Kasem, Casey 1932–

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Kasem, Casey 1932-

PERSONAL

Full name, Kemal Amin Kasem; born April 27, 1932, in Detroit, MI; both parents, grocers; married Linda Myers (a bank officer), 1972 (divorced, 1979); married Jean (an actress), 1980; children: (first marriage) Julie, Mike (an actor), Kerri (an actress); (second marriage) Liberty (daughter). Education: Graduate of Wayne State University.

Career:

Radio and television host, actor, voice artist, and producer. WDTR-Radio, Detroit, MI, production assistant; worked as announcer at Detroit radio stations WJLB and WJBK, and at radio stations in Cleveland, OH, Buffalo, NY, Oakland, CA, and Los Angeles; host of a children's television show in Detroit and a television dance show in Cleveland; NBC-TV, network announcer; voice performer for numerous television commercials. Also appeared on stage with Will-o-Way Theatre, Detroit. Great American Meatout, celebrity sponsor, 2001. Military service: U.S. Army, member of production team for Armed Forces Radio, 1952; served in Korea.

Member:

American Federation of Radio and Television Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors:

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Wayne State University, 1987; inducted into Radio Hall of Fame, National Association of Broadcasters, 1992; lifetime achievement award, Billboard, 1997; Radio Icon Award, Radio Music Awards, 2003; DVDX Award nomination (with others), best animated character performance in a DVD premiere movie, DVD Exclusive Awards, 2003, for Scooby-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire; received star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Host, Shebang, syndicated, 1964.

Host, America's Top 10, syndicated, 1980-90.

Host, Casey's Top 10, syndicated, 1994.

Also host, America's Choice, syndicated; and voice artist, Sesame Street (also known as The New Sesame Street, Open Sesame, and Sesame Street Unpaved), PBS.

Television Appearances; Animated Series:

Voice, Mister Magoo (also known as The Famous Adventures of Mister Magoo, Mister Magoo and Friends, The Mister Magoo Show, and Mr. Magoo), 1964.

Voice of Dick Grayson/Robin, The Batman/Superman Hour (also known as The Adventures of Batman and The Adventures of Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder), 1968.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, 1969-70.

Voice of Baron Hughes, Sky Hawks, 1969.

Voices of Tank Mallory and Dexter Carter, Hot Wheels, 1969.

Voice of Groovy, Cattanooga Cats, 1969.

Voice of Alexander Cabot III, Josie and the Pussycats, CBS, 1970.

Voice of Alexander Cabot III, Josie and the Pussycats in Outer Space, CBS, 1972.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The New Scooby-Doo Movies (also known as Scooby-Doo's New Comedy Movie Pictures), 1972.

Voice of Dick Grayson/Robin, Super Friends, ABC, 1973.

Voice, Hong Kong Phooey, 1974.

Voice, Jabberjaw, 1976.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and others, The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (also known as The Scooby-Doo Show), 1976.

Voices of Dick Grayson/Robin and the computer, The All New Super Friends Hour, ABC, 1977.

Voices of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and others, including Mr. Creeply, Scooby's All-Star Laff-a-Lympics (also known as Laff-a Lympics, Scooby's All Stars, and Scooby's Laff-a-Lympics), ABC, 1977.

Voice, What's New, Mr. Magoo?, 1977.

Voice of Mark, Battle of the Planets (also known as G-Force), syndicated, 1978.

Voices of Dick Grayson/Robin and the Justice League computer, The World's Greatest Super Heroes, ABC, 1978.

Voices of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and others, including Fishface and Swamp Rat, Dynomutt, Dog Wonder, 1978.

Voice of Richard "Dick" Grayson/Robin, Challenge of the Super Friends, 1978.

Voice of Dick Grayson/Robin, The World's Greatest Superfriends (also known as SuperFriends IV), 1979.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo, ABC, 1979-80.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Hour, 1980.

Announcer, Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam, NBC, 1981.

Announcer, The Space Stars, NBC, 1981.

Announcer, Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, NBC, 1981.

Announcer, The Gary Coleman Show, NBC, 1982.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour (also known as The Scooby-Doo Puppy Hour), 1982.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show, 1983.

Voices of Cliffjumper, Bluestreak, Teletraan-I, and Dr. Archeville, The Transformers (also known as Super God Robot Force, Transformer: 2010, Transformers: Generation 1, and Tatakae! Cho Robot Seimeitai Transformer), syndicated, 1984-85.

Voice of Dick Grayson/Robin, Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show (also known as SuperFriends V), 1984.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries, 1984.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, ABC, 1985.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby's Mystery Funhouse, ABC, 1985.

Voice of Richard "Dick" Grayson/Robin, Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians (also known as SuperFriends VI), 1985.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The All-New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show, 1986.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, ABC, 1988.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, What's New, Scooby-Doo?, The WB, 2002-2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of Uncas, The Last of the Mohicans (animated), 1975.

Voice of Peter Cottontail, Here Comes Peter Cottontail (animated), CBS, 1976.

Voice, The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas (animated), CBS, 1979.

Announcer, Women Who Rate a "10," 1981.

Announcer, Live Aid, 1985.

Host, Elvis: The Echo Will Never Die, syndicated, 1986.

Cohost, Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon, syndicated, 1987.

Voice, Hanna-Barbera's 50th: A Yabba Dabba Doo Celebration, TNT, 1989.

MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon, syndicated, 1990.

Karen Carpenter: The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 1997.

The 100 Greatest Kids TV Shows, Channel 4, 2001.

Playboy: Inside the Playboy Mansion, Arts and Entertainment, 2002.

E! Entertainment Special: Who Let the Dog Out?, E! Entertainment Television, 2002.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, A Scooby-Doo Christmas (animated), The WB, 2002.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, A Scooby-Doo Halloween (animated), The WB, 2003.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, 50 Greatest TV Animals, Animal Planet, 2003.

The 100 Greatest Cartoons, Channel 4, 2005.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, A Scooby-Doo Valentine (animated), The WB, 2005.

American Top 40 Live, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Third radio actor, The Night that Panicked America, ABC, 1975.

Voice of Monty Marble, The Flintstones Meet Rockula and Frankenstone (animated), 1979.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo Goes Hollywood (animated), 1979.

Merriadoc Brandybuck, The Return of the King (animated), 1980.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo Meets the Boo Brothers (animated), ABC, 1987.

Voices of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers and Mirror Monster, Scooby Doo and the Ghoul School (animated; also known as Scooby-Doo et l'ecole des diablesses), 1988.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo and the Reluctant Werewolf (animated), ABC, 1989.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo in Arabian Nights (animated; also known as Scooby Doo's Arabian Nights), 1994.

Bill Roman, James Dean: Race with Destiny (also known as James Dean: Live Fast Die Young), 1997.

Radio announcer, Merry Christmas, George Bailey, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Provost marshal, "The Death Sentence," Garrison's Gorillas, 1968.

Freddie Dryden, "Mother's Deadly Helper," Hawaii Five-0 (also known as McGarrett), 1974.

Swift, "Steal Now—Pay Later," Hawaii Five-0 (also known as McGarrett), 1974.

Paul Hamilton, "Mystery of the Hollywood Phantom: Parts 1 & 2," The Hardy Boys Mysteries (also known as The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries), 1977.

Sobhe, "Trial Board," Police Story, 1977.

Sy Wallace, "An Unfriendly Radiance," Quincy M.E. (also known as Quincy), 1977.

Tom Rogers, "Winning Is for Losers," Charlie's Angels, ABC, 1978.

Master of ceremonies, "Target: Miss World," Matt Houston, ABC, 1983.

Agent, "The Awakening of Love/The Imposter," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1984.

Dreams, ABC, 1984.

Celebrity judge, Star Search, 1984.

Himself, "Dancing to the Max," Saved by the Bell, 1989.

Himself, "Make 'em Laugh," ALF, 1990.

Voice of Flakey Flakem, "Here's Hamton," Tiny Toon Adventures (animated; also known as Steven Spielberg Presents … "Tiny Toon Adventures"), 1991.

Himself, "Rockumetary," Saved by the Bell, 1991.

Himself, "Ernie and the Sublimes," Amen, 1991.

"Episode with Colin Quinn," The Ben Stiller Show, Comedy Central, 1992.

"A Few Good Scouts," The Ben Stiller Show, Comedy Central, 1993.

Saturday Night Live (also known as NBC's Saturday Night, Saturday Night, and SNL), NBC, 1993.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Late Show Backstage), CBS, 1993.

"Space Traders," Cosmic Slop, HBO, 1994.

Himself, "The Steve Martin Show," The Martin Short Show, NBC, 1994.

The History of Rock 'n' Roll, syndicated, 1995.

Spacey Kasem, "Loquatia Unplugged or, Come Back, Little Cyber," Homeboys in Outer Space, UPN, 1996.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, "Bravo Scooby-Doo," Johnny Bravo (animated), Cartoon Network, 1997.

Himself, "The Audition," Sister, Sister, The WB, 1997.

Also appeared as himself, Cybill, CBS; and in Thicke of the Night, syndicated; voices of game show host and Lexo Starbuck, Captain Planet and the Planeteers (animated; also known as The New Adventures of Captain Planet).

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Host, American Video Awards, syndicated, 1987.

The 22nd Annual NAACP Image Awards, 1990.

Prism Awards 2000, syndicated, 2000.

Announcer, 5th Annual Prism Awards (also known as Prism Awards 2001), syndicated, 2001.

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, The 1st 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program SpecialLive!in Stereo, Cartoon Network, 2002.

The 2003 Radio Music Awards, NBC, 2003.

Announcer, 7th Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2003.

Announcer, 8th Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2004.

Announcer, 9th Annual Prism Awards, FX Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Harry, Mr. and Mrs. and the Bandstand Murders, ABC, 1975.

Television Work; Series:

Producer, America's Top 10, syndicated, 1980-90.

Executive producer, Portrait of a Legend, syndicated, 1981.

Television Work; Specials:

Executive producer, American Video Awards, syndicated, 1985.

Producer, American Video Awards, syndicated, 1987.

Film Appearances:

The Girls from Thunder Strip, American General, 1966.

Mouth, The Glory Stompers, American International Pictures, 1968.

Disc jockey, 2,000 Years Later, 1969.

Keeg's brother, The Cycle Savages, American International Pictures, 1969.

Phil, Free Grass (also known as Scream Free! and Street Drugs), Hollywood Star, 1969.

Knife, Wild Wheels, Fanfare Productions, 1969.

Dr. Ken Anderson, The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant (also known as The Incredible Transplant), American International Pictures, 1971.

Mission Control announcer, Doomsday Machine (also known as Armageddon 1975, Doomsday, and Escape from Planet Earth), First Leisure, 1972.

Bernie, The Day the Lord Got Busted (also known as Soul Hustler), American Films, 1976.

(Uncredited) Radio disc jockey, The Gumball Rally, 1976.

Disc jockey ("Midnight Bird"), New York, New York, United Artists, 1977.

Disco Fever, Group 1 International, 1978.

Police pathologist, The Dark (also known as The Mutilator), Film Ventures International, 1979.

Himself, Ghostbusters (also known as Ghostbusters: The Supernatural Spectacular), Columbia, 1984.

Voice of Cliffjumper, Transformers—The Movie (animated; also known as Transformers: Matrix yo eien ni), DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group, 1986.

Himself, Rock 'n' Roll Goldmine: The Sixties (also known as Casey Kasem's "Rock 'n' Roll Goldmine: The Sixties"), 1986.

Wild Wheels (documentary), 1992.

Himself, Mr. Wrong, Buena Vista, 1996.

Himself, Undercover Angel (also known as Un vrai petit Ange), PM Entertainment Group, 1999.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo's Greatest Mysteries (animated), 1999.

Voice of wedding disc jockey, Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (animated; also known as Rugrats in Paris: The Movie—Rugrats II and Rugrats in Paris—Der Film), Paramount, 2000.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo's Creepiest Capers (animated), 2000.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Looney Tunes: Back in Action (animated; also known as Looney Tunes Back in Action: The Movie), Warner Bros., 2003.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire (animated), Warner Bros., 2003.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo and the Monster of Mexico (animated), Warner Bros., 2003.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster (animated), Warner Bros., 2004.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Aloha, Scooby-Doo (animated), Warner Bros., 2005.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Hula Hullabaloola (animated), Warner Bros., 2005.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby Doo in Where's My Mummy? (animated), Warner Bros., 2005.

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy! (animated), Warner Bros., 2006.

Film Work:

Associate producer, The Glory Stompers, American International Pictures, 1968.

Producer, The Cycle Savages, American International Pictures, 1969.

Radio Appearances; Series:

Cocreator and announcer, American Top 40, syndicated, 1970-88.

Host, Casey's Top 40, syndicated, beginning 1989.

Host, Casey's Hot 20, syndicated, beginning 1995.

Host, American Top 20, syndicated, 2003—.

Provided voices for the radio series The Lone Ranger and Sergeant Preston of the Yukon; also host of short daily spot broadcasts of America's Top Hits.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

Voice of Norville "Shaggy" Rogers, Scooby-Doo Mystery (video game), 1995.

The Making of "Rugrats in Paris," 2000.

Appeared in the Muppets music video She Drives Me Crazy.

OTHER SOURCES

Books:

Contemporary Newsmakers 1987, Gale, 1988.

Periodicals:

Billboard, July 8, 1995, p. 79.

Broadcasting and Cable, February 13, 1995, p. 42.

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