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Daniel McKeague (born 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and TV advertising sales manager. He is best known as the new voice of the Aflac mascot, a duck. On April 26, 2011, it was announced that McKeague would replace Gilbert Gottfried as the duck's voice. Gottfried had been fired because of making a joke on the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

Early life

McKeague was born and raised in Hugo, Minnesota in 1974.


Originally a salesman, McKeague was hired by Aflac as the new voice of the Aflac Duck on April 26, 2011 after original actor Gilbert Gottfried (whom McKeague was able to impersonate) was fired.

On May 1, 2011, the first Aflac commercial with McKeague voicing the duck was released.

Personal life

McKeague has a wife and 3 children.



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