Debi Derryberry

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Debi Derryberry
Debi Derryberry at 2012 Comic Con cropped.jpg
At 2012 Comic Con Cartoon Voices panel
Born Deborah Sue Greenberg
(1967-09-27) September 27, 1967 (age 47)[1]
Indio, California, U.S.
Other names Liza West
Dee Dee Greene
Marie Cabbit
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 1987–present
Spouse(s) Harvey Jordan (m. 2001–12) (divorced)

Debi Derryberry (born September 27, 1967) is an American voice actress, singer, composer and kids' entertainer who won an American Anime Award.[2]


Her first role was as Skeeter in Hey Vern, It's Ernest with Jim Varney.

Aside from her work as a voice actress, she swam with the killer whale Keiko for the 1993 film Free Willy and was the stunt double for the young actor in the film. Derryberry has provided the voices of a series of characters, mostly those of young boys and tomboyish girls, with her warm, chipper tones. In addition to voicing her best known role, the title character of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and Nickelodeon's television series The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, Derryberry has also provided voice-over for Ice Age: The Meltdown, she is the voice of Wednesday Addams in the 1990s animated version of The Addams Family, Weenie and Catrina on Oswald, Taz's little brother Jake on Taz-Mania and Coco Bandicoot in the Crash Bandicoot video game series. She has also done some voice work for comedic English language adaptations of anime titles such as Zatch Bell! in which she plays the titular character, his evil twin Zeno, and Ryo-Ohki, Yugi, and various other characters from several versions of the anime series Tenchi Muyo!. Aside from voice acting, she was the founder and lead singer for the indie country band Honey Pig, writing and producing most of the songs on their two CDs. Currently she is focusing on a children's music career with her CDs "What A Way To Play" and "Very Derryberry", having won a number of industry awards. She is an advocate for animals and has hosted at her North Hollywood home a fundraiser for the benefit of orangutans as an endangered species, under the Orang Utan Republik charitable foundation.



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  • The character Speedy in Alka-Seltzer commercials


  1. ^ Goldstein, Patrick (December 18, 2001). "A Voice Actor Speaks for Herself". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2013-10-23. 
  2. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors – Debi Derryberry". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved October 24, 2014.  - green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots
  3. ^ Shade (October 26, 2000). "Orphen: Scion of Sorcery". Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 2 minutes in, Cast. 

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