Bugs Bunny
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Bugs Bunny as seen today
Vital statistics
Title The Rabbit or Hare
Gender Male
Level 13 Status
Location The Woods (1938-2011)
House (2011 Present)
First Appearance Prototype: April 30 1938
Porky's Hare Hunt
Official: July 27 1940
A Wild Hare
Last Appearance
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Bugs Bunny is a fictional animated character who starred in Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of animated films produced by Leon Schlesinger Productions which became Warner Bros. Cartoons in 1944. Bugs starred in 167 shorts during the Golden Age of American animation and made cameos in three others along with a few appearances in non-animated films. He is an anthrorphic hare or rabbit.

According to Bugs Bunny: 50 Years and Only One Grey Hare he was born in July 27 1940 in Brooklyn New York in a warren under Ebbets Field home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. In reality he was created by many animators and staff including Tex Avery who directed A Wild Hare Bugs' debut role and Robert McKimson who created the definitive Bugs Bunny character design. According to Mel Blanc the characters original voice actor Bugs has a Flatbush accent. Bugs has had numerous catchphrases the most prominent being a casual Eh... What's up doc usually said while chewing a carrot.

He is the most prominent of the Looney Tunes characters as his calm flippant insouciance endeared him to American audiences during and after World War II. He is a mascot of the Looney Tunes series and Warner Bros. in general.

Voice actorsEdit

  • Mel Blanc (1938-1989)
  • Joe Alaskey (1940-1941) (2000-2003)
  • Jeff Bergman (1989-1994) (2011 Present)
  • Greg Burson (1995-2003)
  • Billy West (1988-1996)
  • Samuel Vincent (Baby Looney Tunes only)
  • Noel Blanc (Tiny Toons episode It's a Wonderful Tiny Toon Christmas Special only)

See alsoEdit