Winniepedia
Advertisement

John Fiedler as the voice of Piglet in Piglet's BIG Movie (2003).

John Fiedler at the premiere of Piglet's BIG Movie

John Fiedler (February 3, 1925 - June 25, 2005) was the original voice of Piglet in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. He continued to provide the role of Piglet until his death in 2005 and is the longest running voice actor of a Winnie the Pooh character at 37 years. At Paul Winchell's retirement in 1999, Fiedler had become the last active member of the original Winnie the Pooh cast.

He died of cancer aged 80 on the 25th of June in 2005. His passing was just one day after Paul Winchell's death on the 24th of June in the same year. John's cremated remains were scattered at the Atlantic Ocean in Long Island, New York. His final role as Piglet was Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie, released almost three months after he died. He had not been able to record all his lines, so Travis Oates was brought in to finish them and has afterwards taken over the role of Piglet full time.

More to Explore

Advertisement