- NAME: Casey Kasem
- OCCUPATION: Radio Personality
- BIRTH DATE: April 27, 1932 (Age: 81)
- Did You Know?: Casey Kasem was the voice of Shaggy on the original Scooby-Doo series.
- Did You Know?: In 1992, Casey Kasem was selected as the youngest inductee into the Radio Hall of Fame.
- Did You Know?: In 1997, Billboard magazine honored Casey Kasem with its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award.
- EDUCATION: Northwestern High School, Wayne State University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Detroit, Michigan
- Originally: Kemal Amin Kasem
- AKA: Kemal Kasem
- AKA: Casey Kasem
- Nickname: Mr. Radio
- ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus
Best Known For
Casey Kasem is best known for hosting Top 40 radio countdown shows such as American Top 40 and Casey's Countdown.
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American Top 40 ran for nearly two decades, ending in 1988.
For his years of pioneering work in radio, Kasem was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1981. Nearly a decade later, in 1992, he became the youngest inductee into the Radio Hall of Fame. Billboard magazine honored Kasem with its first-ever Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997.
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