Mel Blanc

American voice actor and comedian (1908-1989)

Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (born Melvin Jerome Blank /blæŋk/; May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and radio personality. Nicknamed The Man of a Thousand Voices, he was best known for his voices in Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera cartoons, among others.

Mel Blanc
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Blanc in 1976
Born
Melvin Jerome Blank

(1908-05-30)May 30, 1908
DiedJuly 10, 1989(1989-07-10) (aged 81)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of deathHeart disease
Emphysema
NationalityAmerican
Other names"The Man of 1000 Voices"
Alma materLincoln High School
OccupationVoice actor, radio personality
Years active1927–2009
Known forLooney Tunes
The Jack Benny Program
Spouse(s)
Estelle Rosenbaum
(m. 1933; his death 1989)
ChildrenNoel Blanc

Blanc was born on May 30, 1908 in San Francisco, California. He studied at Lincoln High School in San Francisco. He was married to Estelle Rosenbaum from 1933 until his death in 1989. He has a son, Noel Blanc. Blanc died on July 10, 1989 from heart disease, aged 81.

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