Cecil Roy

Show Count: 4
Series Count: 2
Role: Old Time Radio Star
Old Time Radio
Born: October 2, 1900, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Died: January 26, 1995, Englewood, New Jersey, USA

Cecil H. Roy (October 2, 1900 - January 26, 1995) was a radio actress who was well known in broadcasting of the 1930s and 1940s as The Girl of a Thousand Voices.

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, she grew up in Oklahoma. She started her acting career with a Chicago stock company but soon entered radio during the 1930s, appearing on Ma PerkinsThe Rise of the GoldbergsThe Henry Aldrich ShowPepper Young's Family and many other programs.

The "Girl of a Thousand Voices" label came about due to her ability to immediately shift through a wide range of characters and ages, from an elderly woman to a crying baby.


Between 1944 and 1962, she provided voices for numerous animated cartoons, specializing in children's voices including 'Little Lulu. She also did the voice of Casper in the Casper, the Friendly Ghost theatrical animated series of the 1950s.


Her recordings for children included the role of Winnie the Pooh on a recording with Jimmy Stewart.

In her last years, she lived at the Actors' Extended Care Facility in Englewood, New Jersey, where she died in 1995 at age 94. She was survived by her son, Richard, of Montclair, New Jersery; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Source: Wikipedia

Quiet PleaseQuiet Please
Show Count: 66
Broadcast History: 8 June 1947 to 25 June 1949
Director: Wyllis Cooper
Producer: Albert Buhrman, Wyllis Cooper, Bill McClintock
Broadcast: 1st October 1964
Added: Sep 13 2013
Broadcast: 6th October 1964
Added: Sep 17 2013