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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:

Winnie the Pooh: That buzzing noise means something. Now, the only reason for making a buzzing noise that I know of is because you are... a bee! And the only reason for being a bee is to make honey. And the only reason for making honey is so I can eat it.


Alice: [as a giant] And as for you, your majesty! Your majesty indeed! Why, you're not a queen,
[shrinking]
Alice: You're just a fat, pompous, bad tempered old ty...
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Alice: tyrant...
Queen of Hearts: [giggles] And uh, just what were you saying, my dear?
Cheshire Cat: Why, she simply said that you're a fat, pompous, bad tempered old tyrant!


Narrator: When he saw Susie, it was love at first sight.


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Sterling Holloway Facts
Although he never married, Sterling Holloway did adopt a son named Richard Holloway who survived him when he died in 1992.

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."

According to Joe Collura in a full-length article/interview on Sterling in "Classic Images," Sterling was the distant relative of Lady Penelope Boothby, an English stage actress, who was immortalized on canvas by artist Sir Joshua Reynolds.

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