Danny Wells, Actor, 1941 - 2013
Actor Danny Wells passed away on November 28, 2013, in Toronto, Canada, at the age of 72. Wells may be best known to animation fans as Luigi the plumber (both in voice-over and on-camera) on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! alongside Captain Lou Albano as the title character. Wells also had a number of other voice acting credits in animation and video games on his resume, including roles and guest spots on Barnyard Commandos, Johnny Bravo, Batman the Animated Series, Descent 3, Wizardry 8, Grossology, and The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Christmas. His long career also featured numerous roles on TV in shows including Sanford and Son, The A-Team, The Jeffersons, Unnatural History, and Rookie Blue. He also appeared in films including The Strongest Man in the World, The Shaggy D.A., Life Stinks, Magnolia, and The Last Kiss.
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