Kenny Delmar – Foghorn Leghorn

Here is another example of a live comedian as inspiration for an animated character’s voice. Kenny Delmar was a radio personality, and actor, and his character of Senator Claghorn eventually became the model for Foghorn Leghorn’s verbal delivery. Here is a youtube clip from the movie “It’s a Joke, Son!” which was one of his catch phrases.

Here is a thoroughly researched article that details the development of Foghorn Leghorn, and Kenny Delmar’s contribution.


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