Peter Robbins, the 1st actor to voice Charlie Brown, has died


Charlie Brown, the comedian, has been bringing smiles and laughter to people all over the world for decades, especially during holidays. And now actor Peter Robbins, the person who gave Charlie his voice and helped bring others so much joy, has died. 

Peter’s agent told TMZ that he had taken his own life.

Louis Nanasi was born in Los Angeles, 1956. He was the first person to portray the character in 1963.

Peter went to the mental institution shortly after Christmas. He claimed he was in a really bad spot and that he needed prayers.

Although hospital staff encouraged Peter to stay, he checked out on January 18 and died sometime afterward. 

Peter suffered from bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and was vocal about it.

Peter Robbins was 65.

If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues, please call the national suicide hotline, 800-273-8255.