Spider-Man Voice Actress Dies Due to Coronavirus

Voice actor veteran Julie Bennett died Tuesday in Los Angeles from complications related to coronavirus at 88, according to talent agent.

Bennett was best known for her work in the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series The Yogi Bear Show as Cindy Bear, Yogi’s sweet, southern love interest.

Bennett continued with voice work into the 1990s, including a role as the second voice of Aunt May Parker in the Fox Kids animated TV series Spider-Man in 1995.

Bennett was born in Manhattan on Jan. 24, 1932, but grew up in Los Angeles. After graduating from Beverly Hills High School, she returned to New York where she began her career in theater, radio and television before eventually settling in L.A.

Her live-action TV credits included Dragnet, Leave It to Beaver, Get Smart, Love, American Style and Superman.

She also appeared on variety shows such as The Tonight Show, The Sid Caesar Show and several specials on The Bob Hope Show.

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