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Date of Birth 11 October 1919Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date of Death 10 April 1999Dana Point, California, USA  (lung cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Jean Vander Pyl was born on October 11, 1919 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. She was an actress, known for The Flintstones (1960), The Flintstones (1994) and Santa and the Three Bears (1970). She was married to Roger Wells DeWitt and Carroll Gerald O'Meara. She died on April 10, 1999 in Dana Point, California, USA.

Spouse (2)

Roger Wells DeWitt (24 March 1963 - 8 September 1992) (his death) (1 child)
Carroll Gerald O'Meara (? - ?) (divorced) (3 children)

Trade Mark (1)

The voice of Wilma Flintstone

Trivia (8)

Best known as the voice of Wilma Flintstone from Hanna/Barbera's long running cartoon, The Flintstones (1960).
Mother of Michael O'Meara, Timothy O'Meara, and Roger DeWitt, and step-mother of Anthony DeWitt and Peter DeWitt.
Son Roger was a junior high school teacher in Los Angeles in the 1990s.
She also had a daughter, Tina O'Meara who died in the 1970s.
Started as a radio actress in 'Calling All Cops' and 'Father Knows Best'.
In addition to Wilma, Jean also voiced the Flintstone characters Pebbles and Mrs. Slate. Much to her later regret, Jean was paid just $250 per episode and received a lump sum of $15,000 in lieu of syndication royalties. She was later a voice actor for seven of the characters in 'The Jetsons', including Rosie the robotic maid, and Mrs. Spacely.
Was the second woman, after June Whitley, to do the voice of Margaret Anderson on the 'Father Knows Best' radio show.
Has a grandaughter, Wilma, named after her iconic cartoon character in the show The Flinstones.

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