CARLSBAD, CA. (THECOUNT) — Peter Robbins, the voice actor who introduced Charlie Brown to life within the Peanuts cartoons from the Sixties, has died. He was 65.
A California native, the actor’s household stated he took his life final week.
Robbins began voicing Charlie Brown in 1963, at simply 9-years-old, showing in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” and “It’s the Nice Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” He adored the character a lot, he had a tattoo of Charlie Brown and Snoopy on his arm. He additionally appeared in different TV collection together with “Get Good” and “The Munsters,” reviews Fox2Now.
KSWB’s Phil Blauer adopted Robbins’ ups and downs, from interviewing him in jail due to felony threats he made towards a number of individuals, together with San Diego County Sheriff Invoice Gore, to talking with him when he was in rehab battling an dependancy to medicine and alcohol.
The final time KSWB interviewed Robbins was in 2019, shortly after he was launched from jail, talking about his lifelong battle with psychological sickness.
“I’d suggest to anyone that has bipolar dysfunction to take it critically as a result of your life can flip round within the span of a month prefer it did to me,” Robbins stated in the course of the interview. “I got here out of jail and I’m a greater particular person for it. I’m rather more humble and grateful and grateful that I lived via the expertise.”
Robbins’ family members are asking for privateness at this troublesome time. They are saying they may maintain a memorial service for him at a future date.
For those who or somebody you realize is considering of harming themselves, the Nationwide Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free help at 1-800-273-8255. Beginning on July 16, 2022, U.S. residents may also be related to the Lifeline by dialing 988. For extra about threat elements and warning indicators, go to the group’s official web site.