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Paul Winchell
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Name: Paul Winchell
Born: December 21, 1922
Birth Hometown: New York City, New York
Died: June 24, 2005
Place of death: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Host, ventriloquist, comedian, voice actor
Years active: 1938-1999
Known for: His voice acting on The Smurfs and on Disney movies and TV

Paul Winchell (b. December 21, 1922 - d. June 24, 2005) was an American ventriloquist, comedian, and voice actor. He's best known for voicing Gargamel in The Smurfs & Tigger in Winnie the Pooh. He hosted two game shows, Runaround and Sense or Nonsense. Winchell was also one of the panelists on What's My Line?.


Winchell died of natural causes on June 24, 2005. 

Shows hosted[]

Runaround (1972-1973)
Sense or Nonsense (Pilot)

Shows appeared[]