|Birth: ||May 25, 1908|
|Death: ||Apr. 1, 1979|
Los Angeles County
Actress. She is best remembered for her voice work in Walt Disney animated cartoon films. Her film career started with silent pictures in the mid-1920s as well as her radio performances. One of her better known performances on radio was on the "The First Nighter Program" from 1936 until the series ended in 1953. From 1955 until 1973 she performed voice roles in Walt Disney's "Lady and the Tramp" (1955, as 'Lady'), "Sleeping Beauty" (1959, as the fairy godmother 'Merryweather'), "101 Dalmations" (1961, as 'Rover'), and "Robin Hood" (1973, as 'Little Sister' and 'Mother Rabbit'). She also loaned her voice as 'Kanga' for the Winnie the Pooh animated features "Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree" (1966), "Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day" (1968), "Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too!" (1974), and "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh" (1977). Her other film credits include "Terrified" (1962) and the TV film "Lost Flight" (1969). She also guest starred in episodes of such television programs as "Hazel," "Dragnet," "Adam-12," and "Kolchak: The Night Stalker." She died of lung cancer at the age of 70. (bio by: William Bjornstad)
Barbara Luddy LeFevre Olsen Berry (1949 - 2013)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Thank you for your contributions to radio, television, and films, especially Walt Disney animated films. May you rest in peace.|
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