Russi Taylor, the woman behind many recognizable animated characters, including Disney’s Minnie Mouse and the “Simpsons” character Martin Prince, died on Friday at her home in Glendale, Calif. She was 75.

The Walt Disney Company announced her death in a news release. The cause was colon cancer.


The actress also voiced Minnie in several television series, including “Mickey MouseWorks,” “House of Mouse,” “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and the “Mickey Mouse” shorts series for Disney Channel, as well as many other Disney characters, including Donald Duck’s nephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie.

Ms. Taylor also voiced characters from “The Simpsons,” including Martin Prince and twins Sherri and Terri, as well as Üter Zörker, an exchange student from Germany, and Gummy Sue. Ms. Taylor voiced Martin Prince in “The Simpsons Movie” (2007) and in 193 episodes of the series, including three in 2019.



Ms. Taylor you will be missed deeply 😭