Beginning with the television series The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, he alternated in the role with Jim Cummings, the current voice of Pooh. And Tigger Too. His final role as Tigger was in Winnie the Pooh: A Valentine for You. He was originally going to return and suppose to voice Tigger for The Tigger Movie (2000) but his voice was too scratchy to voice the character that Jim Cummings took over instead. Winchell has a daughter named April Winchell who is also a voice actress. Paul Winchell died in his sleep at his home on June 24th, 2005.