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



The Bugs n' Daffy Show1996TV SeriesVarious Characters (voice)
That's Warner Bros.!1995TV SeriesVarious characters (voice)
Here's Lucy1970-1972TV SeriesDowager Soprano / Doris / Singer
A Symposium on Popular Songs1962ShortThe Andrews Sisters singing The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man / Helen Kane (voice)
Nelly's Folly1961ShortNelly (voice)
The Jack Benny Program1957TV SeriesSinging Bride
Gaby1956Singer at the Bottle Club
Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom1953ShortSuzy Sparrow (voice, uncredited)
The Band Wagon1953Singer in 'That's Entertainment' Sequence (uncredited)
Melody1953ShortSuzy Sparrow (voice, uncredited)



A Symposium on Popular Songs1962Short performer: "The Boogie Woogie Bakery Man", "Rock, Rumble and Roar", "Charleston Charlie"
Gaby1956performer: "Where Or When" - uncredited
Blues Busters1950performer: "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho", "Better Be Lookin' Out for Love" - uncredited

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Music Department

White Christmas1954background singer: Vera-Ellen - uncredited
Blues Busters1950singing voice: Adele Jergens - uncredited



Chun King Chow Mein Hour1962TV SpecialSketch Actor
Wet Blanket Policy1948ShortHerself - Singer ("The Woody Woodpecker Song") (voice)

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