Ruth Ann Buzzi is an American theatre, film, television, and voice actress, and singer, who is known for her performances in Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, for which she earned several Emmy award nominations. She is probably best known for playing Ruthie in Sesame Street.
Some of Buzzi's Disney roles include Frou-Frou's singing voice in The Aristocats, the soprano voice in It's Tough to Be a Bird, the opposing coach in the 1976 version of Freaky Friday, Dr. Rheems in The North Avenue Irregulars, Kanga (Winnie the Pooh in the Hundred Acre Wood) in the 1986 game version, Midge and Mrs. Sweeney in the Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers episode "Pie in the Sky", Old Tough Kate (a.k.a. Granny) in The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, the German Mouse in The Rescuers, and an Alien Cow in the Darkwing Duck episode "Twin Beaks". She was also a guest star in episode 104 of The Muppet Show.