Russell "Russi" Taylor
is an American voice actress who is best known for her numerous voice roles, including Smoogle
in The Smurfs
TV series; Pac-Baby
in the animated Pac-Man
television series; Baby Gonzo
, Baby Robin
, Aunt Fanny
, and occasionally Camilla
in the original Muppet Babies
series; and Martin Prince
and Sherri and Terri
on the popular Fox
animated sitcom The Simpsons
(coincidentally, Tress MacNeille
, another voice-over artist who is perhaps best known as the current voice of Daisy Duck
, is another cast member on The Simpsons
For Disney, she is the current voice of Minnie Mouse since 1986, as well as several other Disney characters. She also voiced Nanny and Lucky in 101 Dalmatians: Animated StoryBook.
Additionally, she met Wayne Allwine, the voice of Mickey Mouse, during a recording for Totally Minnie. She was married to him from 1991, until his death from diabetes in 2009.
(Disney's 101 Dalmatians Animated StoryBook
Russi with her late husband Wayne Allwine posing for a photo.
Russi with Tony Anselmo at an event.