Russi Taylor

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Full Name Russi Taylor
Age 76 Years Old
Nick Name Russi
Gender Female
Famous As Voice Actor
Birth Date May 4th, 1944
Birth Place Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Russi Taylor (1944 – 2019) was an American voice actress who voiced many characters throughout her career. She provided the voices of Minnie Mouse from 1986 and The Simpsons character Martin Prince from 1989 until her death in 2019. She earned the Disney Legend Award in Animation (voice) in 2008.

Russi Taylor, Minnie Mouse, and Simpsons Voice Dies at 75

Russi Taylor, the longtime voice of Minnie Mouse, numerous Simpsons characters and a wide breadth of pop culture favorites, has died at the age of 75. Disney announced that Taylor passed Friday in Glendale, California. Disney's chairman and CEO, Bob Iger, paid tribute to Russi saying. “Minnie Mouse lost her voice with the passing of Russi Taylor,” he wrote. “For more than 30 years, Minnie and Russi worked together to entertain millions around the world—a partnership that made Minnie a global icon and Russi a Disney Legend beloved by fans everywhere.” No cause of death was provided.

“We’re so grateful for Russi’s talent as well as the tremendous spirit and great joy she brought to everything she did,” he continued. “It was a privilege to have known her and an honor to have worked with her, and we take comfort in the knowledge that her work will continue to entertain and inspire for generations to come.”

Famous for

Her voices for Minnie Mouse and The Simpsons character Martin Prince 

Early Life of Russi Taylor

Russi Taylor was born on May 4, 1944, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She holds American nationality.  Besides, there is no more information regarding her parents, education and early life.

Body Measurement of Russi Taylor

Voice actress Russi Taylor had a height of 5ft 1in tall. Her weight is unknown.

Career of Russi Taylor

  • Taylor began her career in 1980 with “he World of Strawberry Shortcake.”
  • In 1986 she voiced the role of Minnie Mouse.
  • She also did voice-overs for numerous other characters such as Huey, Dewey, and Louie in the Ducktales animated series.
  • Taylor provided the voices of numerous characters in the animated series The Simpsons.
  • She was the original voice of Strawberry Shortcake in the six 1980s television specials.
  • She voiced Pebbles Flintstone in The Flintstone Comedy Show for Hanna-Barbera in 1980
  • Taylor was also 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 many more.
  • 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.
  • She also appeared in Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams.
  • She was nominated for an Emmy for her voice work in PBS' series Jakers! in 2006
  • She also voiced a witch in her second Scooby-Doo movie, Scooby-Doo! and the Goblin King.

Additionally,

  • She earned the Disney Legend Award in Animation (voice) in 2008.

Personal Life of Russi Taylor

Whom Russi Taylor was married to?

Russi Taylor was married to  Wayne Allwine, the third voice of Mickey Mouse from 1991 until his death on May 18, 2009. They were both named Disney Legends in 2008.

Death of Russi Taylor

Russi Taylor, the longtime voice of Minnie Mouse, numerous Simpsons characters and a wide breadth of pop culture favorites, has died at the age of 75 on July 26, 2019, in Glendale, California. Her death was confirmed by Walt Disney Company. Russi Taylor’s cause of death was not revealed.

Net worth of Russi Taylor

The Net worth of Russi Taylor is under evaluation.