Will Ryan Dies, Veteran Disney Voice Actor Was 72

November 21, 2021

Will Ryan, the veteran voice artist who voiced characters in classic children’s movies The Land Before Time and An American Tail along with being the voice of Willie the Giant for Disney since 1983, has passed away at the age of 72 after a short battle with cancer. The prolific voice actor and musician died on November 19th, with the news being confirmed in a statement with The Hollywood Reporter.