Unlike many of his celebrity counterparts, Eddie Deezen is a very modest man. The 64-year-old actor prefers to lead a relatively modest life. In fact, he has two siblings. The family lives in Hollywood, CA. He is also married to Linda George, a television producer and director. The couple has never publicly revealed details about their marriage or family. However, Deezen has been in the news for several things, including throwing food plates at a cop, and he has been arrested several times.
Eddie Deezen was born on March 6, 1957 in Cumberland, Maryland. His parents, who were Jewish, raised him. His father was a successful actor and actor, and his mother was a dancer. He began his acting career in the mid-1970s, playing roles in several small movies. Eventually, he was cast in high profile comedy films. These include Grease (1978), WarGames (1983), and The Polar Express (2004). He also has a cult following for his roles in Surf II: The End of the Trilogy and Beverly Hills Vamp.
Initially, Eddie Deezen had an interest in stand up comedy. He moved to Hollywood to pursue this career. He initially auditioned for the role of Judge Doom in the Who Framed Roger Rabbit movie, but Christopher Lloyd won the role. Deezen was then offered a starring role in Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, but he turned it down.
Deezen eventually found a full-time voice acting career. He voiced Donnie Dodo in Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird, and he has voiced recurring roles in several animated series. In the late 1990s, he was the voice of Pop in Rice Krispies cereal commercials. He also voiced Nacho in Taco Bell commercials. In 2003, Deezen voiced Gibby Norton in the Scooby-Doo movie, What’s New, Scooby-Doo?, and he was also a voice actor for Seagull in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water. He also provided the voice for Arnold in Hey Arnold!, and he also provided the voice for Snipes the Magpie in Don Bluth’s 1991 film Rock-A-Doodle.
In the late 1990s, he was under consideration to succeed Gilbert Gottfried as the voice of Aflac Duck. He also provided the voice for the caliph in the Scooby-Doo movie, Arabian Nights, in 1994. He provided the voice for Todd in the Chowder episode Sheboodles.
He also provided the voice for the dog in Taco Bell commercials, and he has voiced several other animal characters. In addition to his acting work, Deezen also has a comedy background, having provided the voice for the character of Arnold in the Cartoon Network series Dexter’s Laboratory. He also writes Beatles trivia for Mental Floss magazine.
In the mid-1980s, he began to transition into voice acting. He voiced Snipes the Magpie in Rock-A-Doodle, and he provided the voice for Donnie Dodo in Sesame St. Presents Follow That Bird. His voice has also been used for several activity shows, such as Laugh Your Head Off! and SpongeBob SquarePants.