American actress and singer Pat Carroll best known as Ursula in Disney’s Little Mermaid has just passed away at the age of 95.
She died in her home on Cape Cod, Massachusetts on July 30th, while recovering from pneumonia.
In 1989, Carroll portrayed the sea witch Ursula in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, singing “Poor Unfortunate Souls.” She called the role one of her favorites and reprised it in several other productions for Disney.
According to Disney Wiki, She returned to The Little Mermaid franchise in 2000 to provide the voice of Ursula’s sister, Morgana, in Return to the Sea and later reprised the voice of Ursula in House of Mouse, the Kingdom Hearts video games, and The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse. Carroll also voiced Nanny/Granny in My Neighbor Totoro and Old Lady Crowley in the first season of Tangled: The Series, as well as Treeny in A Goofy Movie.