Joe Dougherty

      • 79
      • November 4, 1898 in Columbia, Missouri, USA
      • April 19, 1978

      Joseph "Joe" Tapley Dougherty was an American voice actor who provided the original voice of the Warner Brothers animation character, Porky Pig, starting with the character's debut in I Haven't Got a Hat in 1935 until Porky's Romance in 1937. After that, Mel Blanc took over the role and voiced Porky for 52 years. Dougherty spoke with a stutter which became one of the character's trademarks.