My 50 favorite voice actresses

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Tress MacNeille
Actress, The Simpsons
Tress MacNeille is one of the most talented women in the voice-over industry to date. With her versatile talent has done the voices of Dot Warner from Animaniacs, Babs Bunny from Tiny Toon Adventures to being a featured singer in the Weird "Al" Yankovic song "Ricky", She has also appeared in a small part in the full-length motion picture "Elvira Mistress of the Dark".
 
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Kath Soucie
Actress, Rugrats
Her vocal talents have enabled her to voice a wide variety of characters of all ages, from Fifi La Fume and Little Sneezer in Tiny Toon Adventures, to Dexter's mother in the popular cartoon Dexter's Laboratory, Grace in Bruno the Kid, Janine Melnitz in The Real Ghostbusters, Linka from Captain Planet and the Planeteers...
 
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Pamela Adlon
Pamela Adlon comes from an acting family and began her career in television in 1983. She has appeared in many popular TV shows, including as a voice actress in a number of animated TV series including, most famously, King of the Hill for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.
 
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Mary Kay Bergman
Mary Kay Bergman did not have a face known to many - her voice was recognized more than anything else in the world. Although she was a big voiceover star in the 1990s, her true claim to fame was Trey Parker and Matt Stone's critically acclaimed adult animated television series, South Park...
 
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April Winchell
Actress, Antz
 
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Grey DeLisle
Grey DeLisle was born in Fort Ord, California. She is a singer and well-known voice actress. She was raised by her grandmother through her difficult childhood because her mother was a drug addict. Her grandmother was a singer and performed often with Tito Puente. Grey was highly interested in goth bands...
 
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Jill Talley
Jill Talley started her career in acting at the famed Second City Main Stage in Chicago. Where she worked along side Chris Farley, Tim Meadows, Steve Carrell, Amy Sedaris, and others. She was a regular cast member of HBO's critically acclaimed, and cult classic sketch show, Mr. Show with Bob and David...
 
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Laraine Newman
Actress, WALL·E
Laraine Newman is a founding member of The Groundlings. After seeing her in The Groundlings, Lorne Michaels cast her in a Lily Tomlin Special and later as an original cast member of Saturday Night Live. She has worked from directors ranging from Woody Allen to Guillermo Del Toro. She has a thriving animation career and has written for the food magazine One For The Table...
 
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Lauren Tom
Actress, Futurama
Lauren Tom is an Obie Award-winning actress, known for her roles as a dutiful daughter in the film The Joy Luck Club, and a recurring role as Ross's girlfriend on NBC's Friends. Lauren plays the role of "Mai Washington" on the new ABC series Men in Trees. She recently appeared in a recurring role on the Showtime series Barbershop...
 
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Hynden Walch
Hynden Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. She is an actress and writer known primarily for her work in Adventure Time, Teen Titans, Groundhog Day, and Batman Assault on Arkham. She started her professional acting career on stage at age 11. At 16 she attended the North Carolina School of the Arts...
 
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June Foray
Actress, Mulan
June Foray was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on September 18. Various years of birth have been given for her--1917, 1919, 1920 and 1925--but 1917 seems to be the most plausible, since it was attributed to her in an interview that she did in 2000 when The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle was released. The 1920 US Federal Census shows June Lucille Forer (Foray) living with her family in Massachusetts...
 
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Bea Benaderet
Bea Benaderet had a remarkable career in radio and television. In the earlier days of radio, before television, she provided the voice for numerous names of characters on the radio, on shows like "Fibber McGee and Molly," "My Favorite Husband" with Lucille Ball & the Jack Benny Show. She was...
 
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Sara Berner
Actress, Rear Window
This accomplished voice actress with an ear for accents, first made her mark on Jack Benny's radio program in the dual role of wisecracking, gum-chewing telephone operator Mabel Flapsaddle and Jack's plumber girlfriend Gladys. Brunette Sara Berner's real name was Lillian Herdan and she was born in Albany...
 
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Janet Waldo
Janet Waldo provided the quintessential voice of the swooning, overly dramatic teenager for numerous generations -- from the 1940s swinging babysitters to the 1960s groovy chick. A bouncy, perennially-youthful brunette, she was born in Yakima, Washington, and began entertaining in church plays as a youth...
 
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Jodi Benson
Jodi Benson, a native of Rockford, Illinois, has received worldwide recognition and critical acclaim as the voice of "Ariel" in the Academy Award-winning Walt Disney animated feature film, The Little Mermaid, as well as the bubbly voice of "Tour Guide Barbie" in Disney's Toy Story 2, winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture...
 
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Tabitha St. Germain
Tabitha St. Germain (also known by the alias of Paulina Gillis) is a Canadian stage actress. She has made the transition from stage work to voice work, and has since become one of the core female voice actresses working with Ocean Productions in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As Paulina Gillis, she won a Dora Award in 1995 for her performance in Assassins, the Stephen Sondheim musical.
 
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Dana Delany
Actress, China Beach
Dana Welles Delany was born on March 13, 1956, in New York City and raised in Stamford, Connecticut. Dana knew early in life that she wanted to be an actress. Following graduation from Wesleyan University, this tall (5'7") beauty moved to New York and developed her skills working in daytime television and theater...
 
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Debi Derryberry
Debi Derryberry was raised in the quiet desert community of Indio, California. When she was only nine-years-old, she got her first guitar and started writing and singing songs. In high school, she served as captain of the gymnastics team, drama club, and then went to UCLA as a pre-med candidate, singing...
 
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Barbara Goodson
Barbara Goodson is a "lifer" in show biz. Truly in love with all aspects of this wild & crazy craft. Was aware of her mimicry skills early on in life when she imitated family members & caught on to the positive attention it gave her & the pleasure & camaraderie it gave to others. She delights in the task of putting her own stamp on a character whether it be dramatic...
 
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Miscellaneous Crew, Cowboy Bebop
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she plays Governor Pryce in Star Wars Rebels, Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe, Valkyrie in Lego Marvel's Avengers, Talis in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Johanna in Heroes of the Storm, and Brooha in Smile PreCure!. Mary Elizabeth portrayed Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence...
 
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Ming-Na Wen
Ming-Na ("enlightenment") was born on the island of Macau, forty miles from Hong Kong. Her mother, Lin Chan Wen, divorced her father when Ming-Na was only a toddler. She has an older brother named Jonathan. After the divorce, they moved to Hong Kong where her mother became a nurse. There her mother met Soo Lim Yee...
 
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Tara Platt
Actress, Shelf Life
Born in Fairfax, Virginia, Tara grew up all over the country, from Arizona to Oklahoma to Michigan to New York City, finally ending up in LA. Following high school, she studied at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. While studying in London at the London Academy of Theatre, she performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland before moving to New York City...
 
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Nicole Sullivan
Actress, MADtv
Nicole Sullivan grew up doing theatre in NYC, then went on to study theatre at Northwestern University. After moving to LA, her career started in 1995 when she got cast on "MADtv" (1995)_. Nicole then joined the cast of The King of Queens for 5 seasons, playing opposite Jerry Stiller. She became a regular...
 
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Dana Hill
Dana Hill was born Dana Lynne Goetz on May 6, 1964, in a suburb of Los Angeles, to parents Sandy Hill and Ted Goetz, a commercial director. Despite diabetes ending a promising future in athletics when she was just ten years old, Dana gamely threw herself into acting when still in her early teen years...
 
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Susan Blu
Miscellaneous Crew, Finding Nemo
 
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