July 19, 2017
HARVEY ATKIN DEAD AT 74
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Atkin played King Koopa in all three versions of the Super Mario cartoons, and was the only actor to appear in all three as the same character. His next major starring role was as the titular Sam in The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police.
He also played Tomahawk in the short-lived Swamp Thing: The Animated Series; an exorcist and Lipscum in two episodes of Beetlejuice; Walter Langkowski, aka Sasquatch, in an episode of X-Men: The Animated Series; Harold Klump and Uncle Harry in two episodes of Tales from the Cryptkeeper; Mr. Malik on an episode of Goosebumps; and Morty in several episodes of Jacob Two-Two. He also provided voices for the spin-off shows ALF Tales and Little Shop.