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Dessie Faerrell Flynn was an American secretary, who worked at The Walt Disney Studios and also provided the voice of Dale for the Chip n' Dale cartoons in the late 1940s and 1950s in shorts, like Dragon Around, Private Pluto, Toy Tinkers, and Pluto's Christmas Tree. She also provided the voice of Minnie Mouse on occasion during the late 1950s.

Flynn was born on November 24, 1895 in Texas and was a former Mack Sennett bathing beauty. In the 1930s, she went to work at the front office of the studio where she worked with various executives on different projects, such as The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad. Soon enough, she found work providing voices like many other female office staff. She would go uncredited for these performances

She was married to Ellsworth H. Rumer throughout the 1920s and divorced him during the 1930s after having two children with him. She later remarried and often went under the name Dessie Miller.

Flynn died on December 18, 1990 in North Palm Springs, California.


Year Film Role/Position
1943 Private Pluto Dale
1946 Squatter's Rights Dale
1947 Chip an' Dale Dale
1948 Three for Breakfast Dale
1949 Winter Storage Dale
1949 The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad secretary - uncredited
1949 All in a Nutshell Dale
1949 Toy Tinkers Dale - uncredited
1950 Crazy Over Daisy Dale - uncredited
1950 Trailer Horn Dale - uncredited
1950 Food for Feudin' Dale - uncredited
1950 Out on a Limb Dale
1951 Chicken in the Rough Dale - uncredited
1951 Corn Chips Dale
1951 Test Pilot Donald Dale
1951 Out of Scale Dale
1952 Donald Applecore Dale - uncredited
1952 Two Chips and a Miss Dale - uncredited
1952 Pluto's Christmas Tree Dale - uncredited
1953 Working for Peanuts Dale
1954 The Lone Chipmunks Dale - uncredited
1954 Dragon Around Dale
1955 Up a Tree Dale
1955-1960 The Magical World of Disney Dale
1956 Chips Ahoy Dale - uncredited