Stephanie Sheh

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Stephanie Sheh
41st Annie Awards, Stephanie Sheh, 2014.jpg
Stephanie Sheh at the 2014 Annie Awards
Born Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh
(1977-04-10) April 10, 1977 (age 37)
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States[1]
Residence Los Angeles and New York City
Other names Jennifer Sekiguchi
Ethnicity Asian
Education Monta Vista High School
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Voice actress, ADR director, producer
Years active 1999–present
Home town Northern California
Website
www.stephaniesheh.com

Stephanie Ru-Phan Sheh (born April 10, 1977), who also goes by the alias Jennifer Sekiguchi is an American voice actress, ADR writer, director and producer.[2] She has worked for several major companies, including Cartoon Network and Sony.[citation needed] She is often involved with doing voice over work in anime, original animation, video games, dubbing, commercials, and TV shows. Her notable voice roles include Orihime Inoue in Bleach, Hinata Hyuga in Naruto, Eureka in Eureka Seven and Mikuru Asahina in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.[2]

Career[edit]

Sheh was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan and was raised in Northern California.[1] She became interested in being an actor when she was in her early years in Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California. While at UCLA she was involved in anime clubs.[2] After graduating from UCLA, she took a job as a producer to pay the bills while she pursued her acting career. She got her training and studying on acting, voice acting, and improvisation in Second City Training Center, East West Players, Susan Blu Voiceover Workshop and UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Stephanie has also recorded radio spots for United States Cellular Corporation.

She landed starring voice roles as Orihime Inoue in Bleach and Eureka in Eureka Seven. She also voiced supporting character Hinata Hyuga in the hit series Naruto in which her character had a major role in the storyline. The three shows have aired on Cartoon Network with varied success. She describes Hyuga's issues with self-esteem as very relatable.[3] She also[when?] reprised the role of Eureka in Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean.

In 2007, she received a nomination from the American Anime Awards for "Best Actress in a Comedy" for her work as Kirie Kojima in Girls Bravo and as Guu in Haré+Guu.[4]

Sheh has been involved in voicing characters in video games such as Bioshock 2, Aion: The Tower of Eternity, True Crime: New York City, Devil May Cry 4, and Resident Evil 5 as the current voice of Rebecca Chambers on the Resident Evil franchise. Beyond using her voice, Stephanie was flown by plane to Japan to provide the motion capture for the character Cereza in Sega's video game Bayonetta. She also voiced Finnel in Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel, Mlle Blanche de Grace in Bioshock 2 and Orihime Inoue in the Bleach (series)

She's the voice of Jinafire Long in Monster High and Duchess Swan in Ever After High.

Sheh has appeared several times on G4's Attack of the Show! as "Tiny Olivia Munn". In 2012, she was a host in the 2011 Talk-Show TV series BPM: Beats Per Mnet.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

Animation[edit]

OVA[edit]

TV Specials[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Web Animation[edit]

Web Anime[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "more than just an actor". Stephanie Sheh official website. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  2. ^ a b c "INTERVIEW: Voice Actress and Director Stephanie Sheh". Defective Geeks. 2011-09-28. 
  3. ^ "Spotlight: Speaking with Stephanie Sheh". Siliconera. 2006-09-08. 
  4. ^ a b "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Anime News Network. February 7, 2007. Retrieved May 5,2010. 
  5. ^ Harris, Jeff (2008-06-09). "Boys Be DVD Box Set Review". IGN. p. 2. 
  6. ^ a b c "Behind the Voice Actors - Stephanie Sheh". Behind the Voice Actors. Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  7. ^ "Hare+Guu - Cast - Guu". Hare+Guu (squarespace). Retrieved 2014-07-06. 
  8. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05. 

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Preceded by
Linda Ballantyne
Voice of Sailor Moon
2014-present
Succeeded by
None