Thurl Ravenscroft

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Birthday
6, 1914
Birthplace
Norfolk, NE
Death Date
May 22, 2005 (91)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1914
Birthplace
Norfolk, NE
Death Date
May 22, 2005 (91)

About

Voice of Tony the Tiger in more than 500 television commercials also sang "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."

Before Fame

He had his first taste of success singing and playing bass for The Mellomen, a group he co-founded.

Trivia

He was the original on-board narrator of Disneyland's river boat, the Mark Twain, and Disneyland's monorail.

Family Life

He grew up in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Associated With

A mistake left him off the credits of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, so producers Chuck Jones and Dr. Seuss took out an ad in Variety to add him.