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|Born||(1944-05-04)May 4, 1944
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||July 26, 2019(2019-07-26) (aged 75)
Glendale, California, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park
( m. 1991; died 2009)
Russi Taylor (May 4, 1944 – July 26, 2019) was an American voice actress. She is best remembered as the voice of Minnie Mouse for 33 years, and was married to voice actor Wayne Allwine until his death on May 18, 2009. She also voiced several characters in The Simpsons.
Born on May 4, 1944, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Taylor began her voice-over career in the mid-1970s. Her first voice-over role was the voice of Ted and Georgette's baby on The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Taylor became the voice of Minnie Mouse in 1986. She continued to voice the character for thirty years until her death in 2019. She also voiced Huey, Dewey, and Louie and Webby Vanderquack in the television series DuckTales and in other appearances. Taylor provided the voices of numerous characters in the animated series The Simpsons, including fourth-grade nerd Martin Prince, purple-haired twins Sherri and Terri, and German exchange student Üter.
She voiced Pebbles Flintstone in The Flintstone Comedy Show for Hanna-Barbera in 1980. Taylor was also the original voice of Strawberry Shortcake and the voice of Baby Gonzo in Muppet Babies, Nova in Twinkle, the Dream Being, Pac-Baby in the television series Pac-Man, the high-pitched Nurses that were mice in The Rescuers Down Under, Melissa in the Pound Puppies episode Garbage Night: The Musical, Queen Rosedust in My Little Pony, and her last non-Disney role was Birdie the Early Bird in McDonaldland commercials. She was also the voice of Drizella and the Fairy Godmother in the Cinderella sequels, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True and Cinderella III: A Twist in Time.
Personal life and death
She was married to Wayne Allwine, the third voice of Mickey Mouse, from 1991 until his death in 2009. They were both named Disney Legends in 2008. Taylor died from colon cancer on July 26, 2019, at her home in Glendale, California, at the age of 75.
|1980||The Private Eyes||Doll|
|1986||My Little Pony: The Movie||Morning Glory
|Credited as Russi Taylor|
|The Adventures of the American Rabbit||Mother
|1987||Sport Goofy in Soccermania||Huey
|1988||Who Framed Roger Rabbit||Minnie Mouse
|1990||Jetsons: The Movie||Fergie Furbelow|
|DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp||Huey
|The Rescuers Down Under||Nurse Mouse|
|1995||Runaway Brain||Minnie Mouse||Short film|
|1998||Babe: Pig in the City||The Pink Poodle
|2000||Fantasia 2000||Daisy Duck||Scream only|
|2005||Pom Poko||Otama||English dub|
|2007||The Simpsons Movie||Martin Prince|
|1989||The Adventures of Ronald McDonald: McTreasure Island||Birdie, Parrot|
|1990||Disney Sing-Along Songs: Disneyland Fun||Minnie Mouse|
|1994–1995||Mickey's Fun Songs series||Minnie Mouse|
|1995||The Tale of Tillie's Dragon||Pie Lady|
|1998||The Spirit of Mickey||Minnie Mouse|
|1998||The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars||Robbie|
|1999||Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|2001||Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse||Minnie Mouse|
|2002||Cinderella II: Dreams Come True||Fairy Godmother, Mary, Beatrice, Daphne, Countess Le Grande, Drizella Tremaine|
|Mickey's House of Villains||Minnie Mouse|
|2004||Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers||Minnie Mouse|
|Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|Nine Dog Christmas||Little Girl, Agnes Anne|
|2006||The Fox and the Hound 2||Widow Tweed|
|2007||Cinderella III: A Twist in Time||Fairy Godmother, Drizella Tremaine|
|Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams||Fauna|
|2008||Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King||The Owl Witch, Tiddlywink|
|2015||The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown!||Pebbles Flintstone|
|1976||The Mary Tyler Moore Show||Ted and Georgette's Baby||1 episode|
|1980||The World of Strawberry Shortcake||Strawberry Shortcake|
|1980–1982||The Flintstone Comedy Show||Pebbles Flintstone, Cavemouse||19 episodes|
|Heathcliff||Barbie Winslow||13 episodes|
|1981||Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City||Strawberry Shortcake|
|1982||Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade||Strawberry Shortcake|
|The Little Rascals||Dolly|
|Christmas Comes to Pac-Land||Baby Pac|
|1983||Peter and the Magic Egg||Lollichop|
|Strawberry Shortcake: Housewarming Surprise||Strawberry Shortcake|
|Dungeons & Dragons||Amber the Fairie Dragon|
|1984||Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name||Strawberry Shortcake|
|Strawberry Shortcake Meets the Berrykins||Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberrykin|
|1984–1991||Muppet Babies||Gonzo, Camilla, Robin||107 episodes|
|1985, 1994||ABC Weekend Special||Hasy, Leota||Episode: "The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin"
Episode: "The Magic Flute"
|1985||Kissyfur||Miss Emmy Lou, Beehonie, Toot, Cackle Sister, Donna|
|1985||Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears||Madame Placebo|
|1986||My Little Pony||Rosedust, Cupcake, Morning Glory|
|1986||Glo Friends||Glo Cappy|
|1987||Sport Goofy in Soccermania||Huey, Dewey, Louie, Grandma Duck||Special|
|Blondie and Dagwood||Cora Dithers, Mrs. Hannon|
|D-TV series||Minnie Mouse, Dalmatian Puppies|
|1987–1988||Little Clowns of Happytown||Ralphie||18 episodes|
|1987–1988||Yogi's Treasure Hunt||Candy Girl||Episode: "The Greed Monster"|
|1987–1990||DuckTales||Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby||92 episodes|
|1988||Totally Minnie||Minnie Mouse|
|Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School||Phantasma||Special|
|Superman||Lana Lang (young)|
|The Magical World of Disney||Minnie Mouse||Episode: "Mickey's 60th Birthday"|
|1989–1990||Dink, the Little Dinosaur||Squirt|
|1989||Blondie & Dagwood: Second Wedding Workout||Cora Dithers|
|1989–2019||The Simpsons||Sherri, Terri, Martin Prince, Wendell Borton, Uter Zorker, Lewis Clark, Martha Prince, Sydney Swift||193 episodes|
|1990–1992||Widget the World Watcher||Widget|
|1990||Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue||Gonzo, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|1991–1993||Mr. Bogus||Brattus, Dust Bullies|
|Mickey's Nutcracker||Minnie Mouse||Uncredited|
|1992–1994||The Little Mermaid||Pearl's Mom|
|1993–1994||Twinkle, the Dream Being||Nova|
|1993–1994||Bonkers||Missing Toon Kid|
|1993||Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby||Baby Pebbles Flintsone||Television film|
|The Magic Paintbrush||Haley|
|Biker Mice from Mars||Weathermeister||Episode: "Chill Zone"|
|1994–1995||The Critic||Penny Tompkins, Effeminate Kid||10 episodes|
|A Flintstones Christmas Carol||Pebbles Flintsone||Special|
|1994–1995||The Baby Huey Show||Momma|
|1995–1999||Timon and Pumbaa||Fairy|
|1995–1997||What a Cartoon!||Baby, Hard Luck Duck|
|1995–1996||The Hot Rod Dogs and Cool Car Cats||Carbs, Jag||7 episodes|
|1996||Quack Pack||Helga Needlehofer|
|1999||The Wild Thornberrys||Inga|
|1999–2000||Mickey Mouse Works||Minnie Mouse, Clara Cluck|
|2000–2001||Buzz Lightyear of Star Command||Becky, Old Lady|
|2001–2003||Disney's House of Mouse||Minnie Mouse, Clara Cluck, Fairy Godmother, Duchess, Fauna, Toothpaste Commercial Boy||51 episodes|
|2001–02||Shin Chan||Various characters||Vitello dub|
|2003||Kim Possible||Rocket Booster #2|
|2003–2004||Clifford's Puppy Days||Mrs. Zablione, Tricsie|
|2003–2007||Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks||Fernando "Ferny" Toro, Annie Winks, Mom||46 episodes|
|2005||Teen Titans||Melvin, Timmy|
|2006–2016||Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Minnie Mouse, Quoodles||121 episodes|
|2011–2016||Minnie's Bow-Toons||Minnie Mouse||40 episodes|
|2011–16||Jake and the Never Land Pirates||Never Bird, Gilly, Hermit Crab||16 episodes|
|2012||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Fauna|
|2013||Sofia the First||Fauna, Cedric's Mother, Mrs. Higgins|
|Wheel of Fortune||Minnie Mouse||Episode: Making Disney Memories Week|
|2013–2019||Mickey Mouse||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie||94 episodes|
|2016||The Lion Guard||Muhanga the Aardvark and Mbuni the Ostrich||8 episodes|
|2017–2021||Mickey and the Roadster Racers/Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures||Minnie Mouse||50 episodes|
|2018||Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure||Florina, Lorb Guard|
|OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes||Phantasma||Episode: "Monster Party"|
|DuckTales||Young Donald Duck||Episode: "Last Christmas", Final TV Role|
|1990||DuckTales: The Quest for Gold||Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby|
|1992||King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow||Celeste|
|1993||Quest for Glory: Shadows of Darkness||Tanya Markarov|
|1996||The Simpsons Cartoon Studio||Martin Prince|
|1997||The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield||Martin Prince|
|101 Dalmatians Animated StoryBook||Lucky, Nanny|
|1998||My Disney Kitchen||Minnie Mouse|
|1999||Gabriel Knight 3: Blood of the Sacred, Blood of the Damned||Simone|
|2000||Mickey Mouse Preschool||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|Mickey Mouse Kindergarten||Minnie Mouse|
|Mickey Mouse Toddler||Minnie Mouse, Gopher|
|The Flintstones: Bedrock Bowling||Pebbles Flintstone|
|Donald Duck Goin' Quackers||Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|2001||Disney Learning: Phonics Quest||Minnie Mouse|
|2002||Disney Learning Adventure: Search for the Secret Keys||Minnie Mouse|
|Kingdom Hearts||Minnie Mouse|
|Disney Golf||Minnie Mouse|
|Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows||Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|Disney Sports Soccer||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|Disney Sports Skateboarding||Minnie Mouse|
|Disney Sports Football||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|Disney Sports Basketball||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|2003||Disney's Party||Minnie Mouse|
|Disney's Hide and Sneak||Minnie Mouse|
|2006||Kingdom Hearts II||Minnie Mouse, Fauna|
|2007||Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey||Fairy Godmother, Student Crab|
|The Simpsons Game||Martin Prince, Sherri, Terri, Uter Zorker|
|Disney Think Fast||Minnie Mouse|
|2010||Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep||Minnie Mouse, Drizella Tremaine, Fairy Godmother, Fauna, Huey, Dewey, Louie|
|2011||Kinect Disneyland Adventures||Minnie Mouse|
|2012||Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance||Minnie Mouse|
|2013||DuckTales: Remastered||Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby|
|Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse||Minnie Mouse|
|2014||Disney Magical World||Minnie Mouse|
|2015||Disney Infinity 3.0||Minnie Mouse|
|2019||Kingdom Hearts III||Huey, Dewey, and Louie "Last Role"|
Theme park attractions
|2003||Mickey's PhilharMagic||Minnie Mouse (unseen)|
|2020||Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway||Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, and Louie (posthumous)|
Awards and nominations
|2005||DVDX Award||Best Animated Character Performance||Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas||Nominated|
|2005||Annie Awards||Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program||Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks||Nominated|
|2006||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program||Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks||Nominated|
|2007||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program||Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks||Nominated|
|2007||Annie Awards||Best Voice Acting in an Animated Television Production||Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks||Nominated|
|2008||Disney Legend Award||Animation - Voice||Won|
|2012||Behind the Voice Actors Special/DVD Voice Acting Award||Best Vocal Ensemble in a TV Special/Direct-to-DVD Title or Short||Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess||Nominated|
|2012||Behind the Voice Actors Video Game Voice Acting Award||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game||Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance||Won|||
|2013||Behind the Voice Actors Special/DVD Voice Acting Award||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Children's/Educational||Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Nominated|
|2013||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Children's/Educational||Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Won|||
|2013||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Comedy/Musical||The Simpsons||Nominated|
|2014||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Children's/Educational||Mickey Mouse||Nominated|
|2014||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Female Vocal Performance In A Television Series - Children's/Educational||Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Nominated|
|2014||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series - Children's/Educational||Jake and the Neverland Pirates||Nominated|
|2014||NAVGTR Award||Best Performance in a Comedy, Supporting||DuckTales: Remastered||Nominated|
|2015||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Comedy/Musical||Mickey Mouse Clubhouse||Nominated|
|2015||Behind the Voice Actors Television Voice Acting Award||Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Supporting Role - Comedy/Musical||Minnie's Bow-Toons||Nominated|
|2018||Primetime Emmy Award||Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance||The Scariest Story Ever: A Mickey Mouse Halloween Spooktacular!||Nominated|||
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