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Woody Woodpecker


Woody Woodpecker, from the opening title sequence for his 1950-1954 series of cartoon shorts.

Source: Wikipedia

Woody Woodpecker is an anthropomorphic animated woodpecker who appeared in theatrical short films produced by the Walter Lantz animation studio and distributed by Universal Pictures. Though not the first of the screwball characters that became popular in the 1940s, Woody is one of the most indicative of the type.

Fact file

  • First appearance: Knock Knock (1940)
  • Created by: Ben Hardaway Walter Lantz Alex Lovy
  • Portrayed by: Mel Blanc (1940–1941; speaking), (1940-1949; trademark laugh), (1940-1972; "Guess Who" line), (2001; Woody Woodpecker: Escape from Buzz Buzzard Park) Ben Hardaway (1941–1949; speaking) Danny Webb (1941–1942; speaking) Kent Rogers (1942–1944; speaking) Grace Stafford (1950–1972, 1990) Cherry Davis (in Who Framed Roger Rabbit) Billy West (1999–2002) Eric Kelso (Universal Studios Japan and Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure)
  • Nickname(s): Woody
  • Species: Woodpecker
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation: Woodpecker
  • Family: Splinter and Knothead (niece and nephew) Scrooge Woodpecker (uncle)
  • Significant other(s): Winnie Woodpecker

Read more about Woody Woodpecker at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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