Heather North, The Voice Of “Scooby Doo’s” Daphne, Dead At 71

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Heather North, who voiced the “Scooby Doo” character Daphne Blake has died.

North was 71.

The cause of death has not been revealed but sources have told SEM that North had been battling an undisclosed illness for some time.

Although the Daphne truly belonged to her, North was the second person to voice the character. During the first season of the program in 1969, Daphne was voiced by Stefanianna Christopherson.

In addition to her voice duties, North starred with Kurt Russell in the 1971 film “The Barefoot Executive.”

She also had turns on “Days Of Our Lives” and “The Fugitive.”

Her late husband was H. Wesley Kenney, the Emmy Award-winning producer of “Days Of Our Lives.”

North died her home in Studio City last month, however, her death became public today (Dec 19).