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Mel Blanc

Mel BlancAKA Melvin Jerome Blank

Born: 30-May-1908
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 10-Jul-1989
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Man of 1,000 Voices

For 50 years, Mel Blanc was the voice of many popular cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Foghorn Leghorn, The Tasmanian Devil, Pepe LePew, Marvin the Martian, Roadrunner's "Meep meep!", Barney Rubble and Woody Woodpecker. His tombstone is engraved, "That's all, folks".

Wife: Estell Rosenbaum (m. 04-Jan-1933)
Son: Noel Blanc (Vocal Characterizationist)

    Order of DeMolay Portland, OR (1925)
    Coma (automobile accident)

    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Twiki (voice, 1979-81)
    Mr. Magoo (voice, 1964-65)

    Jetsons: The Movie (6-Jul-1990) · Mr. Spacely [VOICE]
    Daffy Duck's Quackbusters (24-Sep-1988) · Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety, Sylvester, etc. [VOICE]
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit (21-Jun-1988) · Porky Pig [VOICE]
    The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (9-Nov-1987) [VOICE]
    Heathcliff: The Movie (17-Jan-1986) [VOICE]
    Strange Brew (19-Aug-1983) · Voice of Mr. McKenzie [VOICE]
    Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (5-Aug-1983) · Voice Characterizations [VOICE]
    Bugs Bunny's Third Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales (19-Nov-1982) [VOICE]
    The Looney, Looney, Looney Bugs Bunny Movie (20-Nov-1981) · Voice Characterizations [VOICE]
    The Great American Chase (14-Sep-1979) [VOICE]
    Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (30-Mar-1979) [VOICE]
    Bugs Bunny Superstar (13-May-1976) [VOICE]
    Journey Back to Oz (5-Dec-1974) [VOICE]
    Scalawag (14-Nov-1973) [VOICE]
    The Phantom Tollbooth (7-Nov-1970) · Short Shrift, Word Speller, Dodecahedron, Demon of Insincerity [VOICE]
    The Man Called Flintstone (3-Aug-1966) [VOICE]
    Kiss Me, Stupid (22-Dec-1964) · Dr. Sheldrake
    Hey There, It's Yogi Bear (3-Jun-1964) [VOICE]
    Gay Purr-ee (24-Oct-1962) · Bulldog [VOICE]
    Champagne for Caesar (11-May-1950) [VOICE]
    Neptune's Daughter (9-Jun-1949) · Pancho
    My Dream is Yours (15-Apr-1949) [VOICE]
    Two Guys from Texas (27-Aug-1948) [VOICE]

Author of books:
That's Not All Folks: My Life in the Golden Age of Cartoons and Radio (1988, memoir)

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