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Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown in the 1960s, has died

Peter Robbins, the actor who first gave voice to the beloved Peanuts character Charlie Brown, has died at age 65. "Robbins' family said he took his own life last week," reports Fox 5 TV in San Diego. Phil Blauer, an anchor at the station, was a longtime friend of Robbins. Over the years, he also helped to chronicle Robbins' struggles with mental health.
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Peter Robbins: Voice of Charlie Brown found dead

Peter Robbins, the actor who voiced the beloved Charlie Brown character in the Peanuts cartoons from the 1960s, has died aged 65.Robbins died last week, his family said, as they confirmed his death on Tuesday (25 January).They said that the actor – who had bipolar disorder – had died by suicide.In 2015, Robbins served an almost five-year prison term after he was convicted for making criminal threats against a number of people, including San Diego County Sheriff William Gore.But the former child star was upbeat on his return and recommended that people with bipolar disorder take it “seriously because your...
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Peter Robbins, Voice of Charlie Brown, Dead at 65 from Suicide

Peter Robbins -- the voice behind Charlie Brown -- has tragically died by taking his own life. Peter's Agent, Dylan Novak, tells TMZ ... Peter checked himself into a mental hospital in California, shortly after Christmas. Novak says Peter was in a bad headspace, and the last time they spoke in Jan. Peter said ... "I really need your prayers."
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Voice of Charlie Brown Dies by Suicide at 65

The actor who voiced the cartoon version of Charlie Brown in the 1960s has died, his family announced Tuesday. Peter Robbins was 65, and his family said the cause of death was suicide. Robbins began his work as Charlie Brown as a child in 1963, and he would go on to get a tattoo of the character as well one as of Snoopy as tributes to the comic strip characters created by Charles Schulz. Robbins, who had bipolar disorder, told Fox 5 San Diego in 2019 after completing a prison sentence for making criminal threats, that “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. 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.”
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Charlie Brown's voice actor, Peter Robbins, died from suicide

Peter Robbins, who was the voice of Charlie Brown in Peanuts cartoon TV specials in the 1960s, died last week from suicide. He was 65. Robbins began voicing Charlie Brown in 1963 and was such a fan of Peanuts that he had a tattoo of Charlie Brown and Snoopy hugging each other.
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