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Stan Freberg, comedian, voice actor dead at 88

Stan Freberg, comedian, voice actor dead at 88

Satirist Stan Freberg, who influenced generations with his witty comedy albums and cartoon voices and memorable advertising campaigns, died Tuesday in Santa Monica. He was 88 and had been suffering from respiratory problems and pneumonia. His son Donavan posted the news on his Facebook page, saying "He was, and will always be my hero and I will carry his brilliant legacy forward as best I am able." Freberg was a puppeteer and voice for Emmy-winning Bob Clampett TV series "Time for Beany." Among the many characters he voiced were Junyer Bear in "What's Brewin', Bruin" and the voice of Beaky Buzzard. For Disney, he voiced Beaver in "Lady and the...

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