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Sterling Holloway
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Andy Griffith and Holloway in 1962
Born
Sterling Price Holloway, Jr.

(1905-01-04)January 4, 1905
Died November 22, 1992(1992-11-22) (aged 87)
Cause of death Cardiac arrest
Resting place Cremated; ashes buried in Pacific Ocean
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1926–1986
Notable work
Original voice of Winnie the Pooh
Children Richard Holloway (possibly adopted)

Sterling Price Holloway Jr. (January 4, 1905 – November 22, 1992) was an American actor and voice actor who appeared in over 100 films and 40 television shows. He was also a voice actor for The Walt Disney Company, well known for his distinctive tenor voice and is perhaps best remembered as the original voice of Winnie the Pooh in the Winnie the Pooh franchise and as Mr. Stork in Dumbo, Adult Flower in Bambi, the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland, Kaa in The Jungle Book, and Roquefort in The Aristocats.

Filmography

Feature films

  • Casey at the Bat (1927)
  • American Madness (1932)
  • Blonde Venus (1932)
  • Faithless (1932)
  • Rockabye (1932)
  • Lawyer Man (1932)
  • Hard to Handle (1933)
  • Blondie Johnson (1933)
  • Fast Workers (1933)
  • Wild Boys of the Road (1933)
  • Hell Below (1933)
  • Elmer, the Great (1933)
  • Picture Snatcher (1933)
  • Adorable (1933)
  • International House (1933)
  • Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  • Professional Sweetheart (1933)
  • When Ladies Meet (1933)
  • Wild Boys of The Road (1933)
  • Dancing Lady (1933)
  • Advice To The Lovelorn (1933)
  • Going Hollywood (1933)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1933)
  • Tomorrow's Children (1934)
  • The Cat & The Fiddle (1934)
  • Strictly Dynamite (1934)
  • Operator 13 (1934)
  • Murder In The Private Car (1934)
  • The Back Page (1934)
  • Down to Their Last Yacht (1934)
  • Gift of Gab (1934)
  • The Merry Widow (1934)
  • Girl o' My Dreams (1934)
  • A Wicked Woman (1934)
  • Tomorrow's Youth (1935)
  • Lottery Lover (1935)
  • Life Begins At Forty (1935)
  • Doubting Thomas (1935)
  • I Live My Life (1935)
  • 1,000 Dollars A Minute (1935)
  • Rendezvous (1935)
  • Palm Springs (1936)
  • Career Woman (1936)
  • Join the Marines (1937)
  • Maid of Salem (1937)
  • When Love Is Young (1937)
  • The Woman I Love (1937)
  • Varsity Show (1937)
  • Behind The Mike (1937)
  • Of Human Hearts (1938)
  • Dr. Rhythm (1938)
  • Held Hor Ransom (1938)
  • Professor Beware (1938)
  • Spring Madness (1938)
  • St. Louis Blues (1939)
  • Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939)
  • Remember the Night (1940)
  • The Blue Bird (1940)
  • Hit Parade of 1941 (1940)
  • Street of Memories (1940)
  • Little Men (1940)
  • Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
  • Meet John Doe (1941)
  • The Great Awakening (1941)
  • Top Sergeant Mulligan (1941)
  • Dumbo (1941) Mr. Stork (voice)
  • Look Who's Laughing (1941)
  • Don't Get Personal (1942)
  • The Lady Is Willing (1942)
  • Bambi (1942) Adult Flower (voice)
  • Iceland (1942)
  • Here We Go Again (1942)
  • Star Spangled Rhythm (1942)
  • The Three Caballeros (1944) (voice)
  • Wildfire (1945)
  • A Walk in the Sun (1945)
  • Make Mine Music (1946; voice role)
  • Death Valley (1946)
  • Sioux City Sue (1946)
  • Her Wonderful Lie (1947)
  • Trail to San Antone (1947)
  • Twilight on the Rio Grande (1947)
  • Saddle Pals (1947)
  • Robin Hood of Texas (1947)
  • The Beautiful Blonde from Bashful Bend (1949)
  • Alice in Wonderland (1951; voice role as "The Cheshire Cat")
  • Kentucky Rifle (1956)
  • Alakazam the Great (1960) (voice)
  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)
  • My Six Loves (1963)
  • It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963; cameo)
  • Batman (1966; scenes deleted)
  • The Jungle Book (1967; voice role as "Kaa")
  • Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
  • The Aristocats (1970; voice role as "Roquefort the Mouse")
  • Cries (1975) (documentary; narrator)
  • Super Seal (1976)
  • Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976)
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977; voice role as Winnie the Pooh)
  • Thunder & Lightning (1977)

Short subjects

  • The Battling Kangaroo (1926)
  • The Girl from Everywhere (1927)
  • The Girl from Nowhere (1928)
  • One Track Minds (1933)
  • Not the Marrying Kind (1933)
  • Meeting Mazie (1933)
  • Born April First (1934)
  • Pleasing Grandpa (1934)
  • Picnic Perils (1934)
  • Sterling's Rival Romeo (1934)
  • Father Knows Best (1935)
  • My Girl Sally (1935)
  • Bring 'Em Back A Lie (1935)
  • Boy Meets Dog (1938) (voice)
  • The Pelican & The Snipe (1944) (voice)
  • The Cold-Blooded Penguin (1944) (voice)
  • Unusual Occupations L-5-2 (1945)
  • Peter & The Wolf (1946) (voice)
  • Moron Than Off (1946)
  • Scooper Dooper (1947)
  • Hectic Honeymoon (1947)
  • Speaking of Animals No. Y7-1: Dog Crazy (1947)
  • Mickey and the Beanstalk (1947)
  • Man or Mouse (1948)
  • Flat Feat (1948)
  • Lambert the Sheepish Lion (1952) (voice)
  • Susie the Little Blue Coupe (1952) (voice)
  • The Little House (1952) (voice)
  • Ben and Me (1953) (voice)
  • Goliath II (1960) (voice)
  • Man, Monsters & Mysteries (1973) (voice)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966) (voice)
  • Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1969) (voice)
  • Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too! (1974) (voice)

Television

  • The Adventures of Superman - The Machine That Could Plot Crimes (1952-54; 3 episodes)
  • The Life of Riley (1953–58) - as Waldo Binny
  • The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet - episode "Pancake Mix" as the grocery man
  • Willy (1955)
  • Our Mr. Sun (1956; voice role only)
  • Hemo the Magnificent (1957)
  • The Real McCoys - episode "The Jinx" (1960), as Orval McCoy
  • Zane Grey Theatre - episode "Blood Red" (1961), as Luther
  • The Andy Griffith Show - episode "The Merchant of Mayberry", as Bert, a traveling salesman (1962)
  • Hazel (TV series) - "The Retiring Milkman" Season 3, Episode 13, as Claude the Milkman (1963)
  • The Twilight Zone - episode "What's in the Box", as the dæmonic television repairman (1964)
  • The Restless Sea (1964)
  • Burke's Law (episode 28, "Who Killed Annie Foran?"; 1964)
  • The Baileys of Balboa (1964–65)
  • That Girl (episode 14, "Phantom of the Horse Opera"; 1966)
  • F-Troop - as the Sheriff in the episode "Wilton the Kid" (1966)
  • Gilligan's Island (1967) - as Burt, a prisoner with a homing pigeon
  • Tony the Pony - as GG the Wizard (1976)
  • Tukiki and His Search for a Merry Christmas (1979; voice)
  • Moonlighting - episode "Atomic Shakespeare" (1986; narrator)

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