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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.[1][2]

Early life

McKeague was born and raised in Hugo, Minnesota in 1974.[1]


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.[1][2]

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

Personal life

McKeague has a wife and 3 children.



  • Jump5: Pizza Man (2002)
  • Aflac: Aflac Duck (2011-)