Sally Dryer

Sally Dryer (also known as Sally Dryer-Baker;[1] born 10 February 1957)[2] is an American former child voice actress best known for her voice-over work in the 1960s.

Sally Dryer
Born (1957-02-10) February 10, 1957 (age 63)
OccupationVoice actress
Years active1963–1969

CareerEdit

Dryer provided the voices for several Peanuts characters in television specials and film from 1965 to 1969. Dryer first started as the voice of Violet in A Boy Named Charlie Brown (1963) and A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), before going on to Lucy in four Peanuts specials Charlie Brown's All-Stars (1966), It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (1966), You're in Love, Charlie Brown (1967), and He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown (1968).

Dryer then provided the voice of Patty (not to be confused with the character of Peppermint Patty) in the feature film A Boy Named Charlie Brown. Dryer's last stint with the Peanuts gang was performing the voices of Clara, Shirley, and Sophie in It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown.

Dryer also starred as herself in a pair of recent documentaries on the 1960s Peanuts television phenomenon. Dryer was interviewed on the special documentary You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown (1990); and on the documentary The Making of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" (2001).

Personal lifeEdit

She is openly lesbian and lives with her partner.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1963 A Boy Named Charlie Brown Violet Gray Voice role
1965 A Charlie Brown Christmas
1966 Charlie Brown's All-Stars! Lucy van Pelt
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
1967 You're in Love, Charlie Brown
1968 He's Your Dog, Charlie Brown
1969 It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown Clara/Shirley/Sophie
The Random Business Patty
1990 You Don't Look 40, Charlie Brown Herself
2001 The Making of "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ancestry.com. California Marriage Index, 1960-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.
  2. ^ Ancestry.com. California Birth Index, 1905-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.
  3. ^ https://www.noblemania.com/2014/06/peanuts-interview-sally-dryer-violet-in.html

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