Comedian Chuck McCann dead at 83


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Published: April 9, 2018 10:40:41 am

Comedian Chuck McCann McCann worked as a children’s show host, puppeteer, nightclub comic, movie actor, voice-over performer and celebrity impersonator. McCann did a lot of voice-over work, was a fine Oliver Hardy impersonator and appeared in the 1968 “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter”. “I did everything,” McCann told TVParty.com in a 2007 interview. “I never closed doors. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App I have just as much fun doing a 30-second commercial as I do making a movie,” he had said. Described as an entertainment jack-of-all-trades, McCann worked as a children’s show host, puppeteer, nightclub comic, movie actor, voice-over performer and celebrity impersonator. He was a founding member, along with actor Orson Bean, of the Sons of the Desert, the international fan club dedicated to celebrating Laurel and Hardy. If you look at my career — if I had one — I never think of it as a career, I just look at it as things I love to do. He died on Sunday of congestive heart failure at a hospital here, publicist Edward Lozzi told The Hollywood Reporter.