Sterling Holloway

Sterling Holloway

Date Of Birth: Jan 4, 1905
Birth Place: Cedartown, Georgia, USA
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1992
Cause Of Death: Myocardial infarction

Popularity: 320th All Time, 836th This Week

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THE VOICES OF Sterling Holloway

Credits On BTVA: 11 Roles from 9 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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said at 3:09 PM on Wed Jan 4 2017
Happy birthday and R.I.P.
said at 6:27 AM on Wed Jan 4 2017
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Happy birthday and RIP Sterling Holloway!!!!

Such a nice, friendly sounding voice he had. It was perfect for Winnie the Pooh.

He could also sound pretty unsettling as well, like he did when he played the Cheshire Cat and Kaa.

I also loved his live-action appearances in the 1950s Superman show.
said at 8:44 AM on Wed Jan 4 2017
and the Andy Griffith Show.
said at 3:08 AM on Wed Jan 4 2017
Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Sterling Holloway!
said at 11:59 AM on Mon Oct 24 2016
R.I.P. Sterling Holloway you will always be Mr. Stork, Cheshire Cat, Kaa, and Winnie the Pooh.
said at 2:19 PM on Mon Jan 4 2016
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Happy Birthday and RIP Sterling Holloway!

I agree with BlankSlate, he had a very nice mellow and pleasant voice especially as one of my favourite characters ever. Winnie The Pooh. While I prefer Jim Cummings slightly bit more as Pooh, Sterling did originate the role (The Disney version) and laid the ground work for this silly old bear and all future portrayals.

He was also excellent as Mr. Stork, The Cheshire Cat and especially at massively playing against type as Kaa.
said at 9:27 AM on Wed Jan 4 2017
Happy Birthday and RIP Sterling Holloway!
said at 1:27 PM on Mon Jan 4 2016
Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Winnie the Pooh, Kaa, Mr. Stork, Roquefort, Cheshire Cat, Adult Flower, Amos Mouse, and Nessie.
said at 9:01 AM on Sun Feb 1 2015
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He had such a mellow and pleasant voice.
said at 1:07 AM on Thu Oct 23 2014
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Only Role of Holloway that Cummings hasn't done so far is Roquefort the Mouse.
said at 5:47 PM on Sat Jul 19 2014
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Sterling Holloway is such a wonderful voice actor.RIP
said at 12:20 PM on Wed Nov 6 2013
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Where are his fans??? Anyway, his best roles were Kaa & Cheshire Cat and he was the original voice of Pooh. Jim Cummings does a lot of his roles now including the ones I mentioned. Was he Jim's inspiration to become a voice actor because it sure sounds like it? In words, this guy was great. RIP Sterling.
Faved by 60 BTVA Members
6th Annual BTVA Voice Acting Awards 2016
Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Sterling Holloway role? *
Winnie the Pooh
60.0% (18 votes)
20.0% (6 votes)
Cheshire Cat
13.3% (4 votes)
Mr. Stork
6.7% (2 votes)
30 Total Votes
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Sterling Holloway characters.
Cheshire Cat
Cheshire Cat
Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh