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Longtime Voice of Scooby-Doo's Daphne Dies

Heather North was 71

(Newser) - The name Heather North might not be that well known, but her voice would be instantly recognized by viewers of the original Scooby-Doo series. The actress, who has died at the age of 71, provided the voice of wealthy, danger-prone teen Daphne Blake in different series from 1970 to 1985... More »

Introducing Kermit's New Voice

Matt Vogel's version heard publicly for first time

(Newser) - If you weren't sure how you'd feel about Kermit the Frog having a new voice, now you can finally decide. Every week, the Muppets release an official "Muppet Thought of the Week" on the official YouTube channel, and this week's video features, for the first time,... More »

A Big Change Is Coming for Kermit the Frog

Steve Whitmire, who has voiced Kermit since Jim Henson's '90 death, is being replaced

(Newser) - Kermit the Frog is getting a new voice, reports the AP . ABC News and the Hollywood Reporter report that Steve Whitmire has left his role as the voice behind the iconic Muppet. Whitmire has voiced the character since Muppets creator Jim Henson's death in 1990. Per ABC, Whitmire's... More »

Susan Boyle Sings for King, '99 CD Surfaces

Judge apologizes for sniggering, invites her for dinner

(Newser) - Susan Boyle and Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan were reunited (remotely) on Larry King's show last night, where Morgan predicted a worldwide chart-topping CD within the year for the woman he called a Rocky Balboa. Morgan also apologized to the 48-year-old Scottish singer—"We thought you were going... More »

11M YouTube Hits? 'Awesome': UK Sensation

Boyle breaks into early-morning song in interview

(Newser) - Since leaving Simon Cowell speechless, sweet-voiced Susan Boyle has earned the ultimate Internet honor: Her Britain’s Got Talent audition has gone viral with 11 million hits. “It’s awesome,” Boyle told CBS’ Early Show today. The youngest of nine children, Boyle has been living alone since her... More »

Unlikely Brit Singer Wows Even Cowell

(Newser) - Britain's newest celebrity singer doesn't fit the stereotype, and even Simon Cowell is mightily impressed. Susan Boyle, 48, amazed the nation with her turn on the show Britain's Got Talent, ABC News reports. Boyle is more likely to be described as frumpy than glamorous, and when she appeared on stage,... More »

Ay, Caramba! Bart Makes Robo-Call for Scientology

Actress who provides cartoon icon's voice uses it to plug controversial church

(Newser) - Actress Nancy Cartwright’s affiliation with Scientology has escaped public notice for the most part, but those days could be over. Cartwright, the voice of Bart on The Simpsons, is featured on a robo-call announcing a church event, the Village Voice reports. The actress peppers the invitation to the “... More »

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