Thursday, November 22, 2007

Nov 22: Farewell Mr. Holloway

On this day in 1992, Disney Legend Sterling Holloway passed away at age 87 in Los Angeles, California. Best known as the original voice of Winnie the Pooh, Holloway's unique voice can also be heard in such classics as Dumbo (as Mr. Stork), Bambi (as the adult Flower), The Three Caballeros (as the narrator of the Antarctic penguin sequence), Make Mine Music (as the narrator of the Peter and the Wolf sequence), Alice in Wonderland (as the Cheshire Cat), and The Jungle Book (as Kaa).
Also known as the voice of the original Cheerios Honey-Nut Bee, Holloway's final voice acting credit
was narrating an episode of TV's Moonlighting.

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