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Ted Knight (b. December 7, 1923 - d. August 26, 1986) was an actor known for his distinctive voice. He narrated a number of shows including Aquaman, The Adventures of Batman, and Super Friends.

He also voiced a number of characters including Commissioner Gordon, Penguin, Mister Freeze, Scarecrow, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, and Simon the Pieman for the animated series The Adventures of Batman and Flash for the animated series Super Friends.

Whiled working at Filmation he shared the role of Perry White with Jackson Beck. Beck was credited with voicing the character from 1966 through early 1968 with Knight apparently taking over the role for the Superman segments produced for late 1968. Available sources are unclear if this was the case and if Knight covered for Back for some of the earlier episodes.[1][2][3][4]
(External Links: The actor's entries on IMDb and Wikipedia)

Selected Filmography

Series/Episode Date Role
The New Adventures of Superman 1966-1967
     A full episode list is provided below with characters listed per episode
The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure 1967-1968
     "The Beast With Two Faces" September 9, 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "Menace of the Black Manta" September 9, 1967 Black Manta
     "The Gorilla Gang" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "The Chameleon Creature" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "The Great Space Race" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "Finger of Doom" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "Krypto, K-9 Detective" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "The Neanderthal Caveman Caper" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "The Terrible Trio" 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
     "Justice League of America: Between Two Armies" 1967 Narrator
Chrystal Man Leader
Aquaman 1968-1969
     Re-Aired the Aquaman and non-Superman/Superboy segments from
     The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure
Batman/Superman Hour 1968-1969
     A full episode list is provided below with characters listed per episode
The Adventures of Batman 1969-1970
     Re-Aired the Batman segments from Batman/Superman Hour
The New Scooby-Doo Movies 1972
     "The Caped Crusader Caper" 1972
Super Friends 1973
     A full episode list is provided below with characters listed per episode
[1][3]

The New Adventures of Superman

Episode Date Role
"The Force Phantom" September 10, 1966 Perry White
"The Spy from Outer Space, Part I" September 10, 1966 Narrator
"The Return of Brainiac" October 15, 1966 Narrator
Perry White
"The Spy from Outer Space, Part II" September 17, 1966 Narrator
"Krypto's Calamitous Capers" September 24, 1966 Narrator
"The Man Who Knew Superboy's Secret" October 1, 1966 Narrator
"The Deep Sea Dragon" October 8, 1966 Narrator
"Super Clown of Smallville" October 15, 1966 Narrator
"The Visitor from the Earth Core" October 22, 1966 Narrator
"The Ape Army of the Amazon" October 29, 1966 Narrator
Perry White
"The Beast that Went Berzerk" October 29, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"Superboy's Strangest Foe" November 5, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"The Capricious Crony" November 12, 1966 Narrator
"Krypto, Super Seeing-Eye Dog" November 19, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"The Black Knight" November 26, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"Operation Counter Invasion" December 3, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"The Jinxed Circus" December 10, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"Hurricane Fighters" December 17, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"Superboy's Super-Dilemma" December 24, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"A Devil of a Time" December 31, 1966 Narrator
Additional voices
"Revolt of Robotville" January 7, 1967 Narrator
Additional voices
[5]

Batman/Superman Hour

Episode Date Role
"Luthor's Lethal Laser" September 14, 1968 Narrator
Perry White
"Forget Me Not, Superdog" September 14, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"My Crime Is Your Crime" September 14, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"A Bird Out of Hand" September 14, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"Can a Luthor Change His Spots?" September 21, 1968 Narrator
Perry White
"Superboy Meets Mighty Lad" September 21, 1968 Narrator
"The Cool Cruel Mr. Freeze" September 21, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mister Freeze
"The Joke's on Robin" September 21, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"The Team of Terror" September 28, 1968 Narrator
"King Superboy" September 28, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"How Many Herring in a Wheelbarrow?" September 28, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"In Again Out Again Penguin" September 28, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"Rain of Iron" October 5, 1968 Narrator
"Double Trouble, Double Doom" October 5, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"The Nine Lives of Batman" October 5, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"Long John Joker" October 5, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Henchman
"The Mysterious Mr. Mist" October 12, 1968 Narrator
Perry White
"The Trap of the Super Spacemen" October 12, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"Bubi, Bubi, Who's Got the Ruby?" October 12, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"1001 Faces of the Riddler" October 12, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"Luminians on the Loose" October 19, 1968 Narrator
Perry White
"The Space Refugees" October 19, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"The Big Birthday Caper" October 19, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"Two Penguins Too Many" October 19, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"The Ghost of Kilbane Castle" October 26, 1968 Narrator
"The Monster Molecule" October 26, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"Partners in Peril" October 26, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"The Underworld Underground Caper" October 26, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mayor
"The Japanese Sandman" November 2, 1968 Narrator
"The Great Kryptonite Caper" November 2, 1968 Narrator
Additional voices
"Hizzoner the Joker" November 2, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"Freeze's Frozen Vikings" November 2, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mister Freeze
"The Crime Computer" November 9, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"The Great Scarecrow Scare" November 9, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Scarecrow
"A Game of Cat and Mouse" November 16, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"Beware of Living Dolls" November 16, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Dollman
"Will the Real Robin Please Stand Up?" November 23, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Maharajah of Tyfor
"He Who Swipes the Ice, Goes to the Cooler" November 23, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mister Freeze
"Simon the Pieman" November 30, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Simon the Pieman
"A Mad, Mad Tea Party" November 30, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mad Hatter
Tweedledum
Tweedledee
Mock Turtle
"From Catwoman with Love" December 7, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"Perilous Playthings" December 7, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"A Perfidious Pieman is Simon" December 14, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Simon the Pieman
"Cool, Cruel Christmas Caper" December 14, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mister Freeze
"The Fiendishly Frigid Fraud" December 21, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Mister Freeze
"Enter the Judge" December 21, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Judge
Cop
"The Jigsaw Jeopardy" December 28, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Punchcard
Construction Worker
"Wrath of the Riddler" December 28, 1968 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
"It Takes Two to Make a Team" January 4, 1969 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
Penguin
"Opera Buffa" January 4, 1969 Narrator
Commissioner Gordon
[5]


Super Friends

Episode Date Role
"The Power Pirate" 1973 Narrator
"The Baffles Puzzle" 1973 Narrator
"Professor Goodfellow's G.E.E.C." 1973 Narrator
"The Weather Maker" 1973 Narrator
"Dr. Pelagian's War" October 1973 Narrator
"The Shamon U" 1973 Narrator
"Too Hot to Handle" October 20, 1973 Narrator
Flash
"The Androids" 1973 Narrator
"The Balloon People" 1973 Narrator
"The Fantastic Frerps" 1973 Narrator
"The Ultra Beam" 1973 Narrator
"Menace of the White Dwarf" 1973 Narrator
"The Mysterious Moles" 1973 Narrator
"Gulliver's Gigantic Goof" 1973 Narrator
"The Planet Splitter" 1973 Narrator
"The Watermen" 1973 Narrator

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