Walt Disney Made The Actress Who Voiced Snow White To Be Kept A Big Secret, Which Ruined Her Career
March 23, 2018
Adriana Caselotti was just 19 years old when she was chosen to be the voice of Snow White in one of the most successful and popular Walt Disney's cartoons.
Walt Disney personally hired Adriana as she had ''ageless, friendly, natural, and innocent'' that he was looking for the main heroine.
Caselotti’s father was a professional voice coach in Los Angeles, he was asked by a Disney casting scout if he can recommend any of his students. At that time, more than 150 singers went through the audition and received refusals.
Adriana charmed everyone with her voice, including Walt Disney himself. She got paid $20 a day to sing and read the lines for the role and made a total of $970.