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|nationality = [[File:Flag of the United States.png|20px]] American
 
|nationality = [[File:Flag of the United States.png|20px]] American
 
|born = David Fitzgerald Doyle<br>[[December 1]], [[1929]]<br>Omaha, [[Nebraska]], [[United States]]
 
|born = David Fitzgerald Doyle<br>[[December 1]], [[1929]]<br>Omaha, [[Nebraska]], [[United States]]
|died = [[February 26]], [[1997]] (aged 67)<br>[[Los Angeles, California|Los Angeles]], [[California]], United States
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|died = [[February 26]], [[1997]] (aged 67)<br>[[Los Angeles]], [[California]], United States
 
|cause of death = Heart attack
 
|cause of death = Heart attack
|occupation(s) = Actor
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|occupation(s) = Actor, voice actor, comedian
|years active = [[1959]]-1997
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|years active = [[1959]]-[[1997]]
|spouse = Rachel Doyle ([[1956]]-[[1968]]; her death)<br>Anne Nathan Doyle ([[1969]]-1997; his death)}}'''David Fitzgerald Doyle''' ([[December 1]], [[1929]] - [[February 26]], [[1997]]) was an American actor.
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|spouse = Rachel Doyle ([[1956]]-[[1968]]; her death)<br>Anne Nathan Doyle ([[1969]]-[[1997]]; his death)}}'''David Fitzgerald Doyle''' was an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, known for his distinctive raspy voice. He was best known for his portrayal of {{WikipediaLink|John Bosley}} on the [[ABC]] TV series ''{{WikipediaLink|Charlie's Angels}}'', and for voicing [[w:c:rugrats:Grandpa Lou Pickles|Grandpa Lou Pickles]] in the {{WikipediaLink|Nickelodeon}} animated series ''{{WikipediaLink|Rugrats}}'' until his death in [[1997]]. Since then, [[Joe Alaskey]] assumed the role of Grandpa Lou.
   
==Early life==
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For [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney]], he voiced [[Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn and Deputy Wendell|Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn]] in ''[[TaleSpin]]'', Adopt-A-con Judge in ''[[Darkwing Duck]]'', [[W.W. Wacky]] in ''[[Bonkers]]'', [[Commander Buck Burpelson]] in ''[[Quack Pack]]'', and Sam Delaney in the [[Mighty Ducks (TV series)|''Mighty Ducks'' TV series]].
Doyle was born in Omaha, [[Nebraska]], the son of Mary Ruth (née Fitzgerald) and Lewis Raymond Doyle, an attorney. His maternal grandfather, John Fitzgerald, was a prominent railroad builder and banker in Nebraska. He graduated from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, [[Wisconsin]], in [[1947]].
 
 
==Career==
 
He is best remembered for his role as detective John Bosley on the television series ''Charlie's Angels'', appearing in all 110 episodes of the series ([[1976]]-[[1981|81]]) along with original cast member Jaclyn Smith and an all-girl cast. He also lent his distinctive raspy voice to the character Grandpa Lou Pickles on the Nickelodeon animated television series ''Rugrats'' until his death. Since then, [[Joe Alaskey]] assumed the role of Grandpa Lou. Doyle made a number of appearances as a guest on the game show ''Match Game'' in the late '70s and early '80s, more often than not giving bizarre answers that seldom matched the contestants. He usually sat in the top row next to Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly. He appeared on one week of ''Password Plus'' in [[1980]], three weeks of ''Super Password'', and appeared on ''Tattletales'' with his wife Anne in [[1982]].
 
 
Doyle was a reputable stage actor as well. He played Orgon in the [[1964]] premier of Richard Wilbur's translation of ''Tartuffe'' at the Fred Miller Theater in Milwaukee. His sister, Mary Mulry Doyle, played the fulminate maid, Dorisse. Steven Porter directed the production.
 
   
 
==Disney Roles==
 
==Disney Roles==
*''[[TaleSpin]]'' - [[Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn and Deputy Wendell|Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn]]
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*''[[Darkwing Duck]]'' - Adopt-A-con Judge
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Talespin - 141 - citizen kahn Video - Rediff Videos2.jpg|'''[[Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn and Deputy Wendell|'''Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn]]'''<br>(''[[TaleSpin]]'')
*''[[Bonkers]]'' - [[W.W. Wacky]]
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JudgeAdoptaCon.jpg|'''Adopt-A-con Judge'''<br>(''[[Darkwing Duck]]'')
*''[[Quack Pack]]'' - [[The Roborsons|Father Roborson]]
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W.W. Wacky.jpg|'''[[W.W. Wacky]]'''<br>(''[[Bonkers]]'')
*''[[Mighty Ducks (TV series)|Mighty Ducks]]'' - Sam Delaney
 
   
==Role Gallery==
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char_40982.jpg|'''Sam Delaney'''<br>([[Mighty Ducks (TV series)|''Mighty Ducks'' TV series]])
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Talespin - 141 - citizen kahn Video - Rediff Videos2.jpg|[[Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn and Deputy Wendell|Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn]]
 
JudgeAdoptaCon.jpg|Adopt-A-con Judge
 
W.W. Wacky.jpg|[[W.W. Wacky]]
 
Quack Pack Episode 16 Unusual Suspects - YouTube12.jpg|[[The Roborsons|Father Roborson]]
 
char_40982.jpg|Sam Delaney
 
 
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[[Category:People from Nebraska]]
 
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Revision as of 00:18, December 1, 2019

David Fitzgerald Doyle was an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, known for his distinctive raspy voice. He was best known for his portrayal of John Bosley on the ABC TV series Charlie's Angels, and for voicing Grandpa Lou Pickles in the Nickelodeon animated series Rugrats until his death in 1997. Since then, Joe Alaskey assumed the role of Grandpa Lou.

For Disney, he voiced Sheriff Gomer Cleghorn in TaleSpin, Adopt-A-con Judge in Darkwing Duck, W.W. Wacky in Bonkers, Commander Buck Burpelson in Quack Pack, and Sam Delaney in the Mighty Ducks TV series.

Disney Roles

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