Holloway is probably best remembered for his vocal appearances in Walt Disney animated films. He can be heard in the feature films Dumbo (as Mr. Stork), Bambi (as Flower the Skunk), The Three Caballeros (narrating "The Cold-Blooded Penguin"), Make Mine Music (narrating "Peter and the Wolf"), Alice in Wonderland (1951, as the Cheshire Cat), The Jungle Book (as Kaa the Snake), The Aristocats and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (as Winnie the Pooh). His voice is also in the Disney short films The Pelican and the Snipe, Lambert the Sheepish Lion, Susie the Little Blue Coupe, The Little House, Ben and Me, Goliath II, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree, Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, Man Monsters and Mysteries and Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too.
He's from a small town called Cedartown,Ga. where they have named a street after him. Sterling Holloway Drive.