October 22, 1891 in Northeast Harbor, Maine; died January 22, 1988 in
Peekskill, New York) personified the crusty New England Yankee in roles
on radio, films and television. He played Titus Moody on "Allen's
Alley" on radio. His famous opening line there was "Howdy Bub". In
later years he became famous as the Pepperidge Farm's television
spokesman. Fennelly was also a noted playwright.
He appeared in a total of 10 films, including The Kettles On Old MacDonald's Farm (1957), Pretty Poison (1968), The Trouble With Harry (1955), and How To Frame A Figg (1971), and hundreds of radio episodes.