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Birth name: Kemal Amin Kasem.
Born: April 27, 1932, in Detroit, Michigan, USA, of Palestinian/Lebanese heritage.
Casey Kasem is an American radio personality and voice actor. He currently hosts two weekly syndicated radio programs, American Top 20 with Casey Kasem and American Top 10 with Casey Kasem. American Top 20 is a countdown of the Top 20 Hot Adult Contemporary hits of the week that also includes 3 Extras, 12 Big Hits from the Past, and the weekly Long Distance Dedication. American Top 10 is a countdown of the Top 10 Soft Adult Contemporary hits of the week that also includes a weekly themed spotlight feature that spotlights several songs, 3 Extras, several Big Hits from the Past, and the weekly Long Distance Dedication. Both American Top 20 and American Top 10 are three hours in length, and air on radio stations worldwide on Saturday and Sunday at a time decided by individual affiliates. Stations receive Kasem's program via CD or internet download. Kasem's radio programs are distributed by Premiere Radio Networks.
In addition to American Top 20 and American Top 10, Kasem also provides the voice of many commercials, has done many voices for Sesame Street, was the voice for the bumpers of Saturday morning cartoon shows on NBC, helps out with the annual Jerry Lewis telethon, and most notably the cartoon voice of Shaggy from Scooby-Doo and a number of characters for the Transformers cartoon series of the 1980s.