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Kenneth Mars Biography

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Date of Birth 1935--04-04
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Children 2

A man whose physical appearance is washed away by the wind of time to the shore of death, Kenneth Mars is an icon who will never be forgotten by the word of Hollywood. Late American actor, Kenneth Mars has given the world thousands of reasons to appreciate him. Death wouldn’t have been glad to take him away as he is forever with us in our memories and hearts. Kenneth Mars was born on April 4, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He passed away at the age of 75 on February 12, 2011 in Granada Hills, Los Angeles, California. He died with his named scripted in the history of Hollywood and its development as he is one of the greatest actors the world of Hollywood had ever had.   He died of pancreatic cancer. He was also well known as Ken Mars. Kenneth Mars attended Northwestern University for completion of his education. He was engaged with the entertainment industry from 1962 to 2008. He retired from the industry due to his critical health condition.

Kenneth Mars was married to Barbara Newborn on 1977 and the marriage lasted till his last breath. They together shared two children and sic beautiful grandchildren. Born in Chicago as the son of Bernard Sonny Mas, Kenneth studied fine arts and acting in the prestigious and historical Northwestern University. His father served as a radio and television personality. In long and successful career of Kenneth Mars, he served as a movie and television actor along with a voice actor.

Kenneth Mars has been part of various movies and television shows in his career and some of the to be mentioned are:

·         The Land Before Time (TV) (2007–08) – role of Grandpa Longneck

·         Hannah Montana (TV) (2007) – role of Gunther the Innkeeper

·         Kingdom Hearts II (VG) (2006) (voice) – King Triton

·         Kingdom Hearts (VG) (2002) (voice) – King Triton

·         Malcolm in the Middle (TV) (2002–2004) – Otto Mannkusser

·         Becker (TV) – (2001) Melvin

·         The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (voice) (2000) – King Triton

·         Fallout (voice) (1997) – Vault 13 Overseer

·         Citizen Ruth (1996) - Dr. Charles Rollins

·         Batman: The Animated Series (voice) (1995) – M2

·         The Land Before Time series (II-XIII) (voice) (1994–2008) – Grandpa

·         Thumbelina (voice) (1994) – King Colbert

·         Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1994) – Colyus

·         Felidae (1994) - Preterius (English dub)

·         Batman: The Animated Series (voice) (1994) – Richard (episode "Sideshow")

·         Animaniacs (voice) (1993) – Ludwig van Beethoven (episode "Roll Over Beethoven")

·         Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron (voice) (1993) - Dr. Wally Gilbert Kenrousch

·         We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (voice) (1993) – Professor Screweyes

·         The Little Mermaid (voice) (1992-1994) King Triton

·         Shadows and Fog (1992) – Armstead the Magician

·         Fievel's American Tails (1992) – Sweet Williams (6 Episodes)

·         A Different World (1992) – Homeless Man

·         Darkwing Duck (TV) (voice) (1991–1995) – Tuskerninni

·         Freakazoid! (TV) (voice) Dr. Gunter Hunter Hanker

·         Tale Spin (TV) (voice) (1990–1994) – Heimlich Menudo, Prof. Buzz

 

  Expanding his horizon of success utilizing his abilities and talent he had drawn an irreplaceable place in the world of Hollywood. The determination of years had made him stand in the social and economic position he was then. He stands as a role model to those people who seek the light of success through dedication and determination. He sketched a perfect example that the success holds no other shortcuts than hard work. Dedicated from his very early days, he made himself stand as an economically well-established actor. He even isn’t with us now; his contribution toward the world of Hollywood can never be overlooked. He will be remembered for his greatness and his great works. Kenneth Mars served in various movies whose details are available in wiki along with his bio. He left the world leaving behind, thousands of reasons to remember him. He is one of the greatest and most promising actors the industry had ever seen.