25 Facts About Arnold Stang


Arnold Stang was born on September 28,1918, in Manhattan New York City to a Jewish family.


Arnold Stang next appeared on the summer replacement show The Remarkable Miss Tuttle with Edna May Oliver in 1942 and replaced Eddie Firestone Jr.


Comedian Henry Morgan made him a sidekick on his program in fall of 1946 and Arnold Stang appeared in similar roles the following year on radio shows with Eddie Cantor and Milton Berle.


Arnold Stang did the voice of Jughead for a short while on the Archie Andrews radio show when it was broadcast by NBC.


Arnold Stang had appeared on the Broadway stage in Sailor Beware, All In Favor and Same Time Next Week, where he first worked with Berle.


Arnold Stang moved to television at the start of the Golden Age.


Arnold Stang had a recurring role in the TV show The School House on the DuMont Television Network in 1949.


Arnold Stang was a regular on Eddie Mayehoff's short-lived situation comedy Doc Corkle in fall of 1952 as well as comedy relief on Captain Video and His Video Rangers as Clumsy McGee.


Arnold Stang had guest roles on several variety shows of the day including The Colgate Comedy Hour.


In early 1951, Arnold Stang appeared on Henry Morgan's Great Talent Hunt, a take-off of The Original Amateur Hour, as "Gerard", supposedly recruiting "talent" for Morgan.


Arnold Stang starred in movie short subjects for producer Edward Montagne in the early 1950s.


Arnold Stang joined the ensemble cast as outspoken master chef Stanley Stubbs.


Arnold Stang partnered with Arnold Schwarzenegger in the latter's first film, Hercules in New York.


Arnold Stang worked often as a voice actor for animated cartoons, and voiced the title role in Top Cat.


Arnold Stang provided the voice for Popeye's pal Shorty, Herman the mouse in a number of Famous Studios cartoons, Tubby Tompkins in a few Little Lulu shorts, and Catfish on Misterjaw.


Arnold Stang voiced the character Nurtle the Twurtle in the 1965 animated feature Pinocchio in Outer Space.


Arnold Stang appeared in "The Grave Robber," an episode of the popular horror anthology series Tales from the Darkside, playing Tapok, an ancient Egyptian mummy who encounters some unscrupulous archaeologists who lure him into a game of strip poker.


Arnold Stang reprised Top Cat in Yogi's Treasure Hunt and Top Cat and the Beverly Hills Cats.


Arnold Stang appeared on an episode of The Cosby Show with guest star Sammy Davis Jr.


Arnold Stang played the photographer in the 1993 film Dennis the Menace with Walter Matthau.


Arnold Stang provided many voices for the Cartoon Network series Courage the Cowardly Dog and Turner Program Services' original series Captain Planet and the Planeteers.


Arnold Stang was in many Broadway stage productions, including Front Page with Peggy Cass in the 1969 revival.


In 2004, Arnold Stang made his last appearance in an interview with animator Earl Kress about the making of Top Cat.


JoAnne Arnold Stang was a journalist known for writing profiles of prominent individuals in the entertainment industry.


Arnold Stang died of pneumonia at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Newton, Massachusetts on December 20,2009, at the age of 91.