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Xavier Atencio (1919–2017)


Xavier Atencio was born on September 4, 1919 in Walsenburg, Colorado, USA as Francis Xavier Atencio. He was married to Maureen Sheedy. He died on September 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 2015/I Inside Out (writer: "Grim Grinning Ghosts (Otherworldly Concerto)")
 2013 Captain Jokes Parrot's Adventures (TV Mini-Series) (lyrics - 3 episodes)
- Special Episode (2013) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)")
- Pilot (2013) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)")
- Enter in His World (2013) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)")
 2013 That's Life!! Kilorenzos Smith in Talks... (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Video Compilation: Top Ten Best Videos 2007-2012 (2013) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)" - uncredited)
 2012 Funny Show Part Two: The Video - Movie (Video) (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)")
 2012 Funny Show Presents (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Captain Jokes Parrot (2012) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate Life for me)")
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game) (writer: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" (1967), "Grim Grinning Ghosts" (1969))
  Some Jerk with a Camera (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Halloween Time at Disneyland (2011) ... (lyrics: "Grim Grinning Ghosts") / (writer: "Grim Grinning Ghosts")
- The Top 11 Florida Attractions Not in California, Part One (2011) ... (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 2011 Chop (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" - uncredited)
 2008 The Reinactors (Documentary) (lyrics: "A Pirates Life for Me") / (music: "A Pirates Life for Me")
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (writer: "Grim Grinning Ghosts")
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 2002 Treasure Planet (writer: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)" - uncredited)
  House of Mouse (TV Series) (lyrics - 2 episodes, 2001 - 2002) (music - 1 episode, 2001)
- House Ghosts (2002) ... (lyrics: "Grim Grinning Ghosts")
- Thanks to Minnie (2001) ... (lyrics: "A Parrot's Life for Me") / (music: "A Parrot's Life for Me")
 2000 Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (Video Game) (lyrics: "Grim Grinning Ghosts", "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 1998 Disney Sing Along Songs: Happy Haunting Party at Disneyland (Video short) (lyrics: "Grim Grinning Ghosts" - as F. Xavier Atencio)
 1996 The Walt Disney World Explorer (Video Game) (writer: "Bear Band Serenade", "Grim Grinning Ghosts", "Yo Ho (A Pirates's Life For Me)")
 1990 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Disneyland Fun (Video short) (lyrics: "Grim Grinning Ghosts" - as F. Xavier Atencio)
 1987 Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Heigh-Ho (Video short) (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 1977 Candleshoe (lyrics: "Yo Ho (A Pirate's Life for Me)")
 1972 The Magic of Walt Disney World (Short) (writer: "Bear Band Serenade" - uncredited)
 1968 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
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This Disney Imagineer wrote the words to "Grim Grinning Ghosts". This song is played in Walt Disneyland's and Disney World's "Hanted Mansion" attractions as well as Disney's "A Spooky Night in Disney's Haunted Mansion" album. The song is performed by Thurl Ravenscroft. See more »

Alternate Names:

F. Xavier Atencio | X. Atencio | X Atencio | Atencio

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Atencio was cremated. His ashes were given to his widow. See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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