On May 18th the Disney legend Wayne Allwine passed away. Wayne provided the voice of Disney’s most beloved character Mickey Mouse. He started voicing the character back in 1977 on “The New Mickey Mouse Club” and spoke the “Mickey Mouse” language up to “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (2006-2008).
His career at the Disney Company started even earlier when he started in the Mail room in 1966. After a small stay in the wardrobe department he moved over to the Audio Post Production where he worked for about 7 ½ years. He worked on project like Splash (1984) and Three Men and a Baby (1987) as well as many other project. For his work he received an Emmy Award and the 2 Golden Reef awards.
He married Russi Taylor, the voice of Minnie Mouse. Both of them where named Disney Legends in 2008.
Wayne was fighting Diabetes and needed a kidney transplant. On May 18th Wayne died as a result of his illness.
Everybody at the Mouskingdom.blog sends their condolences out to the Wayne family.
Thank you for your devoted time you gave to our beloved character.
Read Wayne Allwine’s full Bio on the Disney Legends website.