Peter Robbins Wiki
Peter Robbins Biography
Who was Peter Robbins?
PETER Robbins, best known for voicing the Peanuts character Charlie Brown, has died at the age of 65.
Peter Robbins was an American child actor. Robbins gained national fame in the 1960s as being the first actor to voice Charlie Brown in the Peanuts animated specials. Wikipedia
Robbins began his career as a child actor at age nine and went on to voice the beloved Peanuts character in such classics as 1965’s A Charlie Brown Christmas and 1966’s It’s A Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
He continued to voice Charlie Brown until he was 13, but his trademark scream continued to be used for Charlie and other Peanuts characters afterward.
Tragically, the former child actor suffered from bipolar disorder and had a troubled later life.
In 2015 he was sentenced to five years in prison for criminally threatening several people.
He also pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters to the media offering money to kill San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore, as well as sending a threatening letter to the property manager of the mobile home park where he lived.
He told KSWB in 2019: “I would recommend anyone who has bipolar disorder to take it seriously because his life can change in the span of a month like it did for me.”
Born Louis Nanasi in 1956, Peter had a famous sister, Ahna Capri.
The actress, who died in a car accident at the age of 66 in 2010, appeared in the films Enter The Dragon and Payday, as well as the television shows Columbo, The Man From U.N.C.L.E and Kojak.
What was the cause of Peter Robbins’ death?
On January 25, 2022, Robbins’s family announced that he had committed suicide within the previous week.
They have asked for privacy and have not provided any details of his funeral.
What movies and TV shows did Peter Robbins star in?
Robbins appeared in an episode of F Troop in 1966 called The Sergeant And The Kid and appeared in an episode of Get Smart as the mysterious Dr. T.
He also starred in the Sonny & Cher movie Good Times.
In 1968 he had a recurring role as Alexander Bumstead on the short-lived comedy show Blondie.
He also appeared in the television series The Munsters and Rawhide in 1964.
Robbins retired from the entertainment industry in 1972.
In 1996, he hosted a radio show in Palm Springs on KPSL 1010 Talk Radio.
He later pursued a career in real estate.