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Jim Cummings Biography

Birth Place:
Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Profession
Voice-overs, Actor

Fast Facts

  • Previously lived and worked in New Orleans designing and painting Mardi Gras floats, working as a river boat deckhand and singing and playing drums in the rock band FUSION
  • Managed a video store in the early 1980s
  • First major voice acting role was on Dumbo's Circus from 1985 to 1986, playing Lionel the Lion
  • Filled in for Scar voice actor Jeremy Irons during the song "Be Prepared" in 1994's The Lion King after Irons suffered voice problems
  • Is the first voice performer of Disney animation to reprise his role for a live-action film, reprising the roles of Winnie the Pooh and Tigger for the 2018 film Christopher Robin

Relationships

  • Grace Rose -- Daughter
  • Lulu Rose -- Daughter
  • Raleigh West -- Daughter