American actor, voice actor, writer, producerDied when: 64 years 94 days (771 months)
Star Sign: Taurus
Gerald David "Lorenzo" Music (May 2, 1937 – August 4, 2001) was an American actor, producer and writer.Music began his career in the 1960s as a writer and a regular performer on The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
In the 1970s, Music co-created the sitcom The Bob Newhart Show with David Davis and composed its theme music with his wife, Henrietta.
He also wrote episodes for The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, and got his major voiceover role for playing the unseen, but often heard, Carlton the Doorman in Rhoda.
Music gained fame in the 1980s for voicing Jim Davis' comic strip character Garfield on twelve animated specials, and later in cartoons, video games, and commercials until his death in 2001.
Music's distinctive voice of Garfield is still often used in animated specials in his legacy.