Sergeant / Zookeeper #1 (voice)
1980 Yogi's First Christmas as Otto the Chef / Santa Claus (voice)
1980 Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You? as McGillicuddy / Good Fairy-in-Chief
1979 Gulliver's Travels
1978 The Small One as Auctioneer (voice)
1977 The Hazing as Ice Man
1977 A Flintstone Christmas as Santa Claus (voice)
1977 Halloween is Grinch Night as Josiah
1977 What's New, Mr. Magoo? (17 episodes)
1977 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh as Owl (voice)
1976 The Tony Randall Show (1 episode)
1975 Ellery Queen (1 episode)
1975 The Tom and Jerry Show (51 episodes)
1975 Far Out Space Nuts (1 episode)
1975 The Hoober-Bloob Highway
1974 Little House on the Prairie (1 episode)
1974 Hong Kong Phooey (23 episodes)
1973 The Incredible, Indelible, Magical Physical, Mystery Trip
1972 The Streets of San Francisco (1 episode)
1972 The Roman Holidays (13 episodes) as Mr. Tycoonius (voice)
1971 Help!... It's the Hair Bear Bunch! (16 episodes)
1971 The Million Dollar Duck as Courthouse Guard
1970 Santa and the Three Bears as Grandfather / Santa / Mr. Ranger
1970 The Odd Couple (2 episodes)
1970 Doctor Dolittle (1 episode) as Tommy Stubbins (voice)
1970 Shinbone Alley as Freddie the Rat / Prissy Cat (voice)
1969 The Brady Bunch (2 episodes)
1969 A Clue for Scooby-Doo as Additional Voices (voice)
1969 Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! (41 episodes) as Big Ben (2 episodes)
1968 Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day as Owl (voice)
1968 The Mod Squad (1 episode)
1968 The Doris Day Show (1 episode)
1968 Here's Lucy (1 episode)
1968 The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1 episode)
1968 Le Ball and Chain Gang as Charlie (voice)
1968 Transylvania Mania as Vampire Scientist (voice)
1967 Judd for the Defense (2 episodes)
1967 Cimarron Strip (1 episode)
1966 Frankenstein, Jr. and The Impossibles (37 episodes)
1966 The Ghost & Mr. Chicken as Calver Weems
1966 Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree as Owl (voice)
1965 Green Acres (7 episodes)
1965 The Great Race as Mayor of Boracho
1964 Christmas Flintstone as Santa Claus
1964 Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (1 episode)
1964 The Addams Family (1 episode)
1964 Peter Potamus (27 episodes)
1963 My Favorite Martian (1 episode)
1963 Petticoat Junction (3 episodes)
1962 The Lucy Show (3 episodes)
1962 Fair Exchange (24 episodes)
1962 The Couch as Man Demonstrating Novelty Toys
1962 The Three Stooges Meet Hercules as King Theseus Of Rhodes
1961 Hazel (1 episode)
1961 The Yogi Bear Show (97 episodes)
1960 Dog Gone People as Elmer Fudd (voice) (uncredited)
1960 The Bugs Bunny Show (78 episodes)
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show (30 episodes) as Otis Campbell
1960 The Flintstones (52 episodes) as Announcer (32 episodes)
1960 The Apartment as Man in Santa Claus Suit (uncredited)
1960 Davey and Goliath (72 episodes)
1959 Dennis, The Menace (2 episodes)
1958 The Bongo Punch as (voice)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 The Texan (2 episodes)
1958 The Donna Reed Show (1 episode)
1958 Peter Gunn (2 episodes)
1957 Leave It to Beaver (1 episode)
1957 Perry Mason (2 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel (3 episodes)
1955 The Great Gildersleeve (2 episodes)
1955 Gunsmoke (1 episode)
1954 Lassie (2 episodes)
1953 Letter to Loretta (1 episode)
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1942 The Dr. Seuss Show (1 episode)

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