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Also Known As: Charles John Thomas Mccann Died:
Born: September 2, 1934 Cause of Death:
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A titan in the world of voice acting, Chuck McCann was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934. He began applying his talents regionally with appearances on local kids TV and radio shows before landing his own children's series, "The Chuck McCann Show" (WPIX-TV, 1963), which broadcast in the New York area beginning in 1963. McCann also branched into straight acting, memorably appearing with Alan Arkin in the film "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" (1968). He also landed some of the most prominent commercial work of the 1960s, providing the voice of Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, the cartoon mascot who appeared in commercials for General Mills' Coco Puffs cereal from 1962 to 1978. All the while, McCann continued to voice act in a revolving array of animated series from "Space Stars" (NBC, 1981-1982) to "Pac-Man" (ABC, 1982-1984), to "G.I. Joe" (syndicated, 1985-1986). He even provided the voices of Burger Beagle and Duckworth on the popular series "DuckTales" (syndicated, 1987-1990) for an impressive 56 episodes. McCann also continued his on-camera acting career, playing Kris Kringle on the daytime soap opera "Santa Barbara" (NBC, 1984-1993) and later taking on the recurring role of Judge Byron Fudd on the acclaimed...

A titan in the world of voice acting, Chuck McCann was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1934. He began applying his talents regionally with appearances on local kids TV and radio shows before landing his own children's series, "The Chuck McCann Show" (WPIX-TV, 1963), which broadcast in the New York area beginning in 1963. McCann also branched into straight acting, memorably appearing with Alan Arkin in the film "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" (1968). He also landed some of the most prominent commercial work of the 1960s, providing the voice of Sonny the Cuckoo Bird, the cartoon mascot who appeared in commercials for General Mills' Coco Puffs cereal from 1962 to 1978. All the while, McCann continued to voice act in a revolving array of animated series from "Space Stars" (NBC, 1981-1982) to "Pac-Man" (ABC, 1982-1984), to "G.I. Joe" (syndicated, 1985-1986). He even provided the voices of Burger Beagle and Duckworth on the popular series "DuckTales" (syndicated, 1987-1990) for an impressive 56 episodes. McCann also continued his on-camera acting career, playing Kris Kringle on the daytime soap opera "Santa Barbara" (NBC, 1984-1993) and later taking on the recurring role of Judge Byron Fudd on the acclaimed series "Boston Legal" (ABC, 2004-08). Chuck McCann passed away in 2018. He was 83 years old.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) Innkeeper
2.
 Come Die With Me (1994) Track Manager
3.
 Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) Villager
4.
 Storyville (1992) Pudge Herman
5.
 DuckTales: The Movie (1990) Voice Of Duckworth
6.
 Guns (1990) Abe
7.
 That's Adequate (1989) Lowell Westbrook
8.
 Cameron's Closet (1988) Ben Majors
9.
 G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987) Voice
10.
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1993:
Had a bit part in "Robin Hood: Men in Tights"
1986:
Voiced Leatherneck on the animated "G.I. Joe" series
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Began hosting the locally broadcast "The Chuck McCann Show" on New York's WPIX-TV.
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Frequently played Hardy on "Chuck McCann's Laurel and Hardy Show"
1968:
Starred with Alan Arkin in the critically acclaimed film "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter."
1971:
Played a movie-obsessed theater projectionist in "The Projectionist"
2007:
Began playing the recurring character Judge Byron Fudd on the series "Boston Legal."
1975:
Played an exasperated NASA maintenance worker stuck on the moon on the Sid and Marty Krofft kids show "Far Out Space Nuts"
1987:
Joined the cast of the animated series "Duck Tales," playing the characters Burger Beagle and Duckworth.
2013:
Returned to Duckworth role in the "DuckTales: Remastered" video game
2013:
Took on the recurring role of Moe on the animated series "Adventure Time."
2017:
Had his final acting credit, voicing Hollywood legend Peter Lorre and vice president Mike Pence on an episode of "Friend or Foe"
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Began providing voices for the animated series "Space Stars."
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Started voicing Blinky on the animated series "Pac-Man."
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Took on the role of Kris Kringle on the daytime soap "Santa Barbara."
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Began providing the voice of Dumptruck on the animated series "TaleSpin."
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Voiced the character The Thing on the animated series "Fantastic Four."
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Began providing various voices for the series "The Powerpuff Girls."
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