Julie Bennett

Julie Bennett (January 24, 1932 – March 31, 2020) was an American actress and voice artist.

Julie Bennett
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Born(1932-01-24)January 24, 1932
DiedMarch 31, 2020(2020-03-31) (aged 88)
OccupationActress, voice artist, talent agent, realtor
Years active1947–2000

Early yearsEdit

Bennett was born in Manhattan, New York, on January 24, 1932.[1]

Acting careerEdit

A native of Hollywood,[2] Bennett worked as a character actress on stage, on radio,[3] and in several film and television programs,[4] including The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show, Adventures of Superman, and Dragnet.

Voice acting careerEdit

Bennett worked as a voice actress from the 1950s until the early 2000s. She recorded voices for UPA, Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Format Films' The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (for the segment Fractured Fairy Tales),[5] and Hanna-Barbera Productions.

She is best known as the voice of Hanna-Barbera's Cindy Bear on The Yogi Bear Show and its feature-film spin-off Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! She reprised the character in Yogi's Treasure Hunt, Yogi and the Invasion of the Space Bears, and The New Yogi Bear Show.

Bennett continued with voice work into the 1990s, including a role as the voice of Aunt May Parker in the animated TV series Spider-Man after Linda Gary's death in 1995.[6]

Other activitiesEdit

Apart from her acting career, Bennett worked as a realtor and an agent for other actors. She went by a pseudonym when working in a field other than performing.[7]

DeathEdit

Bennett died of complications from COVID-19 at the age of 88 on March 31, 2020.[8]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1955 Illegal Ms. Worth Uncredited
1961 The Mouse on 57th Street
1961 Strangled Eggs Miss Prissy (voice)
1962 Loopy De Loop Female Skunk (voice) Common Scents theatrical short
1962 The Slick Chick Widow Hen (voice)
1962 Louvre Come Back to Me! Penelope Pussycat, Mona Lisa (voice)
1962 Gay Purr-ee Provence lady (voice)
1963 I Was a Teenage Thumb Prunhilda (voice)
1963 The Unmentionables Phone Operator (voice)
1963 Transylvania 6-5000 Agatha and Emily (voice)
1964 Hey There, It's Yogi Bear! Cindy Bear (voice)
1966 What's Up, Tiger Lily? Vocal Assist (voice)
1967 King Kong Escapes Lt. Susan Watson, Madame Piranha (voice) English version only
1970 Sole Survivor Amanda (uncredited)
1972 Tijuana Toads Flora (voice) Frog Jog theatrical short
1986 Crossings 1st Lady
1988 Yogi and the Invasion of the Space Bears Cindy Bear (voice)
Daffy Duck's Quackbusters Agatha and Emily (voice)

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1949–1952 The Clock
1946–1952 Lights Out
1950–1951 Starlight Theatre
1950–1956 Big Town
1952–1953 Steve Randall Audrey Clayton
1953 The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show Mimi Watson
1953–1955 Lux Video Theatre Edith / Miss Williams
1954 I Led 3 Lives Comrade Munson
1954 The Ford Television Theatre Receptionist
1954 Public Defender Jane Stevens
1955 The Farmer from Monticello Martha Jefferson
1955 The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater
1955–1957 Matinee Theatre
1956 Superman Sometimes Mabel
1956–1959 Dragnet Jan Petrie
1957 Leave It to Beaver Waitress
1957 Highway Patrol Mrs. Wright
1959 The Further Adventures of Ellery Queen
1959–1960 The Quick Draw McGraw Show Gisele, Sagebrush Sal (voice)
1960–1962 The Bullwinkle Show Fisherman's Wife, Little Princess, Princess Irene (voice) segment Fractured Fairy Tales
1960 The Huckleberry Hound Show Brigette (voice)
1960 The Bugs Bunny Show Additional voices (voice)
1960 Mister Magoo Daughter (voice)
1961 The Best of the Post Rosalie Blagden
1961 The Mouse on 57th Street Customer (voice)
1961 Strangled Eggs Miss Prissy (voice)
1961 The Yogi Bear Show Cindy Bear (voice)
1962 The Donna Reed Show Lady Customer
1965 The Famous Adventures of Mr. Magoo Snow White (voice)
1963 McHale's Navy Nippon Nancy (voice)
1964 The Magilla Gorilla Show Various Characters (voice)
1967 The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure Lois Lane (voice)
1967–1970 Get Smart Zachary, Stewardess
1968 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour Various Characters (voice)
1968 The New Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Princess (voice)
1968 The Banana Splits Adventure Hour Queen, Constance (voice) segment The Three Musketeers
1969 Cattanooga Cats Kitty Jo, Chessie (voice)
1969 The F.B.I. Katie Singer
1969–1970 Dragnet 1967 Susan Fowler, Evelyn Gentry, Jan Petrie, Angela Tigley
1970 Love, American Style Carol segment Love and the V.I.P. Restaurant
1970 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Eve Parker
1971 The Funky Phantom Various roles (voice)
1971 The Bob Hope Show Herself
1973 Jeannie Various Characters (voice)
1973 Yogi's Gang Cindy Bear (voice)
1974 Gunsmoke Kate
1974 These Are the Days Various Characters (voice)
1974–1975 Adam-12 Angie Byrd, Ethel Pollard (voice)
1977–1978 Scooby's All Star Laff-A-Lympics Cindy Bear (voice)
1977 Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels Various Characters (voice)
1977 Fred Flintstone and Friends Various Characters (voice)
1978 The All-New Popeye Hour Additional voices
1978 Dinky Dog Monica (voice)
1979 Gulliver's Travels Various Characters (voice)
1981 Goliath Awaits Sylvia King
1984 The Mighty Orbots Boo (voice)
1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show Agatha, Emily (voice)
1986 Yogi's Treasure Hunt Cindy Bear and United Nations Speaker (voice)
1986 The Real Ghostbusters Cindy Crawford
1988 The New Yogi Bear Show Cindy Bear
1989 Moonlighting Woman
1990 Square One TV Sybil Divine
1990 Thanksgiving Day Julie
1990 Mathnet Sybil Divine
1991 Garfield and Friends Lola (voice)
1995–1998 Spider-Man Aunt May Parker (voice) Seasons 3–5, after death of Linda Gary

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Voice role Notes
2000 Spider-Man Old Woman

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Julie Bennett, 88". Classic Images (541): 38. July 2020.
  2. ^ "In Reverse". St. Petersburg Times. 1 April 1950. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Dramatic". St. Petersburg Times. 28 May 1950. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  4. ^ "Sandra Dee Making Films Again". Sarasota Journal. 23 Oct 1972. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
  5. ^ Scott, Keith (2014) The Moose That Roared: The Story of Jay Ward, Bill Scott, a Flying Squirrel, and a Talking Moose London: Macmillan. (ISBN 0-312-19922-8), p. 352
  6. ^ Behind the Voice Actors: Aunt May - Spider-Man (1994) Behind the Voice Actors, Retrieved April 2, 2020
  7. ^ Evans, Greg; Evans, Greg (April 2, 2020). "'Yogi Bear Show' Voice Actress Julie Bennett Dies Of COVID-19 At 88".
  8. ^ Julie Bennett, 'Yogi Bear' Voice Actress, Dies From Coronavirus Complications at 88. The Hollywood Reporter, April 2, 2020.

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