Kemal Amin " Casey " Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, actor, and radio personality, who created and hosted several radio countdown programs, notably American Top 40. He was the first actor to voice Norville "Shaggy" Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise (1969 to 1997 and 2002 to 2009) and as Dick Grayson/Robin ...
For over 3 decades, he co-founded and hosted American Top 40, which aired the top songs of the week. In his later years, he spent his time with his friends and family, in the way he could showcase with love, passion, and voicing. He died on June 15th, 2014. He was 82 years old.
Casey Kasem, Commercial-Free. What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history.
Casey Kasem was an American icon. He was famous for radio's "American Top 40" and as the voice of Scooby Doo's pal Shaggy. He died in 2014, setting off a long-simmering battle between his second ...
Casey Kasem passed away on June 15, 2014, at age 82, four months earlier, fellow disc jockey and game show host Jim Lange passed away in the same year, but was four months younger than him. Kasem appeared on an episode of Lange's The Dating Game (1965), where he was the bachelor.
Casey Kasem was the original host American Top 40, which premiered 50 years ago this week. Gary Friedman/Getty Images On July 4, 1970, the countdown started.
Casey Kasem died in June 2014 in Washington state, where his wife, Jean Kasem, took him after removing him from a medical facility in Southern California where he was receiving around-the-clock...
Casey Kasem was one of a kind and the originator of a media that still lives on today. Please visit Kerri Kasem at The Kasem Care Foundation . Her work is helping many of us who have lost our parents and struggled for our rights as their children to say good-bye and see them off properly as they pass on.
She is best known for her appearance in ‘Cheers.’ After working on several movies and shows, Jean started a crib business. She married legendary voice actor and radio host Casey Kasem in 1980 and the couple welcomed a daughter Liberty Jean Kasem.
On the air for over 50 years, Casey founded the radio staple American Top 40, which continues to be the most relevant source for pop music hits. To this day, there is no better way to experience classic hits than with Casey and the Classic American Top 40 Countdown .