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Dody Goodman (1914–2008)


Her quivery, high-pitched, Southern-cracked tones were once described as sounding like "a Tweetie Pie cartoon bird strangling on peanut butter." Just the absurdity of that description fits comedienne Dody Goodman to a tee. One did not know what to make of her, but she could certainly induce laughter with a mere perplexed look, a spaced-out pause, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Grease Blanche
(1978)
Splash Mrs. Stimler
(1984)
Grease 2 Blanche
(1982)
The Chipmunk Adventure Miss Rebecca Miller
(1987)

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 2007 Black Ribbon
Aunt Gayle (scenes deleted)
 2006 Bully (Video Game)
Mrs. Lisburn (voice)
 2000 Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (Video)
Miss Miller (voice, uncredited)
 1997 Boston Common (TV Series)
Mrs. Gunderson
- I.D. Endow (1997) ... Mrs. Gunderson
 1995 Family Reunion: A Relative Nightmare (TV Movie)
Grandma Dotty Dooley
 1993 Alvin's Christmas Carol (Short)
 1992 Here and Now (TV Series)
William Grandmother
- Take My Grandparents... Please (1992) ... William Grandmother
 1992 Frozen Assets
Mrs. Patterson
 1991 Cool as Ice
Mae
 1991 Samantha
Mrs. Higgins
 1986-1990 Alvin & the Chipmunks (TV Series)
Miss Rebecca Miller / Additional Voices
- Funny, We Shrunk the Adults (1990) ... Miss Rebecca Miller (voice)
- Chip Tracy (1990) ... Miss Rebecca Miller
- Robomunk (1990) ... Miss Rebecca Miller
- Star Wreck (The Absolutely Final Frontier) (1990) ... Miss Rebecca Miller
- Daytona Jones and the Pearl of Wisdom (1990) ... Additional Voices
 1988 Splash, Too (TV Movie)
Mrs. Stimler
 1988 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
Mrs. Stimler
- Splash, Too: Part 1 (1988) ... Mrs. Stimler
 1988 Duet (TV Series)
Helen
- Special Delivery (1988) ... Helen
 1988 Bring Me the Head of Dobie Gillis (TV Movie)
Ruth
 1987 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
Mrs. Madison
- Rain, Rain, Go Away (1987) ... Mrs. Madison
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Beverly Hills
- If It's Thursday, It Must Be Beverly (1987) ... Beverly Hills
 1987 The Chipmunk Adventure
Miss Rebecca Miller (voice)
 1986 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
- The Duke Is Dead (1986)
 1985 I Dream of Jeannie... Fifteen Years Later (TV Movie)
Scheherazade
 1985 Private Resort
Mrs. Rawlings
 1984-1985 Punky Brewster (TV Series)
Mrs. Morton
- My Aged Valentine (1985) ... Mrs. Morton
- Parents Night (1984) ... Mrs. Morton
 1984 Splash
Mrs. Stimler
 1981-1984 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Aunt Sophia Drummond
- The Wedding (1984) ... Aunt Sophia Drummond
- Have I Got a Girl for You (1982) ... Aunt Sophia Drummond
- Green Hair (1982) ... Aunt Sophia Drummond
- The Car (1982) ... Aunt Sophia Drummond
- Fire (1982) ... Aunt Sophia Drummond
 1983-1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Gretchen Parks
- Blizzard (1984) ... Gretchen Parks
- All About Eve (1983) ... Gretchen Parks
 1983 Just Our Luck (TV Series)
Rose
- Uncle Harry (1983) ... Rose
 1983 Max Dugan Returns
Mrs. Litke
 1982 Texas (TV Series)
Mavis Cobb
- Episode #1.612 (1982) ... Mavis Cobb
 1982 Grease 2
Blanche
 1978-1981 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ms. Chadwick / Patricia Seldon
- Rocky/Julie's Dilemma/Who's Who? (1978) ... Patricia Seldon
 1981 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Mona Boggs
- High Off the Hog/Reprisal (1981) ... Mona Boggs
 1980 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Miss Eells
- The Treasure of Alpheus T. Winterborn (1980) ... Miss Eells
 1979-1980 CHiPs (TV Series)
Dody Goodman
- The Great 5K Star Race and Boulder Wrap Party: Part 2 (1980) ... Dody Goodman (uncredited)
- Roller Disco: Part 2 (1979) ... Dody Goodman (uncredited)
 1980 Valentine Magic on Love Island (TV Movie)
Ida Kramer
 1979 The Mary Tyler Moore Hour (TV Series)
Ruby Bell
- Episode #1.11 (1979) ... Ruby Bell
- Episode #1.10 (1979) ... Ruby Bell
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... Ruby Bell
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... Ruby Bell
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... Ruby Bell
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Midge
- Beautiful People (1978) ... Midge
 1978 Grease
Blanche
 1977 Forever Fernwood (TV Series)
Martha Schumway
 1976-1977 Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (TV Series)
Martha Shumway
- Episode #2.195 (1977) ... Martha Shumway
- Episode #2.194 (1977) ... Martha Shumway (credit only)
- Episode #2.193 (1977) ... Martha Shumway
- Episode #2.192 (1977) ... Martha Shumway (credit only)
- Episode #2.191 (1977) ... Martha Shumway
 1976 Silent Movie
Tourist Woman #1 (uncredited)
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Molly McDermott (1985)
 1964 Bedtime Story
Fanny Eubank
 1962 The Defenders (TV Series)
Miss Kalish
- The Locked Room (1962) ... Miss Kalish
 1955-1958 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Waitress
- Papa Bilko (1958) ... Waitress (uncredited)
- Dinner at Sowici's (1956) ... Waitress (uncredited)
- Rich Kid (1955) ... Waitress
- Mardi Gras (1955) ... Waitress (uncredited)
- The Boxer (1955) ... Waitress
 1957 Stanley (TV Series)
Betty
- Stanley's Surprise Party (1957) ... Betty
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Althea Franklin (1968)
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Call Me Madam" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Music / Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Musical Director / Vocal Arrangements by: Jay Blackton. Music orchestrated by Don Walker. Dance arrangements by Genevieve Pitot and Jesse Meeker. Additional orchestrations by Joe Glover. Piano ... See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Dodie Goodman
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Personal Quote:

I just opened my mouth and people laughed. See more »

Trivia:

She lived at the Lillian Boothe Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey since October 2007. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive high-pitched voice

Nickname:

Red

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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