Christine Cavanaugh

Christine Cavanaugh
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Vital Information
Gender: Female
Born: (1963-08-16) August 16, 1963 (age 59)
Birthplace: Layton, Utah, U.S.
Died: December 22nd 2014
Deathplace: Cedar City, Utah
Career information
Voice actress
Appeared in/
Involved with:
as voice of one of The Fry Kids and Birdie the Early Bird in McDonald's in the film The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald (1998)

Christine Cavanaugh (August 16, 1963 - December 22, 2014) was a former voice actress who had a distinctive speaking style and had provided the voice for a large range of cartoon characters. She was best known as the voice of the title character in the 1995 film Babe, Gosalyn Mallard in Darkwing Duck, Chuckie Finster in Rugrats, Oblina in Real Monsters and Dexter in Dexter's Laboratory.

Christine was one of the most popular and in-demand voice actors of the 1990s.

Early life

Born in Layton, Utah, Cavanaugh spent much time watching television shows such as Taxi, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Rhoda. Her mother fell ill and died when Cavanaugh was 15.[1] She moved to Los Angeles, California, to become an actress and ended up doing voice work for a friend's film. She married a financial analyst named Kevin.


In 1991, Cavanaugh voiced Gosalyn Mallard, the title character's adopted daughter on Disney's Darkwing Duck as well as the voice of Chuckie Finster on the Nickelodeon cartoon Rugrats and later, in 1994, the voice of Oblina, one of the three main monster-students on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.

In 2001, she retired from voice acting for maternal reasons. Christine provided the voice for one of The Fry Kids in numerous McDonald's TV commercial ads. She voices the character Birdie the Early Bird, for the 1998 film The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald.


Cavanaugh died on December 22, 2014 at her home in Cedar City, Utah at the age of 51 of unknown causes.


  1. Moore, Scott. "Out of the Mouth of 'Babe'", The Washington Post, July 21, 1996, p. Y06. 
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