Pat Carroll, Emmy winner for Voice of Ursula Little Mermaid, has died at the age of 95

Pat Carroll, Emmy winner for Voice of Ursula Little Mermaid, has died at the age of 95 ...

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Pat Carroll, a long-time funny TV personality, Emmy winner for Caesars Hour, and the voice of Ursula in The Little Mermaid, has died. She was 95 years old.

Carroll died on Saturday at her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, according to her daughter Kerry Karsian, a casting agent. Tara Karsian, her other daughter, wrote on Instagram, honor her by laughing out loud at everything today (and everyday forward) because, other than her fantastic talent and love, she leaves my sister Kerry and I with the greatest gift of all, imbuing us with humor and the ability to laugheven in the worst of times.

Carroll was educated in Shreveport, Louisiana, before her family moved to Los Angeles when she was five years old. Her first film role was in Hometown Girl in 1948, but she soon branched out on television. She was an Emmy winner in 1956 for her work on the sketch comedy series Caesars Hour, a regular guest star on The DuPont Show with June Allyson, and a variety show regular, appearing on The Danny Kaye Show, The Red Skelton Show, and The Carol Burnett Show

She co-starred with Lesley Ann Warren in the 1965 television adaptation of Rodgers and Hammersteins Cinderella. She was also awarded a Grammy for recording her one-woman show Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, and Gertrude Stein in 1980.

Pat Carroll, who famously played the evil Ursula in Disney's The Little Mermaid, has died at the age of 95: https://t.co/qM63YxGgMh pic.twitter.com/qotM5RCk10

Carroll has stated that Ursula was one of her favorite roles. She describes herself as an ex-Shakespearean actress who now sells automobiles.

Carroll stated, "People are captivated by mean characters." In reality, there is a deadly type of distraction from the world's horrific nasty characters since we don't meet too many of them in real life. So when we get the chance to witness one, and this one is a giant, it's kind of fascinating."

She was able to reprise her role in a number of Little Mermaid sequels, spinoffs, and theme park rides.

In the English-language dub of Hayao Miyazaki's My Neighbor Totoro, Carroll also provided Granny's voice.

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