|Born||Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft
February 6, 1914
Norfolk, Nebraska, U.S.
|Died||May 22, 2005
Fullerton, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Prostate cancer|
|Resting place||Chrystal Cathedral Memorial Gardens, Garden Grove, California|
|Alma mater||Otis College of Art and Design|
|Known for||Kirby in The Brave Little Toaster Movie Series,
Tony the Tiger
(1946 – 1999; her death)
Thurl Arthur Ravenscroft (February 6, 1914 – May 22, 2005) was an American movie, television, stage, and voice actor, and singer who is known for his voice roles as Kirby in The Brave Little Toaster Movie Series and as Tony the Tiger.
He was born on February 6, 1914 in Norfolk, Nebraska. Ravenscroft was educated at Otis College of Art and Design. He was married to June Ravenscroft from 1946 until her death in 1999, they had two chidren. Ravenscroft died on May 22, 2005 in Fullerton, California from prostate cancer, he was 91 years old.