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Paul Frees

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Paul Frees
LifetimeJune 22, 1920 - November 2, 1986
PortrayedBombur in:
 Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit
PortrayedElrond in:
 Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King

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 André Morell's part of Elrond, and voiced an unnamed Goblin.

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