June Foray finally got her Emmy!
For those of you familiar with June Foray, the first lady of cartoon voicing, you know that this has been a long time coming.
At the age of 94, the Emmy award recognized June for her work as Mrs. Cauldron on “The Garfield Show” on Cartoon Network.
Join in the conversation as we discuss roles June has voiced over the years and be sure to comment with your favorite ones in today’s VOX Daily.
The Voice You Grew Up With
Longer than Queen Elizabeth II has graced the throne, June Foray has voiced animated characters. When you’ve had a career that spans nearly seven decades, one starts to build quite the credit list. June Lucille Forer, better known as June Foray, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on September 18th, 1917.
Foray, known for her voice-over work for shows such as Rocky on “The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show,” Granny on “Looney Tunes,” Jokey smurf on “The Smurfs,” and Grammi Gummi on the “Gummi Bears,” was recently presented with an Emmy acknowledging her work on The Garfield Show.
More About June Foray
June Foray‘s autobiography, “Did you grow up with me, too?” reflects upon her life behind the microphone and gives you a glimpse into her world. If you’re interested, the book can be found on Amazon.com.
Like the Energizer Bunny, June keeps on keeping on and continues to share her gifts via an unparalleled career in animation voice acting. June has provided character voices for a number of cartoons over the years and has even ventured into podcasting at the age of 88!
If you’ve ever considered retiring from voice acting because of your age, June Foray could be an inspiration for you to keep going.
What’s Your Favorite June Foray Character Voice?
Be sure to join the conversation and comment with your picks!