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, California, U.S.[2]
Nationality American-Israeli
Occupation Actress, Voice actress, Singer
Years active 1990–present
Agent Abrams Artists
Known for The Buzz on Maggie
The Emperor's New School
All Grown Up!
Pound Puppies
The Mighty B!
Shuriken School
Loonatics Unleashed
Adventure Time
Sheriff Callie's Wild West
Height 1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Parents Bobby Di Cicco
Margo Malkin
Relatives Katie Di Cicco (sister)
Website
jessicadicicco.com

Jessica Sonya DiCicco[3] (born June 10, 1980) is an American actress, voice actress, and singer, perhaps best known for her voice acting in animated television series and video games.

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.[4] DiCicco's birth was announced in both Variety and US Magazine since her father, Bobby Di Cicco, was a popular actor.[5] 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.[6]

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 numerous appearances in television and commercials, DiCicco has worked on stage with several prestigious 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.[7] 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.[8]

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!.[8] 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!.[8] DiCicco was the voice of Master Viper in the Kung Fu Panda short film Secrets of the Furious Five.[8] 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.[9] 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.[8]

Filmography[edit]

Film[2][8]
Year Title Role Notes
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
2006 Over the Hedge Shelby Voice
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
2010 Einstein Pals Millie Voice / Direct-to-video
Television[8]
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks Gerdie Voice / "Dannan's American Cousin" (season 3, episode 5)
2005-2007 All Grown Up! Wally (16-17 years old) (Phil's former love interest (girlfriend)) Voice / Recurring (Minor) role
Loonatics Unleashed Lexi Bunny Voice / Main role
2005-2006 The Buzz on Maggie Maggie Pesky Voice / Title role
2006-2008 The Emperor's New School Malina Voice / Main role
2006 Frances Frances Voice / Title role
Shuriken School Okuni / Ami / Kita Voice / Main role
Bratz Roxxi / Fiana / Sheridan Voice / Recurring role
Danger Rangers Manny / Moe Voice / "Medicine Mix Up" (season 1, episode 5)
2007 El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Davi Rococo Voice / Recurring role
American Dragon: Jake Long Danika Voice / Recurring role
2008 Jimmy Kimmel Live! herself uncredited/ season 6, episode 30
The Replacements Celebrity Starr Voice / "Hollywoodn't" (season 2, episode 10)
2008-2011 The Mighty B! Gwen Voice / Main role
2008-2009 Random! Cartoons Gloom / Fuzzy Animal #1 Voice / "Sparkles and Gloom" (season 1, episode 7)
Smart Alec / Plasma Tot Voice / "Hero Heights" (season 1, episode 4)
2010 Two and a Half Men Jenny Voice / "Aye, Aye Captain" (season 7, episode 15)
2011 Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow Games Lilac Voice / Main Role
2011-present Winx Club Lucy, Miele and Selina Voice / Minor Role (Lucy and Miele)and Main Role [Main Villain in Season 6] (Selina)
2012-present Adventure Time Flame Princess Voice / Recurring Role
2012-2013 Pound Puppies Patches Voice / Recurring Role
2012 The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange Princess Peach Voice
2012 Motorcity Ruby the Dark Slayer Voice / "Ride of the Fantasy Vans" (season 1, episode 9)
2012 Gravity Falls Tambry Voice
2014-present Sheriff Callie's Wild West Toby/Clementine Voice
2016 The Twilight Fairies Morgan Knight, Additional Voices Voice
Video games[8]
Year Title Role Notes
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrity Birthday: June 10". AbsoluteNow.com. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "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. ^ "Katie DiCicco biography". Velvet Addiction. 2008-11-22. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  5. ^ "Jessica DiCicco - ABC Medianet". Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  6. ^ New York Magazine - 16 dec 1996. Google Books. Retrieved 2009-09-06. 
  7. ^ "20th Annual Awards (Young Artist Awards)". Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h "Jessica DiCicco - Credits". Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  9. ^ "35th Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations". Emmy Online. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 

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