Don Messick

1926 - 1997

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Donald Earle Messick (September 7, 1926 – October 24, 1997) was an American voice actor. He was 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 1,172,537 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Don Messick is the 6,087th most popular actor (down from 5,455th in 2019), the 9,459th most popular biography from United States and the 3,097th most popular American Actor.

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  • 54.56

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Don Messick ranks 6,087 out of 10,030Before him are Joy Page, Helene Costello, Prem Chopra, Elena Sofia Ricci, Melanie Lynskey, and Keith Szarabajka. After him are Sakina Jaffrey, Angie Cepeda, Donald Petrie, Kim Go-eun, Gene Lockhart, and Laura Vandervoort.

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Among people born in 1926, Don Messick ranks 393Before him are R. L. Burnside, Bryan Forbes, André Testut, Peter G. Peterson, Jimmy Bryan, and Katie Boyle. After him are Ann B. Davis, Emmanuel Wamala, Mona Freeman, Karl Gordon Henize, Pat Flaherty, and Milo O'Shea. Among people deceased in 1997, Don Messick ranks 233Before him are LaVern Baker, Reinhard Lauck, Aleksandr Ivanov, Gul Mohammed, Troy Ruttman, and Denise Levertov. After him are Magda Gabor, Sidney Darlington, Ronald Pope, Norris Bradbury, James Dickey, and Bobby Helms.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Don Messick ranks 9,459 out of 15,968Before him are Helene Costello (1906), Edie Brickell (1966), Keith Szarabajka (1952), Robert Tappan Morris (1965), Michael Shermer (1954), and Josh Homme (1973). After him are Brad Friedel (1971), Edward Seaga (1930), Sakina Jaffrey (1962), Klay Thompson (1990), Richard Rush (1780), and Jon Oliva (1959).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Don Messick ranks 3,097Before him are Pauline Frederick (1883), Audrey Landers (1956), Madge Kennedy (1891), Joy Page (1924), Helene Costello (1906), and Keith Szarabajka (1952). After him are Sakina Jaffrey (1962), Donald Petrie (1954), Bill Fagerbakke (1957), Stephen Dunham (1964), Linda Arvidson (1884), and RJ Mitte (1992).

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