Ruth Prins, also known as beloved childrens’ TV host Wunda Wunda has passed away aged 101.
On Saturday, November 6, Ruth Prins’ daughter, Debrah Prins confirmed her demise.
“It is with great sadness that I announce that Ruth Prins aka Wunda Wunda passed away at 9am this morning. Her daughter Debra let me know a little while ago that she was “ready to go and leaves a lot of great memories” – Jim Cull
Wunda Wunda is the name of an early children’s television seriesthat aired in Seattle, Washington between 1953 and 1972 on Seattle NBC affiliate, KING-TV, channel 5.
The program starred Ruth Prins as Wunda Wunda, who read stories and sang songs with other characters on the show. She wore a princess hat and clown-like make-up, sitting on a magical rug to do most of her show.
She aimed her show at young kids who were preparing for school.