Jimmy MacDonald | James Macdonald | Jimmy Macdonald
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[on taking over the voice of Mickey Mouse from Walt Disney
] Walt called me, I was on the stage here and a girl called me and said, "can you come up? Walt wants to see you." It was in the middle of the Mickey and the Beanstalk
(1947) and I went up and he said, "I can't do it anymore. I'm just too busy." So, he asked me if I could do a Mickey voice and I tried it and he said, "Yeah, that sounds ...
He was the oldest actor to voice Mickey Mouse, at the age of 40. Walt Disney, Wayne Allwine, & Brett Iwan were under the age of 40 when each of them voiced Mickey for the first time.
A sound effects man/musician/voice-over artists for Walt Disney Studios, for over 40 yrs. Plus + the 2nd voice of Mickey Mouse.