Joe Alaskey, Voice of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, Dead at 63

Joe Alaskey Dead Bugs Bunny Daffy Duck

Joe Alaskey, an actor who provided the voices of some of TV’s best-known animated characters, has died of cancer, our sister site Variety reports. He was 63.

Alaskey voiced Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck in the 2000s. (Mel Blanc provided the original voices.) Alaskey also brought life to Duck Dodgers‘ title character, a role for which he won a Daytime Emmy in 2004.

His many other gigs included voicing Tiny Toon Adventures‘ Plucky Duck, Rugrats‘ Grandpa Pickles and Forrest Gump‘s Richard Nixon.

At the time of his death, Alaskey served as narrator for Investigation Discovery’s Murder Comes to Town. His final episode will be the season finale, airing Monday, March 14 (8/7c).

Press PLAY on the video below to watch Alaskey narrate an episode of Murder Comes to Town.

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