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Thurl Ravenscroft

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft (February 6, 1914 – May 22, 2005) was an American voice actor and bass singer known as the booming voice behind Kellogg's Frosted Flakes animated spokesman Tony the Tiger for more than five decades. He was also the uncredited vocalist for the song "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch" from the classic Christmas television special Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! His voice acting career began in 1940 and lasted until his death in 2005 at age 91.


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Born:
Feb 6, 1914 In Norfolk, Nebraska, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
37
First Appeared:
In the movie Pinocchio 1940-02-23
Latest Project:
Movie Extinct Attractions Club Presents: The Haunted Mansion Story 2005-01-01
Known For
Poster of The Sword in the Stone
Poster of One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Poster of The Glenn Miller Story
Poster of Pinocchio
Filmography
Movie Extinct Attractions Club Presents: The Haunted Mansion Story Himself 2005-01-01
Movie The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Kirby 1998-05-19
Movie The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue Kirby (voice) 1997-11-01
Movie Superior Duck Narrator 1996-08-23
Movie The Making of Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' Himself 1994-12-12
Movie Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers The Black Hole 1992-05-27
Movie The Brave Little Toaster Kirby (voice) 1987-07-09
Movie Halloween Is Grinch Night Bass Singer [uncredited] 1977-10-29
Movie The Cat in the Hat Thing 1 (voice) 1971-07-04
Movie The Aristocats Russian Cat 1970-12-23
Movie Horton Hears a Who! Wickersham Brother (voice) (uncredited) 1970-03-18
Series Birdman and the Galaxy Trio Unknown 1967-09-09
Movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Documentary Singer 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' 1966-01-01
Movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Singer 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' (voice) (uncredited) 1966-12-18
Movie Mary Poppins Hog / Andrew's Whimper (voice) (uncredited) 1964-08-27
Movie The Sword in the Stone Black Bart (voice) (uncredited) 1963-12-25
Movie One Hundred and One Dalmatians Captain (voice) 1961-01-25
Movie Donald and the Wheel Senior Spirit of Progress 1961-06-21
Movie Noah's Ark Shem / Ham / Japeth, Noah's sons 1959-11-10
Movie Paul Bunyan Paul Bunyan / Chorus (voice) (as The Mellomen) 1958-08-01
Movie The Story of Anyburg U.S.A. Cyrus P. Sliderule 1957-07-19
Movie Design for Dreaming Unknown 1956-03-31
Movie The Glenn Miller Story 1954-01-04
Movie Pigs Is Pigs Singer 1954-05-21
Movie Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom The Mellomen 1953-11-10
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Trick or Treat The Mellomen, singing group (voice) 1952-10-10
Movie Rooty Toot Toot Johnny / Honest John the Crook 1951-11-15
Movie Cinderella (voice) 1950-02-22
Movie Springtime for Pluto Singing Caterpillar 1944-06-23
Movie Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die Quartet Member 1942-06-13
Movie Lost Canyon Singing Ranch Hand 1942-12-18
Movie Pinocchio Monstro the Whale (uncredited) 1940-02-23
Movie Isle Of Destiny Sportsman Quartet Member 1940-03-08
Movie Prehistoric Porky Lizard Singer (voice) (uncredited) 1940-10-12
Movie Little Blabbermouse Chew Tobacco (voice) 1940-07-05
Movie Pilgrim Porky Singer 1940-03-15