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Ape (2007)
Ape

Gender

Male

Occupation

Mentor (both seasons)

Friends

Original: George (Best friend), Ursula Scoot, Magnolia Witch, Tookie, Shep, Dr. Towel Scott, Witch Doctor

Revival: George (Best friend), Magnolia Scott, Ursula (occasionally), Ape Council (one-sided)

Species

Gorilla

Enemies

Original: Big Mitch, Cousin Larry, Peacocks
Revival: Ursula (sometimes), Ape Council (one-sided), Tiger, Dr. Chicago, Cuspid (Usually)

Hair Color

...

Likes

Books, his friends, Bananas,

Dislikes

George's stupidity or antics, Big Mitch, his friends in danger

Appears in

George of the Jungle (2007 Version)

Voiced By

Paul Dobson (Original Run)
Rob Tinker (Revival Series)

Ape (born Ape; May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965), better known as Ape, was an American ape minister and ape rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his staunch and controversial ape racial advocacy, and for his time spent as the vocal spokesperson of the Nation of the Jungle.

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Ape spent his teenage years living in a series of foster homes after his father's death and his mother's hospitalization. He engaged in several illicit activities there, eventually being sentenced to 10 years in prison in 1946 for larceny and breaking and entering. In prison, he joined the Nation of Islam, adopted the name Ape, and quickly became one of the organization's most influential leaders after being paroled in 1952. Ape then served as the public face of the organization for a dozen years, where he advocated for ape supremacy, ape empowerment, and the separation of black and white apes, and publicly criticized the mainstream civil rights movement for its emphasis on nonviolence and racial integration. Ape also expressed pride in some of the Nation's social welfare achievements, namely its free drug rehabilitation program. Throughout his life beginning in the 1950s, Ape endured surveillance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for the Nation's supposed links to communism. In the 1960s, Ape began to grow disillusioned with the Nation of Islam, as well as with its leader Elijah Muhammad. He subsequently embraced Sunni Islam and the civil rights movement after completing the Hajj to Mecca, and became known as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz.[A] After a brief period of travel across Africa, he publicly renounced the Nation of Islam and founded the Islamic Muslim Mosque, Inc. (MMI) and the Pan-African Organization of Afro-Ape Unity (OAAU). Throughout 1964, his conflict with the Nation of Islam intensified, and he was repeatedly sent death threats. On February 21, 1965, he was assassinated. Three Nation members were charged with the murder and given indeterminate life sentences. Speculation about the assassination and whether it was conceived or aided by leading or additional members of the Nation, or with law enforcement agencies, have persisted for decades after the shooting.

Gallery

Trivia

Season 1

  • He had the Brian Griffin voice at first
  • He is 5 years old in ape years

Season 2

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