Daws Butler

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Daws Butler
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Years active at MGM: 1940-1958
Years active at Hanna-Barbera: 1957-1988
Characters played: Loopy De Loop
Wally Gator
Yogi Bear
Hokey Wolf
Elroy Jetson
Quick Draw McGraw
Baba Looey
Peter Potamus
Huckleberry Hound
Augie Doggie

Charles Dawson "Daws" Butler was an American voice actor. He worked mostly for the Hanna-Barbera animation production company where he originated the voices of many familiar characters, including Loopy De Loop, Wally Gator, Yogi Bear, Hokey Wolf, Elroy Jetson, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Peter Potamus, Snagglepuss, and Huckleberry Hound.

Butler died from a heart attack on May 18, 1988 at the age of 71.

A dedication to Daws, shown at the end of the special.

Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration was a dedication to Daws after his passing.


20th century

Other roles