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Barbara Dale Goodson is an American actress and voice actress credited with providing the voice for Song's mother and additional characters across three episodes of Avatar: The Last Airbender and the shaman in two episodes of The Legend of Korra.

Avatar: The Last Airbender credits

Song's mother

Character information: Song's mother

Additional voices

The Legend of Korra credits


Character information: Shaman

Selected other credits

Television work


Other credits

Biographical information


Goodson's career began in the 1972 short Panda! Go Panda!. She also voiced two major characters in the TV series Robotech, which is widely credited with popularizing Japanese animation among western audiences. The credit for which she is most known, however, is in the show Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, in which she appeared in 121 episodes between 1993 and 1996, serving in two different roles throughout the series and later making appearances in other Power Rangers TV series and movies. Her success was not limited to the Power Rangers series; in addition, she would go on to land the role of Buttons in Chucklewood Critters in 1998 and 1999. She also appeared in fifty-one episodes of Ghost in the Shell between 2002 and 2005.

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