Thea White Wiki – Thea White Biography
Thea White, the voice actress, best known as the voice behind Muriel Bagge on Courage the Cowardly Dog, died on Friday, July 30, 2021, a family member, Brad Zitzner, wrote in a tribute post on Facebook. The death was announced Sunday, August 1, 2021, and Zitzner said her cause of death was infection from surgery she underwent for liver cancer.
According to IMDB, White was born Thea Ruth Zitzner on June 16, 1940, in Newark, New Jersey. She was married to Andy White, her bio said.
She was 81 years old.
Thea White Died
Today, the Cartoon Network fandom is taking time to mourn the loss of a beautiful soul. Thea White, the actress who voiced Muriel on Courage the Cowardly Dog, has passed away. She had just turned 81 back in June.
The information was posted to Facebook by John Zitzner, who shared a video of White shortly before her death. The clip, taken on July 25, came ahead of White’s death on July 30 at 11:05 am. No cause of death has been shared, but Zitzner did note in their post that White had just had surgery on July 28.
White was known for voicing characters in cartoons such as Corey in Pecola and Aunt Margaret in Scooby-Doo! Legend of the Phantosaur. However, her most famous role was Muriel Bagge in the hit Cartoon Network series Courage the Cowardly Dog, which ran from 1999 to 2002.
After marrying her husband, White retired from acting and became a librarian and outreach specialist at the Livingston Public Library in Livingston, New Jersey. She returned to acting when she was offered the role of Muriel Bagge on Courage the Cowardly Dog.
She voiced Muriel during the entire series run and reprised her role in the 2006 video game Cartoon Network Racing and 2014 short The Fog of Courage, as well as the Scooby-Doo! Crossover Straight Outta Nowhere: Scooby-Doo! Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog.
She had resided in Caldwell. She met her husband, Andy White while acting in the play Goodbye Charlie; they later married in 1983 and remained until he died in 2015. Andy was best known as the man who played the drums on The Beatles’ first single, “Love Me Do”. She previously worked as a librarian at the Livingston Public Library.