Monday, June 13, 2016

RIP Janet Waldo

Voice of Judy Jetson, Janet Waldo, dies at age 96

June 13, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Janet Waldo, best known as the voice of Judy Jetson on the hit cartoon show "The Jetsons," has died. She was 96.

Waldo's daughter Lucy Lee confirmed to ABC News that Waldo died Sunday morning.

Lee said her mother had been diagnosed with a benign, but inoperable brain tumor five years ago.

Waldo, a Washington native, played several roles for radio and television, but was best known for her work as Judy Jetson, the teenage daughter of George and Jane Jetson.

"The Jetsons" ran from 1962 to 1987 and included a big-screen adaption in 1990 called "Jetsons: The Movie."

WALDO, Janet (Janet Marie Waldo)
Born: 2/4/1920, Yakama, Washington, U.S.A.
Died: 6/12/2016, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Janet Waldo’s westerns – actress, voice actress:
Tom Sawyer, Detective – 1938 (Ruth Phelps)
One Man’s Law – 1940 (Joyce Logan)
The Bandit Trail – 1941 (Ellen Grant)
Silver Stallion – 1941 (Janice Walton)
Land of the Open Range – 1942 (Mary Cook)
The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV) – 1968 [voice of Anointed Maiden of the Sacrifice]
Daniel Boone (TV) – 1981 [voice]

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