Brina Palencia

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Brina Palencia
Brina Palencia by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Palencia in May 2011.
Born Brina Michelle Palencia
(1984-02-13) February 13, 1984 (age 30)
Education BA, Music, University of North Texas
Occupation Voice Actress
ADR Director
Years active 2004–present
Agent Mary Collins Agency
Spouse(s) Paul Wingo[1][2]
Relatives Gino Palencia (brother)

Brina Michelle Palencia (born February 13, 1984 in Oklahoma) is an American actress, voice actress, ADR director, and singer primarily known for her work for Funimation/OkraTron 5000. She has provided numerous voices for Japanese anime series, and video games.


Palencia was born in Oklahoma[3] but lived in Honduras[4][5] until she was 4. Throughout her childhood she went back and forth between La Ceiba, Honduras and Owasso, Oklahoma.[6][3] She graduated from Weatherford High School in 2002. Eventually she settled in Dallas, Texas where she makes her living as an actress and musician.[4]

Apart from her adult female voices, Palencia has been cast in younger male and female roles as well. Her brother Gino also works at Funimation as an ADR engineer and production assistant. She graduated from University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Music.[3][7] She was formerly one of the hosts of GameStop TV and can be seen in several independent films.


Anime roles[edit]


Video game roles[edit]

Live-action roles[edit]

  • Chase – Renee
  • Throwing Stones (2010 webisode series) – Finley Jaymes
  • The Good Guys – Krista
  • The Machine Girl – Ami Hyūga (English voice-over)
  • How Not to Quit Your Day Job (2011 short film) – Dani[11]
  • The Troubadoors – Kayla Bates
  • The Walking Dead – Ana (Season 4, Episode 4)
  • Star-Crossed – Sophia
  • "Lumberjack Man" – LuAnn

ADR staff credits[edit]

Voice director[edit]


Music director[edit]


Anime song covers[edit]


  1. ^ My husband, Paul Wingo, is in this! He's pretty adorbs on Twitter. January 5, 2013. Retrieved September 10, 2014.
  2. ^ Brina Palencia (2014-08-20). Ice Bucket Challenge (YouTube). 
  3. ^ a b c "Brina Palencia". Mary Collins Agency. Retrieved March 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "EP 10, "Brina Palencia"". That Anime Show. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Anime Boston 2011: Press Panel with Voice Actress Brina Palencia Part 2 - Toon Zone News". 2011-05-02. Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  6. ^ "Actriz que brilla en Hollywood, orgullosa de ser hondureña". Eduardo Solano. 2014-01-12. Retrieved 2014-04-25. 
  7. ^ "Brina Palencia Talks Rei and Evangelion". Active Anime. 2009-06-11. 
  8. ^ "A Heart Unswaying On the Water's Surface, Part 1". Darker Than Black. Episode 13.,p12,d0.- closing credits
  9. ^ Rojas, Justin (2012-07-26). "C-Control English Cast Announcement". FUNimation. 
  10. ^ Rojas, Justin (January 26, 2012). "Okami-San and Her Seven Companions Cast Announcement". 
  11. ^ Jean, Sheryl (2011-08-10). "Two SMU professors film a comedy about entrepreneurship". Dallas Morning News. 

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