Blanc, Mel

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Name
Blanc, Mel Gender: M
Blanc, Melvin Jerome
born on 30 May 1908
Place San Francisco CA, USA, 37n46, 122w25
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Rodden
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Mel Blanc
photo: Alan Light, license cc-by-2.0

Biography

American king of the voiceover and provider of voices for 3,000 cartoons with nearly 400 characters as well as a dazzling array of sound effects. From the time he was a kid, he had an endless curiosity about voices and sounds. Attending school in Portland, OR, he took up musical instruments.

Blanc married Estelle Rosenbaum in 1933 and the two worked in radio together; they had one son. When the company could not afford additional actors, Mel did the voices. When they moved to Los Angeles, he joined a cartoon workshop that led to Looney Tunes where his first character was Porky Pig, followed by Bugs Bunny.

Mel was admitted to the hospital on 5/19/1989 with heart disease and emphysema and died on 7/10/1989.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Relationship : Marriage 1933 (Estelle Rosenbaum)
  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 19 May 1989 (Hospitalized for heart disease and emphysema)
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  • Death by Disease 10 July 1989 (Heart disease and emphysema, age 81)
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Source Notes

LMR quotes media for data; time unknown; the son of Frederic and Eva Katz Blanc.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Over 60 years)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Son did voice-overs)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over (Pro, noted, voices for over 400 characters)
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