My 50 favorite voice actresses

by comic_guy87 | created - 19 Feb 2013 | updated - 20 Feb 2013 | Public

1. 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 ...

2. Elizabeth Daily

Actress | Pee-wee's Big Adventure

Elizabeth Daily was born on September 11, 1961 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Elizabeth Ann Guttman. She is an actress, known for Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and Happy Feet (2006). She was previously married to Rick Salomon.

3. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong was born on February 12, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Tara Lyn Charendoff. She is an actress, known for Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), The Powerpuff Girls (1998) and The Fairly OddParents (2001). She has been married to Craig Strong since May 14, 2000. They have two children.

4. Kath Soucie

Actress | Zootopia

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 ...

5. Pamela Adlon

Actress | Louie

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 (1997) for which she won an Emmy for her role as Bobby Hill.

6. Mary Kay Bergman

Actress | South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

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 (1997), ...

7. Christine Cavanaugh

Actress | Dexter's Laboratory

Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.

8. Wendee Lee

Actress | Jûbê ninpûchô

Wendee Lee was born on February 20, 1960 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is known for her work on Ninja Scroll (1993), Akira (1988) and Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000).

9. Mona Marshall

Actress | South Park

Mona Marshall was born on August 31, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Mona Y. Marshall. She is known for her work on South Park (1997), Digimon Adventure tri: Reunion (2015) and Ao no ekusoshisuto (2011). She is married to Sal Iannotti.

10. April Winchell

Actress | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

April Winchell was born on January 4, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA as April Terri Winchell. She is an actress, known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Despicable Me 2 (2013) and 101 Dalmatians: The Series (1997). She has been married to John Foley since 2013. She was previously married to...

11. Grey DeLisle

Actress | Batman: Arkham City

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 ...

12. Jill Talley

Actress | The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie

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 ...

13. Laraine Newman

Actress | Coneheads

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 (1975). She has worked from directors ranging from Woody Allen to Guillermo del Toro. She has a ...

14. 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 (1993), and a recurring role as Ross's girlfriend on NBC's Friends (1994).

Lauren plays the role of "Mai Washington" on the new ABC series Men in Trees (2006). She recently appeared ...

15. B.J. Ward

Actress | G.I. Joe

B.J. Ward was born on September 16, 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware, USA as Betty Jean Ward. She is an actress, known for G.I. Joe (1985), The Pebble and the Penguin (1995) and G.I. Joe: The Movie (1987). She was previously married to Gordon Hunt and Donn Trenner.

16. Rachael MacFarlane

Actress | American Dad!

Rachael MacFarlane was born on March 21, 1976 in Kent, Connecticut, USA as Rachael Ann MacFarlane. She is known for her work on American Dad! (2005), Family Guy (1998) and The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (2001). She has been married to Spencer Laudiero since May 4, 2008. They have two ...

17. Jennifer Hale

Actress | Mass Effect 3

Jennifer Hale was born on January 1, 1965 in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as Jennifer Leigh Hale. She is an actress, known for Mass Effect 3 (2012), Mass Effect (2007) and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001). She has been married to Barry Oswick since 2009. They have one child.

18. Hynden Walch

Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake

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 ...

19. June Foray

Actress | Mulan

Legendary voice actress June Foray was born June Lucille Forer on September 18, 1917 in Springfield, Massachusetts, to Ida (Robinson) and Maurice Forer was of Russian descent and her mother Ida Robinson was of French Canadian And Native American descent.

She started in the voice field at the age of ...

20. Bea Benaderet

Actress | The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show

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 born ...

21. 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 ...

22. Nancy Cartwright

Actress | The Simpsons

Nancy Cartwright was born on October 25, 1957 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Nancy Jean Cartwright. She is an actress, known for The Simpsons (1989), The Simpsons Movie (2007) and Godzilla (1998). She was previously married to Warren Murphy.

23. Cree Summer

Actress | Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Cree Summer was born on July 7, 1969 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Cree Summer Francks. She is known for her work on Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Clifford the Big Red Dog (2000) and The Care Bears Movie (1985). She is married to Angelo Pullens. They have two children.

24. Janet Waldo

Actress | The Jetsons

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...

25. Laura Bailey

Actress | Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Laura Bailey was born on May 28, 1981 in Biloxi, Mississippi, USA as Laura Dawn Bailey. She is known for her work on Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016), Halo 5: Guardians (2015) and Gears of War 4 (2016). She has been married to Travis Willingham since September 25, 2011.

26. Kathleen Barr

Actress | ReBoot

Kathleen Barr was born on April 6, 1967 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for ReBoot (1994), Dragon Tales (1999) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks (2014).

27. Jodi Benson

Actress | The Little Mermaid

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), ...

28. Tabitha St. Germain

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Tabitha St. Germain (also known by the alias of Paulina Gillis) is a Canadian actress. She has made the transition from stage work to voice work, and has since become one of the core voice actresses working in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As Paulina Gillis, she won a Dora Award in 1995 for ...

29. 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 ...

30. Cathy Weseluck

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Cathy Weseluck was born on August 21, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010), My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks (2014).

31. Debi Derryberry

Actress | Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

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, ...

32. Susan Eisenberg

Actress | Injustice 2

Susan Eisenberg was born on August 21, 1964 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. She is an actress, known for Injustice 2 (2017).

33. Megan Hollingshead

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

Megan Hollingshead was born on September 22, 1968 in New York City, New York, USA as Megan T.D. Hollingshead. She is known for her work on Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Bleach: Burîchu (2004) and Kidô keisatsu patorebâ: The Movie 2 (1993).

34. Michelle Ruff

Actress | Akira

Michelle Ruff was born on September 22, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Michelle Suzanne Ruff. She is known for her work on Akira (1988), Bleach: Burîchu (2004) and Resident Evil: Degeneration (2008).

35. Kari Wahlgren

Actress | Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness

Kari Wahlgren was born on July 13, 1977 in Hoisington, Kansas, USA as Kari K. Wahlgren. She is an actress, known for Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011), Rick and Morty (2013) and Bunsen Is a Beast (2017).

36. Stephanie Sheh

Actress | Bleach: Burîchu

Stephanie Sheh was born on April 10, 1977 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA as Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh. She is known for her work on Bleach: Burîchu (2004), Kimi no na wa. (2016) and Boku dake ga inai machi (2016).

37. Kate Higgins

Actress | The Last: Naruto the Movie

Kate Higgins was born on August 16, 1969 in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA as Catherine Davis Higgins. She is known for her work on The Last: Naruto the Movie (2014), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and Gekijô-ban Naruto Shippûden: Hi no ishi wo tsugu mono (2009). She is married ...

38. Barbara Goodson

Actress | Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie

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 ...

39. Pamela Hayden

Actress | The Simpsons Movie

Pamela Hayden was born on November 28, 1953 in the USA. She is an actress, known for The Simpsons Movie (2007), The Simpsons (1989) and The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003). She has been married to Buddy Farmer since 2002.

40. Carolyn Lawrence

Actress | The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

Carolyn Lawrence was born on February 13, 1967 in the USA. She is an actress, known for The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2002), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001).

41. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Actress | Kaubôi bibappu

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she plays Governor Pryce in Star Wars: Rebels (2014), Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe (2013), Valkyrie in Lego Marvel's Avengers (2016), Talis in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), Johanna in Heroes of...

42. Ming-Na Wen

Actress | Mulan

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...

43. Stephanie Nadolny

Actress | Doragon bôru Z: Chikyû marugoto chô kessen

Stephanie Nadolny was born on May 19, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee, USA as Stephanie Ann Nadolny. She is known for her work on Dragon Ball Z: Tree of Might (1990), Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest (1990) and Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru zetto (1989).

44. Tara Platt

Actress | Whatta Lark

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 ...

45. Nicole Sullivan

Actress | Disjointed

Nicole Sullivan grew up doing theater in NYC, then went on to study theater 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" (1998)_ for 5 seasons, playing opposite Jerry Stiller. She...

46. Veronica Taylor

Actress | Gekijô-ban poketto monsutâ - Myûtsû no gyakushû

Veronica Taylor was born on December 4, 1965 in the USA as Kathleen C. McInerney. She is an actress, known for Pokémon: The First Movie - Mewtwo Strikes Back (1998), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003) and Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (2005).

47. Dana Hill

Actress | National Lampoon's European Vacation

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 ...

48. Pat Musick

Actress | An American Tail

Pat Musick was born on January 26, 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Patrice Anne Musick. She is an actress, known for An American Tail (1986), Mr. Peabody & Sherman (2014) and Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993). She was previously married to Jeffrey Whitman and Daniel Dexter Fee.

49. Susan Blu

Actress | The Transformers: The Movie

Susan Blu was born on July 12, 1948 in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA as Susan Maria Blupka. She is known for her work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988) and Jem (1985). She has been married to Tania Themmen since August 2013. She was previously married ...

50. Susan Roman

Actress | Heavy Metal

Susan Roman was born on April 17, 1957 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Heavy Metal (1981), Sailor Moon (1995) and Sailor Moon R: The Movie: The Promise of the Rose (1993).