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  • Category: Radio
  • Unveiled: 27 Apr 1981
  • Address:
    6811 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
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Casey Kasem

Next star: Ward Bond
Previous star: Herb Alpert


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

Children of Casey Kasem Settle Lawsuit With Widow Over Death
Billboard, 2019-12-03 23:48:57
Family members of radio personality Casey Kasem have settled dueling lawsuits alleging that the longtime “American Top 40” host was badly...

Casey Kasem's Children's Settle Wrongful Death Suit Against His Widow Jean
TMZ, 2019-12-03 18:49:02
The legal battle between Casey Kasem's children and his widow, Jean Kasem, is finally over -- they've reached a settlement, but not everyone in the family's happy. Casey's children filed docs requesting dismissal of their wrongful death suit…

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…

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