Today would have been Chris Latta’s 63rd birthday.
Born on August 30, 1949, Christopher Charles Collins was an actor, comedian, and voice artist whose talent breathed life into countless characters. Among his most famous were the Sunbow animated versions of Cobra Commander and the treacherous Decepticon Starscream. Other characters included his first voice role Sgt. Knox (Starblazers), Wheeljack (Transformers), Gung-Ho (Duh!), D’Compose (Inhumanoids), and the debut appearance of Montgomery Burns (The Simpsons). Other live-action appearances include Road House, Married… With Children, and Stop! or My Mom Will Shoot!
Chris Latta died on June 12, 1994.
Happy birthday, Chris. You’ve touched countless lives through your performances.
William Shatner introduces Chris (Latta) Collins at the Improv