Casey Kasem

Kemal Amen Kasem (1932 - 2014)

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Kemal Amen (Casey) "Casey" Kasem
Born in Detroit, Michigan, United Statesmap
Brother of [private brother (1930s - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (1950s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Died in Gig Harbor, Washington, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2018
15:09: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Casey Kasem. [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: American Notables.

Biography

Casey Kasem is Notable.

Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014) was an American disc jockey, music historian, radio personality, voice actor, and actor, best known for being the host of several music radio countdown programs, most notably American Top 40, from 1970 until his retirement in 2009, and for providing the voice of "Shaggy" Rogers in the Scooby-Doo franchise from 1969 to 1997, and again from 2002 until 2009.

Kasem co-founded the American Top 40 franchise in 1970, hosting it from its inception to 1988, and again from 1998 to 2004. Between January 1989 and early 1998, he was the host of Casey's Top 40, Casey's Hot 20, and Casey's Countdown. From 1998 to 2009, Kasem also hosted two adult contemporary spin-offs of American Top 40: American Top 20 and American Top 10.

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On 29 Dec 2017 at 03:04 GMT Robynne (Thompson) Lozier wrote:

I used to love listening to Casey Kasem and the top 40 show every Saturday on the radio, back in the 1970's when I was a teenager.



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