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April 27, 2011

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is the beloved character from A.A. Milne's books. Pooh Bear has been see in many films (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Tigger Movie, Piglet's Big Movie, Pooh's Heffalump Movie, and Winnie the Pooh which will be released in theaters in July 2011), television shows (The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, House of Mouse, Welcome to Pooh Corner), and video games (Tigger's Honey Hunt, Kingdom Hearts, Winnie the Pooh in the Hundred Acre Wood).

Pooh lives in Hundred Acre Wood. The closest thing to family he has are all of his friends (Christopher Robin, Eeyore, Rabbit, Owl, Tigger, Piglet, and others). One of Pooh's favorite things in life is honey! He is a very devoted and friendly bear.

Pooh has a simple outfit; he wears a short sleeve red shirt and that is it. Two of his classic quotes are: "Think, think, think!" and "Oh, Bother!" Winnie the Pooh has been around since 1926, but has only been with Disney since 1961. Pooh also has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Winnie the Pooh has been voiced by three people: Sterling Holloway was the original voice, Hal Smith then took over, and after Smith passed Jim Cummings took over and is the current voice.

Pooh Bear can be found in Disney Parks around the world. He can be found as a meet and greet character and he is also seen in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh attraction, the UK pavilion, and Disney Dreams Come True Parade.


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