Ken Spears dies at 82
Scooby-Doo, where are you! His son Kevin Spears said the co-creator of the cartoons died Friday from problems related to Levi’s body dementia.
“Ken will always be remembered for his intelligence, storytelling, loyalty to family and strong work ethic,” said the author’s son. Variety In a statement.
“Ken not only made a lasting impression on his family, but also touched the lives of many as the co-creator of ‘Scooby-Doo’. Ken is a role model for us throughout his life and he will remain in our hearts.”
Ken had previously spoken about what he did not expect School Do to be such a success Told ScoobyAddicts.com “It’s not going to last a season, but it’s less than 38 years.”
Ken’s tragic death comes three months after the death of Scooby – Doo colleague Joe Ruby.
Joe died of natural causes in the village of Westlake, California, in late August Time limit.
The 1969 cartoon series that led to the rise of gifted men became famous, following in the footsteps of the great Dane Scooby-Doo in helping Shaggy, Velma, Daphne and Fred solve their mysteries.
The cartoon, which aired on CBS until 1976, has since been the subject of numerous reboots, film adaptations and spinoffs.
Ken and Ruby started Ruby-Spears Productions, which produced Alvin, Chipmunks, Mr. T, Superman, and Thunder Barbarian.
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