Jessica DiCicco

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Jessica DiCicco
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Born Jessica Sonya DiCicco
(1980-06-10) June 10, 1980 (age 34)[1]
Los Angeles[2]
Occupation Voice-over artist
Years active 1990–present
Agent Abrams Artists
Known for Maggie in The Buzz on Maggie, Malina in The Emperor's New School
Parents Bobby Di Cicco (father)
Relatives Jake DiCicco (cousin)
Website
jessicadicicco.com

Jessica Sonya DiCicco[3] (born June 10, 1980) is an American actress known for voicing in animated television series and video games. Some of her major voice roles in animation include: Maggie in The Buzz on Maggie and the Flame Princess in Adventure Time, the latter of which has spanned over seven seasons.[4] She also did the voice of Noggin on Nickelodeon's channel and Miguzi's Erin on Cartoon Network. She received a Daytime Emmy nomination for voicing Malina in The Emperor's New School.[5]

Early life[edit]

Born in Los Angeles, California, Jessica Sonya Di Cicco was the first child of Bobby Di Cicco and Margo Malkin. She and her sister Katie were raised in Manhattan, New York City.[6] DiCicco's birth was announced in both Variety and US Magazine since her father, Bobby Di Cicco, was a popular actor.[7] In 1990, DiCicco was selected by Marlo Thomas from among thousands of other school children to appear on the ABC special Free to Be... A Family.[2] When she was nine years old, she was cast by Francis Ford Coppola in The Godfather Part III as an unnamed child. She had a small role as young Cindy Zagarella in the 1993 film Household Saints.[2] In 1996, DiCicco was a photographer for New York Magazine.[8]

Career[edit]

In 1998, DiCicco appeared in the NBC miniseries Witness to the Mob and in the Disney film In the Nick of Time.[2] Besides her appearances in television and commercials, DiCicco has worked on stage with several repertory companies. In 1999, DiCicco and her co-stars in the Nickelodeon pilot Bus No. 9 were nominated a Young Artist Award, but lost to The Sweetest Gift.[9] She also starred in the miniseries As Our Schoolbus Turns. Nickelodeon noted her versatile voice and cast her as the voice of Noggin from 1998 to 2002 to launch the Noggin network.[2] She was also the voice of Miguzi's Erin on Cartoon Network.[10]

As a voice actress, DiCicco had lead roles on The Emperor's New School, The Buzz on Maggie, Loonatics Unleashed, and Shuriken School. She had recurring roles on The Replacements, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, American Dragon: Jake Long, Bratz, and All Grown Up!.[10] She co-starred as Shelby in the DreamWorks film Over the Hedge and voiced Gwen on Amy Poehler's television series for Nickelodeon, The Mighty B!.[10] DiCicco was the voice of Master Viper in the Kung Fu Panda short film Secrets of the Furious Five.[10] She recently has been a voice actor for Adventure Time, Pound Puppies, and Gravity Falls. She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2008 for her performance as Malina on The Emperor's New School, but lost to Eartha Kitt, who did Yzma in the same series.[11] Currently DiCicco provides the voice of Toby the cactus and the sounds of the mule Clementine on Sheriff Callie's Wild West.

DiCicco has also contributed to several video games, including Psychonauts, Kingdom Hearts II, Hot Shots Tennis, and Pimp My Ride.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Live action[edit]

List of live-action acting performances in film and television
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][10]
1990 The Godfather Part III Child
1993 Household Saints Young Cindy Zagarella
1998 Bus No. 9 Jessica TV movie
Witness to the Mob Karen TV movie
2004 50 First Dates Teenager at the zoo uncredited
2013 I Know That Voice Herself [12]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[2][10]
2004 Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Gerdie Ep. "Dannan's American Cousin"  
2005-2007 All Grown Up! Wally  
Loonatics Unleashed Lexi Bunny    
2005-2006 The Buzz on Maggie Maggie Pesky    
2006-2008 The Emperor's New School Malina    
2006 Frances Frances    
Shuriken School Okuni, Ami, Kita  
Bratz Roxxi, Fiana, Sheridan    
Danger Rangers Manny, Moe Ep. "Medicine Mix Up"
2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Davi Rococo    
American Dragon: Jake Long Danika    
2008 The Replacements Celebrity Starr Ep. "Hollywoodn't"
2008-2011 The Mighty B! Gwen   [13]
2008-2009 Random! Cartoons Gloom, Fuzzy Animal Episode: "Sparkles and Gloom"[14]
Smart Alec, Plasma Tot Ep. "Hero Heights"
2011 Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games Lilac
2011-present Winx Club Lucy, Miele, Selina
2012-present Adventure Time Flame Princess
2012-2013 Pound Puppies Patches
2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Princess Peach
2012 Motorcity Ruby the Dark Slayer Ep. "Ride of the Fantasy Vans"
2012-present Gravity Falls Tambry, others  
2014-present Sheriff Callie's Wild West Toby, Clementine

Feature films[edit]

List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][10]
2006 Over the Hedge Shelby Voice

Direct-to-video and television films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][10]
2007 Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for Christmas Opal Voice / TV movie
2008 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five Young Viper Voice / Short film
Unstable Fables: Goldilocks & 3 Bears Show Misty Voice
2009 Einstein Pals Millie Voice / Direct-to-video

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][10]
2000 Midnight Club: Street Racing Announcer for the New York level
2003 Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure Skater Girl
2005 Psychonauts Franke Athens
2006 Kingdom Hearts II Olette
Pimp My Ride Marcia
2007 Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix Olette
Hot Shots Tennis Ashley
Bratz 4 Real Roxxi / Fianna
2010 White Knight Chronicles: International Edition Additional Voices
Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices
Resonance of Fate Leanne
2011 Rise of Nightmares Monica
2013 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Lumina
2014 The Lego Movie Videogame Voice
2014 The Sims 4 Voice

Other roles[edit]

List of other performances
Year Title Role Notes Source[2][10]
2008 Jimmy Kimmel Live! herself uncredited/ season 6, episode 30
2010 Two and a Half Men Jenny Ep. "Aye, Aye Captain"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrity Birthday: June 10". AbsoluteNow.com. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "SBV: Voice Over: Jessica DiCicco". Archived from the original on 2011-04-03. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  3. ^ "Congratulations to former Chicago actor Bobby Di Cicco and his wife/manager Margo Malkin on their firstborn Jessica Sonya DiCicco". Chicago Tribune. 1980-06-24. 
  4. ^ Schnelbach, Leah (July 25, 2014). "What Time is it? Time for a 7th Season of Adventure Time!". Tor.com. 
  5. ^ "Jessica DiCicco". Animate Miami. Retrieved 2014-09-15. 
  6. ^ "Katie DiCicco biography". Velvet Addiction. 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  7. ^ "Jessica DiCicco - ABC Medianet". Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  8. ^ New York Magazine - 16 dec 1996. Google Books. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  9. ^ "20th Annual Awards (Young Artist Awards)". Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Jessica DiCicco - Credits". Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  11. ^ "35th Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations". Emmy Online. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  12. ^ I Know That Voice. 2013. Closing credits. 
  13. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20100110214343/http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117936884.html?categoryid=32&cs=1
  14. ^ "Sparkles and Gloom". Random! Cartoons. Episode 7 (third segment). - closing credits

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