Shannon Farnon Voice actor

Shannon Farnon is a Canadian actress and voice actress. She is best known as being the first actress to voice Wonder Woman in a Hanna-Barbera production. Born into a show business family, she is the daughter of Brian Farnon and Rita Oehmen, and sister of Charmian Carr and Darleen Carr. Her birthname is Sharon Farnon. Farnon, while a teenager, went to theater art classes in Toronto and years later worked on commercial spots. The actress starred in film, TV, commercials and cartoons, however her first role came in 1965 in an uncredited role in Burke's Law. She went on to star in supporting roles in multiple other television series, but she was most active in the voice-over field in commercials. While doing a live-action commercial in 1973 for Flintstone vitamins she was approached by voice director Wally Burr to play what was to be her most famous role, Wonder Woman in Super Friends. She accepted. From 1973 to 1983, the voice actress portrayed the heroine in Super Friends, Challenge of the Super Friends and The All-New Super Friends Hour.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 28th, 1941
Nationality
Canada

Family

Parents
Siblings
Spouse
Children

Movie performances

Average rating by genre

GenreNum. of titlesAvg. rating
Romance34.7
Drama35.1
Comedy25.4
Family26.0

1. Rumor Has It… (2005)

Comedy, Drama, Romance
played Party Guest #8
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
96.0
Ben Cosgrove
,
Paula Weinstein
31 Show list

Rumor Has It... is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a real-life rumor about the family in the 1963 novel The Graduate by Charles Webb.

Awards

Top cast

Jeff Daly
Ben Braddock
Earl Huttinger
Aunt Mitsy
Beau Burroughs
Roger McManus
Annie Huttinger
Pasadenan Wife #4
Sarah Huttinger
Conference Attendee #1
Blake Burroughs
Dancer #2
Mrs. Robinson
Reporter #3
Katharine Richelieu
Conference Attendee #3
Party Guest #5
Charity Dinner Guest #4
Charity Dinner Guest #5
Mover #1
Conference Attendee #2
Nikki
Venture Capitalist 2
Party Guest #1
Charity Dinner Guest #1
Co-Pilot
Conference Greeter
Wedding Coordinator
Patriarch
Scott
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Rumor Has It…
Spanish, English
Germany, Australia, United States of America

2. The Forbidden Dance (1990)

Drama, Romance
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
1 Show list

The Forbidden Dance is a 1990 drama film starring former Miss USA Laura Harring. Made to cash in on the Lambada dance craze, it opened on the same day as its competitor, Lambada.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

3. Leo and Loree (1980)

Romance, Comedy
played Christina Harper
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
97.0
Jim Begg
James Ritz
3 Show list

Leo and Loree is a 1980 film directed by Jerry Paris.

Awards

Top cast

Dennis
Loree
Leo
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Lance Rubin
Costa Petals
English
United States of America

4. Poco... Little Dog Lost (1977)

Family, Adventure, Drama
played Nurse
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
88.0
Dwight Brooks
Dwight Brooks
William E. Carville
3 Show list

Poco... Little Dog Lost is a 1977 American film about a young girl, Kim and her dog, Poco. Early in the film Kim is injured in a car accident and is separated from Poco. As Kim recovers from the accident Poco searches for her across the wilderness.

Awards

Top cast

Mrs. John Ashmore
Big Burt
Ben Ashton
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Dwight Brooks
Bonnie Brooks
English
United States of America

5. Against a Crooked Sky (1975)

Family, Western
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
89.0

Against a Crooked Sky is a 1975 American Western film directed by Earl Bellamy and starring Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen, and Henry Wilcoxon.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
English
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. Super Friends

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
American Broadcasting Company
September 13th, 1980 English

2. The World's Greatest Super Friends

Adventure, Animation
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
September 22nd, 1979 September 27th, 1980 1 English

3. Super Friends

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
American Broadcasting Company
September 8th, 1973 September 6th, 1986 2 English

4. Challenge of the Super Friends

Animation, Action, Family
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
September 9th, 1978 December 23rd, 1978 3 English

5. Valley of the Dinosaurs

Adventure, Animation
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

CBS
September 7th, 1974 December 21st, 1974 1
Jackie Earle Haley
English

6. The All-New Super Friends Hour

Animation, Action, Adventure
Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

American Broadcasting Company
September 10th, 1977 September 2nd, 1978 2 English

Guest TV appearances

Dallas

Program genre

Soap opera
Drama

External resources

Dallas is a long-running American prime time television soap opera that aired from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991, on CBS. The series revolves around a wealthy and feuding Texan family, the Ewings, who own the independent oil company Ewing Oil and the cattle-ranching land of Southfork. The series originally focused on the marriage of Bobby Ewing and Pamela Barnes, whose families were sworn enemies with each other. As the series progressed, oil tycoon J.R. Ewing grew to be the show's main character, whose schemes and dirty business became the show's trademark. When the show ended in May 1991, J.R. was the only character to have appeared in every episode.nThe show was famous for its cliffhangers, including the Who shot J.R.? mystery. The 1980 episode Who Done It remains the second highest rated prime-time telecast ever.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S11-E01 September 25th, 1987

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