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Comedian and Iconic Voice Actor Gilbert Gottfried Dead at 67

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Comedian and Iconic Voice Actor, Gilbert Gottfried, Dead at 67.
On April 12, the family of comedian
Gilbert Gottfried announced that the actor
died at the age of 67 after battling a long illness. .
On April 12, the family of comedian
Gilbert Gottfried announced that the actor
died at the age of 67 after battling a long illness. .
We are heartbroken
to announce the passing of
our beloved Gilbert Gottfried
after a long illness. , Gottfried family, via Twitter.
Variety reports that Gottfried possessed one of the
most iconic voices in Hollywood and helped give life to
a number of animated characters throughout his career.
His most widely known character may be Iago
in Disney's 'Aladdin' or as the Aflac duck
in commercials for the insurance company.
His most widely known character may be Iago
in Disney's 'Aladdin' or as the Aflac duck
in commercials for the insurance company.
In addition to being the most
iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert
was a wonderful husband, brother,
friend and father to his
two young children, Gottfried family, via Twitter.
In addition to being the most
iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert
was a wonderful husband, brother,
friend and father to his
two young children, Gottfried family, via Twitter.
He was born
on February 28, 1955,
in Brooklyn, N.Y.
He started performing standup
comedy at the age of 15.
He briefly appeared in a 12-episode
run on Season 6 of 'Saturday Night Live.' .
A series of promos for MTV helped Gottfried
land his first major film role alongside
Eddie Murphy in 'Beverly Hills Cop II.'.
A series of promos for MTV helped Gottfried
land his first major film role alongside
Eddie Murphy in 'Beverly Hills Cop II.'.
Although today is a sad day
for all of us, please keep laughing
as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor, Gottfried family, via Twitter.
Although today is a sad day
for all of us, please keep laughing
as loud as possible in Gilbert’s honor, Gottfried family, via Twitter

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