MEL BLANC Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Melvin Jerome Blank                                                             
Born: 30 May 1908 San Francisco, California, United States                           
Died: 10 July 1989 Los Angeles, California                                           
Melvin (Mel) Jerome Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was a prolific American   
voice actor and comedian. Although he began his nearly six-decade-long career         
performing in radio and television commercials, Blanc is best known for his work     
with Warner Bros. during the Golden Age of American animation (and later for         
Hanna-Barbera television productions) as the voice of such iconic characters as       
Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Sylvester the Cat, Tweety Bird, Foghorn           
Leghorn, Yosemite Sam, Barney Rubble, Mr. Spacely, and hundreds of others.           
Having earned the nickname "The Man of a Thousand Voices", Blanc is regarded as       
one of the most gifted and influential persons in his field.