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‘Le Chat’ Actress Who Voiced Grandmother Willow In French Version of ‘Pocahontas’ Was 92

Annie Cordy, a Belgian actress and singer who starred in a number of titles including Le Chat and Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Women, has died. She was 92.” data-reactid=”28″>Annie Cordy, a Belgian actress and singer who starred in a number of titles including Le Chat and Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Women, has died. She was 92.

Pocahontas, died Friday in France. Disney France confirmed the Cordy’s passing on Twitter, writing that that actress brought her wisdom and unique voice to the cartoon character.” data-reactid=”29″>Cordy, who was also known for lending her voice to Grandmother Willow in the French version of Disney’s 1995 animated classic Pocahontas, died Friday in France. Disney France confirmed the Cordy’s passing on Twitter, writing that that actress brought her wisdom and unique voice to the cartoon character.

In between her silver screen projects, Cordy also starred in a number of plays and musicals and solidified her singing career with a number of chart-making hits such as “La Ballade de Davy Crockett.”

In 2004 King Albert II of Belgium honored the singer with a Baroness title.

Belgium Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès honored the singer and actress on Friday, celebrating the artist’s impact and reach.

Grand-mère Feuillage nous a quittés. Annie Cordy a apporté cette sagesse et cette voix inimitable à ce personnage emblématique de Pocahontas : une légende indienne. Nos pensées vont à sa famille. pic.twitter.com/dN8EMAy18N

— Disney (@DisneyFR) September 4, 2020

Annie Cordy était une artiste accomplie dont l’humour et la joie de vivre représentaient si bien cette « belgitude » que l’on aime tant. Elle a conquis le cœur de nombreuses générations. Elle nous manquera terriblement. Mes sincères condoléances à sa famille et ses proches.

— Sophie Wilmès (@Sophie_Wilmes) September 4, 2020

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