Len Dresslar


Elmer "Len" Dresslar Jr. (March 25, 1925 - October 16, 2005) was a veteran voice actor, singer, and the booming bass voice behind the Jolly Green Giant in TV commercials for General Mills ("Ho ho ho!"). As a recording artist, he is best known for the 1956 hits, "These Hands" and "Chain Gang" (not to be confused with the same-named Sam Cooke classic).

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Chain Gang (1956)
  • These Hands (1956)

Pop charts debut year: 1956

Years active: 1955-2005

Genres: Traditional pop

Labels: Mercury


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Len Dresslar

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