Kemal Amin “Casey” Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio personality, voice actor and actor. He was the host of several music radio countdown programs, notably American Top 40 from 1970 until his retirement in 2009. He also provided the voice of Norville “Shaggy” Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise from 1969 to 1997, and again from 2002 until 2009.
Kemal Amin Kasem
April 27, 1932
June 15, 2014 (aged 82)
Gig Harbor, Washington, U.S.
Disc jockey, music historian, radio personality, voice actor, actor
- Linda Myers
(m. 1972; div. 1979)
- Jean Thompson (m. 1980)
3 (with Myers,
1 (with Thompson,
Pretty much everybody on the planet has heard this guys voice, he was everywhere.
He’s dead now , and it looks like there’s a bunch of family drama over his death and his money.
Here’s a short collection of what’s available online. Go ahead and google the rest,,, there’s like thirty years of watching and listening you could throw yourself at. Let me know how it goes and if I should dedicate my life to relistening to forty years of weekly radio count downs.