Sterling Holloway Overview:

Actor, Sterling Holloway, was born Sterling Price Holloway Jr. on Jan 4, 1905 in Cedartown, GA. Holloway died at the age of 87 on Nov 22, 1992 in Los Angeles, CA and was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea.

HONORS and AWARDS:

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On October 22, 1991, Holloway received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic.

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor

By Annmarie Gatti on Jan 4, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born January 4, 1905 Character Actor ! Character Actor appeared in over 175 film and TV roles but is probably best known as the voice of Winnie the Pooh & The Cheshire Cat! In 1991, received a Disney Legends Award for living up to Disney princ... Read full article


Monday Serenade:

By KC on Dec 14, 2009 From Classic Movies

(AKA the voice of Winnie the Pooh) sings a charming rendition of A Perfect Day in this cozy scene from Remember the Night (1940). Beulah Bondi, Elizabeth Patterson and Fred MacMurray are all marvelous support in this scene, but it is Barbara Stanwyck's heartbreaking react... Read full article


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Sterling Holloway Quotes:

Kanga: Pooh, Roo has a little surprise for you.
Roo: Flowers.
Winnie the Pooh: Honeysuckle!
[Pooh tries to eat it]
Kanga: [chuckles] No, Pooh, you don't eat them. You smell them.
Winnie the Pooh: Oh.
[smells the honeysuckle]


Mr. Stork: Here is a baby with eyes of blue, straight from heaven, right to you. Or - straight from heaven up above, here is a baby for you to love.


Ben Franklin: Well, what would you suggest?
Amos Mouse: First, I'd give it a new name. Something snappy, like... the Gazette. The Pennsylvania Gazette. It'll work perfectly.
Ben Franklin: Well... sounds alright.
Amos Mouse: And then, tell them what's going on! Give them some news! Real news! Wake them up!
Ben Franklin: But where would I get news at this hour?
Amos Mouse: I'll get it for you. Hold everything, Ben, until I get back.


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Sterling Holloway Facts
His big break came in 1925 when he introduced Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's first hit song, "Manhattan," in the Broadway play "Garrick Gaieties."

In his late teens he toured with a stock company of "The Shepherd of the Hills".

Enlisted in the U.S. Army on 19 July 1942. Height and weight given as 5' 9" and 124 lb.

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