Casey Kasem

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
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Full Name: Kemal Amin Kasem
Profession: Disc Jockey and Actor

United States of America

Biography: Created the music radio program "American Top 40" and provided the voice of Shaggy on the cartoon "Scooby-Doo".

Born: April 27, 1932
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus

Died: June 15, 2014 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Lewy body dementia

Historical Events

  • 1970-07-04 Casey Kasem's "American Top 40" debuts on LA radio
  • 2004-01-03 After hosting the show for over 30 years, Casey Kasem gives up the hosting duties of "American Top 40" to Ryan Seacrest