Voice of Dusty and Shipwreck in the GI Joe cartoon series and as Bonecrusher on the Transformers cartoons.
Growing up in San Diego, he decided he wanted to be a disc jockey after listening to the local AM station KFWB.
Aside from his voice acting, he narrated many documentary series on A&E and PBS, and announced Oscar and Emmy award telecasts.
He had one daughter.
Frank Welker also contributed his voice to the Transformers cartoon series.