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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Laverne with sound clips and images.
Laverne is one of the three sentient gargoyles who resides in the belltower of Notre Dame. She is the one who most often advises Quasimodo, and is frequently annoyed by the antics of Victor and Hugo as well as the pigeons that constantly torment her.
Created by CatsTuxedo on Mar 15 2011, 6 Comments, Add Comment
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
LaverneMary Wickes
Mary Wickes
The Hunchback of Notre Dame 2 (2002)
LaverneJane Withers
Jane Withers


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said at 2:36 AM on Tue Feb 17 2015
Jane sounds almost manly, Mary sounds more like a goofy old woman
said at 8:11 PM on Sat Jan 31 2015
I vote for Mary. Jane is okay, but Mary really captures both sides of Laverne (irascible and loving) perfectly.

On the other hand, in the original movie itself, things are different. I understand some of the Laverne's lines are spoken by Jane, as Mary died before recording all of them, but I can't tell the difference. Does anyone know which lines in the first Hunchback movie are spoken by Jane?
said at 3:20 PM on Tue Nov 19 2013
Mary was brilliant so she gets my vote. RIP to her though Jane was a good replacement.
said at 7:38 PM on Wed Sep 14 2011
My vote goes to Mary on this one, but Jane is a decent replacement.
said at 2:35 PM on Fri Jul 22 2011
Mary Wickes made me laugh when Laverne yells at the gargoyles
Jane Withers is a perfect replacement but her voice is a little higher than Wickes'
I'm going with Wickes
said at 7:47 PM on Tue Mar 15 2011
I find Jane Withers to be the weaker of the two. Mary has a quality in her voice that makes her more tolerable to listen to than Jane. RIP Mary Wickes.
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Who do you think has been the best from these Laverne voice actors?
Jane Withers
Mary Wickes
Claude Frollo
Claude Frollo