Disney Voice Actors: A Biographical Dictionary

Disney Voice Actors: A Biographical Dictionary

by Thomas S. Hischak


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This biographical dictionary is devoted to the actors who provided voices for all the Disney animated theatrical shorts and features from the 1928 Mickey Mouse cartoon Steamboat Willie to the 2010 feature film Tangled. More than 900 men, women, and child actors from more than 300 films are covered, with biographical information, individual career summaries, and descriptions of the animated characters they have performed.
Among those listed are Adriana Caselotti, of Snow White fame; Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck; Sterling Holloway, best known for his vocal portrayal of Winnie the Pooh; and such show business luminaries as Bing Crosby, Bob Newhart, George Sanders, Dinah Shore, Jennifer Tilly and James Woods. In addition, a complete directory of animated Disney films enables the reader to cross-reference the actors with their characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786462711
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 09/21/2011
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Award winner Thomas S. Hischak is a professor of theatre arts at the State University of New York College at Cortland. The author of more than 20 books on theatre, film and Tin Pan Alley, he has published several plays.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Preface 1

Voice Actors 3

Voice Guide to Disney Animated Films and Characters 235

Voice Guide to Favorite Disney Characters 266

Bibliography 274

Index 275

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