Janet Waldo





2/4/1920 , Yakima, Washington, USA



Birth Name

Janet Waldo




JANET first began her career by starring on the Radio as the irrepressible teenager, CORLISS ARCHER. She was with OZZIE & HARRIET on Radio and TV as EMMY LOU, the little neighbor girl. She played TEENAGE TINA on the FRANK SINATRA SHOW. One of her most memorable TV appearances was when she was in an episode of I LOVE LUCY co-starring with RICHARD CRENNA. She has credits for many Radio and TV shows including starring with TONY FRANCIOSA in HAL KANTER'S, VALENTINE'S DAY. She has also done several commercials.

She has been very versatile as being the voice-over for many cartoons. Her many voices include: JUDY JETSON, PENELOPE PITSTOP, GRANNY SWEET, JOSIE (JOSIE & THE CATS) and others too numerous to mention. She is an expert at looping and has duplicated the voices for many movie celebrities at UNIVERSAL STUDIOS which include: SALLY FIELD, JESSICA LANGE, KATHERINE HEPBURN and ARETHA FRANKLIN.

JANET was a member of the CALIFORNIA ARTISTS RADIO THEATER (C.A.R.T.) where she appeared with RICHARD CRENNA in OLIVER HAILEY'S comedy, THE WORLD AND HIS WIFE. She also appeared in THE LAST LETTERS OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE. This is a drama about a fictional 40-year correspondence between the Southern General and a Northern Girl. This was the last work of her late husband, playwright ROBERT E. LEE. He also co-authored the BROADWAY hits: MAME, AUNTIE MAME, INHERIT THE WIND and both the play and movie versions of FIRST MONDAY IN OCTOBER.

She and her husband had 1 son and 1 daughter.