|Jean Kasem||(21 December 1980 - present) 1 child|
|Linda Myers||(1969 - 20 November 1980) (divorced) 3 children|
His distinctive voice
Celebrity sponsor of the Great American Meatout, March 20, 2001.
Announcer for NBC Saturday Mornings in the 1980s.
A veteran DJ and the original host of the "American Top 40" radio show.
He is of Palestinian/Lebanese heritage
Has his own website devoted to Famous Arab-Americans.
He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1992.
For decades has provided the voice of Shaggy in the "Scooby-Doo" animated series.
The youngest member ever to be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame, has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from Billboard Magazine in 1997.
He is a strict vegetarian and suggested that Shaggy (whom he voices on Scooby-Doo) should be a vegetarian as well.
Hit #103 on the Billboard Singles Charts in 1964 with "A Letter from Elaina" (Warner 5474)
Graduate of Wayne State University (Michigan).
Did voice work for four cartoon series during the 1969 season.
In early 2004 he retired from American Top 40 (AT40), but continued hosting American Top 20 (AT20) and American Top 10 (AT10) until July 4-5, 2009 when he retired from the countdown show business.
The last show of the "American Top 40 with Casey Kasem" was aired 4 January 2004
Until July 4-5, 2009, hosted "American Top 10," a 3-hour radio show that counted down the Top 10 hits in America as based on Radio & Records' Adult Contemporary chart. The show also featured a different theme each week for the "extras," plus Casey's trademark Long Distance Dedications.
Hosted the daily 3- to 5-minute radio show "America's Top Hits." It featured one song and a story about the song or artist of the day.
Had the weekly radio show "American Top 40" (where he counted down the top 40 hit songs in the U.S.A.) in the '70's and '80's. He was known for the phrase "Details coming up," which he often said just before a commercial break.
Also voiced the character Cliffjumper in "The Transformers" (1984) and 1986's The Transformers: The Movie (1986). Funnily enough, his first duty in the movie was to "commence countdown" (for the shuttle which was about to launch).
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
As the voice of Robin on The Superfriends, he was one of two voice actors who voice a character during the show's entire run (the other was Danny Dark as the voice of Superman).
Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.
Growing up, I actually wanted to be a professional Baseball player, instead of a radio DJ. Believe it or not.
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