Verna Felton English Actress
  • DOB : 20-07-1890
  • Date of death: 14-12-1966
  • Star Sign : Cancer

Verna Felton was an American actress who lived from July 20, 1890, to December 14, 1966. She was best known to lend her voice to Walt Disney Walt Disney or Walter Elias Disney was an American >> Read More... Walt Disney shows. She was the voice behind every child’s fantasy. Her melodious voice worked in Dumbo, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland and many more. The Flintstones also had her voice for Fred Flintstone’s mother-in-law. The Flintstones was the most successful shows on television. But then there was the debut of the Simpsons. But statistics of 2013, ranked The Flintstones as the 2nd most successful shows. This lady had a husky voice. She did a few action roles and also, was much popular on the radio. She played the role of Mrs. Day where she was over possessive for her son Dennis. This show was The Jack Benny Program. She was also appreciated for the role of Hilda Crocker on December Bride. She was born in California. She lost her father when she was just seven. Post that it was discovered that her father had a lot of accumulated debt. The family did not have money to pay and hence her mother took up the job of a dance manager. This was when Verna was first encountered with theatre. She performed on radio as a regular on The Abbott and Costello Show and The Great Gildersleeve... Felton bagged the nomination for The Primetime Emmy Award under the category of Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 1958 and 1959, for the show December Bride.

In 1960, she was included in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 1940s and 1950s had Verna in demand. Her increasing popularity brought her good work. She was the voice directors wanted to cast. Her performance in If I had my way been so good that people still remember it. Girls of the big house also had her. She totally justified her role with great shot scenes. The role of Mrs. Potts is even memorable in today’s times. It was in 1955 in the film called Picnic. She married radio actor Lee Millar, who lent his voice to Disney’s Pluto. Their son was also an actor. It was a great time when she and her son starred together in Walt Disney’s 5th show, Lady and the Tramp. It came on screen in the summer of 1955. Unfortunately, she dies of a stroke on December 14, 1966. Coincidentally, it was a day before her long associate Walt Disney died. She is interred at Grand View Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.