Voice Actress Janet Waldo Passes Away

posted on by Karen Ressler
The Jetsons voice actress also played roles in Battle of the Planets, Unico in the Island of Magic

Voice Actress Janet Waldo passed away on Sunday at age 96.

Waldo was best known for her roles as Judy Jetson in The Jetsons, Penelope Pitstop in Wacky Races, and Josie in Josie and the Pussycats. In anime, Waldo played West Wind in the Unico in the Island of Magic film and Princess (Jun the Swan) in Battle of the Planets, the 1978 American cut of Gatchaman.

Waldo's daughter Lucy Lee told ABC News that Waldo had been diagnosed with an inoperable benign tumor five years ago.

Source: ABC News

Thanks to Geoffrey Oliver and Justin Haire for the news tip.

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