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Joe Dougherty

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Cause of death  Heart attack
Ex-spouse  Louise Frye
Role  Voice actor
Name  Joe Dougherty
Known for  The Voice of Porky Pig

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Full Name  Joseph Tapley Dougherty
Born  November 4, 1898 (1898-11-04) Missouri
Died  April 19, 1978, Los Angeles, California, United States
Movies  I Haven't Got a Hat, Porky's Romance, Gold Diggers of '49, I Love to Singa, The Blow Out
Similar People  Mel Blanc, Leon Schlesinger, Friz Freleng, Frank Tashlin, Tex Avery

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Joseph Tapley "Joe" Dougherty (November 4, 1898 – April 19, 1978) was an American voice actor and actor who provided the original voice of the Warner Bros. animation character, Porky Pig, starting with the character's debut in I Haven't Got a Hat in 1935 until Porky's Romance in 1937. After that, Mel Blanc took over the role and voiced Porky for 52 years. Dougherty spoke with a natural stutter which became one of the character's trademarks; Dougherty's inability to control his stutter was a factor in the part being recast.

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Dougherty was born in Missouri. Before becoming an actor, Dougherty attended medical school at the University of Nebraska, where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He died in Los Angeles, California.

Death

Dougherty died on April 19, 1978 from a heart attack. He was 79 years old.

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Joe Dougherty Wikipedia


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