Pat Carroll, the famous American actress and comedian best known for her role as Ursula in ‘The Little Mermaid,’ has died at the age of 95.
The veteran actress and comedian died on Saturday at her Cape Cod home after a battle with pneumonia, according to Kerry Karsian, her daughter, who confirmed her death in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.
Carroll is best known for her role as Ariel’s half-octopus, half-human antagonist in the 1989 Disney smash hit. She is also remembered for all of the memorable songs she sang for the film on her own, as well as for returning to the character over the years.
Carroll appeared frequently on talk shows, sitcoms, games, and variety shows throughout the twentieth century, as well as numerous times as a guest on legendary series. Her outrageous sense of humor and personality won her fans among both hosts and viewers.
Her career speaks for itself; she’s won a Grammy and an Emmy for her work in theater. As many have correctly stated, she was a pioneer in the industry.