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'Rugrats' and 'Babe' Voice Actress Christine Cavanaugh Dead at 51

by Zach Seemayer 5:27 PM PST, December 30, 2015
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Christine Cavanaugh, best known for voicing some of the most beloved '90s cartoon and movie characters, passed away Dec. 22 at the age of 51.

Cavanaugh provided the voice of Dexter from the Cartoon Network series Dexter's Laboratory, as well as the voice of Chuckie from The Rugrats and the beloved Babe the pig.

According to an obituary published by the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, Cavanaugh retired from voice acting in 2001 after a 13-year career that also included roles in Aladdin, Darkwing Duck, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters and The Powerpuff Girls, among many others.

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She also performed in a number of live-action roles in television shows including The X-Files, Everybody Loves Raymond, and ER.

Cavanaugh died at her home in Cedar City, Utah. No cause of death has been released. She is survived by her brother and sister.

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