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What was Gilbert Gottfried's real voice?

THE late actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried was known for his shrilling voice.

News of the Brooklyn-born actor Gilbert Gottfried's death broke on April 12, 2022.

Was Gilbert Gottfried's voice real?

Gottfried was known to have two separate voice that were slightly different from each other.

He had an on-stage voice that was a bit more shrilling and loud compared to his off-stage voice.

Looper wrote that his voice was "screech tinged with a thick helping of New York patois."

Gottfried's voice was recognizable as soon as he would speak those around knew who was in the room.

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Although Gottfried's voice was loud and distinguishable, he was said to be "sweet and shy."

Comedian Jim Gaffigan spoke about Gottfried in the 2017 documentary about the late comedian.

"He's a very sweet rather shy person off-stage," Gaffigan said.

The beloved actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg also spoke of the actor in the documentary.

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"It's quite amazing to see him when he's not on," Goldberg said.

What characters did Gilbert Gottfried voice?

He was widely known for voicing the character of the parrot Lago in Disney's 1992 animated film Aladdin.

Some of his famous work includes the following:

  • The duck in Aflac insurance commercials from 2000 through 2011
  • Beverly Hills Cop II
  • Problem Child
  • Doctor Dolittle
  • Saturday Night Live

One of Gilbert's first big breaks came as a cast member on SNL, which he stayed on for 12 episodes through 1981.

How old was Gilford Gottfried?

Gilbert Jeremy Gottfried was born on February 28, 1955, in Brooklyn, New York.

He was 67 years old at the time of his death.

News of his death broke on April 12, 2022, in a statement from his family on Twitter.

His family also released a statement on Facebook writing: "We are heartbroken to announce the passing of our beloved Gilbert Gottfried after a long illness.

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"In addition to being the most iconic voice in comedy, Gilbert was a wonderful husband, brother, friend, and father to his two young children."

The late comedian was married to his wife Dara Kravitz.

Dara and Gilbert married in 2007 and spent 15 years married before his death.

The couple went on to have two children together: Lily Aster Gottfried, and Max Aaron Gottfried.

Their daughter Lily Aster was born in 2007, and their son Max Aaron was born in 2009.

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