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Foray in 1952

Source: Wikipedia

June Lucille Forer (born September 18, 1917), better known as June Foray, is an American voice actress and actress best known as the voice of such animated characters as Lucifer from Cinderella, Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Granny from the Tweety Bird cartoons, and Magica De Spell, among many others. Her career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Stan Freberg), video games, talking toys and other media. Foray was also one of the early members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring her voice work in television.

Fact file

  • Born: June Lucille Forer September 18, 1917 (age 97) Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • Residence: Woodland Hills, California
  • Education: Classical High School
  • Occupation: voice actress, actress
  • Years active: 1937–present
  • Notable work: Rocky the Flying Squirrel. Natasha Fatale and Nell Fenwick, Cindy Lou Who, Granny from the Tweety Bird cartoons, Jokey Smurf, Magica De Spell, many others
  • Board member of: ASIFA-Hollywood
  • Spouse(s): Bernard Barondess (1941–?, divorced) Hobart Donavan (1954–1976; his death)
  • Awards: Daytime Emmy Awards 2012 Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program The Garfield Show Annie Awards 1996 and 1997 Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television Production Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries

Read more about June Foray at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Variety, 2018-04-17 20:28:24
Don Pitts, longtime voice-talent agent and radio personality, died on April 7. He was 90. Pitts represented a who’s-who of classic voice talent, including Orson Welles, Casey Kasem, June Foray, Wolfman Jack, Mel Blanc, Paul Winchell, Janet Waldo, Gary Owens, and many more. He was well-known for his kind and ...

June Foray, the first lady of voice actors, dies at 99
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-07-28 03:53:41
June Foray has lent her voice to many famous cartoon voices such as Rocky the Flying Squirrel and Tweety Bird's owner, Granny. She even won an Emmy for playing Cindy Lou Who in "How The Grinch Stole Christmas." She died Wednesday in Los Angeles at age 99. Anthony Mason reports.

June Foray, voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel, dead at 99
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2017-07-28 03:36:54
Foray died Wednesday at West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles of cardiac arrest, but she had been in fragile health

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