Did you know that the man who voiced Donald Duck was from Oklahoma? That's right, one of the most beloved and recognizable Walt Disney characters of all time is actually an Okie. Or at least his voice is.
AS IT TURNS OUT DONALD DUCK IS AN OKIE!
Clarence Nash was born in Watonga, OK. in 1904. From the beginning, his ability to create unusual voices and sound effects was well-known. He eventually became one of the most legendary voices of all time.
Watch the video below to learn more about Clarence Nash the voice of Donald Duck
He grew up on a farm in rural Oklahoma but had bigger plans, much bigger plans. As a teenager, he quit school and hit the road joining a vaudeville act touring the states. Later he moved to San Francisco, CA.
CLARENCE CHARLES 'DUCKY' NASH WAS BORN IN WATONGA, OK. IN 1904
At this time Nash started doing radio commercials and voice acting, using his unique talents to bring to life all kinds of colorful characters. He would eventually audition for Walt Disney and land his dream job.
Hit play on the video below to watch Clarence Nash and Donald Duck go head to head
Clarence Nash was not only the voice for Donald Duck he also voiced Huey, Duey, Louie, and even Daisy. He's also credited with other characters and appearances like the kitten Figaro in Pinocchio and several others.
THERE'S A STREET NAMED AFTER CLARENCE NASH IN WATONGA, OK.
In total, he provided the voice of Donald Duck for 51 years, in over 120 shorts and films. His first was 'The Wise Little Hen' in 1934 and his last was 'Mickey's Christmas Carol' in 1983. Sadly he passed away in 1985.
In his hometown of Watonga, OK. they've named a street after him in his honor. He was also posthumously awarded the Disney Legend Award and inducted into the Disney Hall of Fame for all his incredible work.
25 hilarious Oklahoma personalized tags DENIED by the DMV
A great way to personalize your vehicle is with a custom license plate. There are some pretty creative and funny tags running around the Sooner State. Some are easy to get, others will have you scratching your head trying to figure it out what it says. Personalized plates are very popular and we're seeing more of them on the road every day. However, there are some rules and restrictions when it comes to what you can and can't put on your plate. If it's considered obscene, vulgar, demeaning, or includes any mention of drugs, alcohol, or illegal activities it will be DENIED. Check out the photo gallery below of some of the most hilarious tags that were rejected by the Oklahoma Department of Motor Vehicles. WARNING: some of these could be considered offensive so if you're easily offended proceed with caution. You have been officially warned.
The Most Expensive Places to Live in Oklahoma
When you think of expensive places to live in Oklahoma, most people envision the ultra-wealthy areas like Nichols Hills or Cedar Valley... but having money doesn't always equate to being the most expensive. Compared to most places on this list, even Edmond would be a thrifty place to live. Here are the most expensive places to live in Oklahoma.
Take a virtual tour of this massive 7.5 million dollar Oklahoma mansion
Take a look inside this massive Oklahoma mansion that's up for sale. This epic estate is one of the most impressive and expensive houses currently for sale in the Sooner State with a price tag of $7,500,000
. This one-of-a-kind property is located at 6907 Avondale Drive, Nichols Hills in Oklahoma City, OK.
It's one of the most incredible and luxurious homes on Zillow.com
and is listed by Cole Strickland
of Metro Mark Realtors
. This 6 bedroom, 9 bathroom 11,412 square foot multi-story home boasts all the very best in features and amenities. It sits on 1.7 acres and even has its own tennis court and swimming pool. That's just the beginning. Scroll through the pictures below to take a virtual tour of this EPIC MEGA-MANSION in OKC.
The Ten Most Affordable Places to Live in Oklahoma
Living within your means is a lot easier in a more affordable community. Here are the most affordable places to live
in Oklahoma when you compare the cost of living to median income.