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Peter Robbins : original Charlie Brown voice actor, dead at 65

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Who was Peter Robbins ?

 

Peter Robbins, the original voice actor for Charlie Brown on the 1960s “Peanuts” shows, died last week at the age of 65 .

Family members told Fox 5 San Diego that Robbins committed suicide.

Robbins, a native of California, began voicing Charlie Brown at just 9 years old.

He provided the voice of the title character in 1965’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and 1966’s “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

Robbins battled a lifelong mental illness, struggled with addiction, and had several run-ins with the law as an adult.

In 2013, he pleaded guilty to threatening and harassing both his ex-girlfriend and a plastic surgeon who gave him a breast augmentation that the paid for .

He also spent time behind bars for making criminal threats to a San Diego County Sheriff.

After his release from prison in 2019, he opened up about his time behind bars in an interview with Fox  5 San Diego.

“I would recommend to anybody that has bipolar disorder to take it seriously because your life can turn around in the span of a month, like it did to me,” Robbins told the news outlet.

“I came out of prison and I’m a better person for it. I’m much more humble and grateful and thankful that I lived through the experience.”

A memorial service for Robbins will be held at a future date, the report said.

 

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