DEAD: ON THIS DATE


Evelyn Venable
Actress (Pinocchio)

Evelyn Venable (October 18, 1913 – November 15, 1993) was an American actress. In addition to starring in several films in the 1930s and 1940s, she was also the voice and model for the Blue Fairy in Walt Disney’s Pinocchio (1940). She was the original model for the personification of Columbia in the Columbia Pictures logo.

DEATH:
Her husband, Hal Mohr, died on May 10, 1974. She later died of cancer in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Monday, November 15, 1993 at the age of 80.

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