Steve Viksten

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Stephen Lee "Steve" Viksten (July 19, 1960 – June 23, 2014) was an American television producer, writer and voice actor. He was best known for voicing the character Oskar Kokoshka (and co-creating, writing and producing) on the Nickelodeon animated series Hey Arnold!. He also wrote many episodes for the shows Hey Arnold!, Rugrats, Recess and Duckman. He co-wrote a The Simpsons' season 22 episode called "Homer Scissorhands" with Peter Gaffney in 2011. This was his last credit.[1]

Viksten was born in Ventura, California. He went to the University of Missouri, UCLA, and Cal State Fullerton.

Viksten died from a cranial hemorrhage on June 23, 2014 in Roseville, California. He was 53.[2]

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  1. Khatchatourian, Maane (June 28, 2014). "Steve Viksten Dead: 'Hey Arnold!' Voice Actor, Writer Was 54". Variety. Retrieved July 1, 2014.
  2. Malcolm, Frederick (June 25, 2014). "Steve Viksten dies aged 53". Wikisimpsons. Retrieved July 1, 2014.

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