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Joan Gardner (II) (1926–1992)

Screenwriter, songwriter, actress, author and composer, educated at Los Angeles Community College. She began working in films in 1946, worked in television for seven years, and later joined the UPA studios. Joining ASCAP in 1964, her chief musical collaborators included Adelade Halpern, and her popular-song compositions included "Learnin' to Rock"... See full bio »

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 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1984 Snorks (TV Series)
Mrs. Wetworth (voice)
 1976 The First Easter Rabbit (TV Movie)
Elizabeth / Calliope (voice)
 1976 Freedom Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1974 Valley of the Dinosaurs (TV Series)
Gara (voice)
 1974 Easter Is (TV Movie) (voice)
 1974 The City That Forgot About Christmas (TV Short) (voice)
 1972 Kid Power (TV Series)
Various Characters (voice)
 1971 Here Comes Peter Cottontail (TV Movie)
Bonnie / Esmeralda / Shopkeeper (voice)
 1970 Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (TV Movie)
Tante Kringle (voice)
 1970 The Mad, Mad, Mad Comedians (TV Movie)
Josephine (voice)
 1962 The Jetsons (TV Series)
- The Flying Suit (1962) ... (voice)
 1962 Gay Purr-ee
Lady From Provence (voice)
 1958 The Adventures of Spunky and Tadpole (TV Series)
- The Smugglers (1958) ... Spunky (voice)
- The Private Eyes (1958) ... Spunky (voice)
- The Mixed-Up Monster (1958) ... Spunky (voice)
- The Frozen Planet (1958) ... Spunky (voice)
- The Count of San Francisco (1958) ... Spunky (voice)
 1949 Time for Beany (TV Series) (as Joan Janis)
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Children's books: "Growing With Music" (twelve volumes). See more »

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Joan Janis

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