You probably don't recognize the name Thurl Ravenscroft. But you'd know him if you heard him. Ravenscroft provided many of the voices we all grew up with, including the voice of Tony The Tiger ("They're GrrrrrrEAT!") and the wonderful -- yet amazingly uncredited -- deep dark chocolate voice that sang the bluesy, "You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch."
Thurl Ravenscroft passed away at the age of 91
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