Noreen Isabel Young
(born September 11
) is a Canadian
producer and puppeteer, and is still actively involved in the puppeteering
business through her corporation, Noreen Young Productions
Raised in Almonte, Ontario, Young created, produced, and starred as Gloria Gopher on the hit family television-series Under the Umbrella Tree, which aired both in the United States (on the Disney Channel) and Canada (on the CBC and YTV).
She was also the puppeteer for a character on Sesame Park, the Canadian version of Sesame Street.
Young also starred in the second Care Bears television special, 1984's The Care Bears Battle the Freeze Machine.