DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Jean Vander Pyl (aged 79)
Jean Thurston Vander Pyl (October 11, 1919 – April 10, 1999) was an American actress and voice actress. Although her career spanned many decades, she is perhaps best remembered as the voice of Wilma Flintstone for the Hanna-Barbera cartoon The Flintstones. In addition to Wilma Flintstone, she also provided the voices of Pebbles Flintstone, Rosiethe robot maid on the animated series The Jetsons, Goldie, Lola Glamour, Nurse LaRue and other characters in Top Cat, Winsome Witch on The Secret Squirrel Show and Ogee on The Magilla Gorilla Show.
DEATH: On April 10, 1999, Vander Pyl died of lung cancer at her home in Dana Point, California. She was 79 years old. Vander Pyl was interred in Ascension Cemetery in Lake Forest, California.