Foray, who began voice acting at age 12 on radio dramas and graduated to the big screen in 1943 with an Oswald the Lucky Rabbit short, will receive the award at the academy's Creative Arts
During the course of the actress' 80-year career, she's voiced iconic characters, such as Rocky and his arch enemy Natasha Fatale, as well as the scheming Magica De Spell in the "Ducktales" series, the kindly Granny, owner of both Sylvester and Tweety Bird in the "Looney Tunes" shorts, and the cackling Witch Hazel, who always had it in for Bugs Bunny.
She's done voices for Disney classics, such as
Currently she can be heard on "The Looney Tunes Show" and in the "DuckTales: Remastered" video game.
In a statement, academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum said, "Each year the Board of Governors recognizes a person or organization whose contributions to our industry will forever live on. June Foray absolutely embodies everything that this honor represents. A legend and a pioneer, June is not only in a class of her own, but she literally created that class."
As recently as last year, Foray won a Daytime Emmy for her voice acting work on "The Garfield Show."