Greg Burson

 

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: voice actor who once took over such Warner Bros. animated cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Foghorn Leghorn, and most notably Yogi Bear from that of the late vocal legends Mel Blanc and Daws Butler in many of the Hanna-Barbera-related shows in the 1980's and 1990's, but whose career came to an end in 2004 when he was arrested by police for holding three of his female roommates hostage while intoxicated during a six-hour standoff at his barricaded Los Angeles home, and who had been struggling with alcoholism in the latter part of his life.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes and arteriosclerosis

 

Born: June 29, 1949

 

Died: July 22, 2008

 

Location: Los Angeles, California