King Moody

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King Moody
Born Robert Moody
December 6, 1929(1929-12-06)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died February 7, 2001(2001-02-07) (aged 71)
Tarzana, Los Angeles, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Actor, comedian
Years active 1959–1992
Spouse(s) Rachel Rosenthal (m. 1960–1979) «start: (1960)–end+1: (1980)»"Marriage: Rachel Rosenthal to King Moody" Location: (linkback://
Jacqueline L. Larson (m. 1981–1984) «start: (1981)–end+1: (1985)»"Marriage: Jacqueline L. Larson to King Moody" Location: (linkback://

Robert "King" Moody (December 6, 1929 - February 7, 2001) was an American actor and comedian. He was best known for playing Ronald McDonald in McDonald's commercials until his retirement in 1984.

Early life[change | change source]

Moody was born Robert Moody in New York City, New York on December 6, 1929.

Career[change | change source]

Ronald McDonald character[change | change source]

From the 1970s to the 1980s, he played Ronald McDonald for the McDonald's commercials.

After his retirement, he was replaced by Squire Fridell.

Death[change | change source]

On February 7, 2001, Moody died at the age of 71, 10 months before his 72nd birthday.

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