Russi Taylor

American voice actress (1944-2019)

Russell "Russi" Taylor (May 4, 1944 – July 26, 2019) was an American voice actress.[1] She was best known for being the voice of Disney's Minnie Mouse since 1986. She also voiced numerous other Disney characters. Taylor was the wife of the late voice actor Wayne Allwine. He was the third voice of Mickey Mouse from 1991 until his death in 2009.[2] In 2008 she received a Disney Legends award.[3]

Russi Taylor
Russell Taylor

(1944-05-04)May 4, 1944
DiedJuly 26, 2019(2019-07-26) (aged 75)
OccupationVoice actress
Years active1980–2019
Known forThe voice of Minnie Mouse
Notable workMickey Mouse franchise
SpouseWayne Allwine

Taylor died from colon cancer on July 26, 2019, at her home in Glendale, California, at the age of 75.[4][5]

Filmography change

Film change

Year Film Voice Notes
1980 The Private Eyes Doll
1986 My Little Pony: The Movie Morning Glory, Rosedust, Skunk, Bushwoolie
The Adventures of the American Rabbit Mother, Lamb
1988 Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School Phantasma
Who Framed Roger Rabbit Minnie Mouse, Birds
1989 The Adventures of Ronald McDonald: McTreasure Island Birdie, Parrot
1990 Jetsons: The Movie Fergie Furbelow
DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby
The Rescuers Down Under Nurse Mouse
1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby Pebbles Flintsone
1994 Pom Poko Otama
A Flintstones Christmas Carol Pebbles Flintsone
1995 Babe Duchess the Cat
The Tale of Tillie's Dragon Pie Lady
1998 The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars Robbie
Babe: Pig in the City The Pink Poodle, Choir Cat
2004 Nine Dog Christmas Little Girl, Agnes Anne
2007 Mickey's Great Clubhouse Hunt Minnie Mouse Season 1, episode 15
The Simpsons Movie Martin Prince
2009 Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland Minnie Mouse Season 2, episode 66
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Choo-Choo Express Minnie Mouse Season 2, episode 60
2010 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Road Rally Minnie Mouse Season 3, episode 77
2011 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure Minnie Mouse Season 3, episode 78

Television change

Year Television Voice Notes
1980 The World of Strawberry Shortcake Strawberry Shortcake
1980–1982 The Flintstone Comedy Show Pebbles Flintstone, Cavemouse
1980–1982 Heathcliff Barbie Winslow
1981–1989 The Smurfs Smoogle
1981 Strawberry Shortcake in Big Apple City Strawberry Shortcake
1982 Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade Strawberry Shortcake
1982 The Little Rascals Dolly
1982 Christmas Comes to Pac-Land Baby Pac
1982–1983 Pac-Man Pac-Baby
1983 Peter and the Magic Egg Lollichop
1983 Strawberry Shortcake: Housewarming Surprise Strawberry Shortcake
1983 Dungeons and Dragons Amber the fairie dragon
1984 Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name Strawberry Shortcake
1984 Strawberry Shortcake Meets the Berrykins Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberrykin
1984–1991 Muppet Babies Gonzo, Camilla, Robin
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
1987 Blondie and Dagwood Cora Dithers, Mrs. Hannon
1987 D-TV series Minnie Mouse, Dalmatian Puppies
1987–1988 Yogi's Treasure Hunt Penelope Pitstop and Candy Girl Episode: "Snow White & The Seven Treasure Hunters"
Episode: "The Greed Monster"
1987–1990 DuckTales Huey, Dewey, Louie, Webby
1988 Totally Minnie Minnie Mouse
1988 Superman Lana Lang (young)
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday Minnie Mouse
1989–1990 Dink the Little Dinosaur Squirt
1989 Blondie & Dagwood: Second Wedding Workout Cora Dithers
1989–present The Simpsons Lewis, Sherri, Terri, Wendell Borton, Martha Prince, Martin Prince, Uter Zorker, Dr. Hibbert's daughter, Sydney Swift
1990–1991 Widget the World Watcher Widget
1990 Cartoon All-Stars to the Rescue Gonzo, Huey, Dewey, and Louie
1990–1996 What-A-Mess Esmeralda
1991–1993 Mr. Bogus Brattus, Dust Bullies
1992 Capitol Critters Bluebird
1992–1994 The Little Mermaid Pearl's Mom
1992–1993 Twinkle, the Dream Being Nova
1993–1994 Bonkers Missing Toon Kid
1993 The Magic Paintbrush Haley
1994–1995 The Critic Penny Tompkins, Effeminate Kid
1994 Aladdin Woman
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
1996 Quack Pack Helga Needlehofer
1999 The Wild Thornberrys Inga
1999–2000 Mickey Mouse Works Minnie Mouse, Clara Cluck
1999–2000 Tom and Jerry Works Toodles Galore
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
2001–02 Shin Chan Various characters Vitello dub[6]
2003 Kim Possible Rocket Booster #2
2003–2004 Clifford's Puppy Days Mrs. Zablione, Tricsie
2003 Pizza Herself
2003–2007 Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Fernando "Ferny" Toro, Annie Winks, Mom
2005 Teen Titans Melvin, Timmy
2006–2016 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Minnie Mouse
2011–present Minnie's Bow-Toons Minnie Mouse
2011–present Jake and the Never Land Pirates Never Bird, Gilly, Hermit Crab
2012 Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess Fauna
2013 Sofia the First Fauna, Cedric's Mother, Mrs. Higgins
2013 Wheel of Fortune: Making Disney Memories Week Minnie Mouse
2013–present Mickey Mouse Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie
2016 The Powerpuff Girls Lava Monster (Uncredited)
2017–present Mickey and the Roadster Racers Minnie Mouse

Direct-to-video change

Year Films Voice Notes
1990 Disney Sing-Along Songs: Disneyland Fun Minnie Mouse
1994–1995 Mickey's Fun Songs series Minnie Mouse
1998 The Spirit of Mickey Minnie Mouse
1999 Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Minnie Mouse
Fantasia 2000 Daisy Duck (Scream Only) Home Media Release Date: 2000
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
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[7]

Video games change

Year Video Game Voice Notes
1990 DuckTales: The Quest for Gold Huey, Dewey and Louie, Webby Vanderquack
1992 King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow Celeste
1996 The Simpsons Cartoon Studio Martin Price
1997 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield Martin Price
1997 101 Dalmatians Animated StoryBook Lucky, Nanny
1998 My Disney Kitchen Minnie Mouse
2000 Mickey Mouse Preschool Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie
2000 Mickey Mouse Kindergarten Minnie Mouse
2000 Mickey Mouse Toddler Minnie Mouse
2000 The Flintstones: Bedrock Bowling Pebbles Flintstone
2000 Donald Duck Goin' Quackers Heuy, Dewey and Louie
2001 Disney Learning: Phonics Quest Minnie Mouse
2002 Disney Learning Adventure: Search for the Secret Keys Minnie Mouse
2002–present Kingdom Hearts series Minnie Mouse, Fauna
2002 Disney Golf Minnie Mouse
2002 Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows Huey, Dewey and Louie
2002 Disney Sports Soccer Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie
2002 Disney Sports Skateboarding Minnie Mouse
2002 Disney Sports Football Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie
2002 Disney Sports Basketball Minnie Mouse, Huey, Dewey, Louie
2003 Disney's Party Minnie Mouse
2003 Disney's Hide and Sneak Minnie Mouse
2007 Disney Princess: Enchanted Journey Fairy Godmother, Student Crab
2007 The Simpsons Game Martin Price, Sherri, Terri, Uter Zorker
2008 Disney Think Fast Minnie Mouse
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Minnie Mouse
2013 DuckTales: Remastered Huey, Dewey, Louie and Webby
2013 Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Minnie Mouse
2014 Disney Magical World Minnie Mouse
2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 Minnie Mouse [8]

Park attractions change

Awards change

Awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result
2005 Annie Awards Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Nominated
2006 Emmy Award Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Nominated
2007 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

References change

  1. "RUSSI TAYLOR". Behind the Voice Actors. Inyxception Enterprises, Inc. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  2. McLellan, Dennis (2009-05-21). "Wayne Allwine, voice of Mickey Mouse, dies at 62". Los Angeles Times.
  3. "Voice, Russi Taylor". Disney. Retrieved 4 May 2015.
  4. "Disney Legend Russi Taylor Dies at 75". The Walt Disney Company. July 27, 2019. Retrieved July 27, 2019.
  5. Taylor, Derrick Bryson (July 28, 2019). "Russi Taylor, the Voice of Minnie Mouse and 'Simpsons' Characters, Dies at 75". Obituaries. The New York Times. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  6. Brubaker, Charles (February 18, 2015). ""Crayon Shin Chan" (1992)". Cartoon Research. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  7. The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age SmackDown! Closing Credits
  8. Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.