Didi Conn July 13, 1951) is an American film, stage and television actress. Conn was born in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of a clinical psychologist. Conn made her debut as an actress in the 1960s. Her notable role's in Grease (1978) & Grease 2 (1982) Conn also provided the voice for Raggedy Ann in the animated feature Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure (1977) directed by Richard Williams. Didi was in a office undergoing a quick brushoff, when an agent eavesdropping, stuck a head out of the door and said "What kind of voice is that? Come in here." She got a job imitating Betty Boop on a root beer commercial. Until then she says she didn't know her voice was distinctive even though at the time on the phone it was sometimes confused with her four year old brothers.
Didi Conn on her role as Betty Boop
Someone stuck her head out of the door and said come here and that was Ann Write. That day she set me up for A&W Root Beer. I had to be Betty Boop and i got it, it was the beginning of my career. And it was a very successful few years doing the commercials.