The devastating death of Pat Carroll

Pat Carroll was born May 5, 1927 in Shreveport, Louisiana. After serving in the army as a civilian technician-actress, Carroll appeared in a number of off-Broadway, Broadway and television productions throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Some of these shows include Make Room for Dad, The Red Button Show, The Danny Kay Show, The Mike Douglas Show, and Emmy Caesar, for which she won an Emmy in 1957. thus, she proved to be a natural choice as an animation voice actor. Carroll’s many animation projects include Yogi Treasure Hunt, A Pup Named Scooby-Doo, Chip ‘n’ Dale Rescue Rangers, Christmas at Garfield, and the English dub of My Neighbor Totoro. .”

Her most famous role, animated or not, was in 1989’s The Little Mermaid as the villainess Ursula. Carroll, a longtime Disney fan, was chosen for the role after a long process of finding the perfect performer. She later voiced the character in various specials, video games, and television shows, a spin-off of the film. In an interview with Disney parks On what makes Ursula so beloved, Carroll stated, “Physically she’s bigger than life, but she’s bigger than life in her head, in her voice, in her laugh… There’s a fatal attraction in horrible, mean characters.” world because we don’t meet too many of them in real life. So when we get the chance to see one theatrically… it’s exciting for us.”

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