Ron Gans

Ronald Kenneth Gans (August 9, 1931 – June 29, 2010), sometimes credited as Ron Kennedy, was an American character actor and voice-over artist,[1] known for portraying Q.T. the Orangutan on The Disney Channel's Dumbo's Circus, the voice of Armus in Star Trek: The Next Generation, the voice of Eeyore on Welcome to Pooh Corner, and the voice of the Spider in The Mother Goose Video Treasury.

Ron Gans
Ronald Kenneth Gans

August 9, 1931
DiedJune 29, 2010(2010-06-29) (aged 78)
OccupationActor, voice-over artist
Years active1950–1990
Spouse(s)Theresa Gans


Gans also voiced the Stunticon Drag Strip in The Transformers. His work as a character actor, billed as "Ron Kennedy," includes the Perry Mason episode "The Case of the Traveling Treasure," first aired on CBS on November 4, 1961, and the Straightaway episode "Pledge a Nightmare," first aired on ABC on December 1, 1961.

Personal lifeEdit

Gans was married to Theresa Gans, together they had two children.[2]


Gans died in Los Angeles at the age of 78, due to complications from pneumonia.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
1950 Hot Rod Minor Role Uncredited
1953 The Moonlighter Minor Role Uncredited
1953 Appointment in Honduras Mexican Lieutenant Uncredited
1954 Killers from Space Sgt. Powers - Sentry
1956 Hidden Guns Burt Miller
1956 Tea and Sympathy Dick Uncredited
1957 Operation Mad Ball Tinneman Uncredited
1959 High School Big Shot
1960 Battle of Blood Island Ken
1960 Spring Affair Ted
1965 The Girls on the Beach Master of Ceremonies Uncredited
1965 Harlow Assistant Director
1966 Mondo Keyhole Vampire Uncredited
1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre Chapman Uncredited
1968 The Wild Racers
1968 Tarzan and the Jungle Boy Ken
1969 The Gay Deceivers Freddie
1970 The Student Nurses Psychiatrist
1970 The Curious Female Jerome Bruce
1971 Sexual Liberty Now Narrator Voice
1972 Runaway, Runaway The Attacker
1972 Night Call Nurses Radio newscaster Voice, Uncredited
1972 The Thing with Two Heads Reporter in Tan Coat Uncredited
1972 Bonnie's Kids Radio Newscaster Voice
1973 Group Marriage Interviewer
1973 Coffy Stranger
1974 Sex Freaks Narrator Voice, Uncredited
1975 Carnal Madness Newscaster
1976 Revenge of the Cheerleaders Cooking Lesson Voice
1976 Hollywood Boulevard Documentary Narrator Voice, Uncredited
1976 The Smurfs and the Magic Flute Earl Flatbroke 1983 US version, Voice
1977 The Kentucky Fried Movie Voice
1978 Deathsport Narrator Voice, Uncredited
1981 Unico God English version, Voice, Uncredited
1981 S.O.B. Television newscaster Voice, Uncredited
1981 Hell Night Driver
1981 Heartbeeps Crimebuster Voice
1982 The Seduction Announcer Uncredited
1983 Uniko: Mahô no shima e Cheri's Father / Trojan Horse English version, Voice, Uncredited
1988 Not of This Earth Radio Movie Spot Announcer Voice, Uncredited


  1. ^ Obituary Los Angeles Times, July 11, 2010; page A41.
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  3. ^ Abrams, Rachel (July 6, 2010). "Voiceover actor Gans dies". Variety. Retrieved August 19, 2016.

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