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Peter Robbins Dies: Former Child Actor Who Voiced Charlie Brown Was 65

Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown within the classic 1960s Peanuts cartoons, has died. The former actor committed suicide last week, his family advised San Diego’s Fox 5. He change into 65.

Robbins (right name Louis G. Nanasi) change into born in 1956 in Los Angeles. He started acting in 1963 and change into the first to play the Charles M. Schulz-created personality of Charlie Brown, including in such perennial vacation racy classics as A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) and It’s the Huge Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966).

As well to voicing Charlie Brown for four years, Robbins recurred on the 1968 comedy Blondie and customer starred  on such TV sequence as Rawhide, The Munsters, The Donna Reed Existing, F Troop, Web Dapper and My Three Sons. Robbins stop acting in 1972. For awhile, he labored as a DJ in Palm Springs.

Robbins, who suffered from bipolar disorder, made headlines in 2015 when he change into sentenced to 5 years for making threats to several folk, including public figures. He change into released in 2019.

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