DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Jimmy MacDonald (aged 84)
Voice of Mickey Mouse
John James MacDonald (May 19, 1906 – February 1, 1991) was a Scottish-born American animator, voice actor, musician, and the original head of the Disneysound effects department. He was also the voice of Mickey Mouse from 1948 to 1977.
DEATH: Having retired in 1977, MacDonald died of heart failure on February 1, 1991 at his home, and was buried in Glendale’s Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery.