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Voice actor Christine Cavanaugh of 'Rugrats' and 'Babe' dead at 51

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Posted at 1:05 PM, Dec 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-31 10:23:23-05

Legendary voice actor Christine Cavanaugh has died.

She gave voice to cartoon and live action characters “Babe” the pig, Chuckie from “Rugrats” and Dexter from “Dexter’s Laboratory.”

Cavanaugh died on Dec. 22, according to an obituary in The Los Angeles Times. She died at home in Utah, at 51.

"She was able to do incredible and amazing things with her voice and bring lots of smiles and many laughs to many people who are now young adults," the obituary stated.

A cause of death was not revealed.

See Cavanaugh's work in action in this Newsy video:

Gavin Stern is a national digital producer for the Scripps National Desk.