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Penny Singleton

Born on this day in 1908, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, actress and singer, Penny Singleton. In the 1930’s, Singleton often appeared uncredited, or as Dorothy McNulty. In 1938, she scored the role of her lifetime, portraying the real-life version of cartoon character Blondie Bumstead, in the successful Blondie series, which would comprise 28 films in all.

Ironically, her later success would come voicing the cartoon character, Jane Jetson for Hanna-Barbera, from 1962-1990.

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Father Of The Brood

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Walter Lantz

Born on this day in 1899, animator and producer, Walter Lantz. Lantz is best known as the creator of Woody Woodpecker, Chilly Willy and Oswald The Lucky Rabbit.