Paul Frees (R.I.P.)

Black and white photo of Paul Frees

Paul Frees was an American voice actor.  He carried out the task of voicing the original Ghost Host in the first two incarnations of the Haunted Mansion.  Paul Frees is also known for doing a lot of other voice work for Disney, such as Ludwig von Drake, and some characters in the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, especially Carlos the magistrate of Isla Tesoro and the prisoner who coaxes the mutt with the keys in his mouth.