Iconic Disney Voice Actor Mark Elliott Passes Away at Age 81

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Voice Actor Mark Elliot

Disney Voice Actor Mark Elliott Passes Away at Age 81. Voice actor Mark Elliott has passed away after suffering two heart attacks and battling lung cancer. Mark was best known by Disney Fans for his iconic work as a longtime movie trailer narrator for Disney, Lucasfilm and Pixar between the late 1970’s and early 2000’s.

According to The Fandom Disney Wiki, Mark Elliott used his vocal talents for films and shows such as:

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Aladdin
  • The Lion King – 1994, 2003 (later trailer – initial trailer was done by Andy Geller)
  • Tarzan – video promo (October 1999-January 2000)
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit – TV Spot
  • 101 Dalmatians (1996) – coming to theatres trailer Summer-Fall 1996, video was done by Brian Cummings
  • Walt Disney Gold Classic Collection Early 2000-Early 2001
  • The Jungle Book – 1997, March-September 2007
  • The Little Mermaid – 1989, 2006 (Fall 2005-Summer 2006)
  • Lilo & Stitch
  • Bambi – 1988, 1997, 2005 (Trailer 1 October 2004-January 2005)
  • Cinderella – 1995, January-September 2005
  • Bambi II – March 2005-January 2006
  • Piglet’s Big Movie – Teaser (Spring 2002)
  • Lady and the Tramp – 1998, October 2005-February 2006
  • Home on the Range
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh – November 2001-2002, 2007
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – 1983, 1987, 1993.
  • Peter Pan – 1989, 1990, 1998, 2002, October 2006-February 2007
  • Return to Neverland

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Mark’s passing was shared by The Hollywood Reporter. THR reported:

Elliott died Saturday in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering two heart attacks, friend and fellow voiceover artist Charlie Van Dyke told The Hollywood Reporter. He also was battling lung cancer. “He was one of a kind … and kind is a great word to describe him,” Van Dyke said.

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Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and fans of Mark Elliott at this time. 🕯

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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