|Born||July 24th, 1936 |
Westerly, Rhode Island, United States
|Productions||Babes in the Wood as Helena (original cast) |
The Aristocats as Frou-Frou (singing voice)
The Lost Saucer as Fi
The Muppet Show
The Sonny and Cher Show
|Recordings||The Aristocats (film soundtrack)|
Ruth Buzzi is an American actress and comedienne.
Born in Westerly, Rhode Island, she studied at the Pasadena Playhouse for Performing Arts and appeared in a number of comedy revues before gaining exposure working with Dom DeLuise on The Garry Moore Show, and moving to New York where she became a regular on The Steve Allen Show and appeared in the original cast of Sweet Charity. This led to a recurring role on Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.
Whilst best known for appearing on television in variety shows, comedies and roasts, Buzzi also appeared in a number of films including Chu Chu and the Philly Flash, The Villain and My Mom's a Werewolf. She also worked as a voice actor on projects including. The Angry Beavers and Sheep in the Big City.
Buzzi sang a few times, mostly on television in variety shows, once during her role as Fi in The Lost Saucer (duetting on "Beautiful Downtown Atlantis"). She also provided the singing voice of Frou-Frou the horse in The Aristocats. She also appeared in the original cast of Babes in the Woods, playing Helena.
- Ev'rybody Wants to Be a Cat (reprise)(contains solo lines)
- Beautiful Downtown Atlantis (duet)
- Can't Take My Eyes Off You (contains solo lines)
- The Channel 86 Cutesy News Theme