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  • Shepard Menken
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  • Shepard Menken (November 2, 1921 – January 2, 1999) was an American voice actor, radio actor, and character actor.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none Shepard Menken Real Name Unknown First publication Unknown
  • Menken provided the voice of Clyde Crashcup in The Alvin Show.
  • Shepard Menken (aka Shep Menken) was an American character actor and voice actor. His roles in animation include Clyde Crashcup from The Alvin Show, Tonto from The Lone Ranger, The Spelling Bee from The Phantom Tollbooth, the title character from Rikki-Tikki-Ravi (1975 film), Dr. Doom from Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, and the Old Storyteller from Bugs Bunny’s 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales. He was also heard in commercials, such as Cap’n Crunch Cereal, StarKist Tuna, Kroger, Mattel Toys, and Western Airlines.
  • Shepard Menken (November 2, 1921 – January 2, 1999) was an American voice actor and character actor. Menken began his career at the age of 11, when he started appearing on children's radio programs. After high school, Menken attended Columbia University, and later studied performing arts at the Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre and the Juilliard School of Music. Menken died of natural causes on January 2, 1999.
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Name
  • Shepard Menken
  • Menken, Shepard
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Birthdate
  • 1921-11-02
Years Active
  • 1949
Date of Death
  • 1999-01-02
Birth Place
Title
  • Shepard Menken
Deathdate
  • 1999-01-02
Place of Birth
Place of death
Died
  • 1999-01-02
  • Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)
  • Radio, Film, television and voice actor
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  • 579684
Born
  • 1921-11-02
  • New York City, New York, U.S.
Television
  • The Alvin Show
Date of Birth
  • 1921-11-02
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  • Shepard Menken (November 2, 1921 – January 2, 1999) was an American voice actor, radio actor, and character actor.
  • __NOEDITSECTION__ Image:Information-silk.png|Character Template rect 0 0 20 20 Staff Template desc none Shepard Menken Real Name Unknown First publication Unknown
  • Menken provided the voice of Clyde Crashcup in The Alvin Show.
  • Shepard Menken (November 2, 1921 – January 2, 1999) was an American voice actor and character actor. Menken began his career at the age of 11, when he started appearing on children's radio programs. After high school, Menken attended Columbia University, and later studied performing arts at the Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre and the Juilliard School of Music. Menken made his film debut in 1949 with a supporting role in The Red Menace, and eventually appeared onscreen in 17 movies. He played a lead role in an episode of the anthology drama television series Police Call , one of the top grossing television series released in 1955. Menken worked steadily as a television actor, appearing on such series as I Love Lucy, I Spy, and The Wild Wild West. He was also in demand as a voice talent, working on animated cartoons for Hanna-Barbara, UPA, and Marvel Productions, as well as advertising spots for StarKist Tuna and Mattel Toys; his was the voice intoning, "The only way to fly!" in Western Airlines' spots in the 1960s. Menken also voiced the Clyde Crashcup character in The Alvin Show. He also voiced the Spelling Bee in the 1970 live-action/animated film The Phantom Tollbooth, and provided the voice for the titular character in Rikki-Tikki-Ravi. In 1963, Menken formed his own company, Malibu Films, which specialized in educational and industrial films. Menken died of natural causes on January 2, 1999.
  • Shepard Menken (aka Shep Menken) was an American character actor and voice actor. His roles in animation include Clyde Crashcup from The Alvin Show, Tonto from The Lone Ranger, The Spelling Bee from The Phantom Tollbooth, the title character from Rikki-Tikki-Ravi (1975 film), Dr. Doom from Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, and the Old Storyteller from Bugs Bunny’s 3rd Movie: 1001 Rabbit Tales. He was also heard in commercials, such as Cap’n Crunch Cereal, StarKist Tuna, Kroger, Mattel Toys, and Western Airlines.
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