David "Danny" Weberman (May 24, 1906 - September 16, 1983) was an American voice actor and impressionist known for A Star Is Shorn (1939), City of Missing Girls (1941) and "September in the Rain" (1937).
Webb was born David Weberman in New York City, the third child of Herman and Lena Weberman. His father emigrated to America from Budapest in 1887 and was in the fur business as a cutter and a salesman.
When Webb arrived in Hollywood, he was using the name Dave Weber. He did celebrity impersonations on the on the Burns & Allen anniversary show along with doing voice work for a Screen Gems cartoon called "Sing Time," where he impersonated Bing Crosby, Rudy Vallee, Eddie Cantor, Andy Devine and others.
He started working for Warner Bros. in the mid 1930s and his first cartoon was "The CooCoo Nut Grove." He also voiced Egghead in "Daffy Duck & Egghead" and did voices for the 1939 Merrie Melodies "A Day at the Zoo".
In 1941 after Mel Blanc signed a contract with Leon Schlesinger in which he exclusively did voice work for Warner Bros., Webb became the first person to succeed Blanc as the voice of Woody Woodpecker. He voiced the character for two shorts until he enlisted in the army and was succeeded by Kent Rogers.
- The CooCoo Nut Grove (1936) - Walter Windpipe (uncredited)
- Clean Pastures (1937) - Stepin Fetchit, Sonny Boy Puppet (uncredited)
- Porky's Super Service (1937) - Brat (uncredited)
- Speaking of the Weather (1937) - (uncredited)
- Egghead Rides Again (1937) - Egghead (one line) (uncredited)
- September in the Rain (1937) - Various (uncredited)
- Daffy Duck & Egghead (1938) - Egghead (uncredited)
- Katnip Kollege (1938) - (uncredited)
- Cinderella Meets Fella (1938) - Egghead (uncredited)
- A-Lad-In Bagdad (1938) - Egghead (uncredited)
- Cracked Ice (1938) - Charlie McCarthy (uncredited)
- A Feud There Was (1938) - Peace-Deriding Weaver, KFWB Announcer (uncredited)
- Porky in Egypt (1938) - Humpty Bumpty (uncredited)
- You're an Education (1938) - (uncredited)
- Count Me Out (1938) - Egghead, Biff Stew (uncredited)
- The Lone Stranger and Porky (1939) - Pronto (uncredited)
- A Day at the Zoo (1939) - Second Elk Named Bill, Owl, Parrot, Jail-Bird, Second Panther (uncredited)
- Porky's Movie Mystery (1939) - Studio P.D. (uncredited)
- Chicken Jitters (1939) - Fox (uncredited)
- Bars and Stripes Forever (1939) - Prison Guard, Other Prisoners (uncredited)
- Thugs with Dirty Mugs (1939) - Killer Diller (uncredited)
- Believe It Or Else (1939) - Egghead, Old Man in Jail, Chippofoski (uncredited)
- Naughty Neighbors (1939) - Duck (uncredited)
- Fresh Fish (1939) - Teacher Fish (uncredited)
- Porky's Last Stand (1940) - Various (uncredited)
- Pied Piper Porky (1939) - Mouse (uncredited)
- Slap Happy Pappy (1940) - Andy Devine chicken, Ned Sparks chicken, and Walter Winchell bird (uncredited)
- Malibu Beach Party (1940) - Most male actors (uncredited)
- Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (1943) - Queen (uncredited)
- Canemaker, John (2006). Paper Dreams: The Art And Artists Of Disney Storyboards. Disney Edition, page 86. ISBN 978-0786863075. "After four years, Walt apparently forgave Colvig for he returned to Disney to record Goofy's voice for the next twenty-six years. (During his absence Goofy was recorded by a Colvig imitator named Danny Webb)"
- Ohmart, Ben, Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices