Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date Of Birth: Apr 27, 1932
Date Of Death: Jun 15, 2014
Cause Of Death: Dementia with Lewy bodies
Voice Over Language: English
Trivia & Fun Facts:
Birth name: Kemal Amin Kasem
Announcer for NBC Saturday Mornings in the 1980s.
He is of Palestinian and Lebanese heritage.
He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1992.
The youngest member ever to be inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame, has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from Billboard Magazine in 1997.
He is a strict vegetarian and suggested that Shaggy (whom he voices) should be a vegetarian as well.
During the 3rd season of Transformers
, there was a fictional country called Carbombya that satirized the situation at the Middle East. Casey found this concept to be offensive and left the show. After that, his characters Cliffjumper and Teletraan 1 had to be written out.
"Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars."
"Growing up, I actually wanted to be a professional Baseball player, instead of a radio DJ. Believe it or not."