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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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 35

Birthday 1914-02-06

Day of Death 2005-05-22

Place of Birth Norfolk, Nebraska, USA

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Also Known As

  • Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2005 Extinct Attractions Club Presents: The Haunted Mansion Story as Himself
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars as Kirby
1997 The Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue as Kirby (voice)
1996 Superior Duck as Narrator
1994 The Making of Dr. Seuss' 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' as Himself
1992 Invasion of the Bunny Snatchers as The Black Hole
1987 The Brave Little Toaster as Kirby (voice)
1977 Halloween Is Grinch Night as Bass Singer [uncredited]
1971 The Cat in the Hat as Thing 1 (voice)
1970 The Aristocats as Russian Cat
1970 Horton Hears a Who! as Wickersham Brother (voice) (uncredited)
1967 Birdman and the Galaxy Trio (2 episodes)
1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! as Singer 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch' (voice) (uncredited)
1966 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Documentary as Singer 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch'
1964 Mary Poppins as Hog / Andrew's Whimper (voice) (uncredited)
1963 The Sword in the Stone as Black Bart (voice) (uncredited)
1961 Donald and the Wheel as Senior Spirit of Progress
1961 One Hundred and One Dalmatians as Captain
1959 Noah's Ark as Shem / Ham / Japeth, Noah's sons
1958 Paul Bunyan as Paul Bunyan / Chorus (voice) (as The Mellomen)
1957 The Story of Anyburg U.S.A. as Cyrus P. Sliderule
1956 Design for Dreaming
1954 Pigs Is Pigs as Singer
1953 Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom as The Mellomen
1953 General Electric Theater (1 episode)
1952 Trick or Treat as The Mellomen, singing group (voice)
1951 Rooty Toot Toot as Jonathan Bailey / Honest John the Crook
1950 Cinderella as (voice)
1944 Springtime for Pluto as Singing Caterpillar
1942 Lost Canyon as Tall Bass-Singing Ranch Hand - The Sportsmen Quartette
1942 Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die as Quartet Member
1940 Prehistoric Porky as Lizard Singer
1940 Little Blabbermouse as Chew Tobacco (voice)
1940 Pilgrim Porky as Singer
1940 Isle Of Destiny as Sportsman Quartet Member

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