Adriana Caselotti was an American actress, voice actress, and singer, best known for providing the voice and physical modeling of Snow White in Walt Disney's first full-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, in 1937.
She overheard a phone conversation in which Walt Disney was asking her father, Guido, if he knew of any suitable voices for Snow White. She then approached him, suggesting herself for the role. After auditioning for the part in September 1934, she was offered the part and accepted it. She had previously been a chorus girl for MGM.
However, after Snow White was finished, she never landed any starring roles in movies and shows, due to signing a contract with Disney that stated she will only use her voice on Snow White. She did, however, make uncredited cameo appearances in The Wizard of Oz and It's a Wonderful Life, and re-recorded "I'm Wishing" for the Snow White Wishing Well at the age of 75.
She continued to appear in several promotional spots for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and sign memorabilia and even guest-starred on an episode of The Julie Andrews Hour, saluting the music of Walt Disney, singing "I'm Wishing" and "Someday My Prince Will Come" with Andrews. Caselotti also attempted a career in opera, investing in real estate and the stock market, and wrote a how-to book, "Do You Like to Sing?".