Bill Melendez: Bill Melendez. Producer: A Boy Named Charlie Brown. Bill Melendez was born on 15 November 1916 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. He was a producer and actor, known for A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1969), A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) and He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968). He was previously married to Helen Antionette Huhn. He died on 2 September 2008 in Santa Monica, California, USA.