Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc

actor, music department, soundtrack

Mel Blanc was born on May 30, 1908 in USA. Mel Blanc's big-screen debut came with Porky the Wrestler directed by Tex Avery in 1937, strarring Porky's Hoo-Hoo (voice). Mel Blanc is known for Tom and Jerry's Magical Misadventures directed by Gene Deitch, Mel Blanc stars as Tom and Nicole Bouma as Little Princess (segment: Medieval Menace). The most recent award Mel Blanc achieved is Online Film & Television Association. The upcoming new movie Mel Blanc plays is Tom and Jerry's Magical Misadventures which will be released on Jun 11, 2013.

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from radio programs, television series, cartoon shorts and movie was rarely seen by his audience but his voice characterizations were famous around the world.Blanc under exclusive contract until 1960 to Warner Brothers voiced virtually every major character in the Warner Brothers' Looney Tunes and Merry Melodies cartoon pantheon. Characters including Porky Pig, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Wile E. Coyote,The Roadrunner, Yosemite Sam, Sam the Sheepdog, Taz the Tazmanian Devil, Speedy Gonzales, Marvin the Martian, Foghorn Leghorn, Pepé la Pew, Charlie the Dog, Blacque Jacque Shellacque, Pussyfoot, Private Snafu among others were voiced by Blanc.After 1960, Blanc continued to work for Warner Brothers but began to work for other companies once his exclusive contract ended. He worked for Hanna-Barbera voicing characters including Barney Rubble, Dino the Dinosaur, Cosmo Spacely, Secret Squirrel, Captain Caveman, Speed Buggy, Wally Gator among others. He provided vocal effects for Tom & Jerry in the mid 1960's working with fellow Warner Bros. alum, Chuck Jones at what would become MGM Animation. In the mid 1960's, Blanc originated and voiced Toucan Sam for the Kellogg's Fruit Loops commercials. He would later go to originate and voice Twiki for Buck Rogers and Heathcliff in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

  • Birthday

    May 30, 1908
  • Place of Birth

    San Francisco, California, USA

Known For


3 wins & 0 nominations

Online Film & Television Association
Actors and Actresses
Winner - OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Annie Awards
Winner - Winsor McCay Award
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