Eleanor Audley born on November 19 1905, in New York City, New York – November 25 1991 in North Hollywood, California was an American actress who was a familiar radio and animation voice, in addition to her TV and film roles. For many, she provided Disney animated features with their most outstanding and memorable villainess voices. Audley died of respiratory failure on November 25, 1991. She is interred at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery.
In the animated film industry she was best known as the voices of the evil stepmother Lady Tremaine in the Disney animated film Cinderella and the wicked fairy Maleficent in the Disney's Sleeping Beauty. For both films, animator Marc Davis created the characters' facial features to resemble Audley.
She also provided the voice of Madame Leota in the Haunted Mansion attractions in Disneyland and Walt Disney World, speaking the memorable lines, "Rap on a table. It's time to respond. Send me a message from somewhere beyond!"