Gerald McBoing-Boing is a character created by Dr. Seuss. He can't talk like other people, so he communicates by making sounds.
The character first appeared on a record issued by Capitol Records in 1950 and than an animated short film by UPA, released the same year, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Shot. Three other shorts were made Gerald McBoing-Boing's Symphony (1953), How Now Boing Boing (1954), and Gerald McBoing-Boing on the Planet Moo (1956).
The character also appeared in Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol as Tiny Tim and appeared in two television shows CBS's The Gerald McBoing-Boing Show (1956-1957) and Gerald McBoing-Boing (2005-2007) which aired on Cartoon Network in the United States and Teletoon in Canada.