The voice of Charlie Brown
Robbins was 9 years old when he landed the role
Everyone loves 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'
Robbins played 'Alexander' on 'Blondie'
Robbins even had a role on 'Get Smart'
Robbins left acting in 1972
Peter Robbins struggled with mental illness
Robbins spoke about his problems
He begged people to take bipolar disorder seriously
A memorial service will be held in the future
Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(1/11)
The voice of Charlie Brown

Sad news for Charlie Brown fans -voice actor Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown, has passed away at the age of 65. Relatives of Robbins told Fox 5 San Diego that the voice actor took his own life last week.

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(2/11)
Robbins was 9 years old when he landed the role

Peter Robbins, whose real name was Louis G. Nanasi, was born in Los Angeles in 1956. He began his career as a voice actor at the young age of nine, lending his voice to the character of Charlie Brown in the 'Peanuts' cartoons from the 1960s.

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(3/11)
Everyone loves 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

In addition, Robbins provided the voice for Charlie Brown in 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' from 1965 and 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown,' in 1966.

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(4/11)
Robbins played 'Alexander' on 'Blondie'

Not only did Robbins provide Charlie Brown's voice for four years, but he also landed a role on the comedy 'Blondie' (1968).

Photo: CBS

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(5/11)
Robbins even had a role on 'Get Smart'

Robbins also guest-starred on a variety of television shows such as 'Rawhide,' 'The Munsters,' 'The Donna Reed Show,' 'F Troop,' 'Get Smart' and 'My Three Sons.'

Photo: IMBD

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(6/11)
Robbins left acting in 1972

By 1972, Peter Robbins decided to resign from the acting world and enjoyed working as a DJ in Palm Springs for a brief time. He also reportedly worked in real estate later in life.

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(7/11)
Peter Robbins struggled with mental illness

Peter Robbins struggled with mental health issues, addiction, and legal problems throughout his life. Due to his mental illness, Robbins spent time in jail on more than one occasion.

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(8/11)
Robbins spoke about his problems

In 2019, the actor was released from prison and interviewed by Fox 5 San Diego. Robbins spoke to the news outlet about the problems his mental health issues had caused him.

Photo: screenshot Fox 5 San Diego

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(9/11)
He begged people to take bipolar disorder seriously

Robbins said, "I would recommend to anybody that has bipolar disorder to take it seriously because your life can turn around in the span of a month like it did to me."

Photo: Screenshot The CW

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(10/11)
"I'm a better person for it..."

The voice actor continued, "I came out of prison and I'm a better person for it. I'm much more humble and grateful and thankful that I lived through the experience."

Peter Robbins, the voice of Charlie Brown, passes at age 65
(11/11)
A memorial service will be held in the future

According to Fox5 San Diego, a memorial service will be held for Peter Robbins at a yet unknown date

Más para ti