Category Archives: Disney

Mini Tribute: Pinto Colvig

  Born September 11, 1892 Pinto Colvig A quintessential clown, Pinto Colvig was a circus performer, Vaudeville actor and newspaper cartoonist before heading to Hollywood in 1921. There, he found work with comedy-king Mack Sennett, writing story titles, developing gags … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Cliff Edwards Disney Legend

  Born June 14, 1895 Cliff Edwards! Cliff Edwards was a popular Vaudeville, Broadway and singing star, better known as “Ukelele Ike” in his heyday during the 1920s and 1930s.  In 1929, while playing at the Orpheum Theater in LA, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Lucille La Verne

Born November 7, 1872 Character Actress Lucille La Verne Lucille La Verne appeared in over 40 films including 1935′s A Tale of Two Cities (as ‘The Vengeance’). She played her share of vengeful, tattered old hags — most famously ‘appearing’ as … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Barbara Luddy

Born May 25, 1908 Barbara Luddy! Barbara Luddy ‘appeared’ in over 35 roles but is probably best remembered as the voice of Lady in Walt Disney’s animated classic, Lady and the Tramp. Barbara Luddy as herself and as Lady from Disney’s … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Adriana Caselotti

Born May 6, 1916 Adriana Caselotti! Adriana Caselotti is most famously known as the voice of Snow White in Walt Disney’s 1937 animated classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Caselotti received the 1994 Disney Legends Award for living up … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Roy Atwell

Born May 2, 1878 Roy Atwell! Roy Atwell appeared in over 35 films and shorts from 1922 to 1947, but is probably best known for being the voice of Doc in Walt Disney‘s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)… … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Paula Winslowe

Born March 23, 1910 Actress Paula Winslowe!  Paula Winslowe appeared in over 30 roles, mostly on TV — including Mrs. Martha Conklin in Our Miss Brooks (radio and TV), Mary Dunkle / Mrs. Peabody on  The Adventures of Ozzie & … Continue reading

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Disney Legend: Kurt Russell

Happy Birthday Disney Legend Kurt Russell, born March 17, 1951! Kurt Russell made his Film Debut in 1963 (uncredited) at 11 yrs old — as the ‘boy who kicks Mike (aka Elvis Presley)’ in It Happened at the World’s Fair. … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor John Fiedler

Born February 3, 1925 Character Actor John Fiedler! Character Actor John Fiedler appeared in over 185 film, TV and voice roles — most notably in 12 Angry Men (Feature Film Debut as Juror #2), The Odd Couple (as Vinnie), True … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Character Actor Sterling Holloway

Born January 4, 1905 Character Actor Sterling Holloway! Character Actor Sterling Holloway 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, Sterling Holloway … Continue reading

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