Obituary: Billie Mae Richards

Actress Billy Mae Richards (b.1921) died on September 10 following a series of strokes. Richards appeared in the 1988 TV series War of the Worlds and the films Gammera the Invincible and Shadow Builder. Her best known role, however, was providing the title character’s voice for the Bass-Rankin production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and subsequent films.