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June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc, Mel Blanc is the male June Foray.
~ Warner Bros. animator/director Chuck Jones.
June Foray 1952
June Foray
Background information
Born June Lucille Forer
September 18, 1917
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 26, 2017 (aged 99)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Natural causes
Nationality American
Nicknames June Lucille Forer
Occupations Voice actress
Years active 1929-2014
Spouse Bernard Barondess (1941-1945; divorced)
Hobart Donavan (1954-1976; his death)
Partner
Children


June Foray (September 18, 1917July 26, 2017) was an American voice actress who was best known as the voice of such animated characters as Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Lucifer from Disney's Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Granny from the Warner Bros. cartoons directed by Friz Freleng, Grammi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears series, and Magica De Spell, among many others.

Her career encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Stan Freberg), video games, talking toys, and other media. Foray was also one of the early members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation, and is credited with the establishment of the Annie Awards, as well as instrumental to the creation of the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2001. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring her voice work in television.

Chuck Jones was quoted as saying: "June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc was the male June Foray."

Filmography

Warner Bros. Cartoons

Shorts

Television shows

Warner Bros. Animation

Specials

Feature Films

Shorts

Television shows

Turner Entertainment

Hanna-Barbera

Shorts

Television shows

Specials

  • The Smurfic Games - Jokey Smurf
  • Pound Puppies - Mother Superior, Old Woman
  • Tis The Season to Be Smurfy
  • Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers - Poor Old Witch
  • I Yabba-Dabba Do! - additional voices

Cartoon Network

Television Shows

Video games

Roles

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