|“||Well, gang, we got ourselves a mystery in our hands!||„|
|~ Fred's Catchphrase|
Frederick Herman Jones, Jr., better known Fred or Freddie, is a character in the American television animated series Scooby-Doo, about a quartet of teenage mystery solvers and their Great Dane companion, Scooby-Doo. He is the Leader of Mystery Incorporated. He is the leader of Mystery Inc and despite his ego, he is quite selfless towards the gang.
He is voiced by Frank Welker in all his appearances except A Pup Named Scooby-Doo where he was voiced by the late Carl Stevens, and the live-action films. In the theatrical live-action films, he is played by Freddie Prinze Jr. who later played Kanan Jarrus in Star Wars Rebels. In the direct-to-DVD live-action films, he is played by Robbie Amell.
Freddie is the brave strong leader of Mystery Inc. Though over the years he has shown to be a less inteligent and a coward at times but still is a good leader. Fred has an obsession with traps he has studied a lot of them and learning about new ones he also likes to come up with his own.
Fred also has an obsession with the Mystery Machine most of the time he won't let anyone else drive occasionally Fred will be kind enough to let someone else behind the wheel but he drives the more than anyone else. He loves the colors of van the so much that if the gang is riding in another vehicle Fred picks one that has the colors or style as their van.
- Freddie Prinze Jr, doesn't think very fondly of the Scooby Doo film. Among other things, he hated wearing Fred's ascot. Prinze also had to shave his head after filming because the blond dye ruined his hair
- In the 2006 movie Scooby-Doo Pirates Ahoy Freddie's real parents are Skip Jones and Peggy Jones. But in the 2010-2013 television series Mystery Incorporated Fred Jones Jr. is not his real name and is adopted by Fred Jones Sr. his parents are Judy Reeves and Brad Chiles. Which means that Mystery Incorporated does not tie in with the other Scooby-Doo cartoons, series and movies.