Barbara Goodson is an American actress known mostly for her versatility in voicing original and dubbed cartoons. Goodson grew up in Marygate City New Jersey and now lives in Santa Monica California. She is voted one of the ten best women to do the voices for young males in cartoons. She was the voice of Red Fraggle and Wingnut in Jim Henson's cartoon Fraggle Rock as well as the voice of Empress Rita Repulsa in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Power Rangers Zeo, Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie, Power Rangers in Space, and most recently Mother Talzin on Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
In addition to Rita Repulsa, she has also voiced both Prince Sprocket and Orbus in Power Rangers Zeo. She also was the female voice of Mandilok in Power Rangers Wild Force and Ladyborg in Beetleborgs Metallix.
As for her anime dubbing, she has an extensive list of credits. Shows such as HBO's Adventures of Tom Sawyer as Tom, Tekkaman Blade as Star, Dragon Ball, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Naruto as Granny Chiyo and Lady Shima and FLCL as Naota. She was also the first woman to dub Kiki's mom in Kiki's Delivery Service.