Voice Actress for Daphne on ‘Scooby-Doo’ Dead at 71: Reports

December 19, 2017 Updated: December 19, 2017

Heather North, the voice actress for Daphne Blake from “Scooby-Doo”, has died, according to reports. Heather was 71.

Heather appeared in “Days of Our Lives,” The Barefoot Executive,” “Mr. Novak,” and “The Fugitive.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Heather died late last month at her home in Studio City, California, after a long illness. Family friend Jodie Mann confirmed the news to the publication.

Heather voiced the character Daphne from 1970 until 2003 through various incarnations of “Scooby-Doo.”

She was also married to H. Wesley Kenney, who was an Emmy-winning producer whom she met on “Days of Our Lives.” He died in 2015.

A memorial service for her is slated for 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday at First Christian Church in Studio City, the report stated.


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