If you've seen, heard or played something with Minnie Mouse in it since the mid-1980s, you heard Rusi Taylor's voice. Starting in 1986, Russie Taylor took the mantle of Mini Mouse, making her the second guy after Margery Ralston to tell the hero. On Friday, at the age of 75, Taylor died.
As Variety reported, Taylor handed over news to Glendale, California, which was confirmed by Walt Disney Company. In a statement, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Eiger said: "We are so grateful for Russi's talent, as well as for the great spirit and great joy she has brought to everything she has done. It was a privilege to know her and an honor to work with her, and we are reassured by the knowledge that her work will continue to entertain and inspire for future generations. Russi will be greatly missed, and our hearts will come to her family and friends, along with our deepest condolences. "
Taylor won the role of the Mini after listening to over 200 other people, and expressed the character in all sorts of things, from movies to TV shows to Kingdom Hearts . She even met her late husband, Wayne Olwin, playing the role – he expressed Mickey Mouse from 1977 to 2009 when he died. Taylor also plays other roles, the most famous few votes of Simpson – the young twins Sherry and Terry and Martin Prince. Her voice will be expensive omitted, and whoever comes after her has a lot of big shoes to fill.
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