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Gloria Wood


Singer and toon voice actress who was simply known on her behalf four-octave vocal range and her capability to imitate various other voices. She began performing in big music group when she is at senior high school in 1941. She’s been the tone of voice of many toon people, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Minnie Mouse, and Nelly the Performing Giraffe. Her mom was a pop vocalist on Boston radio in the middle 1920s. She dubbed the performing tone of voice of Vera Ellen in the film Light Christmas.

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Full Name Gloria Wood
Date Of Birth September 8, 1923
Died March 4, 1995, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place Of Birth United States
Profession Voice Actress
Spouse Robert Vahle
Movies A Symposium on Popular Songs, Nelly's Folly, Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom, Melody
Star Sign Virgo

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1 Dubbed the singing voice for Marilyn Monroe in River of No Return (1954).
2 Sang the Woody Woodpecker theme on several cartoons.
3 Sang the Rice-A-Roni TV commercial jingle.



The Bugs n' Daffy Show 1996 TV Series Various Characters (voice)
That's Warner Bros.! 1995 TV Series Various characters (voice)
Here's Lucy 1970-1972 TV Series Dowager Soprano / Doris / Singer
A Symposium on Popular Songs 1962 Short The Andrews Sisters singing The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man / Helen Kane (voice)
Nelly's Folly 1961 Short Nelly (voice)
The Jack Benny Program 1957 TV Series Singing Bride
Gaby 1956 Singer at the Bottle Club
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom 1953 Short Suzy Sparrow (voice, uncredited)
The Band Wagon 1953 Singer in 'That's Entertainment' Sequence (uncredited)
Melody 1953 Short Suzy Sparrow (voice, uncredited)



A Symposium on Popular Songs 1962 Short performer: "The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man", "Rock, Rumble and Roar", "Charleston Charlie"
Gaby 1956 performer: "Where Or When" - uncredited
Blues Busters 1950 performer: "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho", "Better Be Lookin' Out for Love" - uncredited

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Music Department

White Christmas 1954 background singer: Vera-Ellen - uncredited
Blues Busters 1950 singing voice: Adele Jergens - uncredited



Chun King Chow Mein Hour 1962 TV Special Sketch Actor
Wet Blanket Policy 1948 Short Herself - Singer ("The Woody Woodpecker Song") (voice)

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