Jim Varney

  1. Blake Clark, Toy Story 3, 2009.    Varney, aka his comedy alter-ego, Ernest P Worrell, was the voice of Slinky Dog in the first two Toy Stories. Following his death, another raspy-voiced stand-up and actor took over from the “very good and kind man and one of by bestest friends.” 
  2. Tim Curry, Pirates of the  Plain, 1999.   Tim for Jim… Jezebel Jack was created for  Varney, but he had a lung cancer which killed him within a year. Curry had been piratical before or as this one said: “An adventurer of independent means.”  Following his Captain Hook inPeter Pan and the Pirates, he was in Pirates of Dark Water, Muppets Treasure Island, etc.

 Birth year: 1949Death year: 2000Other name: Casting Calls:  2