Robert Ridgely


December 24, 1931


New Jersey


February 8, 1997 (age 65)


Toluca Lake, Los Angeles, California


Actor and voice actor

Characters Played:

George Kelp

Robert Ridgely

Robert Ridgely

Robert "Bob" Ridgely (December 24, 1931 - February 8, 1997) was an American actor and voice actor. On the Snorks, he was best known for voicing George Kelp as well as a few additional voices. 

Characters Played

  • George Kelp
  • Additional

Other Voice Roles

  • Commander - Dexter's Laboratory
  • Thundarr - Thundarr the Barbarian
  • Skrull Emperor - Fantastic Four (1994)
  • Groundchuck - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 series)
  • Dr. Harley Street - SWAT Kats
  • Narrator - Spacecats
  • Al Vermin - Bonkers
  • Mike Summit - Sky Commanders
  • Mighty Paw - Paw Paws
  • General Ross - The Incredible Hulk (1982)
  • Tarzan - Tarzan, Lord of the Jungle

Acting Roles

  • Colonel James - Boogie Nights
  • Hollywood Shocase Announcer - That Thing You Do!
  • Carter Brooks - Coach
  • Walter Kenton - Philadelphia
  • Cliff Hamilton - Domestic Life
  • Jeff Farlow - Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
  • Liscomb and Marley - Bonanza
  • Announcer - The Woody Woodbury Show
  • Lt. Frank Kimbro - The Gallant Men

Personal Life and Death

Robert "Bob" Ridgely was born in New Jersey. He began his acting career in the 60s by appearing in shows such as Maverick and Surfside 6. Aside from several acting and voice acting roles throughout the years, he had been in numerous commercials such as one for McDonald's, and he had even staged a Broadway production number. Ridgely died from cancer in his home on Toluca Lake, California on February 8, 1997. 

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