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Encyclopedia > Doris Grau
Doris Grau
Born October 12, 1924
Died December 30, 1995 (aged 71)
Known for The Simpsons
Occupation Voice Actress

Doris Grau (October 12, 1924 - December 30, 1995) was an American actress, script supervisor and voice actress. is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... Simpsons redirects here. ... is the 285th day of the year (286th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


Like Selma Diamond Grau played gravel-voiced, chain-smoking women on TV shows like The Simpsons and The Critic. She also had a few guest appearances on The Tracey Ullman Show. She also provided additional voices on the movie Babe (1995). As an actress, Grau appeared in The Distinguished Gentleman (1992). Selma Diamond (August 5, 1920 - May 13, 1985) was a Canadian-born comedic actress and TV writer. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The Tracey Ullman Show was a weekly American television variety show, hosted by British comedian and onetime pop singer Tracey Ullman. ... Babe is an Academy Award-winning 1995 Australian film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a sheep dog. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... The Distinguished Gentleman (1992) is a comedy starring Eddie Murphy. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...


She is perhaps best known to younger people for her portrayal of Springfield Elementary School cafeteria worker Lunchlady Doris, on the animated series The Simpsons, as well as Doris in The Critic. She also had a recurring role as The Hungry Heifer waitress Corrinne on Cheers. In the television series The Simpsons, Springfield Elementary School is the name of the school that Bart Simpson, Lisa Simpson and their fellow peers attend. ... One of a number of cafeterias at Electronic City campus, Infosys Technologies Ltd. ... In the animated series The Simpsons, Lunchlady Doris (originally voiced by Doris Grau) is an overweight, middle-aged, and laconic worker at the Springfield Elementary School cafeteria. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Cheers is a popular American situation comedy produced by Charles-Burrows-Charles Productions in association with Paramount Television for NBC. Cheers was created by the team of James Burrows, Glen Charles, and Les Charles. ...


Following Grau's death from lung disease, the characters she voiced were 'retired' out of respect, with the exception of Lunchlady Doris, who returned to The Simpsons after a decade-long absence in 2006 (voiced by Tress MacNeille). Human respiratory system The lungs flank the heart and great vessels in the chest cavity. ... In the animated series The Simpsons, Lunchlady Doris (originally voiced by Doris Grau) is an overweight, middle-aged, and laconic worker at the Springfield Elementary School cafeteria. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Tress MacNeille (born June 20, 1951) is an American voice actress best known for providing various voices on the animated television shows The Simpsons and Futurama, and Animaniacs. ...


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Doris Grau Photos - Doris Grau News - Doris Grau Information (251 words)
Doris Grau was the script supervisor for both The Critic and The Simpsons.
She was the most liked character by the network executives at both ABC and Fox and received a number of acting jobs because of her turn on The Critic.
Doris's character Lunchlady Doris was retired on The Simpsons after Doris's death.
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Still, Doris Grau couldn't have been honored in any better way.
Don Del Grande notes that Doris Grau "died of respiratory failure on December 30 at age 71 For those of you who don't know, Doris was the voice of Lunch Lady Doris, as well as Doris the hairdresser on `The Critic'.
Originally, she was the `script girl supervisor' on a number of series, including `The Tracey Ullman Show' (she also made a couple of appearances in sketches) and the first few seasons of `The Simpsons'.
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