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Voice of Mickey Mouse, Wayne Allwine, dies

Wayne Allwine, who provided the voice of Mickey Mouse for the past 32 years, died May 18 at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles from complications due to diabetes. He was 62.

Allwine's wife, Russi Taylor, who provides the voice of Minnie Mouse, was at his side at the time of his passing.

Allwine, also was an Emmy-winning sound effects editor, was the voice of Disney's world-renowned mouse since 1977, when he first lent his familiar falsetto to animated segments for "The New Mickey Mouse Club." He went on to provide Mickey's voice for such theatrical efforts as "Mickey's Christmas Carol" (1983), "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" (1988), "The Prince and the Pauper" (1990), the Oscar-nominated short "Runaway Brain" (1997) and the direct-to-dvd feature "Mickey, Donald and Goofy: The Three Musketeers" (2004).

Allwine's voice also has been heard at Disney parks around the world, on television, at live stage events and on radio broadcasts.

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