Howie Mandel

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Howie Mandel is a Canadian-born comedian and actor from Willowdale, Ontario (which became North York, which is now Toronto).

He came to national attention in the United States during a six-year stint on St. Elsewhere, as well as his role as the voice of Gizmo in the 1984 hit Gremlins. He was also the creator and executive producer of the Emmy-nominated children's animated series, Bobby's World, to which he supplied the voices of the title character and his father.