Aug 02, 2022

Voice of Little Mermaid's Ursula, dies

Pat Carroll, the actress who voiced the menacing sea witch Ursula in Disney's The Little Mermaid, has died aged 95.

Carroll, who won an Emmy in 1957 for TV comedy show Caesar's Hour, died on Saturday of pneumonia at her Massachusetts home, her daughter Tara Karsian told The Hollywood Reporter.

Her comic talents saw her work with stars including Mickey Rooney and Mary Tyler Moore, with much of her early TV career was spent on comedy shows.

She was also in The Love Boat and ER.

Carroll's daughter Kerry Karsian posted news of her mother's death on Instagram, asking followers to "honour her by having a raucous laugh at absolutely anything today (and everyday forward)".

(BBC News)