FAMOUS FICTIONAL GINGERS

The Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland

Rumplestiltskin from Shrek

Madeline

Another red headed Orphan! Madeline is an orphan who lives with Miss Clavell and becomes quite famous for her charm and red hair!

She was one of my favourites!

Madeline

Princess Fiona

Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald the spokes clown for McDonald’s.

Why do Clown’s always have red hair? As red head’s do we have a better sense of humour? Or are red haired mascots for restaurants just used to make people hungry?

Wendy’s

Wendy the ginger braided, freckle faced face of Wendy’s! The ginger moto is a lot like Wendy’s “Quality is our recipe”.

Archie Andrews

All American teenager, actually a comic strip character. Archie made his debut in the Pep Comic in 1941. With his chums Veronica, Betty Copper and Jughead Jones, Archie has entertained generations of US comic fans.

Anne of Green Gables

Poor little orphan girl who has been the subject of a number of films and TV series since she was created by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Ariel

The Little Mermaid of Disney fame, with her long Red hair swishing about beneath the waves.

Beaker from the Muppets

Assistant to Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, resident scientist from Jim Henson’s “Muppet Show”. Like all good Redheads, Beaker has a healthy interest in all things chemical. A Muppet Show is not complete without Beaker blowing something (usually himself) up.

Daphne Blake

The Pouting cartoon babe from Scooby-Doo added some much needed glamour and chutzpah to the 1970s kitsch-ridden animated Crimebusters.

Elmo (Sesame Street)

Long standing member of The Sesame Street ensemble, Elmo has now gone solo appearing in the US movie “Elmo in Grouchland”. Inseparable from his well-worn fuzzy blue blanket, Elmo is everything a Redheaded man should aspire to be.

Wilma Flintstone

The long suffering wife of Fred, the self-styled King of Bedrock. The Flintstones was a Hanna Barbera creation, the first primetime cartoon made for TV. First aired on 30th September 1960 and still going strong. Yabba Dabba Dooooooooo!!

Pebbles Flintstone

Perennial baby daughter Flintstone, inheriting her Redhair from Mum Wilma.

Little Orphan Annie

Comic strip character created in 1924 by Harold Gray for The Chicago Tribune. The comic strip is still running, but it was the Broadway show “Annie” , featuring the song “The Sun Will Come Up Tomorrow”, that rocketed the little girl to mega stardom. Annie is now over 75 years of age.

Pippi Longstocking

A teller of outlandish stories of life on the sea, a thingfinder and a “master cook”, Pippi Longstocking is always at the centre of the action. So it’s not JUST her Red hair that catches everyone’s attention!

Raggedy Ann and Andy

Raggedy Ann is series of books for young children by Johnny Gruelle. He was an illustrator and storyteller, whose books are about a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The brother,Raggedy Andy, was later added.

Jessica Rabbit

Jessica Rabbit is Roger Rabbit‘s human Toon wife in Disney’s (Touchstone’s) 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit. In the book, she was an amoral, up-and-coming star and former comic character, over whom her estranged husband, comic strip star Roger Rabbit, obsessed. She is re-imagined in the film as a sultry, but moral cartoon singer at a Los Angeles supper club called the “Ink and Paint Club”.

Lois Griffin 

Lois Griffin the mother from the family guy cartoon

Yosemite Sam

Dynamic, short-tempered opponent, largely of Bugs Bunny, for a number of classic Friz Freleng shorts. There is some speculation that Sam was based on Freleng himself, both being short, red-haired chaps with risable tempers.

Strawberry Shortcake

The original design of Strawberry Shortcake and her cat, Custard was done in 1977 by Muriel Fahrion during her time as a greeting card illustrator at American Greetings’ Juvenile & Humorous card department. After the idea was presented to Bernie Loomis of General Mills and became a licensing entity. Fahrion designed a subsequent thiry-two characters.

Strawberry Freckleface

Strawberry Freckleface, a children’s book, written by Julianne Moore. This charming book is a bright and humorous look at the way children deal with being different – from trying to hide their differences to finally embracing their unique characteristics, Julianne Moore has created am endearing heroine who is brought wonderfully to life through the art of newcomer LeUyen Pham.

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