Barbara Frawley

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Barbara Anne Frawley (14 April 1935 – 1 March 2004)[1] was an Australian character actress and voice artist.

She is best known as the voice of young Dot in the 1977 film adaptation of Dot and the Kangaroo,[2] as well as Around the World with Dot and Dot and the Bunny. Apart from the films she appeared in with the Yoram Gross Film Studios, she mainly appeared in cameo and additional voiceover roles.

Biography[edit]

Frawley originally was a radio actress in the late 1950s with the ABC, appearing on The Children's Session[3][4] before moving to television, where she appeared in the 1967 TV drama series, Contrabandits[5] and in the 1970s in The Link Men,[6] Spyforce[7] and Homicide.[2][8] Frawley also appeared on episodes of the Australian children's television show, Play School.[9]

Frawley went on to provide the voices for many characters in various Australian animated films and television movies, mainly for Yoram Gross Film Studios, most notably in Dot and the Kangaroo[10][11] and most recently in The Camel Boy.[12][13] Frawley, late of North Bondi, died in Sydney in 1 March 2004.

Filmography[edit]

Television series filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0292417/bio
  2. ^ a b "Barbara Frawley". IMDb. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Bob Sitsky; Colin McPherson (March 2006). "Margaret Delves (now Moore) Remembers". ABC TV at Gore Hill. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Bob Sitsky; Colin McPherson (March 2006). "Staff Training". ABC TV at Gore Hill. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  5. ^ Stoner, Don. "Contrabandits Episode Details". Classic Australian Television. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Stoner, Don. "The Link Men Episode Details". Classic Australian Television. Archived from the original on 3 February 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  7. ^ Stoner, Don. "Spyforce Episode Details". Classic Australian Television. Archived from the original on 23 March 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  8. ^ Stoner, Don. "Homicide Episode Details". Classic Australian Television. Archived from the original on 28 March 2010. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  9. ^ "Play School". Australian Television Memorabilia Guide. Nodette Enterprises Pty Ltd. Archived from the original on 22 January 2009. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  10. ^ "Barbara Frawley". Australian Screen Online. Retrieved 22 February 2010. 
  11. ^ "Dot and the Kangaroo". The Australian Women's Weekly. National Library of Australia. 7 December 1977. p. 16. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Camel Boy's Story". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 12 January 1985. p. 15. Retrieved 29 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Timestyle". The Canberra Times. National Library of Australia. 10 July 1983. p. 14. Retrieved 29 November 2013.