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The Famous Peter Robbins, Who Voiced Charlie Brown, Dies at 65

The Famous Peter Robbins, Who Voiced Charlie Brown, Dies at 65

At the age of 65, Peter Robbins, the man who initially voiced the popular Peanuts character Charlie Brown, passed away.

According to Fox 5 TV in San Diego, “Robbins’ relatives say he took his own life last week.” 

Robbins had known Phil Blauer, an anchor at the station, for a long time. He also assisted in the documentation of Robbins’ mental health issues over the years.

The main reason behind Peter Robbins’ death?

“My heart is devastated today,” Blauer wrote. He learned about Robbins’ death on Tuesday. He explained, “May he rise to greater heights in the skies and rest in peace. We only hope he eventually kicks the football among the angels.”

In the 1966 TV special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Robbins delivered one of the most remembered lines – “I got a rock.”

In A Charlie Brown Christmas a year ago, Peter Robbins spoke for millions of individuals who struggle to get into the holiday mood.

“I feel there is something wrong with me, Linus.” Christmas is approaching, but I’m not in the mood. I’m not feeling the way I should be feeling.” Charlie Brown stated. He said it before he and the rest of the Peanuts group gathered to change a lonely tree with their love.

“How could there be something wrong with a 9-year-old boy?” Robbins wondered years later when reflecting on the significance of that event.

Louis Nanasi, as Robbins was born in 1956. He was the son of immigrants from Hungary. These people fled the carnage of World War II. 

Robbins portrayed Charlie Brown until his voice began to break in his early teens after gaining the plum role of the world’s favourite blockhead.

Robbins suffered from addiction and bipolar disease as an adult, and he served time in jail. 

He attributed the treatment he received following the worst of those problems with helping him turn his life around in a 2019 interview.

Robbins embraced many elements of America’s most famous characters. It included naming his own dog Snoopy and visiting conventions where he signed autographs for young fans. He also got a Charlie Brown and Snoopy tattoo on his upper arm, depicting the two cuddlings.

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