Marilyn Lightstone (born 28 June 1940 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian film, television and voice actress and writer. She played Crasher and Path Finder in Challenge of the GoBots.

She starred on Canadian television in Anne of Green Gables and Road to Avonlea. She also has had various voice roles in animated series. She has won two Canadian Film Awards.

Lightstone is also a painter and writer, and formerly the brand announcer for Canadian arts television network Bravo!. She has said she is still interested in acting, even on stage, but only in what she would consider "meaningful" roles. As of 2008, she has said she is currently interested in mainly painting and photography.

Lightstone hosts an evening program on Classical 96, Moses Znaimer's classical music radio station in Toronto. She is in a longterm relationship with Znaimer, who is the current head of ZoomerMedia.


Year Title Role Notes
1972 Norman Corwin Presents Episode: "Please, No Flowers"
1975 Lies My Father Told Me Annie Herman
1977 The New Avengers Ranoff Episode: "Forward Base"
1978 King of Kensington Sharon Rockwell Episode: "The Old Flame"
1978 In Praise of Older Women Klari
1979 Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith Anna TV movie
1981 Titans Nefertiti Episode: "Nefertiti"
1981 Heavy Metal Whore (voice)
Queen (voice)
Segment: "Harry Canyon"
Episode: "Den"
1982 Love Marilyn Segment: "Love on Your Birthday"
1983 The Wild Pony Sarah Chase
1983 The Littlest Hobo Dr. Fagan Episode: "The Loneliest Day of the Week"
1983 Bonheur d'occasion Rose-Anna Lacasse
1983 Spasms Dr. Claire Rothman
1984 3 Days
1984 Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats Grandma / Sonja TV series
1984 The Surrogate Dr. Foreman
1985 Kissyfur Additional Voices TV series
1985 ABC Weekend Specials Skin Horse / Nana (voice) Episode: "The Velveteen Rabbit"
1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo Episode: "It's a Wonderful Scoob"
1985 Inspector Gadget Boy
M.A.D Old Lady
Episode: "The Great Wambini's Seance"
Episode: "Gadget and Old Lace"
1985 Night Heat Mrs. Loris Episode: "Snow White"
1985 Challenge of the GoBots Crasher (voice), Path Finder (voice)
1985 Anne of Green Gables Muriel Stacey TV movie
1986 Heathcliff: The Movie Sonja / Grandma
1986 Blind Justice Dr. Lathrop TV movie
1986 Cagney & Lacey Gerilee Thackeray Episode: "Exit Stage Center"
1986 GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords Crasher (voice)
1986 Pound Puppies Lady Bellveshire (voice) Episode: "From Wags to Riches"
1986 Dennis the Menace Alice Mitchell / Martha Wilson (voice) TV series
1986 Wildfire (voice) Episode: "Secret of the Sinti Magic"
1986 Danger Bay Sister Sophia Episode: "Thursday's Child"
1986 Cheers Leeza Episode: "Dance, Diane, Dance"
1987 Amen Prue Episode: "The Divorce Lawyer"
1987 Starman Lainie Fine Episode: "Starscape: Part 1"
Episode: "Starscape: Part 2"
1987 Anne of Avonlea Muriel Stacey TV movie
1987 DuckTales (voice) Episode: "Sphinx for the Memories"
1987 The Real Ghost Busters Aunt Lois (voice) Episode: "The Spirit of Aunt Lois"
1989 The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! Additional Voices 13 episodes
1990 Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone Additional Voices 13 episodes
1990 Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe Abraxas' Answer Box (voice)
1990–1996 Road to Avonlea Muriel Stacey Pettibone 21 episodes
1991 Dracula: The Series Mrs. Pfenning Episode: "Sophie, Queen of the Night"
1991 Darkwing Duck Talking Hair Dryer (voice) Episode: "A Revolution in Home Appliances"
1992 Timescape Madame Iovine
1992 Crow's Nest Anne's Mother
1992 Street Legal Sunny Bernstein Episode: "Persistence of Vision"
Episode: "Never Say Die"
1993 Street Legal Sunny Bernstein Episode: "Faking It"
1994 Ready or Not Adele Episode: "Family Therapy"
1995 The NeverEnding Story Ygramul (voice) Episode: "To Save Falkor"
1995 Iron Eagle IV Dr. Francis Gully
1998 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples Johtje's Mother TV movie
1999 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Dr. Jenica Episode: "883"
2002 Dennis the Menace in Cruise Control Alice Mitchell / Martha Wilson (voice) TV movie
2002 Madeline, My Fair Madeline Miss Higginsbottom (voice) TV movie


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Marilyn Lightstone attended TFcon 2013 as a guest where she reprised her roles as Crasher and Pathfinder (called Roswell) for a voice actor play.

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