|Lifetime||September 7, 1926 - October 24, 1997|
|Portrayed||Lord of the Eagles in:|
|Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit|
Donald Messick (September 7, 1926 - October 24, 1997) was a voice actor, famous for his voice as Scooby-Doo. He voiced Balin and the Lord of the Eagles in Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit, as well as an unnamed Orc and one of the Trolls. He is also credited for Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King, but his part is not specified.