The Ghost of Redbeard the Pirate is one of the most recurring antagonists of the Scooby-Doo franchise.

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?

Redbeard's first appearance in the franchise was in the Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? episode, Go Away Ghost Ship where he was the main antagonist. He was really a shipping tycoon named C.L. Magnus, who was raiding his own ships and selling the cargo, to keep his bankrupt business afloat.

The New Scooby-Doo Movies

Redbeard later appeared on the The New Scooby-Doo! Movies episode, The Ghostly Creep from the Deep where he was AGAIN the main antagonist. This time he was really an unnamed oil pirate.

Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights

In the 2002 videogame, Scooby-Doo! Night of 100 Frights, Redbeard is one of the villains brought back by the Mastermind. Redbeard is the third boss in the game (the first two being the Black Knight Ghost and the Phantom Shadow) and can be seen guarding Fred, who is trapped in a Barrel. After Scooby defeats Redbeard, he frees Fred.

Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed

Redbeared made a brief cameo in the 2004 Live-Action Movie, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed, as a costume. Daphne grabs his sword and uses it to save Scooby and Shaggy from the Pterodactyl Ghost. Later at the Faux Ghost, Scooby and Shaggy see his original portrayer, C.L Mangus.

Scooby-Doo! Who's Watching Who?

Redbeard appeared in the 2006 videogame, Scooby-Doo! Who's Watching Who?. He is the fourth boss in the game.

Scooby-Doo! Mask of The Blue Falcon

Redbeard appeared during the credits of the 2013 movie Scooby-Doo! Mask of the Blue Falcon where he chased Scooby and all his friends along the Black Knight, The Space Kook, The Miner 49er and the Ghost Clown.

Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery

Redbeard also appeared during the credits of the 2014 movie Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery.

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy

Redbeard rencetly appeared in the other 2014 film Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy and the My Friend Scooby-Doo App.



  • In 2003, there was a Redbeard action figure released.


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Scooby Doo, Where are You!
Norma Deathman | Werner Wolf

The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo
Maldor the Malevolent | Werewolves

Movies Series 1
Revolta | Grim Creeper | Colonel Calloway | Dracula

Movies Series 2
Simone Lenoir | Lena Dupree | Jacques | Snakebite Scruggs | Morgan Moonscar | Ben Ravencroft | Sarah Ravencroft | Enormous Turkey | Max | Phantom Virus | T-Rex | Bill McLemore

Movies Series 3
Mr. Smiley | El Chupacabra | Amelia von Butch | Ghost of Cleopatra | Biff Wellington | Mr. Mysterio | Professor Jeffries | Krudsky | Goblin King | Miss Mirimoto | Black Samurai

Movies Series 4
Ranger Knudsen | Babyface Boretti | Ricky LaRue | Shannon Lucas | Stephanie McMahon | Rafe & Kyle | Ye Phantom Parrot

What's New Scooby-Doo?
30 Foot Shaggy | Susie Smythe | Mademoiselle Chantal | Menacing Metallic Clown | Phylidia Flanders

Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated
Professor Pericles | Mr. E | Brad Chiles | Judy Reeves | Mayor Fred Jones, Sr. | Evil Entity | Marcie Fleach | Ed Machine | Baylor Hotner | Alice May | Danny Darrow | Slime Mutant | Gator People | Ghost Truck | Man-Crab | Que Horrifico | Phantom | Gnome

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!
Butler 3000 | Stealin' Stan

Live Action
Scrappy-Doo | N' Goo Tuana | Zarkos | Demons | Luna Ghost | Jonathan Jacobo | Principal Deedle | Ezekial Gallows | Prudence Prufrock | Wanda Grubwort | Lake Monster | Carol

Black Knight Ghost | Creeper | Redbread | Ghost Clown | Phantom of Vasquez Castle | Snow Ghost | Phantom Shadow | Space Kook | Tar Monster | Old Iron Face | Ghost of Captain Cutler | Skeleton Men | 10,000 Volt Ghost | Pterodactyl Ghost | Bald Zombie | Miner 49er | Elias Kingston | Apeman | Charlie the Funland Robot | Beast of Bottomless Lake | Caveman | Octopus Monster | Phony Phantom | Witch Doctor | Lady Vampire of the Bay | Ghost of Christmas Never

Video Games
Ghoul King | Mastermind | Mindi Stiles | Robert Zabrinski | Selena Drake | Walter Peabody | Ghost Hunter Haunter

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