Canadian voice actress who was best known for voicing Rankin/Bass' version of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer from 1964 to 1979.
She was raised in Toronto.
She voiced Tenderheart Bear in both the first two Care Bears movies and on the television series.
Her daughter Judi Richards is a successful pop singer.
She voiced characters on the 1960's animated Spider-Man series, which was created by Stan Lee.