Kasem and his wife Jean at the 1993 Emmy Awards
|Born||Kemal Amen Kasem|
27 Apryle 1932
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Died||15 Juin 2014 (aged 82)|
Gig Harbor, Washington, U.S.
|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
|Thrift||Radio personality, stand-up comedian, musician, disc jockey, actor, comedian|
|Hauf-marrae(s)||Linda Myers (m. 1972-1979, divorced)|
Jean Kasem (m. 1980-2014, his death)
|Childer||Kerri, Julie, Mike (with Myers)|
Liberty (with Thompson)
Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem (Aprile 27, 1932 – Juin 15, 2014) wis an American disc jockey, radio personality, muisic historian, staund-up comedian, actor, sangster, muisicker, vyce airtist, an comedian. He wis kent for his mony vyce roles in cartoons an for bein a public radio personality.
Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]
Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
He wis the host o the weekly American Top 40 radio shaw frae 1970 tae 1988, an again frae Mairch 1998 until Januar 10, 2004. Ryan Seacrest is nou the host. Kasem is the host o twa weekly radio shows, American Top 20 with Casey Kasem an American Top 10 with Casey Kasem.
Kasem retirit in 2009 acause o auld age an heal concerns.
Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]
Disappearance[eedit | eedit soorce]
On Mey 12, 2014, Kasem wis declared missin bi a Los Angeles court judge orderit an investigation for his whereabouts. Suin efter, Kasem wis foond alive in Washington state, havin movit oot o the United States.
Health[eedit | eedit soorce]
On Juin 6, 2014, Kasem wis in critical but stable condeetion at a hospital in Washington state hospital, receivin antibiotic treatment frae bluid pressure an bedsores. He an aa suffers frae Lewy body disease, the maist common teep o progressive dementia efter Alzheimer's an haes been bed-ridden.
Daith[eedit | eedit soorce]
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
- "Casey Kasem Biography (1932-)". FilmReference.com. Retrieved May 10, 2011. Source notes: "some sources cite 1933"
- "Casey Kasem's birthday". Comcast.net. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
- "Person of the Week: Casey Kasem". ABC News. January 2, 2004. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 12, 2004. Retrieved January 1, 2012. Unknown parameter
- "George McGovern '72 & '84 Television Ads". YouTube. YouTube.
- "Judge Orders Probe Into Casey Kasem's Whereabouts". ABC News. Associated Press. May 12, 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-12.
- "Casey Kasem whereabouts". May 15, 2014.
- "Casey Kasem's daughter asks judge to let her move terminally-ill father to a Los Angeles nursing home amid claims he has only six months to live". Daily Mail.co.uk. Retrieved June 5, 2014.
- "Casey Kasem alert but in critical condition". CNN. June 6, 2014.
- "Casey Kasem, Wholesome vyce of Pop Radio, Dies at 82". New York Times.com. Retrieved June 15, 2014.
Further readin[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Durkee, Rob. American Top 40: The Countdown of the Century, Schriner Beuks, New York, 1999. ISBN 0-02-864895-1
- Battistini, Pete. "American Top 40 with Casey Kasem (The 1970s)", Authorhouse.com, Januar 31, 2005. ISBN 1-4184-1070-5