Russi Taylor Dead – Official Voice of Minnie Mouse Dies at 7507/27/2019
Disney legend Russi Taylor has sadly passed away at 75-years-old.
Disney announced that the voice actress – who has been the official voice of Minnie Mouse for more than 30 years – passed away on Friday, July 26 in Glendale, Calif.
“Minnie Mouse lost her voice with the passing of Russi Taylor,” said Bob Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company. “For more than 30 years, Minnie and Russi worked together to entertain millions around the world—a partnership that made Minnie a global icon and Russi a Disney Legend beloved by fans everywhere. We’re so grateful for Russi’s talent as well as the tremendous spirit and great joy she brought to everything she did. It was a privilege to have known her and an honor to have worked with her, and we take comfort in the knowledge that her work will continue to entertain and inspire for generations to come. Russi will be sorely missed and our hearts go out to her family and friends, along with our deepest condolences.”
Russi has also voiced characters like Strawberry Shortcake, Pebbles Flintstone, and Martin Prince and the twins, Sherri and Terri, on more than 100 episodes of The Simpsons, as well as in The Simpsons Movie.
Our thoughts are with Russi Taylor‘s loved ones during this difficult time.
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