Mel Blanc voiced Bugs Bunny. (pdxpeople.com)
Did Bugs Bunny Save Mel Blanc’s Life?
One day in 1961, Mel Blanc—the actor responsible for Bugs Bunny’s unmistakable voice, as well as those of numerous other cartoon characters—was involved in a terrible accident. He was hurt so badly that he spent two weeks in a coma until one of his doctors got the idea to try to reach Blanc in the part of his brain where his characters lived, asking him, “Bugs Bunny, how are you doing today?” To his surprise, Blanc responded, in the voice of Bugs Bunny, “What’s up, doc?”