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SpouseBetty Fanning
FactChildren: daughters, Jennifer and Siobhan; son, Sean.

Chuck McCann (September 2, 1934 – April 8, 2018) was an American actor, comedian, voice artist, and game show host. He began his career as a child actor in the 1940s, appearing in films such as The Human Comedy (1943) and The Three Musketeers (1948). He later transitioned to television, appearing on shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961–1966), The Love Boat (1977–1986), and Fantasy Island (1978–1984). He also had a successful career as a voice artist, lending his voice to characters in animated films and television shows such as The Smurfs (1981–1989) and DuckTales (1987–1990). In addition to his acting and voice work, McCann was also a game show host, hosting such shows as The $10,000 Pyramid (1973–1974) and The New $25,000 Pyramid (1974–1979).

McCann was born Charles John Patrick McCann in Brooklyn, New York, on September 2, 1934. His parents, John and Irene McCann, were of Irish descent. He had two older sisters, Mary and Patricia. McCann’s early education took place at Our Lady of Victory Elementary School and Brooklyn Technical High School. He later attended the New York Institute of Technology.

McCann’s acting career began in the early 1940s when he appeared in a series of short films for the Vitaphone Corporation. He made his feature film debut in the 1943 film The Human Comedy. He also appeared in the 1948 film The Three Musketeers. In the 1950s, McCann transitioned to television, appearing on such shows as The Phil Silvers Show and The Jack Benny Program. He also had a recurring role on the sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show, appearing in 61 episodes from 1961 to 1966.

In the 1970s, McCann returned to film, appearing in such movies as Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) and The Rescuers (1977). He also appeared on several television shows, including The Love Boat and Fantasy Island. In the 1980s, he continued to work in both film and television. He appeared in the films E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and The Breakfast Club (1985). He also lent his voice to the characters of Papa Smurf in The Smurfs (1981–1989) and Scrooge McDuck in DuckTales (1987–1990).

In addition to his acting work, McCann also hosted several game shows, including The $10,000 Pyramid and The New $25,000 Pyramid. He also served as a panelist on the game show Hollywood Squares from 1968 to 1981.

McCann was married three times. His first marriage was to actress Bonnie Jones in 1956. They had two children together before divorcing in 1962. His second marriage was to actress Barbara Newborn in 1967. They had one child together before divorcing in 1972. His third marriage was to actress Beverly Garwood in 1977. They had no children together and divorced in 1980.

McCann died on April 8, 2018, at the age of 83.

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Full NameChuck McCann
ProfessionVoice Actor


SpouseBetty Fanning
ChildrenSiobhan McCann, Sean McCann, Jennifer McCann


MoviesDuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Dracula: Dead and Loving It, The Projectionist, Herbie Rides Again, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Foul Play, Cameron's Closet, Thrashin', They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way, Silent Movie, C.H.O...
TV ShowsDuckTales, Far Out Space Nuts, Cool McCool, Captain Kangaroo, TaleSpin, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, All That Glitters, Fantastic Four, CB Bears, Toxic Crusaders, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, A New Kind of Family, The Get Along Gang, Ring Raiders, Turn-On, Space Stars, Pac-Man, Van Dyke and Com...

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1He played a film projectionist in both The Projectionist (1971) and Columbo: Double Exposure (1973).
2Appeared as Oliver Hardy in Standard Oil commercials of the 1970's.
3Co-founder of "The Sons of the Desert" fan club, devoted to the memories of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.
4Often plays the grumpy bullying leader with a dimwitted goofy sidekick (the likes of Tim Conway, Red Buttons and Bob Denver),.
5Had his own afternoon TV Show "The Chuck McCann Show".
6Children: daughters, Jennifer and Siobhan; son, Sean.




Concrete Cowboys1981TV SeriesBubba
Drak Pack1980TV SeriesMummy Man
Sunshine Porcupine1980TV Movie voice
Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels1980TV SeriesAdditional Voices
If Things Were Different1980TV MovieFarmer Frank
The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show1979TV SeriesBadladdin (1979) (voice)
Up Yours1979Dr. Lude / Doctor / Mr. Hubbard
Fred and Barney Meet the Shmoo1979TV SeriesBilly Joe (voice)
A New Kind of Family1979TV SeriesHarold Zimmerman
Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo1979TV SeriesAdditional Voices (voice)
The New Shmoo1979TV SeriesBilly Joe (voice)
Fantasy Island1979TV SeriesWhoopee Hoover
They Went That-A-Way & That-A-Way1978Wallace
Foul Play1978Theatre Manager
The Rockford Files1977TV SeriesKenny Bell
Switch1977TV SeriesPendergast
Sex and the Married Woman1977TV MovieJim Cutler
C B Bears1977TV SeriesBoogie / Blubber (voice)
All That Glitters1977TV SeriesBert Stockwood
Starsky and Hutch1976-1977TV SeriesWally Stone / Larry Horvath
Police Woman1974-1976TV SeriesMarty Madison / Harold Miller
How to Break Up a Happy Divorce1976TV MovieMan with hangover
Spencer's Pilots1976TV SeriesSarge
Silent Movie1976Studio Gate Guard
Far Out Space Nuts1975TV SeriesBarney
Linda Lovelace for President1975The Assassinator (as Alfredo Fetchuttini)
A Cry for Help1975TV MovieBuddy Marino
Little House on the Prairie1974TV SeriesTinker Jones
Run, Joe, Run1974TV SeriesSam
Kojak1974TV SeriesLloyd Tatum
Herbie Rides Again1974Loostgarten
Columbo1973TV SeriesRoger White
The Girl Most Likely to...1973TV MovieCoach
The Bob Newhart Show1973TV SeriesHal Miller
Kibbee and Fitch1973TV MovieArthur Kibbee
The Paul Lynde Show1972TV SeriesMinister
Play It As It Lays1972Abortionist's Assistant
The New Temperatures Rising Show1972TV SeriesCharlie
Bonanza1972TV SeriesLonnie Younger
Jennifer on My Mind1971Sam
Arnold's Closet Revue1971TV Movie
The World of Hans Christian Andersen1971Uncle Oley (voice)
The Projectionist1971Projectionist Captain Flash
Turn-On1969TV Series
Christmas at F.A.O. Schwarz1968TV Movie
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter1968Spiros Antonapoulos
Cool McCool1966TV SeriesNumber One / The Owl / Tom McCool / ...
The Charlie Weaver Show1959TV SeriesWallis Swine
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1959TV SeriesComedian-Jackie Gleason
Castles in the Sandpre-productionThe Neighbor
The Powerpuff Girls2016TV SeriesThe Amoeba Boys
Adventure Time2013-2015TV SeriesMoe
The Plight of Cecil2014ShortAnnouncer (voice)
DuckTales: Remastered2013Video GameDuckworth Burger Beagle Bouncer Beagle (voice)
The Garfield Show2008-2013TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Horrorween2011Chuck McCann
Night Club2011Manny Melowitz
The Lempke Brothers2010VideoP.J. Wexler
Citizen Jane2009TV MovieJudge Thomas
Random! Cartoons2007-2009TV SeriesBuck / Navarro
Boston Legal2007-2008TV SeriesJudge Byron Fudd
Spider-Man 32007Video GameAdditional Voices (voice)
Gothic 32006Video GameAdditional Voices (English version, voice)
Heroes of Might and Magic V2006Video GameTribes of the East DLC (voice)
True Crime: New York City2005Video GameGino (voice)
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas2004VideoSanta Claus (voice)
The Powerpuff Girls1998-2004TV SeriesBossman Jr. Skinny ...
They Call Him Sasquatch2003Bob Mabely
Dorf da Bingo King2001VideoHoward
Mad About You1998TV SeriesMets Catcher
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction1998TV SeriesRoger (segment: The Plane) / Roger
Toxic Crusaders: The Movie1997VideoMayor Max Grody (voice)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1997TV SeriesRepairman
Invasion1997TV Mini-SeriesHead of the Center For Disease Control
The Incredible Hulk1996TV SeriesThing
The Tick1996TV SeriesFilth #2
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1996TV Series
Land's End1996TV SeriesChuck
Iron Man1994-1996TV SeriesBlizzard / Camera Man
The Cartoon Cartoon Show1996TV SeriesBossman / Tiny / Skinny Slim
Dracula: Dead and Loving It1995Innkeeper
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995TV SeriesVoices / Worm 2 / Talents Of Trial
Kirk1995TV SeriesAdult Russell
Fantastic Four1994-1995TV SeriesThe Thing Benjamin J. Grimm Mr. Sully ...
Sliders1995TV SeriesCaptain Jack Brim
Come Die with Me: A Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer Mystery1994TV Movie
Dream On1994TV SeriesUncle Ted
Empty Nest1992-1994TV SeriesCoach Biederbeck / Red
ABC Weekend Specials1993TV SeriesSanta Claus
All-New Dennis the Menace1993TV Series
Animaniacs1993TV SeriesCodger Eggbert
Bonkers1993TV Series
Robin Hood: Men in Tights1993Villager
Tom & Jerry Kids Show1993TV Series
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow1992Video GameJollo / Bookworm / Bump-on-a-log / ... (voice)
Storyville1992Pudge Herman
On the Air1992TV SeriesWally Walters
Where's Waldo?1991TV Series
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes1991TV SeriesBeefsteak
Square One Television1991TV SeriesSheriff Mooney Rooney
TaleSpin1990-1991TV SeriesDumptruck / Gibber / Rhino Goon
Mathnet1991TV SeriesSheriff Mooney Rooney
Toxic Crusaders1991TV SeriesMayor Grody
A Very Retail Christmas1990TV MovieSanta Claus
DuckTales1987-1990TV SeriesDuckworth Burger Beagle Bouncer Beagle ...
The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh1988-1990TV SeriesHeff Heffalump Tigger Look Alike
Adventures of the Gummi Bears1987-1990TV SeriesSir Gaya / Knight / Chef / ...
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp1990Duckworth (voice)
Chip 'n' Dale Rescue Rangers1990TV SeriesSugar Ray Lizard
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1989-1990TV SeriesDuckworth Burger Beagle Bouncer Beagle
True Blue1990TV Series
Fantastic Max1988-1989TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Ring Raiders1989TV SeriesBaron Von Clawdeitz
Knots Landing1989TV SeriesRichard Mitchell
The Smurfs1989TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Rodney Dangerfield: Opening Night at Rodney's Place1989TV MovieWatson / Ed McMahon
That's Adequate1989Lowell Westbrook
Santa Barbara1987-1988TV SeriesKris Kringle
2271988TV SeriesContestant Hopeful
Garfield and Friends1988TV SeriesDog
A Pup Named Scooby-Doo1988TV SeriesCashmore / Additional Voices
Cameron's Closet1988Ben Majors
The Facts of Life1987TV SeriesSanta Claus
DuckTales: The Treasure of the Golden Suns1987TV MovieDuckworth Burger Beagle Bouncer Beagle (voice)
G.I. Joe: The Movie1987VideoLeatherneck (voice)
Pound Puppies1986TV SeriesBiff Barker
G.I. Joe1986TV SeriesLeatherneck
G.I. Joe: Arise, Serpentor, Arise!1986TV MovieLeatherneck (voice)
Thrashin'1986Sam Flood
Hamburger: The Motion Picture1986Dr. Mole
Galtar and the Golden Lance1985TV SeriesOrlock
The Jetsons1985TV Series
Tales from the Darkside1985TV SeriesSpiffy Remo / Mr. Personalities
Snorks1985TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Knight Rider1985TV SeriesBombo The Clown
Down to Earth1985TV SeriesHarry / Larry Whitestone
Cover Up1985TV SeriesKotch
Matt Houston1983-1985TV SeriesAdam Booth / Oliver Hardy
Diff'rent Strokes1985TV SeriesSandy
The Get Along Gang1984TV SeriesMoving Man Grizz / Billy Beagle / Roary / ...
St. Elsewhere1984TV SeriesMr. Stovall
The Rosebud Beach Hotel1984Dorfman
Harry Nilsson: Loneliness1984Video shortOliver Hardy (uncredited)
Likely Stories, Vol. 31983TV SeriesRalph Warner
Pac-Man1982-1983TV SeriesBlinky Pinky
The Love Boat1983TV SeriesAl / Floyd Fanning
Carpool1983TV MovieDetective Ryan
Ri¢hie Ri¢h1982TV SeriesAdditional Voices
One Day at a Time1981-1982TV SeriesBeerbelly
Pac Preview Party1982TV MovieBlinky, Pinky (voice, uncredited)
Mae West1982TV MovieW.C. Fields
The Greatest American Hero1982TV SeriesMickey Michaelson Captain Bellybuster
The Comeback Trail1982Enrico Kodac
Code Red1982TV SeriesFred Lewis
CHiPs1981TV SeriesGillis
Space Stars1981TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Thundarr the Barbarian1981TV SeriesArtemus, Mutants
Lunch Wagon1981The Turtle


Friend or Foe2016TV Series 1 episode
The Comeback Trail1982additional material
Wonderbug1976TV Series written by - 3 episodes
Far Out Space NutsTV Series 2 episodes, 1975 created by - 1 episode, 1975


Far Out Space Nuts1975TV Series co-producer - 2 episodes
The World of Hans Christian Andersen1971producer


Some Jerk with a Camera2012TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Powerpuff Girls2003TV Series performer - 1 episode
DuckTales1987TV Series 1 episode


The World of Hans Christian Andersen1971


The Janitor1995Short very special thanks
Flying High1979TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Friend or Foe2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Q N' A with Mikki and Shay2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
I Know That Voice2013DocumentaryHimself
Laurel and Hardy: Die komische Liebesgeschichte von 'Dick & Doof'2011TV Movie documentaryHimself
A Tribute to Laurel & Hardy2011Video documentary shortHimself
The Actor's Journey2011Video documentaryHimself
The Actor's Journey for Kids2011Video documentaryHimself
Pioneers of Television2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself / Puppet Hotel
The Girls Next Door2007-2009TV SeriesHimself - Actor / Himself - Voice-Over Artist
Robin Hood: Men in Tights - Funny Men in Tights: Three Generations of Comedy2009Documentary short
Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon2008DocumentaryHimself
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimself
Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous1996TV SpecialEgg Man
A Tribute to the Boys: Laurel & Hardy1992TV Special documentaryHimself
Sinister Image1987TV SeriesHimself
Playboy: Playmate Playoffs1986Video documentaryEvent demonstrator
Playboy's Roller Disco & Pajama Party1979TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Van Dyke and Company1976TV SeriesOliver Hardy / Reverend / Regular
The Mike Douglas Show1971-1972TV SeriesHimself - Comedian / Himself - Performaer
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1968-1972TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Roma1972Himself (uncredited)
The David Frost Show1971-1972TV SeriesHimself
The Dick Cavett Show1971TV SeriesHimself
Happy Days1970TV SeriesHimself
The Jimmy Dean Show1963TV SeriesHimself
The Jack Paar Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Comedian
I've Got a Secret1961TV SeriesHimself - Mystery Guest
The Steve Allen Plymouth Show1959TV SeriesHimself - Laurel & Hardy

Archive Footage

Walt Disney World EPCOT Center: A Souvenir Program1984Video documentaryDreamfinder (uncredited)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1981TV SeriesLoostgarden


Nominated Awards

2014BTVA Video Game Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Vocal Ensemble in a Video GameDuckTales: Remastered (2013)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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