For those of you that don't know, June Foray is a legendary voice actress who is best known for voicing some of the most classic animated characters in the history of entertainment including Lucifer from Cinderella
, Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Witch Hazel, Granny, and many more.
Not only is Foray one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, she's also a show business icon that helped shape the animation industry with her unbelievable vocal talents, hard work and undeniable charm.
Easily one of the most surprising highlights of the evening, June Foray got herself a grand ovation as she graced the Spike stage to pick up her Icon Award from A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas stars John Cho and Kal Penn. What a classy gal this June is. Tune into the Spike SCREAM Awards tonight at 9/8c to see June Foray get the true love she deserves from the craziest award show crowd of all time.
As seen in the awesome in-depth documentary The One and Only June Foray
, the vintage vocal performer is endlessly praised by Simpsons
creator Matt Groening, Voice actor Tom Kenny (Spongbob Square Pants
), Voice actor Billy West (Futurama
and Ren & Stimpy
) and famous film critic Leonard Maltin for her countless contributions to the industry.
The One and Only June Foray from Gavin Freitas on Vimeo.
In the outstanding company of previous winners Frank Miller, Neil Gaiman, George Lucas, and Stan Lee, Foray effortlessly makes the perfect addition as the 2011 Comic-Con Icon award-winner. Go June!
Source: June Foray.com