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Puppeteer behind Jerry Mahoney who also provided the cartoon voice for Tigger in Winnie the Poo. He also invented an artificial heart.
He married three times: he first got married to Dorothy (Dottie) Movitz, then to Nina Russel in 1961, and then to Jean Freeman in 1974.
How did Paul Winchell die?
Paul Winchell's death was caused by Natural Causes.
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||82 years|
|Birthday||December 21, 1922|
|Death date||June 24, 2005|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I first met Walt Disney 25 or 30 years ago.Paul Winchell
Children are so used to seeing puppets that when they see a real ventriloquist they don’t understand it.Paul Winchell
On television, everyone talks and they don’t care about the mechanics.Paul Winchell
I think television defeats ventriloquism.Paul Winchell
Walt gave me a VIP tour of the studio. I remember people doing voices.Paul Winchell