Vance DeBar Colvig Sr. (September 11, 1892 – October 3, 1967), professionally Pinto Colvig, was an American vaudeville actor, voice actor, newspaper cartoonist and circus performer, whose schtick was playing the clarinet off-key while mugging. Colvig was the original performer of the Disney characters Pluto and Goofy, as well as Bozo the Clown.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinto_Colvig
- Many Voices of PINTO COLVIG (Goofy / Pluto / Popeye's Bluto AND MORE!)youtube.com
- Pinto Colvig | Ben Truwe at SOHS on Oct. 22, 2016youtube.com
- Goofy Pluto - Doggie Creature Island - Bill Farmer, Pinto Colvigyoutube.com
- Goofy - All Kinds Of Goofys - Bill Farmer, Pinto Colvigyoutube.com
Vance DeBar Colvig Sr. (September 11, 1892 – October 3, 1967), professionally Pinto Colvig, was an American vaudeville actor, voice actor, newspaper cartoonist and circus performer, whose schtick was playing the clarinet off-key while mugging. Colvig was the original performer of the Disney characters Pluto and Goofy, as well as Bozo the Clown.
Pinto Colvig was the quintessential clown whose own identity was always hidden but whose innate warm-hearted character always came through his many talents. His humor tickled the funny bone and touched the heart. Incredibly gifted in music, art and mime, he spoke to different generations in different roles: as a child clown playing a squeaky...
Vance DeBar "Pinto" Colvig Sr. was a vaudeville American actor, voice actor, newspaper cartoonist, circus performer, screenwriter, and animator, who was the story man at Walt Disney Productions, perhaps better known for his voice work.
- Dean of Hollywood Voicemen
- Vance Jr., William, Byington, Bourke, and Courtney
- Lung cancer
Pinto Colvig was initiated into show business on the carnival circuit via his talent for playing the clarinet and his ability to ham it up while doing so. In the off-time from attending Oregon...
Vance DeBar Colvig was born in Jacksonville, Oregon, on September 11, 1892. His school friends nicknamed him after a spotted horse named "Pinto" because of his freckled face - and just like his freckles, the name stuck for his entire life. Pinto's childhood home was filled with music and laughter, and he was a clown from birth.
Vance DeBar "Pinto" Colvig, Sr. (September 11, 1892 - October 3, 1967) was an American actor, radio personality, newspaper cartoonist, voice artist, and circus performer. He is best known for his performance as Bozo the Clown, as well as being the original voice of the Disney character Goofy.
Pinto Colvig, born Vance DeBar Colvig, August 11, 1892 in Jacksonville, OR, was one of seven children of William Mason Colvig (1845 - 1936), aka Judge Colvig, and Adelaide Birdseye Colvig (1856 - 1912).
Pinto Colvig cause of death – Colvig was conceived Vance DeBar Colvig in Jacksonville, Oregon, one of seven offspring of Judge William Mason Colvig (1845–1936) and spouse Adelaide Birdseye Colvig (1856–1912). In spite of the fact that William Colvig was a pioneer, a lawyer and a recognized Oregonian, he was never really an appointed ...
Vaudeville actor, radio actor, newspaper cartoonist, prolific movie voice actor, and circus performer whose schtick was playing clarinet off-key while mugging. He was born September 11, 1892 in Jacksonville, Oregon, USA, and died of lung cancer on October 3, 1967 in Woodland Hills, California. Colvig is probably best...
- 11 Sep 1892, Jacksonville, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
- Vance DeBar
- 3 Oct 1967 (aged 75), Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
- Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Pinto Colvig is a voice actor known for voicing Goofy Goof, Grumpy, and Gabby. Take a visual walk through his career and see 68 images of the characters he's voiced and listen to 3 clips that showcase his performances. Trivia & Fun Facts: Father of Vance Colvig.