Happy Birthday, Wunda Wunda


“Wunda Wunda is my name. Oh boys and girls, I’m glad you came. We’ll have fun as I explain, how we play our Wunda games.

Let me take you by the hand and we’ll go to Wonderland. There we’ll play with every friend The Wunda games of let’s pretend.”

Ruth Prins was an actor and drama teacher at the University of Washington in 1949 when KING 5 recruited her to help them develop quality children’s programming.

Today, Ruth Prins, who played Wunda Wunda and many other characters, is still living in Seattle with a passionate fanbase that still shares memories on Facebook. She recently celebrated her 100th birthday. (KING 5)

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Jason Remington

Author: Jason Remington

Creator, Admin, & Editor of PugetSound.Media, former broadcaster at KAMT/Tacoma, KRPM FM/Tacoma, KJUN/Puyallup, KASY/Auburn, KTAC AM/Tacoma, KBRD FM/Tacoma, KMTT FM/Tacoma, and KOOL FM/Phoenix.

7 thoughts on “Happy Birthday, Wunda Wunda

  1. I always felt conflicted about WW. On the one hand, she was a treat; but on the other, I had to take a nap when her show was over.
    Still haven’t worked it out.

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