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Mae Questel
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Sex:F
Age:89
Birth Date:September 13, 1908
Astrology Sign:Virgo
Chinese Sign:Monkey - Yin
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Died Date:January 4, 1998
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Occupation:Movie actress

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MAE QUESTEL
Mae Questel

Biography:Mae Questel (September 13, 1908 - January 4, 1998) was an American actress and voice artist.

Born Mae Kwestel in New York City, Questel won a talent contest at the age of 17, and began performing in vaudeville. She was seen by animator Max Fleischer, who was looking for an actress to provide the voice for his Betty Boop character. Questel's "Boop-boop-a-doop" routine, done in a style similar to that of the song's originator, Helen Kane, while at the same time evoking something of the naughty allure of film star Clara Bow, was exactly what Fleischer had been looking for. From 1930 until 1939 Questel provided the voice of Betty Boop in more than 150 animated shorts. During the 1930s she released a recording of "On The Good Ship Lollypop" which sold more than 2 million copies.

From the mid 1930s Questel also provided the voice for Olive Oyl in the Popeye animated shorts. She based Olive's nasal vocal style on that of the legendary actress ZaSu Pitts, and ultimately played the role for more than twenty years.

Questel made her first on-screen appearance in the 1960s and was widely seen as one of Fanny Brice's mother's card-playing friends at the start of Funny Girl (1968). She appeared in Zelig (1983) and memorably (as a celestial apparition) in New York Stories (1989).

Her final film appearance was in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989). She also provided the voice for her old character Betty Boop in a cameo appearance in Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988). She achieved perhaps her greatest visibility in television commercials for various household products, most notably as "Aunt Bluebell", pitching Scott Towels.

Mae Questel died from complications related to Alzheimer's Disease at the age of 89 in New York City in 1998.

Achievements: (Filmography)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Funny Girl (1969)

Chinese Horoscope for Mae Questel
Includes characteristics and Vices
Mae Questel's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1908 - January 21, 1909
Birthday: September 13, 1908

The Monkey is a Yin,
and is the Ninth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Improvisation
Cunning
Stability
Leadership
Wit
Zeal
Vices:
Deceit
Ruse
Loquacity
Self-Involvement
Silliness
Opportunism


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Mae Questel's Personality Tarot Card The Emperor - Personality Card

Birthday: September 13, 1908

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Mae Questel's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: September 13, 2009

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.

 

 

 

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