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Len Carlson (September 2, 1937- January 26, 2006) was a Canadian voice actor born in Edmonton, Alberta who performed voices for many animated television series from the 1960s up until the 2000s.

He has plenty of iconic roles from Canadian and Canadian-American cartoons produced during the 80s and 90s, including in such shows as The Legend of Zelda animated series, Care Bears, Dinosaucers, X-Men: The Animated Series, the Beetlejuice cartoon, and Donkey Kong Country. But among the many characters he has voiced over the years, his most beloved role is arguably Bert Raccoon of The Raccoons fame. He's also known however for his advertising gigs as the official Canadian spokesperson for Kraft Dinner during the 70s and 80s and as the Canadian voice of the Jolly Green Giant.

He passed away at the age of 68 from a heart attack. The season two finale of Atomic Betty "Takes One To Know One", the season five Cyberchase episode "Ecohaven Ooze", and the Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks episode "Space Rangers!" (all series he worked on prominently in his last years) were all dedicated to his memory.

Interesting fact: Before he got into film and television, he was a professional athlete, being a running back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders and a pitcher for the Seattle Pilots until injuries forced his retirement.

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