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  • Category: Radio
  • Unveiled: 27 Apr 1981
  • Address:
    6811 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
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    Monthly Average: 330th

Casey Kasem

Next star: Ward Bond
Previous star: Herb Alpert

Biography

Kasem at the 1989 Emmy Awards

Source: Wikipedia

Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio celebrity, voice actor, and actor, known for being the host of several music radio countdown programs, most notably American Top 40, from 1970 until his retirement in 2009, and for providing the voice of "Shaggy" Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise from 1969 to 1997, and again from 2002 until 2009.

Fact file

  • Born: Kemal Amen Kasem April 27, 1932 Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Died: June 15, 2014 (aged 82) Gig Harbor, Washington, U.S.
  • Resting place: Oslo Western Civil Cemetery in Norway
  • Education: Northwestern High School
  • Alma mater: Wayne State University
  • Occupation: Disc jockey, music historian, radio celebrity, voice actor, actor
  • Years active: 1954–2009
  • Spouse(s): Linda Myers (m. 1972; div. 1979) Jean Thompson (m. 1980; his death 2014)
  • Children: Kerri, Julie, Mike (with Myers) Liberty (with Thompson)

Read more about Casey Kasem at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Casey Kasem's Widow Allegedly Assaulted by Business Manager
TMZ, 2019-07-31 07:40:00
Casey Kasem's widow is in the market for a new business manager ... 'cause her last one allegedly flew into a violent rage and threatened to kill her. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the incident went down around 10 AM last Friday in Jean…

No Evidence of a Crime in Casey Kasem's Death, Police Review Says
Billboard, 2018-12-01 20:24:43
Police found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014...

Casey Kasem's Kids Cleared in Death Investigation, Slam Widow's 'Ridiculous' Claims
TMZ, 2018-11-30 14:38:00
Casey Kasem's children can have some peace of mind after cops confirmed they had nothing to do with his death, but his widow ... maybe not so much. As we reported ... police in Washington opened an investigation into Kasem's death last month at…

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