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Billie Richards

Billie Mae Richards (née Dinsmore, November 21, 1921 – September 10, 2010) was a Canadian voice actress, and singer who also appeared onstage and on television. She was the voice of Rankin/Bass' version of the character Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer from 1964 to 1979, and of the Kid in the radio series Jake and the Kid.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 21st, 1921 (Toronto), Died September 10th, 2010 (Burlington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1965

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 116167 7/14/1965 We're a couple of misfits-2, 3 Billie Richards ; Paukl Soles vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Richards, Billie," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/340047.

Richards, Billie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/340047.

"Richards, Billie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/340047

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