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June Foray dies; voice actress behind Rocky the Flying Squirrel and scores of other characters

June Foray dies; voice actress behind Rocky the Flying Squirrel and scores of other characters

Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his nemesis Natasha Fatale sparred on “The Bullwinkle Show.”

Cindy Lou Who cooed to the Grinch, Witch Hazel cackled, and Granny scolded Sylvester and Tweety in the Looney Tunes shorts.

Behind these and myriad other animated characters was the same voice actress.

June Foray, who stretched, bent and manipulated her vocal chords in radio programs, film soundtracks and TV cartoons for decades, died Wednesday. She was believed to be 99.

Dave Nimitz, a close friend of Foray’s, confirmed her death on Facebook, saying, “With a heavy heart again I want to let...

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