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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 (1989), as well as the bubbly voice of "Tour Guide Barbie" in Disney's Toy Story 2 (1999), winner of the Golden Globe Award for Best Picture.... See full bio »
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 2018 Toy Story 4 (pre-production)
Barbie (voice)
 2015 Star vs. the Forces of Evil (TV Series)
Singing Teacher
- St. Olga's Reform School for Wayward Princesses (2015) ... Singing Teacher (voice)
 2013 Sofia the First (TV Series)
- The Floating Palace (2013) ... Ariel (voice)
 2012 Secret of the Wings
Healing Fairy (voice)
 2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures (Video Game)
Ariel (voice)
 2011 1320
Nurse 1
 2011 The Little Engine That Could
Jillian (voice)
 2010 Toy Story 3
Barbie (voice)
 2007 Enchanted
 2005-2007 Camp Lazlo! (TV Series)
Patsy Smiles / Almondine / Patsy / ...
- Lazlo's First Crush/Livin' La Vida Lumpus (2007) ... Almondine (voice)
- Dungs in Candyland/Tour Wars (2007) ... Ms. Doe / Patsy Smiles / Almondine (voice)
- Hold It Lazlo/Being Edward (2007) ... Patsy (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Ariel (English version, voice)
 2004-2006 The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (TV Series)
Blue Fairy / Wife Alligator / Lady Admirer / ...
- Billy Ocean/Hill Billy (2006) ... Blue Fairy (voice)
- He's Not Dead, He's My Mascot/Hog Wild (2005) ... Wife Alligator / Lady Admirer (voice)
- Dumb Luck/Nobody Loves Grim (2004) ... Rich Mom / Kid#2 / Lady (voice)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Ariel / Vanessa (English version, voice)
 2005 Disney Princess Party: Volume Two (Video)
Ariel (voice)
 2004 Balto III: Wings of Change (Video)
Jenna (voice)
 2004 Sing Along Songs: Disney Princess - Once Upon a Dream (Video short)
Ariel (voice)
 2003-2004 Duck Dodgers (TV Series)
Princess Incense / Captain Torelli
- Pig Planet (2004) ... Princess Incense (voice)
 2004 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege (Video Game)
Mother (English version, voice)
 2003 The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire (TV Series)
Choir soloist
- Sleeping Lions (2003) ... Choir soloist
 2003 Mickey's PhilharMagic (Short)
Ariel (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: A Life and Seth Situation (Video short)
Leila / Martha (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts (Video short)
Leila / Martha / Sarah (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: The Not So Golden Calf (Video short)
Leila / Martha (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: The Rest Is Yet to Come (Video short)
Leila / Martha (voice)
 2003 Kids' Ten Commandments: Toying with the Truth (Video short)
Leila / Martha (voice)
 2002 Rapsittie Street Kids: Believe in Santa (TV Movie)
Lenee (voice)
 2001-2002 House of Mouse (TV Series)
Belle / Ariel
- Mickey and the Culture Clash (2002) ... Belle (voice)
- Everybody Loves Mickey (2001) ... Ariel / Belle (voice)
- Daisy's Debut (2001) ... Ariel (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Ariel (voice)
 2002 Balto: Wolf Quest (Video)
Jenna (voice)
 2001 Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge (Video Game)
Nasira (voice)
 2000 The Christmas Lamb (TV Movie)
Abigail / Mary / Laura Lamb (voice)
 2000 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Mareena Curry / Aquagirl
- The Call: Part 2 (2000) ... Mareena Curry / Aquagirl (voice)
- The Call: Part 1 (2000) ... Mareena Curry / Aquagirl (voice)
 2000 Joseph: King of Dreams (Video)
Asenath (voice)
 2000 Grandia II (Video Game)
Millenia / Reena (English version, voice)
 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Mother Cheetah
- Cheetahs Never Prosper (2000) ... Mother Cheetah (voice)
 1999 Giggles (Video)
Ariel (voice)
 1999 Wish Upon a Starfish (Video)
Ariel (voice)
 1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero (Video)
Helen of Troy (voice)
 1998 A Bug's Life (Video Game)
Atta (voice)
 1998 The Mighty Kong (Video)
Ann Darrow (voice)
 1997 A Christmas Carol (Video)
Belle (voice)
 1997 Flubber
Weebo (voice)
 1997 Caroline in the City (TV Series)
- Caroline and the Egg (1997) ... Mother
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Luella Day
- Gold Fever (1997) ... Luella Day
 1992-1994 The Little Mermaid (TV Series)
- A Little Evil (1994) ... Ariel (voice)
- Ariel's Treasures (1994) ... Ariel
- The Beast Within (1994) ... Ariel (voice)
- Heroes (1994) ... Ariel (voice)
- Land of the Dinosaurs (1994) ... Ariel (voice)
 1994 Thumbelina
Thumbelina (voice)
 1991-1993 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
- The Living Treasure (1993) ... Tula (voice)
- The Soul Stealer (1993) ... Tula (voice)
- Sister of the Sword (1993) ... Tula (voice)
- The Pandawa Plague (1993) ... Tula (voice)
- The Game Players of Undaar (1992) ... Tula (voice)
 1992 Dance! Workout with Barbie (Video short)
 1992 P.J. Sparkles (TV Movie)
P.J. Sparkles (voice)
 1991 Hunter (TV Series)
Police Officer
 1989 The Little Mermaid
Ariel (voice)
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Narrator for "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat" for Theatre Under The Stars (1998). See more »

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Appeared as part of a cast/crew panel discussion at the premiere of a revival/promotional screening of the 1989 Disney classic The Little Mermaid (1989) at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on September 7th, 2006. See more »


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