Penny Singleton

Actor, Singer, Acrobat
Actress Penny Singleton has three main claims to fame. From 1938 through 1950, the natural brunette starred in an astonishing 28 different movies as Blondie, the long-suffering wife of comic strip character Dagwood ... Read more »
Born: 09/15/1908 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Filmography

Actor (36)

Jetsons: The Movie 1990 (Movie)

of Jane Jetson (Voice)

The New Jetsons 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

The Jetsons 1962 - 1976 (TV Show)

Voice

The Best Man 1963 (Movie)

Mrs Claypoole (Actor)

Go West, Young Lady 1940 (Movie)

(Actor)

Boy Meets Girl 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Swing Your Lady 1938 (Movie)

(Actor)

Men Are Such Fools 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Racket Busters 1937 (Movie)

(Actor)

Vogues of 1938 1936 (Movie)

Miss Violet Sims (Actor)

After the Thin Man 1935 (Movie)

(Actor)

Blondie (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Brings up Baby (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Goes Latin (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Goes to College (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Has Servant Trouble (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Hits the Jackpot (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Meets the Boss (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Plays Cupid (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie Takes a Vacation (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie in Society (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie on a Budget (Movie)

Blondie Bumstead (Actor)

Blondie's Big Deal (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie's Blessed Event (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie's Reward (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Blondie's Secret (Movie)

Blondie (Actor)

Good News (Movie)

Flo (Actor)

Hard to Get (Movie)

Hattie (Actor)

Love in the Rough (Movie)

Virgie (Actor)

Outside of Paradise (Movie)

Mavourneen (Actor)

Rockin' With Judy Jetson (TV Show)

Voice

Secrets of an Actress (Movie)

Miss Reid (Actor)

The Mad Miss Manton (Movie)

Frances Glesk (Actor)

Young Widow (Movie)

Peg Martin (Actor)

Biography

Actress Penny Singleton has three main claims to fame. From 1938 through 1950, the natural brunette starred in an astonishing 28 different movies as Blondie, the long-suffering wife of comic strip character Dagwood Bumstead. In 1962, she became the voice of Jane Jetson on the three-season animated TV series "The Jetsons". And in 1966, she led the first-ever strike of Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, helping bring about improved working conditions. Although it was perceived as a slight in 2004 when her long and varied career was not included in the Academy Awards "Dearly Departed" tribute to those who had died the previous year, Singleton probably would have taken it as a compliment. It meant that despite decades of work across film, TV and the musical stage, she was able to essentially slip by unnoticed as a performer and be known only for her alter egos. In addition to her proilific career. She was also the president of AGVA (American Guild of Variety Artists) beginning in 1969 and has two stars on the Hollywood walk of fame. Singleton passed away from a stroke at age 95.

Relationships

James Farley

Uncle

Benny McNulty

Father

Barney McNulty

Brother
born in 1923 died in 2000

Lawrence Singlton

Husband
married in 1937 divorced in 1939

Robert Sparks

Husband
married from 1941 until his death in 1963

EDUCATION

Columbia University

New York , New York

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