Doodles Weaver Biography

Birthday: 1911-05-11
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
Wiki Biography: Well-remembered at Stanford for his many pranks and practical jokes. Was an occasional guest on Rudy Vallee radio program and Kraft Music Hall in the late 1930s and early 40s. Performed in clubs nationwide. He specialized in manic comic sports narrations, often using his friends' names as characters. Narrated Disney cartoon "Hocky Homicide" and others. Joined Spike Jones' troup in 1946, recording his horse and auto race routines ("William Tell Overture" and "Dance of the Hours". Developed a spoonerizing character for the Spike Jones Radio Show ("Professor Feitlebaum"), 1947-1949 borrowing heavily from 1930s comic "Joe Twerp". Toured with Jones' stage revue until 1951. Returned to Jones for various record and television projects thru 1964. Was early TV guest in 1940s. Also made many "Day with Doodles" silent comedy shorts for color TV in the early 1960s. Was very dogmatic that his famous horse character was "Feitlebaum" (not Beetlebaum). Was very approachable in later years, and loved to chat with his fans, even listing his home phone number in the Los Angeles directory.

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Filmography

TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Topper 1937 Comedy
Doodles Weaver Himself 1951 - 1951
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
Topper 1937 Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Hockey Homicide 1945 Animation, Comedy
The Tunnel of Love 1959 Comedy, Romance
The Errand Boy 1961 Comedy, Family
The Birds 1963 Horror, Thriller
The Zodiac Killer 2004