[Groop] Groo movie

Mark Evanier evanier at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 22:15:10 PDT 2005

Chris Schechner wrote:

> I had a thought the other day about Groo’s voice in the movie. What 
> about Dick Orkin? He has that wonderful deep voice, but always manages 
> to sound really dumb. A perfect fit, except maybe his voice is too 
> polished. If you don’t know who he is, he was the voice (and creator) 
> of Chickenman. He does /wonderful /radio advertising now and I’ve 
> heard reports that he’s reviving Chickenman for one of the satellite 
> radio networks. If you’d like to hear some of his work, go here:
> http://www.radio-ranch.com/audiosamples.html
> Mark, since you seem to know /everybody /in the industry, do you know 
> Dick Orkin? He’s one of my creative heroes. His writing is always 
> great and a bit offbeat (actually /quite /a bit offbeat!) and his 
> voice acting is unique and always very silly.

ME: Met Orkin once, briefly. I don't think he sounds like what I think 
Groo sounds like but I'm not sure who does.

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