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Date of Birth 18 April 1944Kearney, Nebraska, USA
Date of Death 19 February 2016Tarzana, California, USA  (natural causes)
Birth NameArthur Charles Ferguson
Nickname Art

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Charlie Tuna was born on April 18, 1944 in Kearney, Nebraska, USA as Arthur Charles Ferguson. He was an actor, known for America's Top 10 (1980), The Quiz Kids Challenge (1990) and The Mike Douglas Show (1961). He died on February 19, 2016 in Tarzana, California, USA.

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He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 1560 Vine Street in Hollywood, California on January 10, 1990.
At the time of his death, Tuna was living in Tarzana, California, where he had served as the city's Honorary Mayor since 1977.
Inducted into the Nebraska Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame in 1999.
Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame on November 8, 2008.
Charlie worked for KBIG until it changed formats, and then he moved to KRTH, another Los Angeles radio station. He stayed at KRTH until 2015.
Charlie Tuna held a Tunathon to raise money every year for Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. He is credited with raising millions of dollars.
Charlie Tuna passed away on February 19, 2016, two months away from what would have been his 72nd birthday on April 18.

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