David Newell is an American television actor known primarily for his portrayal of Mr. McFeely, the delivery man on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, During the run of Mr. Rogers which lasted from 1968 until 2001, Newell appeared in 436 episodes during that time frame.
Newell still works in the public relations department of the Fred Rogers Company (the entity responsible for all rights relating to the program, and other series currently in production from the company). His character's most famous catchphrase was "Speedy Delivery!" A documentary feature about Newell entitled Speedy Delivery, which chronicles his travels around the world as Mr. McFeely, debuted on public television in 2008.
An animated version of Mr. McFeely is a recurring character on the new PBS series Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. Canadian actor Derek McGrath performs the voice.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Ultracon 2023 - August 25-27, 2023 in West Palm Beach, FL, USA
- ComiCon Erie 2021 - September 10-12, 2021 in Erie, PA, USA
- GalaxyCon Richmond 2020 - February 28 - March 1, 2020 in Richmond, VA, USA
- Great Lakes Comic-Con 2019 - February 22-23, 2019 in Warren, MI, USA
- London Comic Con 2018 - October 26-28, 2018 in London, ON