Sterling Holloway

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

(1905-01-04)January 4, 1905
DiedNovember 22, 1992(1992-11-22) (aged 87)
Cause of deathCardiac arrest
Resting placeCremated; ashes buried in Pacific Ocean
Occupation(s)Actor, voice actor
Years active1926–1986
Notable workOriginal voice of Winnie the Pooh
ChildrenRichard Holloway (adopted)

Sterling Price Holloway Jr. (January 4, 1905 – November 22, 1992) was an actor from Georgia 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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