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Frederick McFeely "Fred" Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host, best known for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality and directness to his audiences.
Rogers voiced a character modeled after himself in the eponymous season 2 episode "Arthur Meets Mister Rogers." He appeared in live-action in the following "And Now a Word from Us Kids" segment to talk about how the cartoon was made.
Arthur and the Perfect Brother is dedicated to Rogers.