Sterling Holloway

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Sterling Holloway
Andy Griffith Sterling Holloway Andy Griffith Show 1962.JPG
Andy Griffith and Holloway in 1962
Born Sterling Price Holloway, Jr.
(1905-01-04)January 4, 1905
Cedartown, Georgia, U.S.
Died November 22, 1992(1992-11-22) (aged 87)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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[change | change source]

Feature films[change | change source]

Short subjects[change | change source]

Television[change | change source]

  • 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)

Sources[change | change source]

  • Rothel, David. 1984. Those Great Cowboy Sidekicks. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, New Jersey; ISBN 0-8108-1707-1

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