Sebastian Cabot was a British actor. He was best recognized for the narration of several Disney’s Winnie the Pooh series. He even voiced the character Bagheera in the famous The Jungle Book.
Early Life and Death of Sebastian Cabot
Charles Sebastian Thomas Cabot was born in London, the UK, on July 6, 1918. He was born as a Cockney, a lower working class of people in London.
Cabot started working at the age of 14 after his father’s business failed. He did many minimum wage jobs starting as a garage helper.
Sebastian died on August 22, 1977, due to a stroke, in North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada.
His resting place is in Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California.
How old was Sebastian Cabot when he died?
Cabot died at the age of 59.
Personal Life: Marriage, Kids
Sebastian Cabot was married to Kathleen Rose Humphreys. They tied the knot on June 1941. Cabot and Humphreys have three children together. The daughters are named Annette Cabot and Yvonne Cabot while their son is named Christopher Cabot.
Annette and Christopher have followed their father path and are both actors.
Sebastian and Kathleen Rose were married for an impressive 36 years before he died in 1977.
Sebastian Cabot ‘s Career
Sebastian Cabot began his career in the movie, Foreign Affairs, in 1935. However, he got his first screen credit in the 1936 movie, Secret Agent.
After Secret Agent, Cabot worked in many other movies like Love on the Dole and They Made Me a Fugitive.
He began working for Disney with Westward Ho, the Wagons! in 1956. He also lent his voice for many of Disney’s animated movies and series like The Sword In The Stone, Winnie the Pooh and in the famous The Jungle Book as Bagheera.
In 1966, Sebastian landed his breakthrough role as Giles French in the CBS series, Family Affair alongside actors like Brian Keith and Kathy Garver.
Net Worth of Sebastian Cabot
During his lifetime, Sebastian Cabot worked in more than 50 movies. He earned quite a bit of wealth too.
Disney was quite fond of him so he got paid generously. Though the actor was born into a financially struggling family, he died with quite a net worth on his name.