|Born||May 25, 1908|
Great Falls, Montana, U.S.
|Died||April 1, 1979 70) (aged|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Known for||Original voice of Kanga from the 1960s Winnie The Pooh film series and in The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh |
Original voice of Lady in Lady and the Tramp
Merryweather in Sleeping Beauty
R. Ned LeFevre(m. 1942)
Barbara Luddy (May 25, 1908 – April 1, 1979) was an American actress from Great Falls, Montana. Her film career began with silent pictures in the 1920s, during which time she was also a prolific radio performer.
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Luddy was the daughter of Willand Molly Luddy of Helena, Montana. She sang in vaudeville as a child. She attended Ursuline Convent in Great Falls, Montana. On September 18, 1942, Luddy married R. Ned LeFevre, an actor and announcer, in Winnetka, Illinois.
Luddy died in Los Angeles, California, in 1979 age 70 from lung cancer.
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In 1929, Luddy toured with Leo Carrillo in Australia as part of a touring company that presented the play Lombardi, Ltd. A review in the Sydney Morning Herald cited Luddy's work portraying a mannequin as "a role in which Miss Barbara Luddy made a great hit by her pert audacity and vivaciousness."
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Luddy was a member of the dramatic cast of the Chicago Theater of the Air . 118 In 1937, she and fellow First Nighter actor Les Tremayne set what a contemporary newspaper article called "a precedent ... when these signed long term contracts calling for their exclusive services" on the program."One of Luddy's better known roles on radio was being a regular performer on The First Nighter Program from 1936 until the series ended in 1953. :
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She also played Veronica Gunn in the comedy Great Gunns. 138 In soap operas, she played Judith Clark in Lonely Women :205-206 Carol Evans Martin in The Road of Life, :285 and Janet Munson in Woman in White.:
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Luddy is perhaps best remembered for her voice work in Disney animated films such as Lady and the Tramp (in which she played the titular Lady), Sleeping Beauty , One Hundred and One Dalmatians , Robin Hood and the Winnie-the-Pooh featurettes including Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree , Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day , and Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too ,all of which were edited into the composite feature The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh . Her other film credits include Terrified (1962) and the TV film Lost Flight (1969).
Luddy guest starred in episodes of such television programs as Hazel , Dragnet , Adam-12 , and Kolchak: The Night Stalker .
|1925||An Enemy of Men||Janet|
|1925||Sealed Lips||Alice Howard|
|1925||Rose of the World||Cecilia Kirby|
|1927||Born to Battle||Barbara Barstow|
|1928||See You Later|
|1930||Headin' North||Mary Jackson|
|1955||Lady and the Tramp||Lady||Voice|
|1961||One Hundred and One Dalmatians||Rover||Voice|
|1964||Dear Heart||Miss Carmichael||Uncredited|
|1966||Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree||Kanga||Voice|
|1968||The Shakiest Gun in the West||Screaming Woman||Uncredited|
|1968||Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day||Kanga||Voice|
|1973||Robin Hood||Mother Sexton (church mouse), Mother Rabbit||Voice, Uncredited|
|1974||Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too!||Kanga||Voice|
|1977||The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh||Kanga||Voice, Archive-footage|
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