Thursday, October 18 @6:30pm
For Members Ages 65+
Join us for an evening with actress and voice-over star Corinne Orr to kick-off SAGE's 2018-19 program year. Having given her voice to characters in over 1000 commercials and over 200 animated movies and series, hear about her start and exciting adventures in show business and what it means to her to entertain so many with her voice.
About Corinne Orr
Corinne Orr was born in Montreal, Canada. She became involved in the theatre at the age of 10, and by 14 she was working with the Montreal Repertory Theatre and Montreal's Mountain Playhouse alongside William Shatner and Christopher Plummer. With her stage background, Corinne quickly landed work in radio, animation and TV in Canada - including Chez Hélène (1959), a live TV show broadcast daily - and then New York City.
Corinne has given her voice to characters in over 1,000 commercials, including Snuggle Fabric Softener's Snuggle the Bear, and worked in more than 200 animated movies and series including Grave of the Fireflies, Star Blazers (1979), Ultraman (1972), Marine Boy (1968), The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986) and Disney's Stanley and the Great Big Book of Everything (1980) and PB&J Otter (1998). Beyond Trixie, Orr voiced Speed's little brother, Spritle, and all the female voices in the original Speed Racer (1967) series, and she was featured as an announcer in the live-action film version (Speed Racer (2008)). Corinne was a judge of the Emmy's for 18 years, served on the Actors Guild council for 13 years, and has appeared as a guest at numerous entertainment conventions including The Hollywood Show, Anime North, Anime Atlanta, and New York Comic Con. She is included in the Paley Archive's "Women in Film" series and appears on many benefits.