Joseph Francis “Joe” Alaskey was born on 17th April 1952 in Troy, U.S.A. He was an actor and a renowned comedian. From a very tender age, Joe was interested in portraying different characters once he searched for cigarette butts and sunglasses to play different characters. He was interested in becoming an archeologist and soon after that wanted to become a priest. In 1970, he shifted to
and worked as an insurance agent before becoming a full-time actor. Joe used to personate and was once approached by him to record some dialogues for the series, “The Honeymooners”.
Joe Alaskey has lent his voice to various TV shows, cartoons which include voicing the character of Dr. Octopus in the animated Spider-Man and in Spider-Man video game voiced in Curt Connors. Joe also vocalized for the Sponge Bob video game series where he lent his voice for Mermaid Man. He was an active choice for many producers and directors; he was also part of the Tom and Jerry movies. The 1995 animated release Casper also had Joe as one of the members of the voicing team where Joe voiced for Stinky, who was Casper’s uncle and is one of the Ghostly Trio members. Joe vocalized for Tweety, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester and Daffy Duck for the cartoon network series premiered in 2003. Joe Alaskey appeared in
which was a rom-com movie and was very different from the mainstream cinema where it affected many important events in the mid 20th century. A hilarious comedy flick which made the audience holds their breath with laughter. The film grossed $678 million worldwide and was highly acclaimed by the people. Joe has also been a part of various TV series where he appeared playing different supporting roles; some of them were All Grown Up! , The Little Mermaid, Avatar:
The Last Airbender
, Bonkers, etc.
Joe Alaskey was an exceptional artist and has also vocalized for characters in video games like Lonely Tunes: Duck Amuck, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Rugrats: Studio Tour, etc. He has been an inspiration to many and has been an excellent voice artist in all his active years. Joe Alaskey died on 3rd February 2016 due to cancer from which he was suffering from a long time.