Ed Gilbert Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Sonali Rawat
Feb 08, 2024 By Sonali Rawat
Originally Published on Feb 15, 2023
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Ed Gilbert was a famous American voice actor.
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About Ed Gilbert

Edmund Francis Gilbert is a famous actor popularly known as Ed Gilbert.

Ed works as a voice actor and has played numerous roles in various television series as well. He also provided the voice for the characters of General Hawk, Baloo, and Dormammu.

Ed Gilbert was born in Chicago, Illinois. He was an actor best known for his roles in 'Johnny Got His Gun', 'Tom and Jerry: The Movie', and 'The Transformers: The Movie'. Ed Gilbert originally worked as a voice actor for the character of Superion in 'Transformers'. It was originally voiced by Frank Welker.

Ed Gilbert made cameos on programs including 'The Gallant Men', 'Combat!', 'The Rogues', and 'Mannix'. In four episodes of 'Ben Casey' in 1966, he played Robert Cramer. He passed away in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California.

Ed Gilbert Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Ed Gilbert’s net worth?

Ed Gilbert is a famous American actor from the United States. He has an estimated net worth $1-5 million.

How much did Ed Gilbert earn per year?

Information regarding Ed Gilbert's annual earnings is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Ed Gilbert?

Information regarding Ed Gilbert's height is not known.

How old was Ed Gilbert?

Ed Gilbert is 67 years old. He was born on June 29, 1931. He died on May 8, 1999.

Childhood And Education

Ed Gilbert was born Edmund Francis Gilbert in Chicago, Illinois.

Family, Romance And Relationships

Who was Ed Gilbert’s partner?

Information regarding Ed Gilbert's dating life is not available.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Ed Gilbert had guest appearances in the ’60s on shows, including 'The Gallant Men', 'Combat!', 'The Rogues', and 'Mannix'. He appeared as Robert Cramer in four episodes of Ben Casey in 1966.

Ed Gilbert gained fame as Fenton Hardy on 'The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries' television series in the ’70s. He provided the voices for several characters, including Superion. It was originally voiced by Frank Welker. He also voiced 'Blitzwing' and 'Thrust' in the second and third seasons of 'The Transformers'.

He was also Kissyfur's father Gus in 'Kissyfur'. Ed Gilbert provided voice for the characters of 'Thirty-Thirty', 'Sandstorm', and 'Shaman' in 'BraveStarr'. He played Baloo in the Disney animated series 'Jungle Cubs' and 'TaleSpin'. Ed Gilbert also voiced General Hawk in 'G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero'.

In the early 1990s, he provided the voice for Tigger on a few CDs and read-along cassettes. He also provided the voices for a few supporting roles in 'Batman: The Animated Series', 'The New Batman Adventures', and 'Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero'.

In the video game titled 'Leisure Suit Larry 6: Shape Up or Slip Out!', he also provided the voice for the security guard Daryl.

Charity Work

Information regarding the charity work of Ed Gilbert is not available.

What awards did Ed Gilbert win?

Ed Gilbert has not won any significant awards yet.

Ed Gilbert’s Hobbies And Interests

Information regarding the hobbies and interests of Ed Gilbert is not available.

Other Interesting Ed Gilbert Facts And Trivia

  • Ed also pursued the study of Coleoptera under his birth name, Edmund Francis Giesbert. He also described a number of species and genera of beetles, particularly those in the family Cerambycidae.
  • Ed Gilbert passed away from lung cancer on May 8, 1999, in Beverly Hills, California. He was interred in Newhall, California, at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary.
  • Originally, Phil Harris had provided Baloo's voice in the 1967 version of 'The Jungle Book'. Harris was slated to play the character in 'TaleSpin'. Harris turned 85 shortly before recording for 'TaleSpin' started. However, it was discovered during one recording session that he had become too old to do the voice properly. Ed spent a lot of time practicing and listening to vintage recordings of Phil Harris to get his interpretation of Baloo's voice exactly right.

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Ed Gilbert Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Edmund Francis Gilbert

Date of Birth

1931-05-29

Date of Death

1999-05-08

Nationality

American

Place of Birth

Chicago

Child Star?

No

Parents

Edmund W. Giesbert
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Written by Sonali Rawat

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

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Sonali RawatBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature, Masters of Art specializing in English and Communication Skills

Sonali has a Bachelor's degree in English literature from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and is currently pursuing a Master's in English and Communication from Christ University. With considerable experience in writing about lifestyle topics, including travel and health, she has a passion for Japanese culture, especially fashion, and anime, and has written on the subject before. Sonali has event managed a creative-writing festival and coordinated a student magazine at her university. Her favorite authors are Toni Morrison and Anita Desai.

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