19 Facts About The Grinch


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

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

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

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Grinch in his best known incarnation made his book debut in the 1957 story How the Grinch Stole Christmas, written and illustrated by Dr Seuss, published as both a Random House book and in an issue of Redbook magazine.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Grumple from The Simpsons is a green monster who is an obvious parody of the Grinch.

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