18 Facts About Grinch

1.

Grinch is depicted as a pot-bellied, furry, pear-shaped, snub-nosed creature with a cat-like face and cynical personality.

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2.

Grinch has spent the past 53 years living in seclusion on a cliff, overlooking the town of Whoville.

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3.

Grinch then realizes that the holiday has a deeper meaning that he never considered.

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4.

Grinch is still portrayed as a bitter and ill-tempered character in artwork or other media.

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5.

Grinch was performed and voiced by Anthony Asbury from Season 1 to Season 2 .

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6.

Grinch was portrayed on the stage when the story was turned into a 1994 musical by the Children's Theater Company out of Minneapolis.

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7.

The Grinch is a minor character in the 2000 musical Seussical, which is based on multiple Seuss works.

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8.

Grinch's story was adapted for a 2018 animated film by Illumination Entertainment, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the title character.

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9.

In many different movies, specials, and television series, the Grinch has been voiced and played by many different characters throughout many films.

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10.

In Chuck Jones' 1966 television special, the Grinch was voiced by Boris Karloff before he died three years later in 1969.

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11.

Grinch was voiced by Corey Burton in Seuss Landing and Sneech Beach Area.

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12.

In Ron Howard's 2000 How the Grinch Stole Christmas film, the Grinch's first live-action feature, he was played by Jim Carrey.

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13.

The Grinch appeared as a cameo in Mad, being voiced by Stephen Stanton.

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14.

Grinch appeared as a cameo in Robot Chicken, voiced by the series creator Seth Green.

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15.

In Universal Pictures and Illumination's feature shortened to The Grinch directed by Scott Mosier and Yarrow Cheney, he was voiced by Dr Strange's actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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16.

Grinch has become an anti-icon of Christmas and the winter holidays, as a symbol of those who despise the holiday, much in the same nature as the earlier character of Ebenezer Scrooge.

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17.

The grumpy, anti-holiday spirit of the character has led to the everyday term "Grinch" coming to refer to a person opposed to Christmas time celebrations or to someone with a coarse, greedy attitude.

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18.

Grinch made a brief appearance on the television in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York.

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