Pat Buttram (born June 19, 1915 in Addison, Alabama; died January 8, 1994 in Los Angeles, California) was an American actor, famous for his many movies as a "sidekick" of Gene Autry playing the role of "Smiley".
In Gene Autry movies, Pat Buttram played a variety of sidekicks with different names. His first film with Autry was Strawberry Roan in 1948. In 1950, Buttram joined Autry on television on The Gene Autry Show. During the first season, Pat Buttram went by the name "Pat" or "Patrick" with a variety of last names. By the second session, he went by his own name, Pat Buttram.
Pat Buttram is also widely-known for his role as the peddler "Mr. Haney" in the 1965-71 television comedy Green Acres. He also did voice work for a number of animated features such as the wolf Sheriff of Nottingham in Disney's Robin Hood, Napoleon (hound dog) in The Aristocats (1970) and Luke (swamp inhabitant) in The Rescuers (1977). Mystery Science Theater 3000 fans may recognize him as the car salesman in the film Angels Revenge. One of his last roles was a cameo in Back to the Future Part III.