The actress finest often known as the voice of Daphne on “Scooby-Doo” has died at 71.
Heather North — who voiced the character on the cartoon sequence for over 30 years — died inside her southern California house on Nov. 30, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.
North had battled an undisclosed sickness for a very long time earlier than her dying, a household good friend of the star informed THR.
Along with her work on “Scooby-Doo,” North racked up appearing credit in entrance of the digital camera, together with a recurring gig on the cleaning soap opera “Days of Our Lives” within the 1970s.
She additionally starred alongside Kurt Russell on “The Barefoot Government,” which premiered in 1971, and appeared on the TV crime drama sequence “The Fugitive.”
North made her debut as Daphne Blake on “Scooby-Doo” in 1970 and continued to voice the character on varied installments to the franchise till 2003.
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Her character was infamous for stumbling into hazard on the beloved sequence, which facilities on mystery-solving youngsters and their canine Scooby-Doo.
The franchise started in 1969 and continues to churn out new TV episodes and movies.
North’s husband H. Wesley Kenney, whom she met on the set of “Days of Our Lives,” died in 2015.
She’ll be commemorated at a memorial service on Wednesday morning in Studio Metropolis, Calif., the place she lived, on the First Christian Church, in line with THR.