Pinto Colvig

Pinto Colvig

Original Name Vance DeBar
Jacksonville, Jackson County, Oregon, USA
Death 3 Oct 1967 (aged 75)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section B, Lot 319, Grave 12 (unmarked)
Memorial ID 19477 · View Source
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Vaudeville actor, radio actor, newspaper cartoonist, prolific movie voice actor, and circus performer whose schtick was playing clarinet off-key while mugging. He was born September 11, 1892 in Jacksonville, Oregon, USA, and died of lung cancer on October 3, 1967 in Woodland Hills, California. Colvig is probably best known as the voice of Disney's Goofy and the original Bozo the Clown, a part he played for a full decade beginning in 1946. Colvig worked for not only the Disney studio, but the Warner Bros. animation studio, Fleischer Studios, and MGM, where he voiced a Munchkin in The Wizard of Oz. He was also one of the pioneers in advocating warning labels about cancer risk on cigarette packages in the USA.

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