Marty Grabstein grew up in Astoria. When he was a child he was taught taekwando as defense against bullies in his neighborhood.
Marty, who was always a natural actor sought a career in movies. His first role was in Bury the Evidence. The next year Grabstein’s voice talents earned him the role of Courage on Cartoon Network’s “Courage the Cowardly Dog” (1999). The show ran until 2002. Marty has also voiced Courage in several video games and TV specials.
After the end of his show, Marty made frequent appearances on “Law and Order” and “Law and Order: Special Victim’s Unit”. Film credits include Apartment #5C and Third Watch.
His most famous character has seen a resurgence as of late, with Marty starring as the voice of Courage in the new Hanna-Barbera/Warner Bros. movie Straight Outta Nowhere: Scooby-Doo! Meets Courage The Cowardly Dog.
Friday, November 12
1:00-1:45 pm: Autograph signing
1:45-2:00 pm: Professional photo op
3;00-4:30 pm: Autograph signing
5:00-6:00 pm: Autograph signing
Saturday, November 13
11:00-12:30 pm: Autograph signing
1:30-4:00 pm: Autograph signing
4:30-4:45 pm: Professional photo op
4:45-6:00 pm: Autograph signing
Sunday, November 14
11:30 am-12:30 pm: Panel
12:30-1:30 pm: Autograph signing
2:30-4:00 pm: Autograph signing
Sunday at 11:30am in the Monroe Room
Have A Little Courage
The voice actor behind the voice of Courage in “Courage The Cowardly Dog” discusses his career playing the famed pooch and the character’s resurgence performing with “those meddling kids” in the newest Scooby-Doo film.
Photo Selfie $30
Professional Photo Op $50