Papa Elf is the adoptive father of Buddy. When Buddy was first found in Santa's sack, Papa Elf volunteered to raise him. He is played by Bob Newhart.
- Papa Elf is the narrator of the movie.
- He is the first character to appear and one of the last.
- Buddy: Adoptive son
- Jovie: Adoptive-daughter-in-law
- Suzie: Adoptive granddaughter
Movies, Videos and TV Shows Appearances
- Elf: Buddy's Musical Celebration
- Character Street Stays Up Late
- Character Street Buddy's Beautiful Birthday Bash
- Character Street - Mikepalooza!
- Character Street 25 Years and Counting
- Character Street 35th Years A Stars and Street Forever
- Elf 2: City of Sugar Land
- Character Street's 25th Wonderful Years A Musical Celebration! (After The Opening Title Card)
- Elf: Buddy's Sings
- Saturday Morning Live
- Radio City Music Hall (In the Audience)
- Sprout House