Don Messick

1926 - 1997

Don Messick

Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor, best known for his performances in Hanna-Barbera cartoons.His best-remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Bamm-Bamm Rubble and Hoppy in The Flintstones, Astro in The Jetsons, Muttley in Wacky Races and Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines, Boo-Boo Bear and Ranger Smith in The Yogi Bear Show, Sebastian the Cat in Josie and the Pussycats; Gears, Ratchet, and Scavenger in The Transformers, Papa Smurf and Azrael in The Smurfs, Hamton J. Pig in Tiny Toon Adventures, and Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Don Messick has received more than 927,697 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,536th most popular actor.

Memorability Metrics

  • 930k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.70

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Don Messick ranks 5,498 out of 8,832Before him are Sam Trammell, Kevin J. O'Connor, Fann Wong, Christine Ebersole, Juliet Stevenson, and Roger Smith. After him are Steven Weber, Angie Cepeda, Dwight Frye, Redd Foxx, Kathryn Erbe, and Candace Cameron Bure.

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Among people born in 1926, Don Messick ranks 312Before him are Patrice Wymore, Lionel Jeffries, Thomas Starzl, Clive Donner, Karl Gordon Henize, and J. P. Donleavy. After him are Tim LaHaye, Bryan Forbes, Bob Richards, Ann B. Davis, Tulsi Giri, and James Lipton. Among people deceased in 1997, Don Messick ranks 198Before him are Jimmy Witherspoon, LaVern Baker, Aníbal Tarabini, Robert Serber, Magda Gabor, and Karen Wetterhahn. After him are Troy Ruttman, Bobby Helms, Denise Levertov, Rod Milburn, Sipan Shiraz, and Jermaine Stewart.

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