Jimmy Weldon (born September 23, 1923) is an American voice actor, ventriloquist, and former television host.
He is best known as the voice of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Yakky Doodle the little Duck and the host and ventriloquist in the locally produced television series “The Webster Webfoot Show.”
It was thanks to Webster’s voice that he earned the voice-over for the Hanna-Barbera cartoon character, Yakky Doodle. Many of the odd animal sounds were also performed by Jimmy. Jimmy also was the voice of Solomon Grundy on Hanna-Barbera’s series Challenge of the Super Friends. Jimmy has also made numerous television appearances in acting on shows such as Dragnet, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, The Waltons, Dallas, and Diff’rent Strokes. He also continues to do voice-overs for various television shows and cartoons.
Weldon has also played some supporting characters on the popular radio drama “Adventures in Odyssey” and in classic serials and TV series. He is currently a member of the Premiere Speakers Bureau.