Kathleen Helppie-Shipley (born September 13, 1956) is an American animation producer and voice actress. For Hanna-Barbera, she portrayed Sweets on Biskitts and Shannon on Pound Puppies.


Helppie began her animation career at Warner Bros. as a secretary for director Friz Freleng. She was in charge of the Looney Tunes franchise longer than anyone else except studio founder Leon Schlesinger. She was working as a mapmaker for the studio when her cartoon voice was randomly discovered by Hollywood talent scouts. As senior producer, Helppie was nominated for six Annie awards, two of which she won.

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