Former Disney head Mousketeer and voice actress Ginny Tyler has died in Washington at 86.

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Former Disney head Mousketeer and voice actress Ginny Tyler has died in Washington at 86.

Son Ty Fenton tells the Los Angeles Times ( http://lat.ms/LFu5v0) that his mother died of natural causes on July 13 at a nursing home in Issaquah, Wash.

When episodes of television’s “The Mickey Mouse Club” were repackaged for syndication in 1963, Tyler became the new head Mouseketeer who hosted new segments of the TV show that were woven around the old.

Tyler was the voice on the records “Bambi” and “Babes in Toyland.”

She was also the voice of Polynesia the Parrot, who helped teach Rex Harrison to talk to the animals in the movie “Dr. Dolittle.”

She also sang the parts of barnyard animals in “Mary Poppins.”