The man behind the voice of beloved Winnie The Pooh character PIGLET in 40 years of Disney films has died - a day after castmate PAUL WINCHELL passed on.

John Fiedler, who landed the part of Winnie The Pooh's best friend in the 1960s, was 80 when he died on Saturday (25JUN05).

As well as voicing Piglet, Fiedler will be remembered for his co-starring roles in movies True Grit and A TOUCH OF MINK as well as TV parts in Star Trek and beloved US sitcom THE BOB NEWHART SHOW.

Winchell, 82, who died on Friday (24JUN05) provided the voice of TIGGER in the Winnie The Pooh films.

27/06/2005 09:30