Thursday, May 08, 2014

Lee Marshall, R. I. P.

Voice Of Tony The Tiger Dies At 64: Lee Marshall, one of the men behind the low-timbered voice of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger, has died at age 64. 

Marshall, who first voiced the character’s signature catchphrase “They’re grrrrrreat!” in 1999, died April 26 at Santa Monica Hospital in California, according to the Los Angeles Times. The voice actor's son told the outlet that the cause of death was esophageal cancer.

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

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