Winnie the Pooh is a very popular Disney character, based on the main character of the books created by A.A. Milne. He is a teddy bear, who in Christopher Robin's eyes is an actual bear. He was originally voiced by Sterling Holloway. He was then voiced by Hal Smith until his death in 1994. Since The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Pooh has been voiced by Jim Cummings.