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Born in Bend, Oregon, USA
Birth NamePatrick Cashman

Mini Bio (1)

Pat Cashman is a versatile performer; From voice-overs, to acting as well as writer,producer and director.

Born in Bend Oregon, Pat made his way to Seattle, Washington, where one of his first jobs, he produced television commercials for the Seattle Mariners in the late 70s and early 80s, which were considered to be the best in baseball. One of his commercials in the 1981 season ended up being a giveaway. In the commercial, which was supposed to be for jacket night, Tom Paciorek starts by saying the giveaway is funny nose glasses night, which he is corrected by Cashman saying it's actually jacket night. The night the Mariners gave away a Mariniers vinyl rain jacket, many fans were disappointed that they didn't receive the funny nose glasses, so in April of 1982 against the New York Yankees, fans were given a pair of funny nose glasses and throughout the game could receive prizes if their face with the nose glasses on, was shown on the Diamond vision screen.

By 1984, Cashman was brought on to become a cast member, writer, director and producer for KING TV's show Almost Live!, which he served for 15 years. Pat brought us many memorable characters such as Uncle Buzz, Randy Scott, the Disc Jockey that doubled as a waiter or dentist, as well as great comedy sketches like Plumber and This here Place, which was a spoof of PBS' This Old House.

Besides television, Pat worked on radio as well. He stated as the morning host on KING radio am 1090, but was moved over to KQBZ 100.7, the Buzz from 1994-1999, which consisted of he, Lisa Foster and Dustin Hornby. During his tenure at the Buzz, he came up with his own characters and many comedic bits. One of his bits was entitled "Life With Leykis" which was a series of comedic spoofs of Tom Leykis. Tom played the bits on his radio show and would have him laughing. In April of 1999, Pat and his morning team was fired by Buzz management because they felt that he was "too nice". The station wanted more shows that appealed to young men and their slogan became "radio for guys".

Pat wasn't out of work for long, Fisher Broadacasting, which owns KOMO am 1000 hired Pat to do the morning show, replacing KOMO morning icon, Larry Nelson. His tenure at KOMO was brief; In 2002, KOMO changed their format from talk to all news.

One year later, Pat found himself as the morning host/Disc Jockey for KJR FM 95.7, but that too was short lived as KJR started phasing out morning DJs.

Pat has done other things, such as performing on two tracks in Bob Rivers' "Twisted Christmas" album for 2000; "Chipmunks Roasting on an Open Fire". His 2 tracks were, "the Twisted Chipmunk Song" and "Chipmunks Roasting on an Open Fire"

In addition, Pat has done many television and radio commercials for Taco Time, the Washington State Fryer Comission, the Downtown Seattle Merchants Association, Tim's Cascade Potato Chips, an infomercial for Pierre Money Mart. Pat has served as substitute host for KING TV 5's Evening Magazine and has hosted pledge drives for KCTS 9, in Seattle, Washington.

Pat also works as a keynote speaker for corporate gatherings, employee seminars, awards banquets and charity events.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: goleafs84

Trivia (5)

Provides character voices for Sierra's popular "Hoyle Card Games" video games.
Performed 2 tracks in Bob Rivers' Twisted Christmas album, "Chipmumks Roasting On An Open fire" in 2000. His 2 tracks were, "The Twisted Chipmunk Song" and "Chipmunks Roasting On An Open Fire".
Produced a variety a comedic spoofs of Tom Leykis, when he was on the Buzz 100.7 in Seattle, Washington, entitled "Life With Leykis". Tom would play it on his show and have him laughing.
August 11, 2003; Became the morning DJ/Host for Seattle radio station KJR FM 95.7 [November 2003]
He has a son named Chris, who is also a comedian and voice actor.

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