Tara Strong Biography
Birthdate: February 12, 1973
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
This Canadian actress is one of the most famous people you wouldn't recognize if she was right next to you! Tara Strong has been a performer and actress since her start in a school play at age four. But, it's been her work behind the scenes as the voices for your fave animated characters that has really given this super-talented girl the chance to shine.
Tara Strong - One Girl, One Thousand Voices
Ok, maybe not a thousand, but Tara is the voice of lots of the biggest cartoon characters on TV. She's the spooky Raven from Teen Titans, Bubbles the PowerPuff girl, Omi the Xiaolin Showdown kung-fu master, Timmy in The Fairly Odd Parents, and more. She also does video game voices, like Rikku from Final Fantasy X-2 and the upcoming Kingdom Hearts II video games. Check out this list of just a few of her coolest roles on TV and in video games.
Tara Strong - Cartoon Show Characters
- American Dragon: Jake Long - The Oracle Twins
- Batman - Batgirl/Barbara Gordon
- Ben 10 - Ben Tennyson
- Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater - Hello Kitty
- Kim Possible - Joss Possible and others
- PowerPuff Girls - Bubbles
- Rugrats - Dil Pickles
- Teen Titans - Raven
- The Fairly Odd Parents - Timmy
- The Proud Family - Bebe Proud, Cece Proud and Cashew
- X-Men - Scarlet Witch/Wanda Maximoff and Illyana Rasputin
- Xiaolin Showdown - Omi
Tara Strong - Video Game Characters
- Kingdom Hearts II - Rikku
- X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse - Blink
- Jak X: Combat Racing - Keira
- Jak 3 - Keira
- The Fairly Odd Parents: Shadow Showdown - Timmy
- The Fairly Odd Parents: Breakin da Rules - Timmy
- Batman: Rise of Sin Tzu - Batgirl/Barbara Gordon
- Tales of Symphonia - Presea Combatir and Corrine
- Final Fantaxy X-2 - Rikku
- Psychonauts - Sheegor
- Shrek 2 - Lil' Red and Fairy
Tara Strong - More Than Just a Talented Voice
Tara is more than just a voice actress, she's an awesome singer, plays the trumpet and piano and can dance like a pro. When she isn't acting, Tara hangs out with her husband Craig and their two kids, four year-old Sammy and one year-old Aden. She even takes them to work with her! Tara and her husband also run Voicestarz, an online voice-training website that gives new voice actors tips and advice from the pros.
Tara Strong - Did U Know?
- Tara's first big voice-acting job was as Hello Kitty in the Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater TV show when she was 13!
- Her last name was Charendoff until she married her husband Craig Strong.
- Tara's fave voice ever was Melody from The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea.
- You can visit Tara's Voicestarz website at: www.voicestarz.com
- Tara has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy for doing the voice of Dannan O'Mallard in Jakers! The Adventures of Piggly Winks.
- Xiaolin Showdown TV Show Facts
- Teen Titans Show Fun Facts
- Ben 10 TV Show Facts
- Yu-Gi-Oh! GX Show Fun Facts