|Peter Robbins Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 10, 1956|
|Date of Death||January 18, 2022|
Peter Robbins was an American actor and voice actor best known as the first actor to voice the character of Charlie Brown in the Peanuts animated specials. He started his career as a child artist and achieved national fame in the 1960s as well as became one of the most famous child actors of the 1960s. Robbins also worked on many other onscreen projects such as The Donna Reed Show, Rawhide, Vacation Playhouse, A Ticklish Affair, The Munsters, The Farmer’s Daughter, Good Times, The Joey Bishop Show, Love on a Rooftop, ABC Stage 67, F Troop, The F.B.I., Blondie, Get Smart, Bracken’s World, Moment to Moment, My Three Sons, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and And Now Miguel.
Louis G. Nanasi
He was born on August 10, 1956.
On January 18, 2022, Peter Robbins died by suicide at the age of 65 in Oceanside, California, United States.
Los Angeles, California, United States
He resided in Oceanside, California, United States.
Peter Robbins got enrolled at the University of California, San Diego, and graduated in 1979 with degrees in Psychology and Communications.
Actor, Voice Actor
- Siblings – Ahna Capri (b. Anna Marie Nanasi) (July 6, 1944 – August 19, 2010) (Older Sister) (Actor)
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth was $200 Thousand.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Robbins was of Hungarian descent.
Salt and Pepper
Had a tattoo of Charlie Brown and Snoopy on his arm
Peter Robbins Facts
- He was 16 years old when his mother died of cancer.
- He made his first film appearance as Grover Martin in the 1963 film A Ticklish Affair (also known as Moon Walk), starring Shirley Jones, Gig Young, and Red Buttons.
- Peter Robbins appeared as Brandon in the 1967 comedy musical western film Good Times. The film’s lead cast consisted of Sonny Bono, Cher, George Sanders, Norman Alden, Larry Duran, Kelly Thordsen, and Lennie Weinrib.
- From 1968 to 1969, Peter Robbins was cast as Alexander Bumstead in the CBS sitcom Blondie (also known as The New Blondie). His co-stars on the show included Patricia Harty, Will Hutchins, Jim Backus, and Pamelyn Ferdin.
- He voiced the character of Charlie Brown in the 1969 animated film A Boy Named Charlie Brown, the first feature film based on the Peanuts comic strip.
- Throughout his life, he struggled with mental illness.
- Peter Robbins was arrested by San Diego County Sheriff’s Department deputies at Homeland Security’s Port of Entry in San Ysidro, California on January 20, 2013, while re-entering the United States. He was charged with “four felony counts of making a threat to cause death or great bodily injury and one felony count of stalking.”
- For threatening his former girlfriend and stalking her plastic surgeon, he was sentenced to a year in jail on May 8, 2013.
- He was ordered to undergo a mental health examination on June 5, 2015, following an outburst during a court proceeding in San Diego.
- On December 7, 2015, Robbins received a prison sentence of 4 years and 8 months as part of a plea agreement for sending threatening letters to the manager (and the manager’s wife) of the mobile home park in which he lived in Oceanside.
- He suffered from bipolar disorder throughout his lifetime.
- Peter Robbins had a dog named Snoopy.
- At the time of his death, he was working on his autobiography titled Confessions of a Blockhead, detailing his life, his jail experiences, and his future.
- Talking about his voice as Charlie Brown, Robbins once stated, “It is my natural voice, but it has a special kind of inflection, a mixture of anxiety and reflection as only a 9-year-old can display.”
- He also worked in real estate in Van Nuys, California.
- Peter Robbins was friends with animal rights activist and former child actor Pamelyn Ferdin.
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