Richard Lee Petty
July 2, 1937
Richard Petty (born July 2, 1937) is a former NASCAR driver who raced in the Strictly Stock/Grand National Era and the NASCAR Winston Cup Series. One notable movie that Petty made a cameo appearance in dealing with racing was Swing Vote, where Petty briefly allows Kevin Costner to drive his stock car.
He performed the voice of The King in Cars, Cars: The Video Game and Disney Infinity, and will reprise his role in Cars 3. He was married to Lynda Petty (who died on March 25, 2014 at her home in Level Cross, North Carolina after a long battle with cancer, at age 72), who had performed the voice of The King's wife Lynda Weathers. Petty's son Kyle voiced Cal Weathers in Cars 3.
- Cars - Strip Weathers
- Cars: The Video Game - Strip Weathers
- Disney Infinity - Strip Weathers
- Cars 3 - Strip Weathers
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