Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Nov 6: Dr Smith Celebrates a B-day

Born on this day in The Bronx, New York in 1914 … stage and character actor Jonathan Harris! Best known as the comic villain Dr. Zachary Smith, in the popular 1960s sci-fi series Lost in Space, Harris supplied the voices of Manny in A Bug’s Life and Geri the Cleaner in Toy Story 2. (Lost in Space also starred Guy Williams - Disney’s Zorro!) Harris also appeared in two 1961 episodes of The Twilight Zone. Harris once said of his characteristic accent: “I’m not British, just affected.”

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