Otis Campbell

Harold John "Hal" Smith (August 24, 1916 - January 28, 1994) was an American actor and voice actor.

He was prominent in voiceover, particularly with Disney and Hanna-Barbara. Following the death of Arthur Q. Bryan, he was the voice of Elmer Fudd in the 1960s. He was one of the original voice actors for Adventures in Odyssey, where he portrayed John Avery Whittaker, among other characters. A regular at Cambria Studios, he was heard in Clutch Cargo, Space Angel, and The New 3 Stooges. His other credentials include The Pink Panther Show, Davey and Goliath, Frog and Toad, and An American Tail.

On camera, Smith is best known as Otis Campbell from The Andy Griffith Show. He had notable cameo roles in The Great Race, Hogan's Heroes, Adam-12, Petticoat Junction, and The Brady Bunch. He also appeared in The Three Stooges Meet Hercules, Green Acres, Love, American Style, and Once Upon a Girl.


TV Specials

Here Comes Garfield

Garfield in the Rough

Garfield in Paradise

  • "Off Camera Voice"

Garfield: His 9 Lives


  • Smith was first casted for Frank Nelson's roles on Garfield in Paradise, as Jim Davis mistakenly believed that Nelson had died. After stating otherwise, Smith was given an alternate role.[1]
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