Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The voice of Disney's Mickey Mouse, Wayne Allwine, passed away Monday due to complications from diabetes.

The Disney legend had been lending his voice to Mickey for the last 30 years and was only the third person to do so. His work began in 1977 on The New Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and includes the film Mickey's Christmas Carol and even the Kingdom Hearts video game series.

Allwine was 62 years old and leaves behind a wife, Russi Taylor.

Believe it or not, she is the current voice of Minnie Mouse! Awwwww!