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Los Angeles, May 9: Peter Robbins, who used to lend his voice to Charlie Brown, was sentenced to jail for stalking his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon.
He was arrested back in January, pleaded guilty in April and was sentenced to one year in jail. But he will avoid further jail time because of his eight-month rehab program, and the 110 days that he spent behind the bars, tmz.com reports.
Robbins also got five years' probation, a 10-year. »
- Ketali Mehta
The former voice of Charlie Brown was sentenced to 1 year in jail for stalking and threatening an ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon ... but he's getting off with time served.Peter Robbins was arrested back in January, pleaded guilty in April ... and got slapped with the 365 day sentence in San Diego today. Thanks to an 8-month rehab program, and the 110 days he's already done behind bars ... he'll avoid further jail time.Robbins -- who voiced Chuck »
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Not such a good man, this Charlie Brown voice actor. Peter Robbins, who voiced the iconic animated character in a string of beloved TV specials and movies including A Charlie Brown Christmas and A Boy Named Charlie Brown, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Wednesday to charges that he stalked and threatened his ex-girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who performed a boob job on her, per City News Service. Robbins, a resident of Oceanside, Calif., was popped in January as he was passing through the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego after border security discovered that a felony warrant had been issued against him when they ran his name through a computer. The warrant stemmed from an incident the previous »
Oh, brother. Peter Robbins, who was the voice of Charlie Brown in many of the early animated Peanuts specials, including A Charlie Brown Christmas, pleaded guilty Wednesday in San Diego to making criminal threats and stalking following incidents involving his ex-girlfriend and her doctor. He faces up to three years in prison at his sentencing next month, according to California's City News Service. Robbins, 56, reportedly paid for breast-augmentation surgery for his then-girlfriend, Shawna Kern. But after their relationship ended following an alleged domestic-violence episode, he threatened Kern and the doctor in an attempt to get his money back, prosecutors said. »
- Tim Nudd
San Diego -- The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown in the first "Peanuts" television specials has pleaded guilty to threatening and stalking both his ex-girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who gave her a breast enhancement he paid for.
City News Service says 56-year-old Peter Robbins entered the plea Wednesday in a San Diego court and could get up to three years in prison at his sentencing next month.
Prosecutors say Robbins called his former girlfriend dozens of times a day and told her he would kill her and her son if she did not give back his dog and car.
They say he made similar threats and demanded a refund from the plastic surgeon.
Robbins provided the voice of the title character in 1965's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and 1966's "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." »
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San Diego — The man who was the voice of Charlie Brown in several "Peanuts" television shows was charged Wednesday with stalking and threatening his former girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who gave her a breast enhancement he apparently didn't like.
Peter Robbins pleaded not guilty Wednesday in San Diego Superior Court to two counts of stalking and 10 counts of making criminal threats.
Prosecutors said the 56-year-old voice actor best known for his portrayal of Charlie Brown on the TV special "A Charlie Brown Christmas" repeatedly threatened his former girlfriend, calling her as many as 37 times in a 24-hour period on her cellphone and telling her he would kill her and her son if she did not give back his dog and car.
Prosecutors said he also threatened the plastic surgeon in the coastal city of Carlsbad, calling her office so many times she moved to a hotel temporarily out of »
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Unflattering lights, please: Peter Robbins, a former child actor known for being the original voice of Charlie Brown, was arrested over the weekend on four felony counts of making a threat to cause death or great bodily injury and one single felony count of stalking, because grief is never good. Grief is harsh and horrid, particularly when it’s for your childhood. Like the anguished "Aaugh!" unleashed upon learning that the now 56-year-old Robbins—who was just 9 years old when he was first cast as Charlie Brown, starring in beloved Peanuts specials like A Charlie Brown Christmas and It »
Good grief! The actor who gave a voice to "Peanuts" character Charlie Brown as a child has been arrested on stalking charges. Peter Robbins was apprehended Sunday at the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, Ca.
The Associated Press reports Robbins, who voiced the character in "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown," "A Charlie Brown Christmas," and other "Peanuts" specials as a child, was arrested following a background check.
Robbins has an outstanding warrant from the San Diego County sheriff's department for charges of making a threat to cause death or great bodily injury and stalking. He is set to be arraigned Wednesday. »
Peter Robbins, who provided the voice of Charlie Brown on several iconic animated specials, was arrested Sunday on charges of stalking.
According to TheWrap, the former child voice actor was detained at a border crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico on Sunday at about 8 p.m. He was taken into custody after a border patrol officer discovered he was wanted by the San Diego County Sheriff's department on a felony warrant, said Ralph DeSio, a public affairs officer with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office. According to the San Diego County Jail website, he faces five felony counts, including stalking and making a threat to cause death or bodily injury.
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Bail is set for $550,000, and Robbins, 56, is set to be arraigned on Wednesday.
No details have been released about what alleged crimes he committed.
Video: It's the Great Killing Spree, Charlie Brown
The guy who voiced Charlie Brown in multiple Peanuts specials has been arrested in San Diego after authorities say he stalked someone. 56-year-old Peter Robbins -- who voiced Cb in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" -- was busted at the San Ysidro Port of Entry this weekend after a background check revealed an active warrant out for his arrest.According to the AP, Robbins is set to be arraigned »
- TMZ Staff
Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown on numerous "Peanuts" shows and TV specials, was arrested at the border of San Diego and Tijuana on Sunday on charges of stalking and making threats to cause death. Robbins tried to cross the border in his car, but a background check yielded a warrant against him from the San Diego County sheriff's department. He was booked into jail shortly before 4am Monday and was being held on $550,000 bail. Robbins provided the voice of Charlie Brown in the film "A Boy Named Charlie Brown," as well as TV specials "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." He started voicing the character when he was 9 years old. But at the age of 14 his voice changed. »
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