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Carroll, Eddie

Carroll, Eddie

(Eddie Caroll, Eddy Carroll)


Original name, Eddie Eleniak; born in Canada; married Carolyn Springer (a psychologist), April 7, 1963; children: Tina, Leland.

Addresses: Agent—Cunningham, Escott, Slevin & Doherty, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 130, Los Angeles, CA 90025; Patterson & Associates, 20318 Hiawatha St., Suite 100, Chatsworth, CA 91311.

Career: Actor. Caroll-Farr Productions (a production company), cofounder; voice of animated Disney character Jiminy Cricket, 1973–; contributed voice work or appeared in over 200 commercials. Previously worked as a writer for radio and television in Canada. Military Service: Wrote and produced shows for Armed Forces Radio and Television.

Member: Friars Club, Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters (member of board of directors).


Film Appearances:

(Uncredited) Slate boy, The Last of the Secret Agents?, Paramount, 1966.

(As Eddy Carroll) Voice of Christmas Past/Jiminy Cricket, Mickey's "Christmas Carol" (animated short), Buena Vista, 1983.

(Uncredited) Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Jiminy Cricket's "Christmas" (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1986.

Swing Kids, 1993.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1994.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs (animated), 1998.

Mr. Kelson, Bobby's Whore (animated short), 2000.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Mickey's "Magical Christmas": Snowed in at the House of Mouse (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Regular, The Don Knotts Show, NBC, 1970.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, House of Mouse (animated), ABC, 2001.

Also appeared in The Lieutenant.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Funny, You Don't Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville, ABC, 1987.

DTV "Doggone" Valentine, NBC, 1987.

Voice, A Merry Mickey Celebration (animated), ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Sergeant Lubik, "A Date with Miss Camp Henderson," Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., CBS, 1966.

Sergeant Lubik, "Gomer, the Would-Be Hero," Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., CBS, 1966.

Street photographer, "Memory," Mission: Impossible, CBS, 1966.

Airport clerk, "A Trip to Mexico," The Andy Griffith Show, CBS, 1967.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, "From All of Us to All of You," Disneyland (also known as Disney's "Wonderful World," The Disney Sunday Movie, The Magical World of Disney, The Wonderful World of Disney, Walt Disney, Walt Disney Presents, and Walt Disney's "Wonderful World of Color"), 1977.

Lee Zeplowitz, "The Bad Son," Frasier, NBC, 2000.

Also appeared in Mary Tyler Moore; All in the Family; One Day at a Time; Fantasy Island; Life with Lucy; Love, American Style; Maude; Alice; Hollywood Palace; Spy-TV.

Television Work; Series:

Co-creator of Man to Man.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Legends of Broadway, Academy Theater, NY; Rope, Center Stage Theater, Los Angeles; End as a Man, Hollywood, CA; The Big Knife; The Flowering Peach.

Major Tours:

Jack Benny, Jack Benny/Laughter in Bloom (one-man show), U.S. cities, c. 1983–.

Felix, The Odd Couple, U.S. cities, 1995–96.


Video Games:

(As Eddie Caroll) Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Villains' Revenge (also known as Disney's "Villains' Revenge"), 1999.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Walt Disney World Quest Magical Racing Tour, 2000.

Voice of Jiminy Cricket, Kingdom Hearts (also known as Kingudamu hatsu), Square Electronic Arts, 2002.


Television Episodes:

(Story only) The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (animated), 1972.

Also wrote episodes of Man to Man.

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