June Foray, the voices for Rocky J. Squirrel and Nastasha in Rocky & Bullwinkle, has died at the age of 99.
June was just two months short of her 100th birthday when she passed away at her home in Los Angeles on 26 July.
June Foray began her career on radio in 1937 working on the series ‘Lady Make Believe’ and then later writing episodes.
Her first picture was ‘The Egg Cracker Suite’ by Walter Lantz in 1943. Just three years earlier, Lantz debuted his famous character Woody Woodpecker. June would later play Splinter and Knothead on the Woody Woodpecker Show.
June was the original Betty Rubble in the shows pilot, Mother Magoo in Mister Magoo, Granny and Witch Hazel in The Bugs Bunny Show, Krazy Kat and Mrs Kwak Kwak in Krazy Kat.
She also made the occasional sitcom appearance in Get Smart, Bewitched, Green Acres and The Brady Bunch.
In recent years June made a cameo as Rocky in a 2001 episode of Family Guy. She was in The Powerpuff Girls, Duck Dodgers, and from 2011-2014 played Granny in The Looney Tunes Show.
Hollywood has honored June Foray with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.