"June Foray isn't the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc is the male June Foray."
June 25, 2012 3:18 PM Subscribe
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Voice actress June Foray
won her first Emmy award
this year at age 94.
Known for such roles in cartoons as Rocky the Squirrel
from The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, Looney Tunes' Witch Hazel, Cindy Lou Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Foray also was the voice of the Chatty Cathy dolls, a voice she recreated in a memorable episode of The Twilight Zone as Talky Tina.
Legendary animator Chuck Jones once said, "June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc is the male June Foray."
June foray won her Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program as Mrs. Cauldron on "The Garfield Show." At 94 years old, she is the oldest performer to ever win an Emmy award, beating out previous record holder Betty White, who won at age 88 for hosting Saturday Night Live