REMEMBERING MEL BLANC

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Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989)

Blanc was born  in San Francisco, Ca., later moving to Portland, Or.
where he attended Lincoln High School.
He began a radio career in
1927 as a voice actor on the KGW program The Hoot Owls. In 1933,
after a stint in Los Angeles, Blanc returned to Portland and worked at
KEX radio where he produced and co-hosted a show called Cobweb
And Nuts.

Mel returned to Los Angeles in 1935 and joined Warner Bros.owned
KFWB radio in Hollywood. He soon became a regular on NBC’s The
Jack Benny Program
, playing various roles.

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Mel Blanc, "The Man of a Thousand Voices", is regarded as one of the most influential people in the voice-acting industry. He was the first voice artist
in Hollywood to receive screen credit.

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