Janet Waldo (1919–2016)


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Janet Waldo provided the quintessential voice of the swooning, overly dramatic teenager for numerous generations -- from the 1940s swinging babysitters to the 1960s groovy chick. A bouncy, perennially-youthful brunette, Janet Marie Waldo was born on February 4, 1919, in Grandview, Washington, and began entertaining in church plays as a youth. ... See full bio »

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(age 97) in Encino, California, USA

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Known For

The Jetsons Judy Jetson / Miss Brainmocker / Miss Gamma / Pliers Robot
(1962-1987)
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends Shanna the She-Devil / Zerona
(1981-1983)
Wacky Races Penelope Pitstop
(1968-1969)
(1969-1970)

Filmography

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 2000 Wacky Races (Video Game)
Penelope Pitstop (voice)
 1998 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Mrs. Tobbis
- Pretty, Pretty Dresses (1998) ... Mrs. Tobbis (voice)
 1997 Puss In Boots (TV Short)
The Old Woman (voice)
 1993 Hollyrock-a-Bye Baby (TV Movie)
Pearl Slaghoople (voice)
 1993 Once Upon a Forest
Edgar's Mom (voice)
 1993 I Yabba-Dabba Do! (TV Movie)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1990 Wake, Rattle & Roll (TV Series)
Additional voices (1990) (voice)
 1990 Jetsons: The Movie
Judy Jetson / Robot secretary (voice)
 1989 Dink, the Little Dinosaur (TV Series short)
Female Dinosaur (voice)
 1981-1989 The Smurfs (TV Series)
Hogatha / Additional Voices / Esmeralda Fortune
- Lost Smurf (1988) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- All the News That's Fit to Smurf (1987) ... Hogatha
 1988 The Canterville Ghost (TV Short)
Lucretia Otis (voice)
 1988 Rockin' with Judy Jetson (TV Movie)
Judy Jetson (voice)
 1987 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series)
Penelope Pitstop
- Goodbye Mr. Chump (1987) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Snow White and the Seven Treasure Hunters (1987) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Huckle Hero (1987) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
 1987 The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones (TV Movie)
Judy Jetson / Female Computer (voice)
 1962-1987 The Jetsons (TV Series)
Judy Jetson / Pliers Robot / Miss Brainmocker / ...
- Spacely for a Day (1987) ... Judy Jetson (voice)
- Two Many Georges (1987) ... Judy Jetson (voice)
- The Odd Pod (1987) ... Judy Jetson (voice)
- Wedding Bells for Rosey (1987) ... Judy Jetson (voice)
- Father/Daughter Dance (1987) ... Judy Jetson (voice)
 1987 Alice Through the Looking Glass (TV Movie)
Alice / The Red Queen (voice)
 1986 Return to Mayberry (TV Movie)
Amanda / Aunt Bee (voice, uncredited)
 1984 The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Happy Birthday, Scooby-Doo (1984) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1983 Beauty and the Beast (TV Movie)
Beauty / Jacqueline / Queen / ... (voice)
 1980-1983 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (TV Series)
Mayda Munny
- Computo (1983) ... Mayda Munny
- Mayda and the Monster (1983) ... Mayda Munny
- Irona Story (1983) ... Mayda Munny
- The Ends of the Earth/The Snowman Cometh (1983) ... Mayda Munny
- A Whale of a Tale/Rich No More (1983) ... Mayda Munny
 1981-1983 Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends (TV Series)
Zerona / Shanna the She-Devil
- Mission: Save the Guardstar (1983) ... (voice)
- The X-Men Adventure (1983) ... (voice)
- The Origin of the Spider-Friends (1983) ... (voice)
- Attack of the Arachnoid (1983) ... (voice)
 1983 The Dukes (TV Series)
Additional voices
- A Hogg in the Foggy Bogg (1983) ... (voice)
- The Dukes in Hollywood (1983) ... (voice)
- The Canadian Caper (1983) ... Additional voices (voice)
- A Dickens of a Christmas (1983) ... (voice)
- The Kid from Madrid (1983) ... (voice)
 1983 Mister T (TV Series) (voice)
 1983 Pac-Man (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Here's Super-Pac!/Hey, Hey, Hey... It's P.J. (1983) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1983 Unico in the Island of Magic
West Wind (English version, voice)
 1983 Rubik, the Amazing Cube (TV Series)
Additional Voices
 1980-1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Mother / Miss Switch / Alice / ...
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... Mother / Old Lady (voice)
- Miss Switch to the Rescue (1982) ... Miss Switch / Guinivere (voice)
- Bunnicula, the Vampire Rabbit (1982) ... Mrs. Monroe / Gertie / Alice (voice)
- The Puppy Saves the Circus (1981) ... Gloria Goodbee (voice)
- Scruffy (1980) ... Alice (voice)
 1982 Yogi Bear's All-Star Comedy Christmas Caper (TV Short)
Mrs. Jones / Murray's Wife / Lady in the Street / ... (voice)
 1982 Heidi's Song
Tinette (voice)
 1982 The Puppy's Further Adventures (TV Series)
- The Puppy's Dangerous Mission (1982) ... (voice, credit only)
 1982 The Gary Coleman Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- You Oughtta' Be in Pictures/Derby Daze (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Fouled Up Fossils/Going, Going, Gone (1982) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1982 Jokebook (TV Series) (1982) (voice)
 1981 Daniel Boone (TV Movie) (voice)
 1981 Thundarr the Barbarian (TV Series)
Circe
- Island of the Body Snatchers (1981) ... Circe (voice)
 1980 Yogi's First Christmas (TV Movie)
Cindy Bear / Mrs. Throckmorton (voice)
 1977-1980 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Lights, Camera, Cavey! (1980) ... (voice)
- The Old Caveman and the Sea (1980) ... (voice)
- The Legend of Devil's Run (1980) ... (voice)
- The Haunting of Hog's Hollow (1980) ... (voice)
 1978-1980 Battle of the Planets (TV Series)
Princess / Susan
- The Conway Tape Tap (1980) ... Princess / Susan (voice)
- G-Force in the Future (1980) ... Princess / Susan (voice)
- Strike at Spectra (1980) ... Princess / Susan (voice)
- G-Force Defector (1980) ... Princess / Susan (voice)
- Rockets Out of Control (1980) ... Princess / Susan (voice)
 1979 Gulliver's Travels (TV Movie) (voice)
 1979/I Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1979 The New Fred and Barney Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Roughin' It (1979) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1978 Yogi's Space Race (TV Series)
- Franzia (1978) ... (voice)
- Race to the Center of the Universe (1978) ... (voice)
- The Borealis Triangle (1978) ... (voice)
- Race Through Wet Galoshes (1978) ... (voice)
 1976-1978 The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour (TV Series)
Arlene Wilcox / Scooby Dee / Beth Crane
- The Diabolical Disc Demon (1978) ... Arlene Wilcox (voice)
- To Switch a Witch (1978) ... Arlene Wilcox (voice)
- The Ozark Witch Switch (1977) ... (voice)
- Chiller Diller Movie Thriller (1977) ... Scooby Dee (voice)
- The Headless Horseman of Halloween (1976) ... Beth Crane (voice)
 1978 The Adventures of the Little Prince (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1977 C B Bears (TV Series)
Various (voice)
 1976 Jabberjaw (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Dr. Lo Has Got to Go (1976) ... Additional Voices
 1976 Clue Club (TV Series)
- The Case of the Lighthouse Mouse (1976) ... (voice)
- The Paper Shaper Caper (1976) ... (voice)
 1975 The Tiny Tree (TV Short)
Little Girl / Lady Bird (voice)
 1975 The New Tom & Jerry Show (TV Series)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1974 Freedom 2000 (Short) (voice)
 1974 Hong Kong Phooey (TV Series) (voice)
 1974 These Are the Days (TV Series) (voice)
 1974 Heidi in the Mountains
Dete (English version, voice)
 1973 Jeannie (TV Series)
Mrs. Anders
- The Wish (1973) ... Mrs. Anders (voice)
- The Jinx (1973) ... Mrs. Anders (voice)
- The Dog (1973) ... Mrs. Anders (voice)
- Don Juan (1973) ... Mrs. Anders (voice)
- The Commercial (1973) ... Mrs. Anders (voice)
 1973 The Addams Family (TV Series)
Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams / Morticia
- The Addams Family at the Kentucky Derby (1973) ... Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams (voice)
- The Addams Family Goes West (1973) ... Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams (voice)
- The Roller Derby Story (1973) ... Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams (voice)
- The Voodoo Story (1973) ... Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams (voice)
- The Addams Family at Sea (1973) ... Morticia Addams / Grandmama Addams (voice)
 1973 Inch High, Private Eye (TV Series)
- The Return of Spumoni (1973) ... (voice)
- Super Flea (1973) ... (voice)
- The World's Greatest Animals (1973) ... (voice)
- The Cat Burglars (1973) ... (voice)
- High Fashion (1973) ... (voice)
 1972-1973 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (TV Series)
Josie McCoy / Additional Voices / Grandmama Addams
- The Haunted Showboat (1973) ... Josie McCoy (voice)
- The Mystery of Haunted Island (1973) ... Additional Voices (voice, credit only)
- Wednesday Is Missing (1972) ... Grandmama Addams (voice)
 1972-1973 Around the World in Eighty Days (TV Series)
Belinda Maze
- Episode #1.14 (1973) ... Belinda Maze (voice)
- Episode #1.10 (1973) ... Belinda Maze (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (1972) ... Belinda Maze (voice)
 1973 Fantastic Planet
Hollow Log Chief / Traag Child (English version, voice, uncredited)
 1972 Josie and the Pussy Cats in Outer Space (TV Series)
Josie
- Warrior Women of Amazonia (1972) ... Josie (voice)
- Outer Space Ark (1972) ... Josie (voice)
- All Hail Goddess Melody (1972) ... Josie (voice)
- The Hollow Planet (1972) ... Josie (voice)
- The Forward Backward People of Xarock (1972) ... Josie (voice)
 1972 The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan (TV Series)
Various Characters
- The Chan Clan at Scotland Yard (1972) ... Various Characters (voice)
- The White Elephant (1972) ... Various Characters (voice)
- The Greek Caper (1972) ... Various Characters (voice)
- The Gypsy Caper (1972) ... Various Characters (voice)
- The Mardi Gras Caper (1972) ... Various Characters (voice)
 1972 A Christmas Story (TV Short)
Mother (voice)
 1972 The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie (TV Series)
Marybell / Georgia
- Tabitha and Adam and the Clown Family (1972) ... Marybell / Georgia (voice)
 1972 The Roman Holidays (TV Series)
Curvia / Henrietta
- Cyrano deHappius (1972) ... Curvia (uncredited)
- Hectic Holiday (1972) ... Henrietta (uncredited)
 1971-1972 The Funky Phantom (TV Series)
Widow Wilson
- Ghost Grabbers (1972) ... (voice)
- Mudsy and Muddlemore Manor (1971) ... (voice)
- The Hairy Scarey Houndman (1971) ... (voice)
- The Forest's Prime-Evil (1971) ... (voice)
- April's Foolish Day (1971) ... (voice)
 1971 Help!... It's the Hair Bear Bunch! (TV Series) (voice)
 1970-1971 Josie and the Pussycats (TV Series)
Josie
- Don't Count on a Countess (1971) ... Josie (voice, as Judy Waite)
- Jumpin' Jupiter Affair (1970) ... Josie (voice, as Judy Waite)
- Spy School Spoof (1970) ... Josie (voice, as Judy Waite)
- The Great Pussycat Chase (1970) ... Josie (voice, as Judy Waite)
- Melody Memory Mix-Up (1970) ... Josie (voice, as Judy Waite)
 1969-1970 Julia (TV Series)
Mrs. Appleton / Mrs. Brachetto
- Call Me by My Rightful Number (1970) ... Mrs. Appleton
- A Little Chicken Soup Never Hurt Anybody (1969) ... Mrs. Brachetto
 1969-1970 The Perils of Penelope Pitstop (TV Series)
Penelope Pitstop
- London Town Treachery (1970) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Game of Peril (1970) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Big Top Trap (1969) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Bad Fortune in a Chinese Fortune Cookie (1969) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Big Bagdad Danger (1969) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
 1969 Around the World in 79 Days (TV Series)
Jenny Trent
 1969 Cattanooga Cats (TV Series)
Jenny Trent (voice)
 1968-1969 Wacky Races (TV Series)
Penelope Pitstop
- Race to Racine/The Carlsbad or Bust Bash (1969) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- The Ski Resort Road Race/Overseas Hi-Way Race (1968) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Ballpoint, Penn., or Bust/Fast Track to Hackensack (1968) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Speeding for Smogland/Race Rally to Raleigh (1968) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
- Dopey Dakota Derby/Dash to Delaware (1968) ... Penelope Pitstop (voice)
 1968 Sally Sargent (TV Short)
Sally Sargent (voice, uncredited)
 1968 The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (TV Series)
Princess Pam / Anointed Maiden of the Sacrifice / Marna
- Castle of Evil (1968) ... Princess Pam (voice)
- The Gorgon's Head (1968) ... Anointed Maiden of the Sacrifice (voice)
- The Curse of Thut (1968) ... Marna
 1967 Fantastic Four (TV Series)
Princess Pearla
- The Micro World of Dr. Doom (1967) ... Princess Pearla (voice, uncredited)
 1967 The Atom Ant/Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Granny Sweet / Flora Rugg (1967-1968) (voice)
 1967 Abbott & Costello (TV Series)
Additional Voices (1967) (voice)
 1967 The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure (TV Series)
Lana Lang (voice)
 1967 Jack and the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Princess Serena (voice)
 1966 A Laurel and Hardy Cartoon (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Defective Story (1966) ... Various Characters
- Crash & Carry (1966) ... Various Characters
- Rome Roamers (1966) ... Various Characters
- Rocket Wreckers (1966) ... Various Characters
- Hot Rod Hardy (1966) ... Various Characters
 1965-1966 The Atom Ant Show (TV Series)
Granny Sweet
- Rock-a-Bye Boo-Boo (1966) ... Granny Sweet (voice)
- Killer Diller Gorilla (1966) ... Granny Sweet (voice)
- Mouse Rouser (1966) ... Granny Sweet (voice)
- Up in the Air Squares (1966) ... Granny Sweet (voice)
- Pteraducktyl Soup (1966) ... Granny Sweet (voice)
 1966 Petticoat Junction (TV Series)
Violet Bentley
- Young Love (1966) ... Violet Bentley
 1966 The Adventures of Superboy (TV Series)
Lana Lang
 1966 The New Adventures of Superman (TV Series)
Lana Lang (voice)
 1966 The Space Kidettes (TV Series)
Jenny (voice)
 1966 The Man Called Flintstone
Roberta (voice)
 1966 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Arlene Morgan
- The Baby Sitter (1966) ... Arlene Morgan
 1966 Get Smart (TV Series)
Telephone Operator
- All in the Mind (1966) ... Telephone Operator (voice)
 1965-1966 The Secret Squirrel Show (TV Series)
Mother / Junior / Mom / ...
- Wacky Secret Weapon/Squid Kid/Have Broom Will Zoom (1965) ... Junior / Mom (voice)
- Sub Swiper/Way Out Squiddly/Prince of a Pup (1965) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1963-1966 The Flintstones (TV Series)
Mrs. Slaghoople / Woman #1 / Jamie the Baby Sitter / ...
- The Long, Long, Long Weekend (1966) ... Mrs. Slaghoople (voice)
- The Masquerade Party (1965) ... Jamie the Baby Sitter (voice)
- Operation Switchover (1964) ... Hedda Rocker / Woman #1 (voice)
- Bachelor Daze (1964) ... Mrs. Slaghoople / Doris / Actress (voice)
- Son of Rockzilla (1964) ... Woman #1 / Fran (voice)
 1953-1966 The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet (TV Series)
Janet / Emmy Lou / Ann / ...
- The Sheik of Araby (1966) ... Janet
- Rick Grows a Beard (1965) ... Janet
- Hayride (1964) ... Janet
- The Swami (1964) ... Janet
- Ozzie's Hidden Trophy (1963) ... Janet
 1965 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (TV Series)
Miss Reece
- It's Lad by a Nose (1965) ... Miss Reece
 1964-1965 Valentine's Day (TV Series)
Libby Freeman / LIbby Freeman
- Climb Upon My Knee, Sonny Boy (1965) ... Libby Freeman
- I'll Cry at My Wedding (1965) ... Libby Freeman
- A Muffin Is Not a Tart (1965) ... Libby Freeman
- Farrow's Fling (1965) ... Libby Freeman
- Tell Me in English (1965) ... Libby Freeman
 1964 Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Airport P.A. / Stewardess
- Riddle of the Gold (1964) ... Airport P.A. / Stewardess (voice)
 1964 Bear Knuckles (Short)
Emmy-Lou (voice)
 1964 General Electric Carousel of Progress (TV Series)
Grandmother (Act IV) (1993-) (voice)
 1964 Bear Hug (Short)
Emmy-Lou (voice)
 1963 Habit Rabbit (Short)
Rhonda / Esmerelda (voice)
 1963 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Amanda
- A Wife for Andy (1963) ... Amanda
 1963 The Lucy Show (TV Series)
Marge
- Lucy's Sister Pays a Visit (1963) ... Marge
 1962 Saints and Sinners (TV Series)
Marion Simmons
- Daddy's Girl (1962) ... Marion Simmons
 1958 Tot Watchers (Short)
Jeannie / Joan (voice)
 1956 Busy Buddies (Short)
Jeannie / Joan (voice)
 1955 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Hazel
- The Eating Contest (1955) ... Hazel (uncredited)
 1952 I Love Lucy (TV Series)
Peggy Dawson
- The Young Fans (1952) ... Peggy Dawson
 1942 Land of the Open Range
Mary Cook
 1941 The Bandit Trail
Ellen Grant
 1941 Silver Stallion
Jan Walton
 1941 So Ends Our Night
Jacqueline (uncredited)
 1940 Rhythm on the River
Westlake's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1940 One Man's Law
Joyce Logan
 1940 The Way of All Flesh
Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
 1940 Those Were the Days!
Miss Willowboughy (uncredited)
 1940 Waterloo Bridge
Elsa
 1940 If I Had My Way
Miss Courtney (uncredited)
 1940 Adventure in Diamonds
Telephone Operator (uncredited)
 1940 The Farmer's Daughter
Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
 1940 Parole Fixer
Switchboard Operator (uncredited)
 1939 All Women Have Secrets
Doris
 1939 Our Neighbors - The Carters
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1939 What a Life
Gwen
 1939 Honeymoon in Bali
Fortune Girl's Companion (uncredited)
 1939 The Star Maker
Stella
 1939 Grand Jury Secrets
Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
 1939 The Gracie Allen Murder Case
Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Undercover Doctor
Bridesmaid (uncredited)
 1939 Unmarried
Secretary (uncredited)
 1939 I'm from Missouri
Hat Check Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Cafe Society
Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Persons in Hiding
Ruth Waldron
 1939 Paris Honeymoon
Village Girl (uncredited)
 1939 Disbarred
Girl (uncredited)
 1938 Zaza
Simone
 1938 Tom Sawyer, Detective
Ruth Phelps
 1938 The Arkansas Traveler
Townsgirl (uncredited)
 1938 Sing, You Sinners
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1938 Hunted Men
Young Woman at Party (uncredited)
 1938 Cocoanut Grove
Singer (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (9 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Janet Waldo Lee | Judy Waite

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Trivia:

Janet Waldo and her husband, Robert E. Lee, had two children -- one son and one daughter. See more »

Trademark:

Breathy teenage girl voice

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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