Gary Bernard Altman

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Gary Bernard Altman Wiki Biography

Gary Bernard Altman was born on the 10th May1934, in Mitchell, South Dakota USA, and was a voice actor, radio personality and disc jockey, bit probably best known for lending his voice to the “Space Ghost” in the animated television series of the same name. In 1981, he received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio. More, he was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1994. Gary was active in the entertainment industry from 1952 to 2015, when he passed away.

How much is the net worth of Gary Owens? It has been calculated that the overall size of his wealth was as much as $1 million, converted to the present day. Voicing and working in various radio programs were the main sources of Owens net worth.

To begin with, Gary was raised in Mitchell by his parents, who were a country sheriff and treasurer Bernard Joseph Altman, and a county auditor and educator Venetta Clark.

Concerning his professional career, he began working on radio station KORN based in his hometown in 1952. Then he moved to California, where Owens worked on DJ KEWB radio station until 1959, when he was transferred to work in the sister channel KFWB based in Los Angeles. A year later, he moved to work at station KMPC, on which he became famous not only as the announcer but also as a DJ. Owens also worked on television as an announcer. His net worth was well established.

Among other things, Owens voiced Batman in the television series “Holy Rat Race” in the 1960’s. In addition, he lent his voice to other cartoon series, such as “Dynomutt, Dog Wonder” (1976 – 1977), “Garfield and Friends” (1988 – 1994), “Two Stupid Dogs” (1993 – 1994), “Dexter’s Laboratory” (1996 – 1999) and “Buzz Lightyear of Star Command” (2000 – 2001). Perhaps tis most famous voice role in animated films was in “Space Ghost” (1966 – 1968) as well as “Space Stars” (1981-1982). He also voiced the same role of Space Ghost in the episode of “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” (2011). All added to his net worth.

Overall, he voiced various characters in more than 3,000 animated films or series as well as was heard in more than 12,000 radio shows as a narrator, DJ or broadcaster.

Moreover, he was a guest star in “America’s Top 10” (1980) alongside Casey Kasem. He also wrote two books – “The (what to do while you’re holding the) Phone Book” (1973) and “How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice (Or Lose Your Tonsils Trying)” (2004).

To conclude, all the aforementioned engagements added sums to the total size of Gary Owens net worth, as well as making him popular.

Finally, in the personal life of Gary Owens, he married Arleta Lee Markell in 1956; they had two children, and remained together until Owens death at their home in Encino, California on 12th February 2015, from complications due to diabetes – he was 80 years old.

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Gary Bernard Altman Quick Info

Net Worth$1 Million
Date Of BirthMay 10, 1934, Mitchell, South Dakota, United States
DiedFebruary 12, 2015, Encino, California, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
ProfessionAnnouncer, Actor, Disc jockey, Voice Actor, Radio show host
NationalityAmerican
SpouseArleta Markell (m. 1968–2015, his death)
ChildrenChristopher Dane Owens, Scott Owens
NicknamesGary Altman
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0654365
Allmusicwww.allmusic.com/artist/gary-owens-mn0002143858
AwardsStar on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio (6743 Hollywood Blvd, 1981)
NominationsNational Radio Hall of Fame (1994)
MoviesThe Love Bug (1968), Midnight Cowboy (1969), The Story of ‘The Tortoise & the Hare’ (2002), Comic Book: The Movie(2004)
TV ShowsSpace Ghost Coast to Coast (1998), The Green Hornet (1966-1967), Get Smart, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In, Letters to Laugh-In (1969), Mighty Orbots (1984), America’s Funniest Home Videos (1995-1997), The Munsters, I Dream of Jeannie, McHale’s Navy, The Gary Owen Show (2016)

Gary Bernard Altman Trademarks

  1. Polished baritone speaking voice
  2. Having hand cupped over ear while talking into microphone

Gary Bernard Altman Quotes

  • [self-introduction] This is Gary Owens, friend of those who want no friends, going places and losing things.
  • [about Laugh-In (1967)] Those were some of the greatest times of my life . . . One of the greatest thrills was when John Wayne came on and imitated me, dressed like me, and holding his hand to his ear.

Gary Bernard Altman Important Facts

  • As a high-school student in South Dakota, his history teacher was George McGovern.
  • Was an illustrator and cartoonist before getting into acting, announcing and voice-overs.
  • He was cremated. His ashes were given to his family.
  • Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame (1994).
  • He passed away on February 12, 2015, three months away from what would have been his 81st birthday on May 10.
  • He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6743 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on May 20, 1981.
  • Guest-hosted America’s Top 10 (1980) for Casey Kasem the weekend of September 12-13, 1981; it was his only time counting down the 40 hottest hit singles from Billboard Magazine’s “Hot 100” survey.
  • In 2000 he appeared in a USO show for the US Army at Camp Garry Owen, South Korea.
  • First job was delivering news as a teenager on radio in Mitchell, South Dakota.
  • Prolific radio announcer, DJ, narrator, broadcaster and animated voice specialist, one of the best in the business, who has marked over 3,000 cartoon shows and appeared in over 12,000 radio shows. His cartel of cartoon characters include Roger Ramjet, Space Ghost, The Blue Falcon and Ren & Stimpy’s Powdered Toast Man.
  • Added to the insanity as the on-camera (“from beautiful downtown Burbank”) hand-cupping-the-ear announcer with the inimitable, over-modulated voice on the cult TV slapstick romp Laugh-In (1967) from 1968-73.
  • Honorary sheriff of Encino, California
  • Father of Christopher Dane Owens and Scott Owens.

Gary Bernard Altman Filmography

TitleYearStatusCharacterRole
The Adventures of Kaitlyn Kitty Kat Kay2017filmingThe Narrator (voice)Actor
Batman: The Brave and the Bold2011TV SeriesSpace GhostActor
Wizards of Waverly Place2008TV SeriesOminous Voice / Alarm VoiceActor
Johnny Bravo2004TV SeriesBlue FalconActor
Comic Book: The Movie2004VideoGary OwensActor
Dexter’s Laboratory1998-2003TV SeriesTV Announcer / Blue FalconActor
The Story of ‘The Tortoise & the Hare’2002ShortNarrator (voice)Actor
Frank McKlusky, C.I.2002AnnouncerActor
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted2002TV AnnouncerActor
Major Damage2001ShortNarratorActor
Buzz Lightyear of Star Command2000TV SeriesOpening NarrationActor
That ’70s Show1999TV SeriesAnnouncer / NarratorActor
Muppets from Space1999UFO Mania Announcer (uncredited)Actor
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1998TV SeriesGuy Who Thinks He’s Gary OwensActor
The New Batman Adventures1998TV Series50s BatmanActor
Border to Border1998Mr. KirbyActor
101 Dalmatians: The Series1997TV SeriesTV AnnouncerActor
The Cartoon Cartoon Show1997TV SeriesAnnouncer / CommanderActor
Nickelodeon 3D Movie Maker1996Video GamePowdered Toast Man (voice)Actor
Eek!stravaganza1992-1996TV SeriesAdditional Voices / Announcer / ReporterActor
Space Ghost Coast to Coast1996TV SeriesAnnouncerActor
Quack Pack1996TV SeriesActor
Spy Hard1996M.C. for Rancor Extortion VideoActor
Mad About You1996TV SeriesGary OwensActor
The Mask1996TV SeriesChannel Surfer / Raymond NeilsenActor
Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier1995Video GameNarrator (voice)Actor
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters1995TV SeriesClown / Broadcaster #2Actor
The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat1995TV SeriesVoicesActor
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron1993-1994TV SeriesCommander Ulysses Feral
Commander Feral
Cmdr. Ulysses Feral
Actor
The Ren & Stimpy Show1992-1994TV SeriesPowdered Toastman / Charles Globe / Player / …Actor
Superhuman Samurai Syber-Squad1994TV SeriesOpening NarrationActor
Love & War1994TV SeriesAnnouncerActor
Fantastic Four1994TV SeriesGary Owens / Bystander #1Actor
Garfield and Friends1988-1994TV SeriesAnnouncer / InstructorActor
Skeleton Warriors1994TV SeriesAdditional Voices (voice)Actor
2 Stupid Dogs1993TV SeriesPrincipal Schneider / AnnouncerActor
Bobby’s World1990-1993TV SeriesCaptain SquashActor
Tom & Jerry Kids Show1990-1993TV SeriesActor
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog1993TV SeriesNarratorActor
Raw Toonage1992TV SeriesBadly Animated ManActor
Goof Troop1992TV SeriesMr. HammerheadActor
Spaced Out!1992TV MovieRobot’s VoiceActor
Dinosaurs1992TV SeriesNarratorActor
Defenders of Dynatron City1992TV ShortAnnouncer (voice)Actor
Square One Television1988-1991TV SeriesLt. Dirk NiblickActor
Space Quest IV: Roger Wilco and the Time Rippers1991Video GameNarrator (voice)Actor
Diggin’ Up Business1990MinisterActor
Kill Crazy1990VideoThe SheriffActor
Night Court1989TV SeriesBobby Baumgarner – DeejayActor
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!1989TV SeriesWilly WhiteActor
How I Got Into College1989Sports Announcer (voice)Actor
Destroyer1988Game Show Announcer (voice)Actor
DTV Monster Hits1987TV MovieAnnouncer (voice)Actor
Sledge Hammer!1987TV SeriesSledge’s Neighbours / Radio Announcer / Series Announcer / …Actor
Sesame Street1969-1986TV Series‘H for Hello’ Cartoon / Today’s Secret Drawing Announcer / Man with Letter I / …Actor
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color1976-1986TV SeriesAnnouncer (1979-1981) / Narrator / AnnouncerActor
Yogi’s Treasure Hunt1985-1986TV SeriesNarratorActor
Simon & Simon1985TV SeriesSanfred ThompsonActor
National Lampoon’s European Vacation1985‘Pig in a Poke’ Announcer (uncredited)Actor
The Mighty Orbots1984TV SeriesNarrator (voice)Actor
Breakaway1983TV SeriesHost / AnnouncerActor
Hysterical1983TV Announcer (voice)Actor
Get It Right: Following Directions with Goofy1982ShortNarrator (voice, uncredited)Actor
No Soap, Radio1982TV SeriesSkit PerformerActor
Superbman: The Other Movie1981ShortNarratorActor
Space Stars1981TV SeriesSpace GhostActor
Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels1977-1980TV SeriesNarratorActor
Galactica 19801980TV SeriesCyActor
Legends of the Superheroes1979TV SeriesNarratorActor
Yogi’s Space Race1978TV SeriesNarratorActor
Coming Attractions1978Narrator (voice)Actor
Return from Witch Mountain1978Newscaster (voice, uncredited)Actor
Scooby’s Laff-A Lympics1977TV SeriesBlue Falcon (voice)Actor
Man from Atlantis1977TV SeriesAnnouncerActor
Dynomutt Dog Wonder1976-1977TV SeriesBlue FalconActor
The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour1976TV SeriesThe Blue Falcon (Radley Crowne)Actor
The Prisoner of Second Avenue1975Radio Newscaster (voice, uncredited)Actor
It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman!1975TV MovieNarrator (voice)Actor
Get Christie Love!1975TV SeriesTV ReporterActor
Out to Lunch1974TV MovieAnnouncerActor
Barnaby Jones1973TV SeriesGary MichaelsActor
Laugh-In1968-1973TV SeriesAnnouncer / Himself / Regular PerformerActor
Dr. Phibes Rises Again1972Narrator (voice, uncredited)Actor
Letters to Laugh-In1969TV SeriesHostActor
The Perils of Penelope Pitstop1969TV SeriesNarratorActor
I Dream of Jeannie1969TV SeriesGary OwensActor
Sesame Street Pitch Reel1969Short voiceActor
The Love Bug1968AnnouncerActor
Space Ghost1966-1968TV SeriesSpace Ghost / NarratorActor
Sally Sargent1968TV ShortNarrator / Blake Jameson (voice, uncredited)Actor
Batman1966-1967TV SeriesVoice on Radio / T.V. AnnouncerActor
The Green Hornet1966-1967TV SeriesNewscaster / CommentatorActor
Mr. Terrific1967TV SeriesAnnouncerActor
Summer Fun1966TV SeriesHenryActor
The Last of the Secret Agents?1966Voice (uncredited)Actor
The Munsters1965-1966TV SeriesZombo’s Announcer / Dick WilletActor
Roger Ramjet1965TV SeriesRoger RamjetActor
McHale’s Navy1965TV SeriesThe Photographer / The 1st SailorActor
The Naked Witch1961Narrator of Prologue (voice, uncredited)Actor
Pigs Is Pigs1954ShortNarrator (voice, uncredited)Actor
Jerks of All Trades1949TV MovieNarrator (1999 video release introduction) (voice)Actor
Ding Dong School1952TV Series announcerMiscellaneous
I Know That Voice2013DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Lunch2012/IDocumentaryHimselfSelf
Mitzvah Communion2011ShortHimselfSelf
The Florence Henderson Show2009TV SeriesHimself – guestSelf
Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices2008Video documentaryHimselfSelf
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHimself – Co-Presenter: Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series and Laugh-In PerformerSelf
Lunch2007/IDocumentary shortHimselfSelf
Certifiably Jonathan2007DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Don Adams’ 75th Birthday Roast at the Playboy Mansion2006Video documentaryHimselfSelf
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimselfSelf
TV Land Convention Special2004TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
Street Smarts2003TV SeriesContestantSelf
The Three Stooges 75th Anniversary Special2003TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
E! True Hollywood Story2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
TV Land Presents Blast from the Past2001Video Game documentaryHostSelf
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself – PanelistSelf
The Making of a Mobster: ‘Mickey Blue Eyes’1999TV Short documentaryNarratorSelf
Space Ghost Coast to Coast1998TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora1994Video documentaryNarrator (voice)Self
Gone Fish’n1993VideoHimselfSelf
Prehistoric World1993Video documentary shortSelf
Laugh-In Past Christmas Present1993TV SpecialHimselfSelf
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Diabetes: A Positive Approach to Life and Financial Success (Well, Life Anyway)1989Video documentary short voiceSelf
I’m Gonna Git You Sucka1988HimselfSelf
Stand-up Comics Take a Stand1988TV Special documentaryHimselfSelf
Son of Dinosaurs1988TV Movie documentaryHimself – HostSelf
Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary1987TV SpecialAnnouncerSelf
NBC Investigates Bob Hope1987TV SpecialHimselfSelf
TV’s Greatest Bits1987TV MovieHimselfSelf
Mancini and Friends1987TV MovieHimselfSelf
Aliens, Dragons, Monsters and Me1986DocumentaryNarrator (voice)Self
Star’s Table1986TV SeriesHimself – Co-HostSelf
All Star Rock ‘n’ Wrestling Saturday Spectacular1985TV MovieHimselfSelf
The Fall Guy1985TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs1985TV Short documentaryHimselfSelf
More Dinosaurs1985Documentary shortHimselfSelf
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color1978-1982TV SeriesHimself – Host / HimselfSelf
Bob Hope for President1980TV SpecialSelf
Games People Play1980TV SeriesAnnouncer (voice)Self
The Muppets Go Hollywood1979TV SpecialHimself – Announcer (voice)Self
Perry Como’s Springtime Special1979TV MovieHimself (Cameo)Self
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Celebrity Bowling1972-1976TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Gong Show1976TV SeriesHimself – Host / HostSelf
Rhyme and Reason1975TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Dinah!1974TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Electric Company1972-1973TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Letters to Laugh-In1969TV SeriesHimself – HostSelf
It’s Happening1968TV SeriesHimselfSelf
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2016TV SpecialHimself – In MemoriamArchive Footage
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself – In MemoriamArchive Footage
Hey Moe, Hey Dad!2015TV Series documentaryHimselfArchive Footage
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself – Laugh-InArchive Footage
Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In: 25th Anniversary Reunion1993TV MovieHimselfArchive Footage
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1980TV SeriesHimself – from NBC-TV Special BOB HOPE FOR PRESIDENTArchive Footage
Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color1979TV SeriesAnnouncerArchive Footage
Fury of the Dragon1976Newscaster (as Gerry Owens)Archive Footage
The Green Hornet1974NewscasterArchive Footage
Sesame Street1970TV SeriesArchive Footage

Gary Bernard Altman Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieCategory
1981Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRadioAwarded on May 20, 1981 at 6743 Hollywood Blvd.Won
1981Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameRadioAwarded on May 20, 1981 at 6743 Hollywood Blvd.Nominated