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David Newell

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Actor

The Resume

    (November 24, 1938- )
    Born in O’Hara Township, Pennsylvania
    Portrayed Mr. McFeely in ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’
    Subject of the documentary ‘Speedy Delivery’ (2008)
    Cameo appearance in the film ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ (2019)

Why he might be annoying:

    He never expected the show to last: ‘When Fred hired me, I thought I had a job for one year.’
    He noted, ‘I really sent more time with him [Fred Rogers] than I did my wife, at times.’
    He appeared in character as Mr. McFeely in a public service announcement reminding people to return their census forms (2010).

Why he might not be annoying:

    He was also a production assistant, who located costumes and props ranging from hats to a live baby elephant.
    As a public relations manager for Fred Rogers Productions, he visited PBS stations in all fifty states.
    Mr. Rogers’ widow Joanne said, ‘He's so kind, but he's also one of the funniest people I know.’

Credit: C. Fishel


Featured in the following Annoying Collections:

Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 13 Votes: 53.85% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 5 Votes: 0% Annoying