Ed Gilbert

Ed Gilbert (born Edmund Francis Giesbert on June 29, 1931 – May 8, 1999) was an American actor, with extensive credits in both live action roles and voice work in animation, although he was better known for the latter. He is also credited, under his birth name, with research in entomology and the discovery of new beetle species.

Ed Gilbert
Edmund Francis Giesbert

June 29, 1931
DiedMay 8, 1999 (aged 67)
OccupationActor, voice actor, entomologist
Years active1963–1999


During the 1960s, Gilbert appeared on television series such as The Gallant Men, Combat!, The Rogues and Mannix. In 1966, he guest starred as Robert Cramer on four episodes of Ben Casey. He is well known as Fenton Hardy on the 1970s television series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.

He provided the voices of Superion (replacing Frank Welker), Thrust and Blitzwing in the 1984-86 seasons of The Transformers, Kissyfur's father Gus in Kissyfur, Thirty-Thirty, Sandstorm, Shaman and other voices in BraveStarr, Baloo in the Disney animated series TaleSpin, General Hawk in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Puggsy and Daddy Starling in Tom and Jerry: The Movie, Mr. Smee in Peter Pan and the Pirates, Phasir in the Aladdin television series, The Mandarin in the first season of Iron Man: The Animated Series and Dormammu in Spider-Man: The Animated Series. He also voiced Tigger on some albums and read-along cassettes in the early 1990s, He voiced minor characters in Batman: The Animated Series; Batman: Mask of the Phantasm, Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero and The New Batman Adventures.


Gilbert, under his birth name, also pursued the study of Coleoptera and described a number of beetle species and genera, such as Linsleychroma, including Linsleychroma monnei.[1][2]


He died on May 8, 1999 of lung cancer. His interment was at Eternal Valley Memorial Park and Mortuary in Newhall, California.

Selected filmography

Title Year Role Notes
Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island 1998 Mr. Beeman Voice role
Yogi the Easter Bear 1994 Grand Grizzly
Guard Dog
The Pagemaster George Merry
SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron 1993-1994 Katscracth Gang Member, Enforcer Sargent, Enforcer Commando, Tiger Conklin
Batman The Animated Series 1993 Jack Haly
Tom and Jerry: The Movie 1992 Pugsy and Daddy Starling
TaleSpin 1990–1991 Baloo
The Rescuers Down Under 1990 Francois
The Little Mermaid 1989 Additional Voices
Asterix and the Big Fight Bossa Nova/Fishstix (American dub)
Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf 1988 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
G.I. Joe: The Movie 1987 General Hawk
Kissyfur 1986 Gus
The Transformers: The Movie Blitzwing
G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero 1985–1986 General Hawk
The Transformers 1984–1987 Blitzwing, Thrust, Superion


  1. ^ "Ed Gilbert". TV.com. CBS Interactive.com. 8 May 2010. Retrieved 12 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Linsleychroma monnei Giesbert, 1998". Base de données Titan sur les Cerambycidés ou Longicornes (in French). Retrieved 12 May 2016.

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Preceded by
Voice of Blitzwing
Succeeded by
Bumper Robinson
1933 Saint Mary's Gaels football team

The 1933 Saint Mary's Gaels football team was an American football team that represented Saint Mary's College of California during the 1933 college football season. In their 13th season under head coach Slip Madigan, the Gaels compiled a 6–3–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 161 to 73. The Gaels' victories included a 13–6 besting of Fordham, a 22–14 victory over UCLA, and an 18–6 victory over SMU. They lost to California (13–14), USC (7–14), and Oregon (7–13).Four Gaels received honors on the 1933 All-Pacific Coast football team: halfback George Wilson (AP-1, UP-1); end Fred Canrinus (AP-2, UP-1); tackle Carl Jorgensen (AP-2, UP-1); and guard Ed Gilbert (AP-2).

1974 NHL Expansion Draft

The 1974 NHL Expansion Draft was held on June 12, 1974. The draft took place to fill the rosters of the league's two expansion teams for the 1974–75 season, the Kansas City Scouts and the Washington Capitals.

Aladdin (animated TV series)

Aladdin is an American animated television series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation which aired from February 6, 1994, to November 25, 1995, based on the original 1992 Disney film of the same name. The series is set after The Return of Jafar, and picked up where the installment left off.

The series was produced by Alan Zaslove and Tad Stones, who were already renowned for their work on Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers and Darkwing Duck. Many of the films' stars provided the voices of their TV counterparts, with the notable exceptions of Dan Castellaneta filling in for Robin Williams in the Genie role (like in The Return of Jafar), and Val Bettin as the Sultan (who replaced Douglas Seale after the original film). Unlike The Little Mermaid, the series does not feature any musical numbers.

The series originally aired as a preview on The Disney Channel in early 1994, and in September of that year it began airing concurrently on the syndicated The Disney Afternoon block and on Saturday mornings on CBS (prior to Disney's purchase of rival ABC). Disney Channel reran the series from 1997 until 2000. The show was shown on Toon Disney from April 1998 until December 2008.

The series was followed by Aladdin and the King of Thieves, which was released on August 13, 1996.

Anglim Gilbert Gallery

Anglim Gilbert Gallery (formerly Gallery Paule Anglim) is a contemporary art gallery founded by Paule Anglim (January 30, 1923 – April 2, 2015), which is located at 1275 Minnesota Street, San Francisco, California The gallery specializes in exhibiting works from west coast art movements.Following Paule’s passing in the spring of 2015 the gallery has been re-opened under the lead of her long-term director, Ed Gilbert, and renamed Anglim Gilbert Gallery. Anglim Gilbert Gallery’s second gallery location opened in the spring of 2016 at the Minnesota Street Project.

In May 2017, after over 35 years of exhibitions at 14 Geary Street, the gallery has consolidated its exhibition program entirely to its Minnesota Street Project location.


Baloo (, from Hindi: भालू bhālū "bear") is a main fictional character featured in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book from 1894 and The Second Jungle Book from 1895. Baloo, a sloth bear, is the strict teacher of the cubs of the Seeonee wolf pack. His most challenging pupil is the "man-cub" Mowgli. Baloo and Bagheera, a panther, save Mowgli from Shere Khan the tiger and endeavor to teach Mowgli the Law of the Jungle in many of The Jungle Book stories.


BraveStarr is an American space western animated series. The original episodes aired from September 1987 to February 1988 in syndication. It was created simultaneously with a collection of action figures. BraveStarr was the last animated series produced by Filmation and Group W Productions to be broadcast before Filmation shut down in 1989. Bravo!, a spin-off series (originally called Quest of the Prairie People) was in production along with Bugzburg when the studio closed down. Reruns of the show aired on Qubo Night Owl from 2010 to 2013, and on the Retro Television Network from 2010 to 2015.

Ed Gilbert (ice hockey)

Edward Ferguson "Ed" Gilbert (born March 12, 1952 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey forward who played 166 games in the National Hockey League for the Kansas City Scouts and Pittsburgh Penguins. He would also play 29 games in the World Hockey Association for the Cincinnati Stingers.

Edward Gilbert (disambiguation)

Edward Gilbert was an American newspaper editor and California politician.

Edward Gilbert may also refer to:

Eddie Gilbert (cricketer) (1905–1978), Australian Aboriginal cricketer

Eddie Gilbert (wrestler) (1961–1995), American wrestler

Ed Gilbert (ice hockey) (born 1952), retired Canadian ice hockey forward

Edward Joseph Gilbert (born 1936), Roman Catholic Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Edward A. Gilbert (1854–1935), Nebraska politicianEd Gilbert may also refer to:

Ed Gilbert (1931–1999), American actor

Edmund William Gilbert (1900–1973), British social geographer

Edgar Gilbert (1923–2013), American mathematician and coding theorist

International draughts

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KingsRow is a strong checkers and draughts engine. It was released by Ed Gilbert in 2000.

The checkers engine can be used with the CheckerBoard GUI. The engine is available as freeware.

Scooby-Doo! and the Reluctant Werewolf

Scooby-Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf is a 1988 animated made-for-television film produced by Hanna-Barbera for syndication as part of the Hanna-Barbera Superstars 10 series. It marked Scrappy-Doo's last appearance as a protagonist in the Scooby-Doo franchise to date; he would not appear in a Scooby-Doo production again until the live-action Scooby-Doo movie in 2002, where he was the main antagonist.

Solved game

A solved game is a game whose outcome (win, lose or draw) can be correctly predicted from any position, assuming that both players play perfectly.

This concept is usually applied to abstract strategy games, and especially to games with full information and no element of chance;

solving such a game may use combinatorial game theory and/or computer assistance.


TaleSpin is an American animated television series based in the fictional city of Cape Suzette, that first aired in 1990 as a preview on Disney Channel and later that year as part of The Disney Afternoon, with characters adapted from Disney's 1967 animated feature The Jungle Book, which was theatrically rereleased in the summer before this show premiered in the fall. The name of the show is a play on "tailspin", the rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral. The two words in the show's name, tale and spin, are a way to describe telling a story. The show is one of ten Disney Afternoon shows to use established Disney characters as the main characters, with the others being Darkwing Duck, DuckTales, Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers, Goof Troop, Bonkers, Quack Pack, Aladdin, Timon & Pumbaa and Jungle Cubs. It is also one of the two animated television series based on The Jungle Book along with Jungle Cubs.

The Centurions (TV series)

Centurions: Power Xtreme is a syndicated 30 minute American science fiction animated television series produced by Ruby-Spears and was animated in Japan by Sunrise's Studio 7 division. Comic book legends Jack Kirby and Gil Kane contributed to the design and concepts of the show while Norio Shioyama did the character designs. The series began in 1986 as a five-part miniseries and was followed with a 60 episode series. The series was story edited by Ted Pedersen and written by several authors, including prolific science fiction writers Michael Reaves, Marc Scott Zicree, Larry DiTillio and Gerry Conway. The series theme and soundtrack were composed by Udi Harpaz. There was also a line of tie-in toys by Kenner and a comic book series by DC Comics. The show revolves around the conflict between Doc Terror's cyborgs and the Centurions (a combination of hard-suit and a mecha).

Toxic Crusaders

Toxic Crusaders is an animated series based on The Toxic Avenger films. It features Toxie, the lead character of the films leading a group of misfit superheroes who combat pollution. This followed a trend of environmentally considerate cartoons and comics of the time, including Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Swamp Thing, and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures. As this incarnation was aimed at children, Toxic Crusaders is considerably tamer than the edgy films it was based on (although it nevertheless contain many adult-oriented jokes that would go over most children's heads). Thirteen episodes were produced and aired, with at least a few episodes airing as a "trial run" in Summer 1990 followed by the official debut on January 21, 1991. It aired on YTV 1991 to 1997 in Canada. The US cable network G4 aired the first two episodes on July 25, 2009.

Yogi the Easter Bear

Yogi the Easter Bear is an animated television special starring Yogi Bear and produced by Hanna-Barbera which was broadcast in syndication on April 3, 1994. This, along with Arabian Nights, was one of Don Messick's last voice-over roles; he suffered a debilitating stroke in 1996 and died in 1997.

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