Verna Felton

Biography: Actress Verna Felton had spent years honing her craft on the stage before she established her reputation on radio. Felton's contributions to the airwaves ranged from the part of Mme. DeFarge in a Lux Radio Theatre version of Tale of Two Cities to the recurring role of the Mean Widdle Kid's grandma on The Red Skelton Show. After the death of her actor/husband Lee Millar in 1941, Felton began her screen career. Her movie assignments consisted largely of voiceover work for Walt Disney's animated features: she can be heard as a gossiping elephant in Dumbo (1941), the Fairy Godmother who sings "Bibbidy Bobbidy Boo" in Cinderella (1950), the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland (1951), Flora the good fairy in Sleeping Beauty (1959), and still another elephant in The Jungle Book (1967). She carried her voiceover activities into television, supplying the voice of Fred Flintstone's eternally nagging mother-in-law in The Flintstones (1960-66). Verna Felton is best-known to TV fans asActress Verna Felton had spent years honing her craft on the stage before she established her reputation on radio. Felton's contributions to the airwaves ranged from the part of Mme. DeFarge in a Lux Radio Theatre version of Tale of Two Cities to the recurring role of the Mean Widdle Kid's grandma on The Red Skelton Show. After the death of her actor/husband Lee Millar in 1941, Felton began her screen career. Her movie assignments consisted largely of voiceover work for Walt Disney's animated features: she can be heard as a gossiping elephant in Dumbo (1941), the Fairy Godmother who sings "Bibbidy Bobbidy Boo" in Cinderella (1950), the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland (1951), Flora the good fairy in Sleeping Beauty (1959), and still another elephant in The Jungle Book (1967). She carried her voiceover activities into television, supplying the voice of Fred Flintstone's eternally nagging mother-in-law in The Flintstones (1960-66). Verna Felton is best-known to TV fans as Hilda Crocker on the popular sitcoms December Bride (1954-58) and Pete and Gladys (1960-62). Expand

Verna Felton's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 82
Highest Metascore: 96 Dumbo
Lowest Metascore: 65 The Jungle Book
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
7 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
65 The Jungle Book Oct 18, 1967 Elephant / Elephant tbd
85 Sleeping Beauty Jan 29, 1959 Flora/Leah / Flora/Leah tbd
78 Lady and the Tramp Jun 22, 1955 Aunt Sarah 8.0
68 Alice in Wonderland Sep 14, 1951 Queen Of Hearts 8.1
94 The Gunfighter Jun 23, 1950 Mrs. August Pennyfeather / Mrs. August Pennyfeather 5.9
85 Cinderella Mar 4, 1950 Fairy Godmother 7.7
96 Dumbo Oct 31, 1941 The Elephant Matriarch/Mrs. Jumbo / The Elephant Matriarch/Mrs. Jumbo 7.5