Ursula, the sea witch from the 1989 Walt Disney Animation classic film The Little Mermaid, has died at the age of 95.
Deadline has reported on Carroll's death, saying that she died at her residence in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, this past May. According to the trade, she is survived by her daughters Kerry Karsian and Tara Karsian, and her granddaughter Evan Karsian-McCormick.
Her professional accomplishments include The Danny Thomas Show and the Sid Caesar variety show Caesar's Hour, for which she won a Primetime Emmy in 1957. In the late 1970s, she performed in Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein, Gertrude Stein (in which she played Gertrude Stein), and she won a Grammy for the recorded version of her performance (in the category "Best Spoken Word, Documentary, or Drama").
Pat Carroll's first film credit was the 1948 film Hometown Girl, although the majority of her work in the late 20th century was on television. She was cast on The Danny Thomas Show in 1961, and was in 40 episodes that aired until 1964. The couple began getting regular work on the small screen in the mid-1980s.
She played Ms. Biddy McBrain in 13 episodes of the Saturday morning cartoon Galaxy High School (created by Chris Columbus of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone), and she continued her role in the Yogi Bear series Yogi's Treasure Hunt, playing Katrina Stoneheart in Pound Puppies.
Carroll worked on several Disney projects, including A Goofy Movie (another film that's been popular for decades) and the Disney Channel series Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure (opens in new tab) (on which she voiced Old Lady Crowley).
Pat Carroll has mostly worked on voice over the last 20 years, but she has continued to do live-action film and television. In 2005 she performed three episodes of ER while the medical drama was in its 11th season, and in 2007 she played Emma Roberts in Nancy Drew.