Eliza Schneider

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Eliza Schneider
Born Eliza Jane Schneider
(1972-02-03) February 3, 1972 (age 42)
Other names Blue Girl
Eliza Jane Schneider
Occupation Actress, Singer-songwriter, Historian, Dialectologist, Playwright
Years active 1992–present
Website
http://www.elizaschneider.com/

Eliza Jane Schneider (born February 3, 1972) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, playwright, dialect coach and dialectologist, historian and voice artist.

Life and career[edit]

Schneider spent her formative years on a Chippewa Reservation with her two older brothers. Her father was a math and drama teacher at the School of Arts High School in Rochester, New York, where she graduated as salutatorian. She also participated in a theater program at Northwestern University's National High School Institute and graduated from UCLA as a world arts and cultures major. For her senior thesis, she made a cross-country road tour in a former ambulance studying regional dialects.

She succeeded voice actress Mary Kay Bergman (after Bergman's 1999 suicide) alongside Mona Marshall as the lead female voice actors on the animated cartoon series South Park, a position she held until 2003, when she left over a contract dispute. "I asked for a union contract, played hardball and walked," she told a journalist.[1] She was replaced by April Stewart.

Voice over[edit]

Television[edit]

Character voices[edit]

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Preceded by
Mary Kay Bergman
South Park lead female voice
1999–2003 (together with Mona Marshall (1999–present))
Succeeded by
April Stewart