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Overview (4)

Born in Salinas, California, USA
Died in North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA  (stroke)
Birth NameVerna Arline Felton
Height 5' 2" (1.57 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Verna Felton had extensive experience on the stage and in radio before she broke into film and television. Her trademarks was her distinctive husky voice and her no-nonsense attitude. She was quite in demand for voiceover work, as evidenced by her roles in Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Lady and the Tramp (1955). She appeared in many films, but is best remembered as Hilda Crocker in the TV series December Bride (1954), a character she carried over into its spinoff, Pete and Gladys (1960). Verna died in 1966 at 76 years of age of a stroke.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: frankfob2@yahoo.com

Spouse (1)

Lee Millar (9 February 1923 - 24 December 1941) ( his death) ( 1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Her warm, grandmotherly voice
Often played bombastic, snooty individuals
Roles in Disney films (Sleeping Beauty (1959), Dumbo (1941), Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951), Lady and the Tramp (1955), The Jungle Book (1967)).

Trivia (14)

Provided the voices for a number of memorable Disney characters: Flora in Sleeping Beauty (1959), Elephant Matriarch and Mrs. Jumbo in Dumbo (1941), Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (1950), Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland (1951), Aunt Sarah in Lady and the Tramp (1955) and Winifred in The Jungle Book (1967).
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Was a very popular radio & television actress.
Mother of Lee Millar.
An important part of her career was doing voice work for Disney. She died on December 14, 1966, the day before Walt Disney passed away.
She is related to actress Aimee Sapp.
Twice voiced elephants for Disney, in "Dumbo" and the "Jungle Book.".
Daughter of Horace W. Felton, a physician who died of a heart attack at age 46 when Verna was only 8, and Clara Lawrence Felton.
Performing from age 6, she made her professional debut in song and dance as "Little Verna Felton" at San Francisco's Fischer Concert House in August of 1900 at age 10.
Died the day before Walt Disney.
Roughly twenty-five percent of her film roles (both uncredited and credited) were for roles in Disney films.
Daughter of Horace (1852-1899), born in the state of New York, and Clara (née Lawrence) Felton (1863-1940), born in the state of California.
Maternal granddaughter of David (1833-1892) and Agnes (née Gleason) Lawrence (1838-1869). Both were born in Ireland and died in the state of California.
Paternal granddaughter of Nelson (1812-1878) and Emily (née Raymond) Felton (1815-1900). Both were born and raised in the state of New York.

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