John Stephenson (actor)

American actor (1923–2015)

John Winfield Stephenson (August 9, 1923 – May 15, 2015) was an American actor. He was most active voice-over roles.[1]

John Stephenson
John Winfield Stephenson

(1923-08-09)August 9, 1923
DiedMay 15, 2015(2015-05-15) (aged 91)
Los Angeles, United States
Other namesJohn Stevenson
Years active1953–2010

He has also been called John Stevenson. Stephenson has never given any interviews and was rarely seen in public, although he did make an appearance at BotCon 2001.

Since the death of Harvey Korman in 2008, he was one of the last surviving voice actors from the 1960s animated sitcom, The Flintstones, in which he played Fred Flintstone's boss, Mr. Slate.

Stephenson died from Alzheimer's disease, aged 91.[2][3]


  1. Lawson, Tim; Persons, Alisa (2004-12-01). The Magic Behind the Voices: A Who's Who of Cartoon Voice Actors. Univ. Press of Mississippi. pp. 326–. ISBN 9781578066964. Retrieved 9 May 2012.
  2. "John Stephenson, R.I.P." News from ME. Mark Evanier. May 17, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2015.
  3. "John Stephenson". Yowp: Stuff About Early Hanna-Barbera Cartoons. May 16, 2015. Retrieved May 17, 2015.

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