Chuck McCann

Chuck McCann

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 8 Apr 2018 (aged 83)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Dawn of Tomorrow section, Columbarium of Tenderness, left-side (southeast wall), Outdoor Garden Niche 6396 (7 rows up from bottom, 5 columns in from left corner)
Memorial ID 188657536 · View Source
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Actor. He was best known for his work in numerous areas of entertainment (commercials, children's shows, television, and film) during a career that span seven decades. He began as a child actor on several New York City radio programs. He went on to create his own stand up act in various clubs around the New York City area and also worked on several television variety shows such as "The Steve Allen Plymouth Show". During the 1960s, he became a fixture on numerous local children's shows in the New York City area. He also did voice work on the cartoon series "Cool McCool" and on various product commercials including being the voice of Sonny the Cuckoo Bird for Cocoa Puffs. In 1968, he made his first appearance on the "big screen" in the film "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter". He would go on to appear in numerous films throughout his career with such credits as "The Projectionist" (1971), "Herbie Rides Again" (1974), "Silent Movie" (1976), "Foul Play" (1978), "Hamburger: The Motion Picture" (1986), "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" (1993), and "Dracula: Dead and Loving It" (1995). He started working more in television in the 1970s as his career took him to the West Coast. He would go on to appear in many television productions through the years such as "Bonanza", "The Bob Newhart Show", "Columbo", "Far Out Space Nuts", "Switch", "One Day at a Time", "The Love Boat", "Matt Houston", "Santa Barbara", "Empty Nest", and "Boston Legal". He also did voice work in many animated television productions, films, and video games throughout his career. He stayed active in entertainment until he passed away.

Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 8 Apr 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 188657536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chuck McCann (2 Sep 1934–8 Apr 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 188657536, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .