Olan Soulé – Actor

A native of neighboring LaHarpe, ILOlan Soulé was an American character actor and voice-over performer who had professional credits in nearly 7,000 radio shows and commercials, appearances in over 60 films and 200 television films and series, perhaps best remembered for his appearances onThe Andy Griffith Show. Soule’s voice work on television included his 15-year role (1968–1983) as Batman on several animated series that were either devoted to or involved the fictional “Dark Knight” superhero.

The list of Soule’s supporting and starring roles is long and include I Love Lucy, The Andy Griffith Show, Dragnet, Perry MasonThe George Burns and Gracie Allen ShowThe Jack Benny ProgramThe Donald O’Connor Show, The Danny Thomas ShowThe Real McCoysMister EdCity DetectiveBehind Closed DoorsDanteHarrigan and SonHenneseyState TrooperOne Step BeyondThe Restless GunThe RebelWanted: Dead or AliveMy Favorite MartianThe Twilight ZoneThe UntouchablesBewitchedPete and GladysThe Addams FamilyThe MunstersJohnny RingoRawhideGunsmokeHappyBonanzaThe Jean Arthur ShowLaramieThe MonkeesMission: ImpossibleThe Six Million Dollar ManBuck Rogers in the 25th CenturyFantasy IslandLittle House on the PrairieDallas and Simon & Simon. He was the only actor who performed on both the Captain Midnight radio and television shows.