Norman Alden appeared in two episodes of The Andy Griffith Show. His film appearances include The Power of the Resurrection, Portrait of a Mobster, The Nutty Professor, Man's Favorite Sport?, Bedtime Story, The Patsy, The Wild Angels, Sonny and Cher in Good Times, The Devil's Brigade, The Great Bank Robbery, Tora! Tora! Tora!, Ben, Where Does It Hurt?, Kansas City Bomber, The Hindenburg, I Never Promised You a Rose Garden, Semi-Tough, Borderline, Victor Victoria, Back to the Future, They Live, Ed Wood, Patch Adams and K-PAX. His cartoon voice work includes the voice of Aquaman on Hanna-Barbera's "Super Friends" and the feature films The Sword in the Stone (as Sir Kay) and Transformers: The Movie. He also appeared in TV commercials for AC Delco as Lou the Mechanic.