Donald Earl "Don" Messick was an American voice actor best known for his work for Hanna-Barbera. His best remembered vocal creations include Scooby-Doo, Muttley the dog in Wacky Races and Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines', Papa Smurf, and Dr. Benton Quest. He also did the voice of "Snip" in the Rankin/Bass 1979 movie "Jack Frost". Messick was born in Buffalo, New York, the son of Lena Birch and Binford Earl Messick, a house painter. He first wanted to be a ventriloquist, and even supported himself as one for a time. His big break came in the mid-1940s. At MGM, Tex Avery was...
|Birthdate:||September 7, 1926|
|Birthplace:||Buffalo, New York|
|Date of death:||October 24, 1997|
|Also known as:||Donald Earl Messick, Don, Donald Messick|