The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons

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Facts on File, 1999 - Art - 576 pages
The Encyclopedia of Animated Cartoons, Second Edition is the most complete and up-to-date reference on animated cartoons ever compiled and will delight and inform the casual reader and the cartoon enthusiast alike with detailed information on everything from Abie the Agent to Zorro. Spanning 1911 to the present this encyclopedia provides more than 2,200 entries on cartoon series, specials and feature films, detailing everything from the production history and dates of release, to director, producer and voice credits.

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About the author (1999)

June Foray was born June Lucille Forer in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 18, 1917. In 1929, at the age of 12, she made her debut playing an elderly woman in a radio drama. She portrayed numerous radio characters in the 1930s and 1940s. She went on to provide voices for animated shorts, feature films, and television shows, as well as record albums, video games, and even talking toys. In films, she was Lucifer the cat in Walt Disney's Cinderella, a mermaid and a squaw in Peter Pan, and Wheezy Weasel and Lena Hyena in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. On television, she was Cindy-Lou Who in How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Aunt May Parker in Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, and Rocky and Natasha Fatale in Rocky and His Friends and The Bullwinkle Show. She received an Emmy for Mrs. Cauldron on The Garfield Show in 2011 and an Emmy Governors Award in 2013. She wrote Perverse, Adverse and Rottenverse, a collection of humorous essays, and Did You Grow up with Me, Too?: The Autobiography of June Foray written with Mark Evanier and Earl Kress. She died on July 26, 2017 at the age of 99.

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