Pat Buttram
American actor
Pat Buttram
Maxwell Emmett "Pat" Buttram was an American actor, known for playing the sidekick of Gene Autry and for playing the character of Mr. Haney in the television series Green Acres. He had a distinctive voice which, in his own words, "... never quite made it through puberty". It has been described as sounding like a handful of gravel thrown in a Mix-Master".
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TV Teaser: Comedy Central Roast Of Charlie Sheen - Deadline.com
Google News - over 5 years
Milton Berle and Pat Buttram (Mr. Haney, Green Acres), in particular, were astonishingly foul – and funny as hell. Sometimes I really miss Red Buttons. Probably that night will be one of those times. Here ya go, Charlie, steal from Lucy for your last
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The Fox and the Hound and The Fox and the Hound 2 - JustPressPlay
Google News - over 5 years
After Copper goes with Amos and the elder hunting dog Chief (Pat Buttram) on a long hunting journey, he returns older (and voiced by Kurt Russell) and with an understanding that he and Tod (now voiced by Mickey Rooney) that they can no longer be
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'The Fox and the Hound' Offers Alarming, Effective Animal Antics - PopMatters
Google News - over 5 years
Even with old dog Chief (Pat Buttram) warning the duo about their association, Tod and Copper enjoy a wonderful summer together. Come fall, Slade takes his pets out into the wild. His mission - camp throughout the winter and turn his newest pup into a
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PR: Disney Releases Interview with Mickey Rooney on "The Fox and the Hound" - Toon Zone
Google News - over 5 years
The film also stars Pearl Bailey, Pat Buttram and Jack Albertson. The Fox and the Hound and its sequel The Fox and the Hound 2 will be released in a 30th Anniversary 2-Movie Collection on August 9, 2011. Although he is quick to deny it, Mickey Rooney
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'Fox and the Hound' never looked so good - phillyBurbs.com
Google News - over 5 years
The voice talents in the original include Mickey Rooney, Pearl Bailey, Pat Buttram, Kurt Russell and Corey Feldman. The gifted young Disney animators working on the original included Ron Clements ("The Little Mermaid"), Keane ("Beauty and the Beast")
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How Politics Imitates Television - FrumForum
Google News - over 5 years
In September of 1971, CBS ”killed everything with a tree in it”, according to Green Acres star and B-western legend Pat Buttram. But it wasn't just the country cousins who were sent to the slag heap. So drastic was the 1971 purge (which ran across all
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'Rango,' 'Miral' DVD reviews - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Google News - over 5 years
The film pays homage to at least two deceased actors who embodied the western genre: Walter Brennan and Pat Buttram. Extras listed on Blu-ray include 10 deleted scenes, a picture-in-picture storyboard reel, a behind-the-scenes featurette and an
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Tiger's former coach on the deep Open field and his ex-student's practice habits - Golf.com
Google News - over 5 years
On the old Green Acres TV sitcom, what was the name of the annoying con man played by Pat Buttram, who actually sold the run-down farm to Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor? The only one I know from that show is Mr. Haney. Correct!
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Entertainers announced For 2011 Gene Autry Days - Ada Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Considered a celebrity sound-a-like, Buttram mimics the unique voice of his uncle Pat Buttram, Gene Autry's television sidekick and Mr. Haney on “Green Acres”. As you sit back and listen to Buttram's stories and humor, you'll hear his uncle's voice
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Harbor Springs...Now and Then - Harbor Light
Google News - over 5 years
From the early days of Tom Mix, Gene Autry, Pat Buttram and Gabby Hays through Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, the Western was perfect for adaptation to the big and small screens. John Wayne was the quintessential cowboy, but Gary Cooper and his actions
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Memories of baseball as a local spring pastime - The Desert Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
His old cowboy sidekick, Pat Buttram, used to introduce the players and tell cornball jokes. Bogert tried to get the city to invest in expanding what was called Angels Stadium in the 1980s to keep the Angels in Palm Springs. But the city was struggling
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THE FOX AND THE HOUND's 30th Anniversary - We Are Movie Geeks
Google News - almost 6 years
The voice talent on The Fox and the Hound was also a mix of old and new Hollywood with veterans such as Mickey Rooney (National Velvet, The Black Stallion), Pearl Bailey (Porgy and Bess) and Pat Buttram (TV's―Green Acres) joining up-and-coming stars
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Gene Autry, Singing Movie Cowboy Who Rode Champion to Fame, Dies at 91
NYTimes - over 18 years
Gene Autry, America's first singing cowboy of the movies and a multimillionaire businessman, died yesterday at his home in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles, said Karla Buhlman, vice president of Gene Autry Entertainment. He was 91. With his theme song, ''Back in the Saddle Again,'' and riding his chestnut stallion, Champion, Mr. Autry
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PRO FOOTBALL: TV SPORTS; They Talk the Talk And Walk the Walk
NYTimes - over 22 years
Fox Sports came to breathing, blood-pumping life yesterday. The world survived, Fox proved it could succeed CBS, and the only appearance of Bart Simpson, Al Bundy or M.A.N.T.I.S. came in commercials. "I've been living on caffeine and nerves since 3 in the morning," said David Hill, the president of Fox Sports. For the first Sunday in four seasons,
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Pat Buttram, 78, Actor In 'Green Acres' Series
NYTimes - about 23 years
Pat Buttram, who played Gene Autry's sidekick on the singing cowboy's television series and Mr. Haney on "Green Acres," died on Saturday at the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center. He was 78. The cause was kidney failure, said Bill Ward, a longtime friend. Mr. Buttram performed on "The Gene Autry Show" on CBS from 1950 to 1956,
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NEW CASSETTES: FROM DISNEY TO MUSSORGSKY'S 'BORIS'
NYTimes - about 32 years
Robin Hood Walt Disney Productions 83 minutes. $79.95 This 1973 film is the first title of the much-trumpeted new Walt Disney ''Classics'' home-video label. Fifteen Disney animated features have been restricted to limited engagements in movie houses, and Disney has begun to release them for home viewing. Unfortunately, classically speaking, ''Robin
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NEW FACES REFLECT THE LESSONS OF '81
NYTimes - about 35 years
President Reagan is beginning his second year in office with some new faces in ke y positions, as well as some changes in th e White House organizational structure that reflect lessons learn ed in the last year. The announcement today that Richard V. Allen was resigning as national security adviser marks only one such shift. Today was also the
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Notes On People; The New Mrs. Autry
NYTimes - over 35 years
Gene Autry, the onetime singing cowboy star who owns the California Angels baseball team and several television and radio stations, married a bank executive over the weekend. The 72-year-old Mr. Autry, whose first wife died last year, and Jacqueline Ellam were married on Sunday in what was described as ''a quick, quiet and small wedding ceremony''
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OLD STYLE DISNEY
NYTimes - over 35 years
IN any list of palships that cannot be, that of a fox and a hound would seem to be among the most unlikely. They live in worlds of differing obligations, interests and diets. It is the sweetly realized point of ''The Fox and the Hound,'' Walt Disney Productions's new animated feature, that Tod, a fun-loving, orphaned fox, and Copper, a hound dog
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NEW HANDS ARE CARRYING ON THE DISNEY STUDIO'S TRADITION
NYTimes - over 35 years
Walt Disney Studios, the folks who brought us ''Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,'' ''Fantasia,'' ''Dumbo,'' ''Bambi,'' ''Cinderella,'' ''Peter Pan'' and 13 other animated feature films, has finished number 20, which is due to open in New York this Friday. Entitled ''The Fox and the Hound,'' it is only the fifth animated movie the studio has
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Pat Buttram
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1994
    Age 78
    Buttram died in 1994 at the age of seventy-eight of renal failure in Los Angeles, California.
    More Details Hide Details He is interred at the cemetery at the Maxwell Chapel United Methodist Church in the Pebble community near Haleyville, Alabama. Buttram was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and one on the "Alabama Stars of Fame" in Birmingham. Notes Further reading
  • 1993
    Age 77
    Buttram was a staunch Republican who helped Ronald W. Reagan spice up his speeches with political quips. In 1993, Buttram expressed surprise that with the inauguration of Bill Clinton and Al Gore as US President and Vice President, respectively, so many Hollywood actors were "taken with that whole country-boy image they tried to project."
    More Details Hide Details According to his niece, Mary Buttram Young of Sheffield, Alabama, "Uncle Pat would always say, 'I'm from Alabama – I can see right through that'."
  • 1980
    Age 64
    Buttram retired from acting in 1980 and made his home in his native Winston County, Alabama.
    More Details Hide Details However, he soon returned to California, where he made frequent personal appearances.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1971
    Age 55
    Buttram made the oft-quoted observation about the 1971 "rural purge", in which CBS cancelled many programs with a rural-related theme or setting: "CBS canceled everything with a tree — including Lassie", referring to the cancellations of Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies and Petticoat Junction.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1965
    Age 49
    Buttram is remembered for his role as Mr. Haney (Eustace Haney) in the 1965–1971 CBS television comedy Green Acres.
    More Details Hide Details He did voice work for several Disney animated features, playing Napoleon (hound dog) in The Aristocats, the Sheriff of Nottingham (a wolf) in Robin Hood, Luke (swamp inhabitant) in The Rescuers, Chief (hunting dog) in The Fox and the Hound, and one of the Toon bullets in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. He had a recurring role as the voice of Cactus Jake on Garfield and Friends. One of his last roles was a cameo in Back to the Future Part III. His final voice-over was A Goofy Movie, released a year after his death.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1952
    Age 36
    In 1952, he married actress Sheila Ryan; the marriage ended with her death in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details They had a daughter named Kathrine (nicknamed Kerry) born in 1954.
  • 1948
    Age 32
    Buttram's first Autry film was Strawberry Roan in 1948.
    More Details Hide Details In the late 1940s, Buttram joined Autry on his radio show, Melody Ranch and then on television with The Gene Autry Show. During the first television season, Buttram went by "Pat" or "Patrick", with a variety of last names. From the second season forward, he used his own name. Buttram guest starred on three episodes of Walter Brennan's ABC sitcom, The Real McCoys, including the role of Cousin Carl in the episode "Back to West Virginny" (July 27, 1961). In the story line, Amos, Luke, and Kate McCoy return to Smokey Corners, West Virginia, for the 100th birthday gathering of "Grandma McCoy", played by Jane Darwell. Henry Jones guest starred in this segment as Jed McCoy.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1936
    Age 20
    In 1936, Buttram married Dorothy McFadden. The couple adopted a daughter but divorced in 1946.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1915
    Born
    Born on June 19, 1915.
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