Canadian-born American actor, voice actorDied when: 85 years 133 days (1024 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Henry Corden (born Henry Cohen;January 6, 1920 – May 19, 2005) was a Canadian-born American actor and singer, best known for taking over the role of Fred Flintstone after Alan Reed's death in 1977.
His official debut as Fred's new voice was in the 1965 Hanna-Barbera record, Saving Mr.Flintstone, although he had previously provided the singing voice for Reed in the 1966 theatrical film The Man Called Flintstone and the Hanna-Barbera specials Alice in Wonderland or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (1966) and Energy: A National Issue (1977).
He took over the role as Fred Flintstone full time starting with the syndicated weekday series Fred Flintstone and Friends for which he provided voice-overs on brief bumper clips shown in-between segments.