Paul Winchell (1922-2005), American ventriloquist, voice actor, comedian and inventor, whose career flourished on TV in the 1950s/1960s. He was the voice of Tigger in the Winnie-the-Pooh movies.

Paul Winchell (1922-2005), American ventriloquist, voice actor, comedian and inventor, whose career flourished on TV in the 1950s/1960s. He was the voice of Tigger in the Winnie-the-Pooh movies.

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The Paul Winchell Show (TV Series 1950–1954)

The Paul Winchell Show (TV Series 1950–1954)

And Paul Winchell's other voices he's done.

And Paul Winchell's other voices he's done.

While it was Bil Baird who got the kids of 1948 - 56 loving marionettes, it was Paul Winchell and his wooden sidekicks Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff who awakened us all to the wonders of ventriloquism. My brother and I had cheap vent figures but  no technique, but our wealthy cousin Tommy McConnell developed a professional act for his professional-quality sidekick (name forgotten).  Later Tommy became a martial arts expert, before an early death from cancer. Winchell's own career was…

While it was Bil Baird who got the kids of 1948 - 56 loving marionettes, it was Paul Winchell and his wooden sidekicks Jerry Mahoney and Knucklehead Smiff who awakened us all to the wonders of ventriloquism. My brother and I had cheap vent figures but no technique, but our wealthy cousin Tommy McConnell developed a professional act for his professional-quality sidekick (name forgotten). Later Tommy became a martial arts expert, before an early death from cancer. Winchell's own career was…

Paul Winchell http://www.famousinventors.org/paul-winchell

Paul Winchell http://www.famousinventors.org/paul-winchell

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Paul Winchell,Jerry Mahoney & Knucklehead (ventriloquist) (1956)

Paul Winchell,Jerry Mahoney & Knucklehead (ventriloquist) (1956)

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