Remembering Chuck McCann

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A third-generation performer and the son of a singing band leader, Chuck McCann was already a show business veteran by age eleven. Born in Brooklyn, he began his career as a child actor on radio, and by the age of nineteen had appeared on The Steve Allen Show. My personal memories of Chuck McCann center mainly on [Far Out Space Nuts] by Sid and Marty Krofft, one of my favorite shows as a kid. But I also have a more personal memory of Chuck, as he once met myself and many others during a charity meet up California.

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Being a huge [Little House and the Prairie] fan, I also remember McCann as Tinker Jones.

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For you Pac-Man fans, he was the voice of Blinky and Pinky. G.I. Joe fans will remember McCann as Leatherneck. In DuckTales, he was the voice of Duckworth, and in Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, he was the voice of Sugar Ray Lizard. For you Toxic Crusaders fans, he was the voice of Mayor Grody. On Fantastic Four he was the voice of The Thing / Benjamin J. Grimm. In the 94-96 Iron Man cartoon, he was the voice of Blizzard.

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Shows and movies I would have remembered Chuck working on..

Voice acting credits included: The Plastic Man Comedy, Drak Pack, Thundarr the Barbarian, Pac-Man, The Get Along Gang, DuckTales, in Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Adventures of the Gummi Bears, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Toxic Crusaders, TaleSpin, Garfield and Friends, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and The Powerpuff Girls!

 

FAR OUT SPACE NUTS, from left: Bob Denver, Chuck McCann, 1975-76.

On Screen: Bonanza, The Bob Newhart Show, Herbie Rides Again, Columbo, Kojak, Little House and the Prairie, Far Out Space Nuts, Police Woman, Starsky and Hutch, The Rockford Files, Fantasy Island, C.H.O.M.P.S., CHiPs, The Greatest American Hero, One Day at a Time, The Love Boat, St. Elsewhere, Diff’rent Strokes, Knight Rider, Tales from the Darkside, Cagney & Lacey, The Facts of Life, Santa Barbara, Knots Landing, Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Mad About You, and Boston Legal.

 

 

A Little House moment with McCann

 

The Intro to Far Out Space Nuts

 

Remembering the many voices of Chuck McCann by Saturday Morning Rewind.

 

Still Laugh In - A Toast to George Schlatter, Beverly Hills, USA

Share your share condolences for Chuck McCann in his Guest Book at: Chuck McCann – Celebrity Death – Obituaries at Tributes.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

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