Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Every Princess has a Prince! Sleeping Beauty's Prince Phillip (Bill Shirley)

Every Disney Princes has a Prince!

Sleeping Beauty's Prince Phillip (Bill Shirley)


July 6th, 1921 – August 27th, 1989


Bill Shirley (July 6, 1921 - August 27, 1989) was an American actor, perhaps most famous for voicing Prince Phillip in Sleeping Beauty in 1959. Another famous voice role of his was an uncredited role as the singing voice of Freddy Einsford-Hill (played by Jeremy Brett) in My Fair Lady. He appeared in many films before he retired from acting in 1963. He died in 1989 at the age of sixty eight in Los Angeles, California of lung cancer and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and attended Shortridge High School.


Filmography

·         Rookies on Parade (1941)

·         Ice-Capades (1941)

·         Doctors Don't Tell (1941)

·         Sailors on Leave (1941)

·         Hi, Neighbor (1942)

·         Flying Tigers (1942)

·         Ice-Capades Review (1942)

·         Three Little Sisters (1944)

·         Dancing in the Dark (1949)

·         I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

·         Abbott and Costello Meet Captain Kidd (1952)

·         Sweethearts on Parade (1953)

·         Sleeping Beauty (1959)

·         My Fair Lady (1964)


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