Gary Owens

Gary Owens

Added to the insanity as the on-camera ("from beautiful downtown Burbank") hand-cupping-the-ear announcer with the inimitable, over-modulated voice on the cult TV slapstick romp "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" (1967) from 1968 to 1973.

Father of Christopher Dane Owens

First job was delivering news as a teenager on radio in Mitchell, South Dakota.

For a year 2000 United States Army USO performance, appeared at Camp Garry Owen, South Korea.

Guest-hosted "American Top 40" for Casey Kasem the weekend of September 12-13, 1981; it was his only time counting down the 40 hottest hit singles from Billboard Magazine's "Hot 100" survey.

He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Honorary sheriff of Encino, California

Inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. [1994]

Prolific radio announcer, DJ, narrator, broadcaster and animated voice specialist, one of the best in the business, who has marked over 3,000 cartoon shows and appeared in over 12,000 radio shows. His cartel of cartoon characters include Roger Ramjet, Space Ghost, The Blue Falcon and Ren & Stimpy's Powdered Toast Man.

Was the narrator in the computer games Space Quest IV and Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (1995) (VG).