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Fred Newman was born on May 6, 1952 in LaGrange, Georgia, USA as Frederick R. Newman. He is an actor and composer, known for Gremlins (1984), Cocoon (1985) and Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). He has been married to Katy Dobbs since 1985. They have two children. See full bio »

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Gremlins Mogwai / Gremlins
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 2008 Lomax: The Hound of Music (TV Series)
Fred the Conductor
- Running Bear (2008) ... Fred the Conductor
- The Long Legged Sailor (2008) ... Fred the Conductor
- Crabfish (2008) ... Fred the Conductor
- Meow Meow (2008) ... Fred the Conductor
- Mary Mack (2008) ... Fred the Conductor
 2008 Little Spirit: Christmas in New York (TV Movie)
Little Spirit / Ramona / Squirrel / ...
 2004 The Easter Egg Adventure
Additional Voices (voice)
 2003 A Very Wompkee Christmas (Video)
Hummer, Woofus (voice)
 2002 Little Miss Spider (Short)
Spiderus (voice)
 1999 Grand Theft Auto 2 (Video Game)
DJ Spaz Funbags (voice)
 1996-1999 Disney's Doug (TV Series)
Porkchop / Skeeter / Mosquito 'Skeeter' Valentine / ...
- Doug's Marriage Madness (1999) ... Mosquito 'Skeeter' Valentine / Porkchop (voice)
- Doug: Beebe Goes Broke (1999) ... Skeeter / Fentruck / Mr. Dink / ... (voice)
- Doug's Great Opportoonity (1997) ... Skeeter Valentine (voice)
- Doug: A Limited Corporation (1996) ... Skeeter / Porkchop (voice)
 1999 Doug's 1st Movie
Skeeter / Mr. Dink / Porkchop / ... (voice)
 1997 Men in Black
Aliens (voice, uncredited)
 1996 Pyst (Video Game)
 1996 Aliens in the Family (TV Series)
 1995 The Puzzle Place (TV Series)
Narrator - Animated Sequence
- Mad Music Magic (1995) ... Narrator - Animated Sequence (voice)
 1991-1993 Doug (TV Series)
Mosquito 'Skeeter' Valentine / Porkchop / Mr. Bud Dink / ...
- Doug Throws a Party/Doug Way Out West (1993) ... Skeeter Valentine (voice)
- Doug Ripped Off!/Doug's Babysitter (1993) ... Skeeter Valentine / Bud Dink (voice)
- Doug's Halloween Adventure (1993) ... Mosquito 'Skeeter' Valentine, Ned Cauphee (voice)
- Doug Door to Door/Doug Tips the Scales (1993) ... Skeeter (voice)
 1991 Reading Rainbow (TV Series)
Dr. Skull
- The Lady with the Ship on Her Head (1991) ... Dr. Skull
 1989 The All New Mickey Mouse Club (TV Series)
- Guest Day (1989)
- Music Day (1989)
- Music Day (1989)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Stupid (voice)
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City
Additional Voices (voice)
 1987 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
- Puppetman (1987) ... Gary
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons
Harry (voice)
 1987 Munchies
Munchie (voice)
 1985 O.C. and Stiggs
Bongo (voice)
 1985 Explorers (voice)
 1984 Gremlins
Mogwai / Gremlins (voice)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (6 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
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He is a cast regular (actor and vocal sound effects artist) on the popular National Public Radio broadcast, "A Prairie Home Companion" (, starring Garrison Keillor. See more »

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Actor and sound effects artist for "Prairie Home Companion" on NPR; author of "Mouthsounds" (Workman Publishing, 2006). See more »


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