Snidely Whiplash

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Snidely Whiplash
Snidely tied up on the left
First appearanceDudley Do-Right, segment of The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
Created byJay Ward
Portrayed byAlfred Molina
Voiced byHans Conried (1959-1964)
Corey Burton (1998–2014)

Snidely Whiplash is a fictional character who originally appeared in the Dudley Do-Right of the Mounties segments of the animated television series The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. He is the archenemy of Dudley Do-Right.[1]

The character was voiced by Hans Conried in the original cartoon series. Alfred Molina played Whiplash in the 1999 live-action film version Dudley Do-Right.[1]

Whiplash is the stereotypical villain in the style of stock characters found in silent movies and earlier stage melodrama, wearing black clothing and a top hat and with a handlebar moustache. Whiplash's henchman, Homer, usually wears a tuque. In the cartoon's opening segments, Whiplash is seen tying Nell Fenwick to a railroad track. He is the antithesis of Do-Right, who is the archetype of goodness and a Royal Canadian Mounted Policeman (RCMP). On one occasion, typical of producer Jay Ward's sense of humor, Whiplash and Do-Right changed hats; Do-Right became the criminal supervillain who actually succeeds at crime and Whiplash became the RCMP hero for capturing the evil Do-Right.


  1. ^ a b Maslin, Janet (August 27, 1999). "Film Review – He's Still Backward, But Nell's Got Moxie". The New York Times.