Claim to fame:
This spry, plucky, multi-talented actress gained attention in the 1950s with her portrayal of Mammy Yokum in the Broadway and film versions of Lil Abner. However, Billie is probably best remembered for her saturday morning TV roles as Witchiepoo on Sid & Marty Kroft's Puf-n-Stuf and as Weenie the Genie on Lidsville.
Where are they now?
Billie enjoyed a variety of voice-over roles and TV appearances throughout the 70s. Since 1984 Billie has served as president of Pet Hope a California-based charity which finds homes for unwanted animals.