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Overview (3)

Born in Troy, New York, USA
Died in Green Island, New York, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameJoseph Francis Alaskey III

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the most obscure show business personalities. Joe is one of the most employed voice actors in the business today.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Brian Hamilton <brian@idotvads.com>

Trivia (3)

His role as Uncle Beano, the food-obsessed relative who knew about Evie's secret as half-alien with superpowers on Out of This World (1987) was his longest-running live-action role.
Had left his announcing role on Couch Potatoes (1989), before the finale, because Alaskey was getting big offers as director David Greenfield aired on NBC in New York.
At one time, before he got into acting, Joe was seriously thinking about going into the priesthood.

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