Serge Lhorca in the 1995 short film 23, Rue des Francs Bourgeois

Serge Lhorca (1918-2012) was a French actor who dubbed additional Muppets on 1, Rue Sésame and the Skeksis Ornamentalist in the French dub of The Dark Crystal.

Lhorca acted on stage and occasionally in film and television, but worked most often as a voice actor. He dubbed Yoda in the original Star Wars films, Roddy McDowall in the Planet of the Apes movies, Gene Wilder in The Producers and others, Jack Lemmon in Grumpy Old Men and others, Kenny Baker in Time Bandits, Frank Gorshin as the Riddler on Batman, and Fred Grandy on The Love Boat.

His many cartoon roles included Speedy Gonzales in Looney Tunes shorts, Flaversham in The Great Mouse Detective, Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings, Burne Thompson and Baxter Stockman on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Jokey and others on The Smurfs, the title role on Sherlock Hound, Colonel Spigot on Talespin, Mumm-Ra on Thundercats, and Bagheera in The Jungle book anime.

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