Barbara Goodson

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Barbara Goodson
Born Barbara Dale Goodson
(1949-08-16) August 16, 1949 (age 67)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Residence Santa Monica, California
Other names Barbara Larsen
Bertha Greene
Betty Gustafson
Jane Carole
Janis Caroll
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Years active 1965–present
Spouse(s) Bruce Gustafson (m. 1984)
Children 1

Barbara Dale Goodson (born August 16, 1949)[1] is an American actress and voice actress known mostly for her versatility in voicing original and dubbed cartoons. Goodson was born in Brooklyn, New York. She grew up in New Jersey and now lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband Bruce Gustafson.

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, for which she won a Best Actress award from[2]

In addition to Rita Repulsa, she has also voiced both Prince Sprocket and Orbus in Power Rangers Zeo (giving her at least 3 credits listed in the show's end credits). She also was the female voice of Mandilok in Power Rangers Wild Force and Ladyborg in Beetleborgs Metallix.[citation needed]

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. 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.[1]






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  1. ^ a b "Barbara Goodson - A Woman of Many Hats". Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  2. ^ "Barbara Goodson". Retrieved 2 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Viz Media's Coppelion Dub Casts Erica Lindbeck, Cassandra Lee Morris, Shelby Lindley". Anime News Network. 2014-11-24. 
  4. ^ "Departure × And × Friends". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 1. Viz Media. April 16, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  5. ^ "Test × of × Tests". Hunter × Hunter. Episode 2. Viz Media. April 23, 2016. Adult Swim. 
  6. ^ Love Hina, Volume 5 - Summer By The Sea. Bandai (DVD). 2002. ISBN 9781594097201.  - select Extras, Credits, page to "Featuring the Voices Of"
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-04. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  8. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices. 

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