Did You Know? The Voice Actors of Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse Were Actually Married in Real Life!!

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Voice Actors of Mickey and Minnie

Voice Actors of Mickey and Minnie (Source: http://goo.gl/FR2Nd3)

Wayne Allwine took over the voice acting for Mickey Mouse in 1977. He was only the third person to ever voice Mickey (Walt Disney himself was the first one). He voiced Mickey until he died in 2009, doing it for 32 years! Actress Russi Taylor began performing for Minnie Mouse in 1986 and still does so to this day, making her the longest lasting performer for Minnie Mouse.

The two got married in 1991 and remained together until Wayne died in 2009! Details of their personal life aren’t easily available, but it’s not hard to imagine the two falling in love after long recording sessions while playing their rodent characters!

Some personal info of  Wayne Allwine :

Born Wayne Anthony Allwine
February 7, 1947
Glendale, California, U.S.
Died May 18, 2009 (aged 62)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death acute diabetes, heart attack
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale
Nationality American
Occupation Voice actor, sound effects editor,foley artist
Years active 1977–2009
Known for The voice of Mickey Mouse
Spouse(s) Russi Taylor
(1991–2009; his death)
Children 4
Family 1 grandson
Awards Emmy Award (1986)
Disney Legend Award (2008)

Some personal info of  Russi Taylor :

Born Russell Taylor
May 4, 1944 (age 69)
Cambridge, Massachusetts,United States
Other names Russi Allwine
Rosslyn Taylor
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 1977 – Present
Known for The voice of Minnie Mouse
Spouse(s) Wayne Allwine
(1991-2009; his death)
Children 4

 

Sources : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_Allwine

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russi_Taylor

Andrew J. Blanche


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