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Paul Frees

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'''Solomon Hersh Frees''' (1960-1986, aged 66) was an American actor and author, but above all else a legendary voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices". He lent four of those to characters in the [[Rankin/Bass]] animated films: in [[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|The Hobbit]], he voiced [[Bombur]] and the first [[Trolls|Troll]]; in [[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King|The Return of the King]] he took over [[André Morell]]'s part of [[Elrond]], and voiced an unnamed [[Orcs|Goblin]].
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'''Solomon Hersh Frees''' (1920-1986, aged 66) was an American actor and author, but above all else a legendary voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices". He lent four of those to characters in the [[Rankin/Bass]] animated films: in [[The Hobbit (1977 film)|The Hobbit]], he voiced [[Bombur]] and the first [[Trolls|Troll]]; in [[The Return of the King (1980 film)|The Return of the King]] he took over [[Cyril Ritchard]]'s part of [[Elrond]], and voiced an unnamed [[Orcs|Goblin]].
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Frees Wikipedia profile]
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* {{WP|Paul Frees}}
* [http://legends.disney.go.com/legends/detail?key=Paul+Frees Disney Legends profile]
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* [http://legends.disney.go.com/legends/detail?key=Paul+Frees Paul Frees] at [http://legends.disney.go.com Disney Legends]
  
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Latest revision as of 12:04, 18 December 2012

Paul Frees
LifetimeJune 22, 1920 - November 2, 1986
PortrayedBombur in:
 The Hobbit (1977 film)
PortrayedElrond in:
 The Return of the King (1980 film)
IMDbProfile

Solomon Hersh Frees (1920-1986, aged 66) was an American actor and author, but above all else a legendary voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices". He lent four of those to characters in the Rankin/Bass animated films: in The Hobbit, he voiced Bombur and the first Troll; in The Return of the King he took over Cyril Ritchard's part of Elrond, and voiced an unnamed Goblin.

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