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Patricia Anderson "Pat" Welsh (née Carroll; February 11, 1915 – January 26, 1995) was an American film actress, known as the raspy voice of E.T. in the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

Career Edit

Welsh was a radio soap opera actress and only appeared in three films, all uncredited. The only movie in which she was seen was the 1940 World War I film Waterloo Bridge.

She was the voice of E.T. in the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. As a chain smoker, she had a raspy voice that gave E.T. his trademark speech sound. She also had been hired by George Lucas to be the voice of Boushh in the film Return of the Jedi. Lucas had said he was in a laundromat when he thought her ambiguous voice was perfect.Personal life and death

Personal life and death Edit

Welsh died of pneumonia on January 26, 1995 in Green Valley, Arizona.