The legendary voice artist behind Disney’s most famous animated film, Mark Elliott, has died at the age of 81.
Rest in peace: The legendary voice-over painter behind Disney’s most famous animated film, Mark Elliott, dies at the age of 81
According to a friend who spoke to the Hollywood Reporter, Elliott died in a Los Angeles hospital after two heart attacks on Saturday.
Perhaps through his unrecognizable face or name, Disney fans will immediately know Elliott’s voice, and he lent movie trailers and promotional films to promote some of Disney’s most popular in the 80s, 90s and early. movie of.
Friend and sound artist Charlie Van Dyke told THR: “He is one of them… good at describing him.”
EW reported that Elliott had been battling lung cancer when he died.
Another colleague Joe Cipriano (Joe Cipriano) and Elliott (Elliott) played a role in the voice in the comedy movie “AA World” at Lake Bell, on Facebook Shared a touching tribute on.
Cipriano shared the story of how he started his business by watching a CBS primetime comedy trailer recorded by Elliott in the TV City Studio.
A friend who spoke to the Hollywood Reporter said that after two heart attacks on Saturday, Elliot died in a Los Angeles hospital (with friend and artist Joe Cipriano) Group photo of speech)
He wrote: “We talked between his promotion meetings and he told me two things about promotions-never take a vacation, and never buy a house based on income.”
Mark is a true gentleman-sharing all our scenes in “One World” at Bell Lake is the icing on the cake. Cipriano said, I feel sorry for the passing of Mark.
Mark first worked on the radio station and then transitioned to working voice. In 1977, he was hired by Disney to release the Cinderella theatrical version for the trailer.
In the studio’s heyday of animation, he was the voice of Disney, such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King, Hercules and Aladdin. Aladdin) and other movies.
Friend and sound artist Charlie Van Dyke told THR: “He is one of them… and he is good at describing him.”
From 1983 to 2008, he has been a voice actor for Mouse House, and throughout his career he has worked as a voice for advertising, movies and networks such as CBS and FOX.
“The decision you made, the path you chose, and everything like that, [working for Disney] For me, this is not only my career, but also a crucial moment in my life. According to THR, because it did give me this… identity that continues to this day,” he was quoted as saying.
‘[Being the voice of Disney] It is a great touchstone for my career. If that is the identity I carry with me throughout my life, then I have no other choice,” he added at the time.
Iconic voice: Elliott is the voice of Disney in the heyday of the animation studio. Movies include “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, “The Little Mermaid”, “The Lion King”, “Hercules” and Aladdin.He has been working in the studio from 1980s to 2008
Mark was born John Harrison Frick Jr in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1939. For professional reasons, he legally changed his name.
In an interview with “VO Buzz Weekly”, Mark shared the story of how Internet executives wanted to change his name to Johnny Barron, but he refused because he didn’t like the voice.
After considering “dumb” names such as Vic Vanilla and Charlie Chocolate, the team narrowed it down to Mark Anthony and Clark Elliott. In the end, he landed on Mark Elliott and officially made the change.
His story: Mark was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1939, John Harrison Frick Jr.. For professional reasons, he legally changed his name and worked in broadcasting for decades before turning to dubbing.