Speaking of Radio

Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden


Dick Beals

Recorded October 23rd, 1998 - 18 min

Prolific actor on many shows from WXYZ in Detroit from 1949-51. In California, he appeared on hundreds of Gunsmoke, Suspense, Dr. Christian and other programs. Following his radio career, he did scores of voices on TV cartoon shows and was the commercial voice of Speedy Alka Seltzer for a great many years. He was 71 when we met during a break in rehearsals for a re-enactment at the Friends of Old Time Radio convention in Newark, New Jersey. Dick Beals died May 29, 2012 at age 85.

Rogers of the Gazette - 12/2/53 - The longest week of the year

Did you enjoy the interview? Listen to Rogers of the Gazette and Dick Beals in his portrayal of "Mike" in this December 2nd, 1953 broadcast.