Job Actress
Years active 1925-1990
Known for Blondie; voice of Jane Jetson from The Jetsons
Top Roles Blondie Bumstead, Frances Glesk, Nancy Crowel Turkel, Blondie, Blondie Bumstead
Top GenresComedy, Film Adaptation, Romance, Drama, Musical, Crime
Top TopicsBook-Based, Sequels, Marriage
Top Collaborators (Producer), , , (Producer)
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Penny Singleton Overview:

Legendary actress, Penny Singleton, was born Mariana Dorothy Agnes Letitia McNulty on Sep 15, 1908 in Philadelphia, PA. Singleton died at the age of 95 on Nov 12, 2003 in Sherman Oaks, CA .


Penny Singleton appeared in over 15 films during the 1930s including After the Thin Man and The Mad Miss Manton before hitting it big in 1938 when she starred as Blondie in the film of the same name. More Blondie films followed in rapid succession for a grand total of 28 in all from 1938 through 1950, as well as a popular radio show which aired from 1939 to 1950.


Cartoon fans will probably recognize Singleton as the voice of space-age housewife, Jane Jetson from The Jetsons animated television series that originally aired from 1962-1963, then again in 1985 and 1987 for a total of 75 episodes.

(Source: article by Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub).



She was honored with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures and Radio. Singleton was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By Annmarie Gatti on Sep 15, 2013 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Born September 15, 1908 ! Singleton appeared in a number of films during the 1930s including?After the Thin Man and The Mad Miss Manton – but she hit it ‘big’ when she starred in the Blondie film series, 28 films in all, from 1938 through 1950. She also ‘starre... Read full article

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Penny Singleton Quotes:

Polly Byrnes: Say, is that Mrs. Landis?
Nick Charles: Yep, want to meet her?
Polly Byrnes: No thanks, I've had enough of this family.

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First woman president of an AFL-CIO union.

Elected president of AGVA (American Guild of Variety Artists) in 1969.

Despite her prolific film career, she was not included in the Dearly Departed video montage of the 2004 Oscar show.

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