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Verna Felton (I) (1890–1966)

Verna Felton had extensive experience on the stage and in radio before she broke into film and television. Her trademarks was her distinctive husky voice and her no-nonsense attitude. She was quite in demand for voiceover work, as evidenced by her roles in Cinderella (1950), Alice in Wonderland (1951) and Lady and the Tramp (1955). She appeared in... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

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 2015 Yo Gabba Gabba! (TV Series)
- The Yo Gabba Gabba! Movie 2 (2015) ... Sprout (voice)
 1967 The Jungle Book
Elephant (voice)
 1965 The Man from Button Willow
Mrs.Pomeroy / Mother / Lady on Trolley (voice)
 1963 Munroe (TV Movie)
Colonel's Mother-in-law
 1963 Dennis the Menace (TV Series)
Aunt Emma
- Aunt Emma Visits the Wilsons (1963) ... Aunt Emma
 1962-1963 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Pearl Slaghoople
- Foxy Grandma (1963) ... Pearl Slaghoople (voice)
- The Little Stranger (1962) ... Pearl Slaghoople (voice)
- Trouble-In-Law (1962) ... Pearl Slaghoople (voice)
 1962 My Three Sons (TV Series)
- Coincidence (1962) ... Mub
 1962 Wagon Train (TV Series)
Gran Jennings
- The Lonnie Fallon Story (1962) ... Gran Jennings
 1960-1961 Pete and Gladys (TV Series)
Hilda Crocker
- Gladys Goes to College (1961) ... Hilda Crocker
- A Study in Gray (1961) ... Hilda Crocker
- Gladys Cooks Pete's Goose (1961) ... Hilda Crocker
- Junior (1961) ... Hilda Crocker
- The Fur Coat Story (1961) ... Hilda Crocker
 1961 Miami Undercover (TV Series)
- Cukie Dog (1961) ... Aramintha
 1960 Goliath II (Short)
Eloise (voice, uncredited)
 1960 The Ann Sothern Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Kittredge
- Devery's White Elephant (1960) ... Mrs. Kittredge
 1960 The Real McCoys (TV Series)
Naomi Vesper
- Cousin Naomi (1960) ... Naomi Vesper
 1959 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series)
Mrs. Lapping
- Deck the Halls (1959) ... Mrs. Lapping
 1954-1959 December Bride (TV Series)
Hilda Crocker
- Bald Baby (1959) ... Hilda Crocker
- Lily Helps Twilly (1959) ... Hilda Crocker
- Linda on TV (1959) ... Hilda Crocker
- Lily Goes Fishing (1959) ... Hilda Crocker
- The Texan, Rory Calhoun (1959) ... Hilda Crocker
 1959 Sleeping Beauty
Flora (voice)
 1957 Taming Sutton's Gal
Aunty Sutton
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
 1957 The Oklahoman
Mrs. Waynebrook
 1954 Where's Raymond? (TV Series)
 1952-1953 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Evans / Maggie / Mrs. Rodney / ...
- Gracie Going to San Francisco (1953) ... Mrs. Evans
- Skating Pearsons Come to Visit (1952) ... Emily Marsh
 1953 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Mrs. Porter / Mrs. Simpsons
- Sales Resistance (1953) ... Mrs. Simpsons
 1952 Don't Bother to Knock
Mrs. Ballew
 1952 Belles on Their Toes
Cousin Leora
 1951 The Ezio Pinza Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Day (1952-1954)
 1951 Little Egypt
Mrs. Doanne
 1951 The Amos 'n Andy Show (TV Series)
- Kingfish Has a Baby (1951) ... Nurse (uncredited)
 1951 New Mexico
Mrs. Fenway
 1950 Buccaneer's Girl
 1950 Cinderella
Fairy Godmother (voice)
 1948 The Fuller Brush Man
Junior's Grandmother (uncredited)
 1946 She Wrote the Book
Mrs. Kilgour (uncredited)
 1946 Screen Snapshots Series 25, No. 9: The Judy Canova Radio Show (Short documentary)
Miz Pierce, Radio Show Character
 1945 Girls of the Big House
 1941 Dumbo
The Elephant Matriarch / Mrs. Jumbo (voice, uncredited)
 1940 If I Had My Way
Mrs. DeLacey (uncredited)
 1940 Northwest Passage
Mrs. Towne (uncredited)
 1939 Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President
Neighbor (uncredited)
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Stage: Appeared (credited as Verna A. Felton; as "Elsie Benton"; only Broadway role) in "Appearances" on Broadway. Comedy/drama. Written by Garland Anderson. Directed by Lee Miller. Hudson Theatre: 1 Apr 1929-Apr 1929 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Harry Bond (as "A.A. Andrews"), Harry Davis (as "Hiram Mathews"), Hazel ... See more »

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Twice voiced elephants for Disney, in "Dumbo" and the "Jungle Book.". See more »


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