Daniel McKeague

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Daniel McKeague (born 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and TV advertising sales manager. He is best known as the new voice of the Aflac mascot, a duck. On April 26, 2011, it was announced that McKeague would replace Gilbert Gottfried as the duck's voice. Gottfried had been fired because of making a joke on the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.[1][2]

Early life[change | change source]

McKeague was born and raised in Hugo, Minnesota in 1974.[1]

Career[change | change source]

Originally a salesman, McKeague was hired by Aflac as the new voice of the Aflac Duck on April 26, 2011 after original actor Gilbert Gottfried (whom McKeague was able to impersonate) was fired.[1][2]

On May 1, 2011, the first Aflac commercial with McKeague voicing the duck was released.[source?]

Personal life[change | change source]

McKeague has a wife and 3 children.[source?]

Filmography[change | change source]

Commercials[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Mae Anderson (26 April 2011). "Minneapolis Sales Manager New Voice of Aflac Duck". AP. Retrieved 11 April 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Daniel McKeague: Aflac Duck's New Voice". Huffington Post. 26 April 2011. Retrieved 11 April 2012.