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Don Messick

Actor

“Looking at some of those even today on reruns such as on Cartoon Express USA Network on cable -- those old ones to me, they hold up. There's a certain simplicity about them, which to me is beautiful. The backgrounds don't get in the way of the foreground, the characters. Bill [Thompson] and Joe [Bevilacqua] put the emphasis on voice characterization, one reason being due to limited animation,… Read more
“Looking at some of those even today on reruns such as on Cartoon Express USA Network on cable -- those old ones to me, they hold up. There's a certain simplicity about them, which to me is beautiful. The backgrounds don't get in the way of the foreground, the characters. Bill [Thompson] and Joe [Bevilacqua] put the emphasis on voice characterization, one reason being due to limited animation, that the character had to be strong to carry the impact of the characters.” Read less