Lorenzo Music

American actor, voice actor, writer, producer and musician (1937-2001)

Lorenzo "Jerry" Music was an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer and musician. He was born Gerald David Music on May 2, 1937, in Duluth, Minnesota. He died in 2001.

Lorenzo Music
Music (left) with his wife Henrietta (right)
Gerald David Music

(1937-05-02)May 2, 1937
Brooklyn, New York, United States
DiedAugust 4, 2001(2001-08-04) (aged 64)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Other namesL. Music
Occupation(s)Actor, voice actor, writer, producer, musician
Years active1962–1998
Known forThe voice of Garfield
Notable workGarfield and Friends
The Real Ghostbusters
Spouse(s)Henrietta Music
(m. ?–2001; his death)

Music was most famous as the voice of Carlton the Doorman in the television series Rhoda, and as the cartoon voice of Garfield the Cat.


Year Title Role Notes
1976 Nickelodeon Mullins
1980 Oh Heavenly Dog Carlton


Year Title Role Notes
1968–1969 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour Regular Performer
1974–1978 Rhoda Carlton the Doorman 82 episodes
1980 Carlton Your Doorman Carlton the Doorman (voice)
1982 Here Comes Garfield Garfield (voice) Main-role
1983 Twice Upon a Time Ralph, the All-Purpose Animal (voice)
1983 Garfield on the Town Garfield (voice) Main-role
1983 Pac-Man Super Pac (voice) 4 episodes
1984 Garfield in the Rough Garfield (voice) Main-role
1985 Garfield in Disguise Garfield (voice) Main-role
1985 The GLO Friends Save Christmas Moose (voice) TV movie
1985–1991 Adventures of the Gummi Bears Tummi Gummi, Knight, Man, Additional voices (voice) 60 episodes
1986 The Adventures of the American Rabbit Ping (voice)
1986 Garfield in Paradise Garfield (voice) Main-role
1986 Fluppy Dogs Ozzie (voice) TV movie
1986–1987 The Real Ghostbusters Peter Venkman (voice) Main-role; 78 episodes
1987 Garfield Goes Hollywood Garfield (voice) Main-role
1987 Pound Puppies Teensy (voice)
1987 The Jetsons Florist (voice)
1987 A Garfield Christmas Special Garfield (voice) Main-role
1988–1994 Garfield and Friends Garfield, Charlie, Devil Garfield (voice) Main-role; 121 episodes
1988 Fantastic Max Additional voices
1988 Garfield Has 9 Lives Garfield (voice) Main-role
1989 Garfield Babes and Bullets Garfield (voice) Main-role
1989 Garfield's Thanksgiving Garfield (voice) Main-role
1990 Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue Garfield (voice)
1990 Garfield's Feline Fantasies Garfield, Lance Sterling (voice) Main-role
1990–1991 Tail Spin Sgt. Dunder (voice) 6 episodes
1991 Garfield Gets a Life Garfield (voice) Main-role; TV-movie
1990–1991 Darkwing Duck Spider, Mole (voice) 2 episodes
1996 The Drew Carey Show Store Announcer 1 episode
1998 Adventures in Odyssey Additional voices Episode: "A Stranger Among Us"