The wonderful thing about Tiggers
is Tiggers are wonderful things....
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Paul Winchell, a ventriloquist, inventor and children's TV show host best known for creating the lispy voice of Winnie the Pooh's animated friend Tigger, has died. He was 82.
"It's awfully hard to be b-b-brave," Piglet said,
"When you are only a very small animal."
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Fiedler, a stage actor who won fame as the voice of Piglet in Walt Disney's Winnie-the-Pooh films, died Saturday, The New York Times reported in Monday editions. He was 80.
"Pooh, promise you won't forget about me, ever.
Not even when I'm a hundred."
Pooh thought for a little while.
"How old shall I be then?"
Pooh nodded. "I promise," he said.
While I'm not going so far as to hate the Disney Pooh, I do so so so SO love the book Pooh. The drawings are just so sweet. But Winchell will always be Tigger to me.
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