BREAKING: Minnie Mouse voice actress Russi Taylor dies aged 75

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VOICE actress Russie Taylor who shot to fame playing Disney’s Minnie Mouse has died aged 75.

Disney revealed Taylor, who voiced the iconic character for more than 30 years, died in Glendale, California, on Friday. 

The US actress beat out 200 people to win the coveted role as Minnie Mouse back in 1986. 

She also lent her voice to other characters in numerous films and TV shows, including Who Framed Roger Rabit and Micky Mouse Clubhouse. 

Bog Iger, chairman, and chief executive of Disney said: “Minnie Mouse lost her voice with the passing of Russi Taylor. 

Russi Taylor passed away at the age of 75 in California on Friday

TRAGIC: Russi Taylor passed away at the age of 75 in California on Friday (Pic: GETTY)

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