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Gary Owens

Gary Owens (born Gary Bernard Altman; May 10, 1934 - February 12, 2015) was an American disc jockey, voice actor, radio announcer and personality. His polished baritone speaking voice generally offered deadpan recitations of total nonsense, which he frequently demonstrated as the announcer on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In. Owens was equally proficient in straight or silly assignments and was frequently heard on television and radio as well as in commercials. He was best known, aside from being the announcer on Laugh-In, for providing the voice of the titular superhero on Space Ghost and Blue Falcon in Dynomutt, Dog Wonder. He also played himself in a cameo appearance on Space Ghost Coast to Coast in 1998. Owens' first cartoon-voice acting was performing the voice of Roger Ramjet on the Roger Ramjet cartoons. He later served as voice of the over-the-air digital network Antenna TV. Description above from the Wikipedia article Gary Owens, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 10, 1936 In Mitchell, South Dakota, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Pigs Is Pigs 1954-05-21
Latest Project:
Movie I Know That Voice 2014-01-07
Known For
Poster of Wizards of Waverly Place
Poster of That '70s Show
Poster of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Poster of Space Ghost Coast to Coast
Movie I Know That Voice Himself 2014-01-07
Movie Lunch Himself 2012-11-09
Movie Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices Himself 2008-10-21
Movie Garfield and Friends: Dreams & Schemes Voice 5 2007-09-04
Series Wizards of Waverly Place Unknown 2007-10-12
Movie The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Movie The Story of The Tortoise & the Hare Narrator (voice) 2002-10-04
Series Buzz Lightyear: Comando estelar 2000-08-08
Movie Muppets from Space UFO Mania Announcer (voice) 1999-07-14
Series That '70s Show Unknown 1998-08-23
Series 101 Dalmatians: The Series Unknown 1997-09-13
Series The New Batman Adventures Unknown 1997-09-20
Series Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Guy Who Thinks He's Gary Owens 1996-09-27
Series Skeleton Warriors 1995-03-23
Series The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat 1995-09-16
Movie Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora Narrator 1994-01-01
Series Fantastic Four Unknown 1994-09-24
Series Space Ghost Coast to Coast Unknown 1994-04-15
Series 2 Stupid Dogs Unknown 1993-09-05
Series SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron 1993-09-11
Series Eek! The Cat 1992-09-11
Series Mad About You Unknown 1992-09-23
Series Love & War Unknown 1992-09-21
Series Dinosaurs Unknown 1991-04-26
Series The Ren & Stimpy Show Unknown 1991-08-11
Movie Kill Crazy The Sheriff 1990-11-21
Movie Diggin' Up Business Minister 1990-01-01
Series Bobby's World 1990-09-08
Movie How I Got Into College Sports Announcer (voice) 1989-05-19
Movie Son of Dinosaurs Himself 1989-11-29
Movie Prehistoric World Himself 1989-11-29
Series Garfield and Friends Unknown 1988-09-17
Series Sledge Hammer! Unknown 1986-09-23
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1986-01-10
Movie Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs Himself 1985-05-16
Movie More Dinosaurs Himself 1985-08-14
Series Night Court Unknown 1984-01-04
Series Mighty Orbots 1984-09-08
Movie Aliens, Dragons, Monsters & Me Narrator 1983-01-01
Movie Hysterical TV announcer 1983-07-29
Series Space Stars 1981-09-12
Movie Superbman: The Other Movie Narrator 1981-01-01
Series Simon & Simon Unknown 1981-11-24
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Series Galactica 1980 Unknown 1980-01-27
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Himself 1979-05-16
Series Yogi's Space Race 1978-09-09
Series Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics 1977-09-10
Series Man from Atlantis Unknown 1977-09-22
Series Dynomutt, Dog Wonder 1976-09-11
Series The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour 1976-09-11
Movie It's A Bird, It's A Plane, It's Superman! Narrator 1975-02-21
Movie Out to Lunch Announcer 1974-12-10
Series The Perils of Penelope Pitstop 1969-09-13
Movie The Love Bug Announcer 1968-12-22
Series Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In 1968-01-22
Series Batman Unknown 1966-01-12
Movie The Green Hornet Newscaster 1966-09-09
Series Space Ghost and Dino Boy 1966-09-10
Series The Green Hornet Unknown 1966-09-09
Series I Dream of Jeannie Unknown 1965-09-18
Series The Munsters Unknown 1964-09-24
Movie Pigs Is Pigs Narrator 1954-05-21
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 1954-10-27