Kate Higgins

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Kate Higgins
Born Catherine Davis Higgins
(1969-08-16) August 16, 1969 (age 45)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Status Married
Residence Auburn, Alabama and Los Angeles, California
Alma mater Auburn University
Occupation Voice actor, singer, musician
Years active 1992–present (musician)
2001–present (voice actress)
Agent William Morris Agency
Notable credit(s) Naruto
as Sakura Haruno
Eureka Seven
as Talho Yūki
Fate/Stay Night
as Saber
Sonic the Hedgehog (series)
as Miles "Tails" Prower
Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure
as Kate
Home town Auburn, Alabama
Children 2

Catherine Davis "Kate" Higgins (born August 16, 1969) is an American voice actress, singer, and jazz pianist. Born in Charlottesville, Virginia and grew up in Auburn, Alabama. She is best known as the English voice of Sakura Haruno in the hit anime series Naruto, Talho Yūki in Eureka Seven, C.C. in Code Geass and Saber in Fate/stay Night. From 2010 to 2013, she voiced Miles "Tails" Prower in the SEGA video game series Sonic the Hedgehog,[1] and she also voiced Kate, Stinky and Lilly in the 2013 animated film Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure. She is also known as Kate Davis.

Music career[edit]

Higgins earned a degree in music from Auburn University in 1991.[2] She is a trained pianist who studied with the jazz one, Bob Richardson with voice acting, Higgins pursued her music career in jazz. She plays piano and has worked as a sideperson for many musicians. She released the first jazz album by her own name The Tide is Low in 2002. The second jazz album is Stealing Freedom. Her style of hard-bop is expressed in her jazz albums and she has played with other musicians like Katisse Buckingham, Justin Robinson, Roy Hargrove, Steven Bernstein, Tom Harrell, Eric Alexander, Marc Johnson, Christian McBride, Lewis Nash, Bobby Previte, Vic Juris, Jesse Davis, Mike Fahn, Greg Osby, Joe Lovano, Josh Roseman and many others. She is also in a band called Upperstructure. This features the same lineup as Melissa Fahn's R&B band in her album Avignon. They released one album called 6 by 5. Her piano idols are Thelonious Monk, Wynton Kelly and Horace Silver.




Video games[edit]



  • The Solid Rock (1998) – Concord Records
  • The Tide is Low (2002) – Concord Jazz – with Eric Alexander and Steven Bernstein
  • Upper Structure 6 by 5 (2004)
  • Bigger than Love (2006) – Concord
  • Jazz Standards
  • Christmas
  • Stealing Freedom (2009) – Concord Jazz – with Eric Alexander and Steven Bernstein
  • Little Parts (2009) – Produced by Joel Alpers


  1. ^ a b "SEGA Blog | Out of the Mouths of Hedgehogs". Blogs.sega.com. 2010-07-15. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 
  2. ^ Wray, Cheryl (2013-11-27). "My favorite Iron Bowl memories" from Auburn graduate, 'Naruto' voice actor Kate Higgins". AL.com. Advance Digital – Alabama Media Group. 
  3. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Credits, Cast". Codemasters Manual - Clive Barker's Jericho (PDF). Codemasters. 2007. p. 18 – via Gametap. 
  6. ^ Dead or Alive Game Manual
  7. ^ Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  8. ^ Project Sylpheed beginning of closing credits
  9. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. "World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor". Scene: Closing credits, 11:30 in, Voice Over Cast. 

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Preceded by
Amy Palant
English voice of Miles "Tails" Prower (video games)
Succeeded by
Colleen Villard