History Creator / JuneForay

28th Aug '17 1:06:47 AM tropeminer
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On July 26th, 2017, Foray passed away just a couple months shy of her 100th birthday, leaving behind an incomprehensibly vast body of work that made her an indelible part of the childhood of numerous generations.

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On July 26th, 2017, Foray passed away on July 26th, 2017, just a couple months shy of her 100th birthday, leaving behind an incomprehensibly vast body of work that made her an indelible part of the childhood of numerous generations.
4th Aug '17 7:26:10 AM MarkLungo
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She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Ride/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]]. She also lent her talents to a couple of characters featured in the 1988 film, ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.

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She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Ride/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]]. She also lent her talents to a couple of characters featured in the 1988 film, ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.
28th Jul '17 5:51:54 PM tropeminer
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June Lucille Foray (September 18, 1917 - July 26, 2017) was an iconic American voice and film actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.

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June Lucille Foray Forer (September 18, 1917 - July 26, 2017) 2017), better known by her stage name June Foray, was an iconic American voice and film actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.



She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Pirates of the Caribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]]. She also lent her talents to a couple of characters featured in the 1988 film, ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.

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She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Pirates of the Caribbean Ride/PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]]. She also lent her talents to a couple of characters featured in the 1988 film, ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.



Most recognizable, though, is her work for Jay Ward: she played nearly every female on ''[[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle The Rocky And Bullwinkle Show]]'', including Natasha Fatale and Nell Fenwick, as well as Rocket J. Squirrel, [[CrossdressingVoices who was a boy]] (a.k.a. Rocky Squirrel). Foray also voiced Magica De Spell and Ma Beagle in the televised cartoon ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' (She would later reprise the role of Magica in the 2013 remake of ''VideoGame/DuckTales''). Most significantly in the later part of her career, she had a leading role voicing Grammi Gummi on the landmark television series that helped usher in UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, ''[[GummiBears Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears]]'', where she worked with her Rocky & Bullwinkle co-star Bill Scott for the final time before his death in 1985.

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Most recognizable, though, is her work for Jay Ward: Creator/JayWard: she played nearly every female on ''[[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle The Rocky And Bullwinkle Show]]'', including Natasha Fatale and Nell Fenwick, as well as Rocket J. Squirrel, [[CrossdressingVoices who was a boy]] (a.k.a. Rocky Squirrel). Foray also voiced Magica De Spell and Ma Beagle in the televised cartoon ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' (She would later reprise the role of Magica in the 2013 remake of ''VideoGame/DuckTales''). Most significantly in the later part of her career, she had a leading role voicing Grammi Gummi on the landmark television series that helped usher in UsefulNotes/TheRenaissanceAgeOfAnimation, ''[[GummiBears Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears]]'', where she worked with her Rocky & Bullwinkle co-star Bill Scott for the final time before his death in 1985.
28th Jul '17 5:36:09 PM tropeminer
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In 2012, Foray was nominated for--and won!--her first[[note]]The categories for cartoon voiceovers are comparatively recent additions, so it wasn't necessarily an AwardSnub.[[/note]] EmmyAward for her role as "Mrs. Cauldron" on ''WesternAnimation/TheGarfieldShow.'' That may well make her the [[http://www.newsfromme.com/2012/05/09/important-question/ record-holder]] for the oldest Emmy nominee in ''any'' category. This caused series producer Creator/MarkEvanier to remark: "In case anyone's wondering what you have to do to get nominated for an Emmy, it's simple: Just be the absolute best at what you do for around seventy years."

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In 2012, Foray was nominated for--and won!--her first[[note]]The categories for cartoon voiceovers are comparatively recent additions, so it wasn't necessarily an AwardSnub.[[/note]] EmmyAward Emmy for her role as "Mrs. Cauldron" on ''WesternAnimation/TheGarfieldShow.'' That may well make her the [[http://www.newsfromme.com/2012/05/09/important-question/ record-holder]] for the oldest Emmy nominee in ''any'' category. This caused series producer Creator/MarkEvanier to remark: "In case anyone's wondering what you have to do to get nominated for an Emmy, it's simple: Just be the absolute best at what you do for around seventy years."
27th Jul '17 10:13:42 PM dsneybuf
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27th Jul '17 10:13:05 PM dsneybuf
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->"''Did You Grow Up With Me Too?'''"
-->-- The '''very''' apt title to her memoirs.
27th Jul '17 9:50:19 AM tropeminer
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June Lucille Foray (born September 18, 1917-July 26, 2017) is an American voice actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.

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June Lucille Foray (born September (September 18, 1917-July 1917 - July 26, 2017) is was an iconic American voice and film actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.



She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Pirates of the Caribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]].

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She voice acted on ''WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs'' as Jokey Smurf and Mother Nature, Ursula in ''WesternAnimation/GeorgeOfTheJungle'', and on ''WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas'' as Cindy Lou Who, asking "Santa" why he's taking their tree. She was the voice of the original "Chatty Cathy" doll as well as the voice of the evil "Talky Tina" doll in ''Series/TheTwilightZone'' episode, "Living Doll". She voiced the wife of the man getting dunked ("Don't tell him, Carlos!") in the Pirates of the Caribbean [[Ride/DisneyThemeParks theme park ride]].
ride]]. She also lent her talents to a couple of characters featured in the 1988 film, ''Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit''.



Foray is among the few surviving voice artists from the Golden Age of theatrical cartoons. She remains active to this day, with roles in recent animated films, such as ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' and ''Film/LooneyTunesBackInAction''. Around 2003, she is a special guest star in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. In October 2006, she portrayed Susan B. Anthony on three episodes of the podcast ''The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd''.

In 1995, ASIFA-Hollywood, a chapter of the Association Internationale du Film d'Animation (the International Animated Film Association), established the June Foray Award, which is awarded to "individuals who have made a significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation." June Foray was the first recipient of the award. At age 90, Foray recently became a contributor to ASIFA-Hollywood's Animation Archive Project.

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For the longest time, Foray is was among the few surviving voice artists from the Golden Age of theatrical cartoons. She remains remained active to this day, right up until her passing, with roles in recent animated films, such as ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' and ''Film/LooneyTunesBackInAction''. Around 2003, she is was a special guest star in an episode of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls''. In October 2006, she portrayed Susan B. Anthony on three episodes of the podcast ''The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd''.

In 1995, ASIFA-Hollywood, a chapter of the Association Internationale du Film d'Animation (the International Animated Film Association), established the June Foray Award, which is awarded to "individuals who have made a significant and benevolent or charitable impact on the art and industry of animation." June Foray was the first recipient of the award. At age 90, Foray recently became a contributor to ASIFA-Hollywood's Animation Archive Project.



She passed away just a couple months shy of her 100th birthday in 2017, leaving behind an incomprehensibly vast body of work that made her an indelible part of the childhood of numerous generations.

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She On July 26th, 2017, Foray passed away just a couple months shy of her 100th birthday in 2017, birthday, leaving behind an incomprehensibly vast body of work that made her an indelible part of the childhood of numerous generations.
27th Jul '17 7:28:46 AM Pren
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She passed away just a couple months shy of her 100th birthday in 2017, leaving behind an incomprehensibly vast body of work that made her an indelible part of the childhood of numerous generations.
26th Jul '17 10:52:58 PM TheJokster22
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June Lucille Foray (born September 18, 1917) is an American voice actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.

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June Lucille Foray (born September 18, 1917) 1917-July 26, 2017) is an American voice actress, best known as the voice of many popular animated characters (particularly [[WesternAnimation/RockyAndBullwinkle Rocky the Flying Squirrel]] and [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Granny]]). Her long and prolific career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Creator/StanFreberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. In addition to being the last of the ''WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes'' voice actors from its golden era, Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation.
16th Apr '17 5:32:21 PM nombretomado
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Foray worked for Creator/WalterLantz on some of the later WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker cartoons, the Creator/HannaBarbera studio, including ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou!'', ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons'', and many others. She has done extensive voice acting for StanFreberg's commercials, albums, and 1957 radio series, memorably as secretary to the werewolf advertising executive. Foray has also appeared in several [[Creator/RankinBassProductions Rankin/Bass]] TV specials in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Foray worked for Creator/WalterLantz on some of the later WesternAnimation/WoodyWoodpecker cartoons, the Creator/HannaBarbera studio, including ''WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones'', ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerry'', ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDooWhereAreYou!'', ''WesternAnimation/TheJetsons'', and many others. She has done extensive voice acting for StanFreberg's Creator/StanFreberg's commercials, albums, and 1957 radio series, memorably as secretary to the werewolf advertising executive. Foray has also appeared in several [[Creator/RankinBassProductions Rankin/Bass]] TV specials in the 1960s and 1970s.
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