Legendary voice actress June Foray has died at the age of 99.
Despite her hundreds of roles in movies and TV shows (and even a few video games), it's possible Foray's own fans could see a photo of her and not know who they were looking at.
But as soon as they'd hear her voice or see her alter egos, she'd be instantly recognizable.
While Foray's face remained behind the scenes for most of her eight-decade career in entertainment, she was an animation icon.
Foray was the voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel of "The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show," and even portrayed Rocky's nemesis (and Boris Badenov's sweetheart) Natasha Fatale. She was also Cindy Lou Who in the original animated version of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," Granny in "The Sylvester & Tweety" 'toons, and Jokey in the long-running "Smurfs" series.
And that barely begins to cover her many roles.
Over the years, Foray was often compared to ubiquitous Looney Tunes voice actor Mel Blanc. But after working with her on "Grinch," animator Chuck Jones famously said: "June Foray is not the female Mel Blanc. Mel Blanc is the male June Foray."
Her voice was even known off-screen. In 1960, she recorded the phrases for Mattel's original, wildly successful Chatty Cathy doll.
At 94, Foray gained the distinction of being the oldest artist to win an Emmy when she took the Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program award for playing Mrs. Cauldron on "The Garfield Show." At 96 she told TODAY.com, "I'm still working and I still get awards; I don't even have room for them all,"
It was her close friend, Dave Nimitz, who confirmed her passing on Facebook.
"With a heavy heart again I want to let you all know that we lost our little June today at 99 years old," he wrote Wednesday night.
Foray died just two months before her 100th birthday.