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Photo Flash: Lea Salonga, Anika Noni Rose, Paige O'Hara et al. Honored at D23 Expo

Television icon Regis Philbin, Muppets creator Jim Henson, the extraordinary actresses who vocally brought to life many modern-day Disney Princesses including Jodi Benson Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Paige O'Hara Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Lea Salonga singing voices of Jasmine from Aladdin and Mulan from Mulan, Linda Larkin speaking voice of Jasmine from Aladdin, and Anika Noni Rose Princess Tiana from The Princess and the Frog were honored as official Disney Legends during the D23 EXPO at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 19, in the Anaheim Convention Center Arena.

The Disney Legends Awards program is a 24-year tradition of The Walt Disney Company, and the three-day D23 EXPO provides a rare opportunity for the public to be a part of the always touching and memorable presentation.

 Photo Credit: Joshua Sudock/The Orange County Register



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