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Jim Cummings has had a pretty stellar voice-acting career, lending his dulcet tones to beloved characters in The Lion King, Spider-Man, and Darkwing Duck. But his most iconic role by far is the honey-loving teddy bear Winnie-The-Pooh, which he’s been voicing since 1988. We recently sat down with Cummings to talk about the five voice actors most influential to his career.

Mel Blanc

Paul Winchell

Paul Frees

June Foray

Frank Welker

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