Thurl Ravenscroft

Thurl Ravenscroft

Date Of Birth: Feb 6, 1914
Birth Place: Norfolk, Nebraska, United States
Date Of Death: May 22, 2005
Cause Of Death: Prostate cancer
Voice Over Language: English

Popularity: 485th All Time, 579th This Week. *

THE VOICES OF Thurl Ravenscroft

Credits On BTVA: 26 Roles from 19 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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said at 12:09 PM on Fri Feb 6 2015
Happy Birthday and RIP Thurl Ravenscroft.

From Tony the Tiger to Shere Kahn he had an incredible voice.

Who doesn't love him singing "You're a mean one Mr. Grinch" from How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

To simply put it HE'S GREEEEEAAAAAAT!
said at 4:53 AM on Sun Mar 11 2012
It's a common mistake that he was the singing voice of Shere Khan, when in fact Sanders did all his own singing.
CatsTuxedo (Moderator)
said at 2:01 PM on Sun Mar 11 2012
@BlankSlate Maybe not in the final version of the movie, but Thurl definitely voiced Shere Khan for the song that is in the clip, which was cut during production.
said at 10:39 AM on Mon Mar 12 2012
@CatsTuxedo Ah-ha!
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Thurl Ravenscroft role? *
57.1% (4 votes)
Paul Bunyan
14.3% (1 votes)
Card Painter - Ace
14.3% (1 votes)
Tony the Tiger
14.3% (1 votes)
7 Total Votes
Shere Khan
Shere Khan

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