Barbara Goodson

Voice Actor, TV Actor

1949 –

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Who is Barbara Goodson?

Barbara Goodson is an American actress known mostly for her versatility in voicing original and dubbed cartoons. She is voted one of the ten best women to do the voices for young males in cartoons. She was the voice of Red Fraggle and Wingnut in Jim Henson's cartoon Fraggle Rock as well as the voice of Empress Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, Power Rangers in Space, and most recently Mother Talzin on Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

In addition to Rita Repulsa, she has also voiced both Prince Sprocket and Orbus in Power Rangers Zeo. She also was the female voice of Mandilok in Power Rangers Wild Force and Ladyborg in Beetleborgs Metallix.

As for her anime dubbing, she has an extensive list of credits. Shows such as HBO's Adventures of Tom Sawyer as Tom, Tekkaman Blade as Star, Dragon Ball, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Naruto as Granny Chiyo and Lady Shima and FLCL as Naota. She was also the first woman to dub Kiki's mom in Kiki's Delivery Service. The series CloudBread in which she is a cast member as Wooley, Ruiz, Grandma and Teacher Ellie was nominated for Best Children's Programming in 2011 for an Annie Award. She was also awarded an Earphones Award for narrating Blair Clemons in the Time/Warner book On A Night Like This.

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Born
Aug 16, 1949
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Barbara D. Goodson
  • Barbara Larsen
  • Barbra Goodson
  • Bertha Greene
  • Betty Gustafson
  • Barbara Dale Goodson
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Queens College, City University of New York
  • American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Lived in
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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