Winnie the Pooh: The Conspiracy

Three voice actors of the original Winnie the Pooh film crew share a horrifying fact. And you won’t believe about Eeyore… 


Winnie the Pooh: The Conspiracy

The creators of the original Disney movie, sequels and following TV series tried to keep the consistency of the voice actors behind the famous lovable characters of author A. A. Milne. No wonder that most kids learned to know them not only by their colorful images but also by their unique voices. The actors, however, remained behind the scenes, less known to the fans. And yet someone did remember them. Here are the facts – judge them with your own eyes.

Winnie the Pooh: The Conspiracy


Death by Chance?

Actor Paul Winchell, born December 21, 1922, who created and played the voice of Tigger for over 3 decades, found his death of natural causes, on June 24, 2005, in Los Angeles, California.

Paul Winchell Tigger died on June 24, 2005

Actor John Fiedler, born February 3, 1925, who created and played the high-pitched voice of Piglet for many long years, found his death from cancer, on June 25, 2005, in Englewood, New Jersey.

John Fiedler Piglet died on June 25, 2005

After so many years together in the fictional world of Winnie the Pooh, only a single day separates their death in the very real world.

And it doesn’t end here. Actor Howard Morris, born September 4, 1919, who played the less known yet prominent character of Gopher, found his own death just a month earlier, on May 21, 2005, also in Los Angeles.

Howard Morris Gopher died on May 21, 2005

Is this a coincidence? Simple bad luck? Or did they have a secret that someone wanted to quiet down? It’s up to you to decide – you can take the Winnie the Pooh Conspiracy story seriously or with a loving smile.


Eeyore is a Robot?

Not as part of the conspiracy – or is it?! – time also brought surprises to the beloved Eyore. Do you recognize this guy? I promise that you would have recognized his voice.

Peter Cullen Eeyore Optimus Prime

Actor Peter Cullen, who created and played Eeyore for many years, is also the voice of no other than Transformers leader Optimus Prime…! This took me by surprise and for some reason, makes sense. For real fans, the answer is YES, Cullen played Optimus in both the TV series and the feature films.


Eeyore and Optimus Prime are the Same Actor


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Credit: The facts were researched and the photos were found in the IMDB website.


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