Disney’s ‘Robin Hood’ Voice Actor Brian Bedford Dies Aged 80 | Film News
He provided his voice to Disney for their 1793 animated classic Robin Hood – a beloved film that featured in childhoods, but sadly Canadian-American actor and director Brian Bedford has died aged 80. Having battled cancer for over two years, his representative confirmed that he passed away on January 13.
Born in Yorkshire, Bedford also acted and directed for 29 seasons at Canada’s famous Statford Shakespeare Festival. The actor appeared in 18 broadway productions, including works by Chekhov and Molière and also won a Tony for Best Actor for 1971’s The School for Wives. He is survived by his husband and fellow actor Tim MacDonald. Watch a clip of Bedford voicing outlaw Robin Hood in the Disney classic below:
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