Tara Platt

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Tara Platt
Tara Platt by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Tara Platt in 2013
Born June 18
Fairfax, Virginia
Residence Los Angeles, California[1]
Occupation Voice actress, actress
Years active 1987–present
Notable credit(s) Temari (Naruto),
Reina (Rave Master),
Noir (Tales of the Abyss),
Mitsuru Kirijo (Persona 3)
Katarina (League of Legends)
Home town Chelsea, Michigan[1]
Spouse(s) Yuri Lowenthal (2001–present)
Website taraplatt.com

Tara Platt (born June 18),[2] is an American film, television and voice actress. She has provided voices for dozens of English-language versions of Japanese anime films, television series, and video games.[1] Her notable roles in anime include Temari in Naruto[3] and Reina in Rave Master.[1] In video games, she has voiced Noir in Tales of the Abyss and Mitsuru Kirijo in Persona 3, as well as characters in Mortal Kombat vs DC Universe, Marvel vs Capcom 3, Saints Row: The Third, Soulcalibur IV, and League of Legends.[4][5] On screen she has appeared in television shows like Scandal, Hawaii Five-0, Castle and Revenge as well as feature film The Call and festival favorite A Girl, A Guy, A Spacehelmet. She also runs a production company, Monkey Kingdom Productions, as well as publishing company, Bug Bot Press, with husband and partner Yuri Lowenthal.[6]


Biography[edit]

Platt moved around a lot when she was young, and her family settled in Chelsea, Michigan when she was 14.[1] She studied at Rutgers University and at the London Academy of Theatre, where she received a BFA in theatre arts.[3][7][8] She lived in New York and worked off-Broadway, and later moved to Los Angeles.[1]

She has performed in a number of shows written and directed by John de Lancie. She played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (with both the Pasadena Civic and the Toyota Youth Shakespeare Series with the Los Angeles Philharmonic);[8] Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew; and appeared in First Nights: Clara and Robert Schumann at the Walt Disney Concert Hall as Clara Schumann, in a role written for her by de Lancie.

Platt and husband Yuri Lowenthal founded in 2004, Monkey Kingdom Productions, an independent film production company which has produced two feature films including Lowenthal's Tumbling After, and mockumentary Con Artists.[1] Their production company also created, produced and featured them in 4 seasons of award-winning web-series Shelf Life Shelf Life WebSeries, which streamed on YouTube and is currently available as an app on iTunes.[1] Platt and Lowenthal also co-authored a book on voice-over called Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic. It is available through Bug Bot Press and Emerald Book Company.[1]

Platt and Lowenthal do the voices of many animated characters in the same titles, for example they each play a character in the anime Naruto. Platt does the voice of Temari and Lowenthal does the voice of Sasuke Uchiha. In 2007 and 2008, Lowenthal and Platt lend their voices to Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3: Lowenthal as the main character, Ryoji and Pharos and Platt as Mitsuru Kirijo and Elizabeth. Platt and Lowenthal also did voices for two characters in the Mexican syndicated-cartoon show, El Chavo Animado. Platt does the voice of Patty and Lowenthal does the voice of Nono (Junior in English dub).

Filmography[edit]

Voice roles[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2003 Ultra Maniac Tama, Voodoo Doll [7][9]
2004 Marmalade Boy Jinny Golding   [10]
2004–05 Rave Master Reina   [7]
2005 Girls Bravo Hakana   [11]
2004 DearS Eiko   [7]
2006–09 Naruto Temari   [7][12]
2006 Boys Be... Mizuki Takano Ep. 2 [13]
2006 Gun Sword Marie, Marianne    
2006 Kamichu! Benton    
2006 Fate/stay night Caster   [14]
2007 MÄR Queen    
2007 Tokko Suzuka Kureha    
2007 Rozen Miaden Träumend Barasuishou [6]
2008 Buso Renkin Tokiko Tsumura   [3][15]
2008 AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission Risako Nagase   [6]
2008–09 Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit Second Queen    
2008 Strait Jacket Filisis Moog    
2009 Ah My Buddha Yuko Atoda    
2009–13 Bleach Lisa Yadōmaru, Sode no Shirayuki   [15]
2009–10,
2013–15
Naruto Shippuden Temari   [7][12]
2009–10 Monster Eva Heinemann    
2010–14 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Marida Cruz   [5][16]
2010–11 Kanokon Yukihana Also OVA  
2011 Rozen Miaden Ouvertüre Barasuishou   [6]
2013 Tiger & Bunny Agnes Joubert   [5][17]
2014 K Seri Awashima   [18]
2014–present Sailor Moon Ikuko Tsukino Viz dub [19]
2015 Digimon Fusion Mervamon    
2015 Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation Vert First Anime role recorded at OkraTron 5000/Funimation [20]
TBD Sailor Moon Crystal Ikuko Tsukino   [21]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[4]
2003 The Proud Family Deorgeous Woman Ep. "Crouching Trudy, Hidden Penny" [22]
2006 El Chavo Patty, Gloria    
2007–08 Legion of Super Heroes Dream Girl   [5][14]
2010–12 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Jennifer Nocturne Ep. "Hero Time"; "Catch a Falling Star" [4][5][6][15]
2011 Regular Show Mom Ep. "Terror Tales of the Park" [23]
2012–14 Ben 10: Omniverse Ester, Subdora, Jennifer Nocturne, Additional Voices   [6][24]

Films[edit]

Video games[edit]

Live-action roles[edit]

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

  • Death's Door – Suzanne[8]
  • Gettin' Lucky – Karen[8]
  • The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks – Rachel
  • The Last Bad Neighborhood – Lacey[8]
  • Love Sick Diaries – Jade[8]
  • Pissed – Concierge[8]
  • Scarecrow Gone Wild (2004) – Lynn[8]
  • Time and Tide – Jessica[8]
  • The Call[12][34] – Female Trainee
  • Tumbling After – Amanda[8]
  • Con Artists (2013) – Herself[5][12][24]

Web series[edit]

Books[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The closing credits or manual does not list the voice actors involved.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i McGinnis, Jeff (July 10, 2012). "Voice actress Tara Platt loves creating new worlds". Toledo Newspaper. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  2. ^ tara platt [taraplatt] (June 18, 2015). "Also thanks to all for the beautiful/loving/sweet/generous birthday messages today. I had a glorious one. Here's ho…" (Tweet). Retrieved June 26, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Chainsaw Buffet Interviews Voice Actors Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal". Anime News Network. March 6, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Tara Platt Resume – Selected Animation Series & Film / Selected Video Games" (PDF). TaraPlatt.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-19. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h "Tara Platt". Anime Matsuri. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r "Behind The Voice Actors – Tara Platt". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved July 20, 2015. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Tara Platt Resume". Now Casting. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "tara platt resume". Southern Actors LA. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b c d "Tara Platt resume – Animation; Video Games" (PDF). TaraPlatt.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-02-17. 
  10. ^ a b Bozon, Marc (July 21, 2006). "Comic-Con 2006: Naruto Party Interview". IGN. 
  11. ^ "Girls Bravo". Anime News Network. Retrieved March 26, 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Spotlight PR Company (2013-07-17). "Spotlight PR Company : Voice Superstars YURI LOWENTHAL and TARA PLATT Premiere Trailer for New Convention Circuit Mockumentary "CON ARTISTS"". New.pitchengine.com. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  13. ^ "Memorial Essence". Boys Be... Episode 2. Manga Entertainment. 2006. Event occurs at 22:48 character credit. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 
  14. ^ a b c d e f g h "Voice Over". TaraPlatt.com. Archived from the original on 2007-07-17. 
  15. ^ a b c "Movies – 411mania.com Interviews: Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal". 411mania.com. 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  16. ^ "Gundam Unicorn Anime's English Dubbing Cast Announced". Anime News Network. December 25, 2009. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  17. ^ "Tiger & Bunny English Dub Main Cast List". Facebook. August 15, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Viz Media Announces K TV Anime's Dub Cast". June 14, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  19. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05. 
  20. ^ Lee, Michelle (March 6, 2015). "Hyperdimension Neptunia Cast and Release Date". Funimation Blog. Retrieved March 7, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Viz Media Reveals More English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon R Anime". April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  22. ^ The Proud Family Season 2 Episode 9 Closing Credits
  23. ^ Regular Show Season 3 Episode 4 Closing Credits
  24. ^ a b c Kate, Laura (2013-10-29). "MCM Buzz Interview with Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt about Con Artists". MCM Buzz. London MCM Expo. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  25. ^ "Oblivion Island Film's English Dub to Premiere in NYC in December". Anime News Network. November 18, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  26. ^ "Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D Film's English Cast Announced – News". Anime News Network. 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  27. ^ "Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising 'New Driver' English Dub Clip Streamed". February 22, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  28. ^ Platinum Games. "Bayonetta 2". Scene: Closing credits, 4:27 minutes in, Voice-Over Talent - English. 
  29. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. "Diablo III: Reaper of Souls". Scene: Closing credits, 5:23 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices. 
  30. ^ Square Enix. "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD". Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  31. ^ Square Enix. "Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices. 
  32. ^ Rockstar North (17 September 2013). "Grand Theft Auto V". PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (v1.0). Rockstar Games. Level/area: Credits, 21:32 in, The Cast, The Local Population. 
  33. ^ Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  34. ^ a b c d Gaudiosi, John (2013-03-07). The Call Actress Tara Platt Talks Video Game Voice Acting (YouTube). GamerHub.tv. 
  35. ^ Coin-Op TV (2014-04-05). Skylanders Punk Shock Voice Tara Platt Interview (YouTube). Robert Welkner. 
  36. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). "Skylanders: Swap Force". Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors. 
  37. ^ Coin-Op TV (2015-04-07). Skylanders Dreamcatcher Tara Platt Interview Wondercon 2015 (YouTube). 0:13 Tara talks about her experience voicing Dreamcatcher in Skylanders: Trap Team. 
  38. ^ "Skylanders: Trap Team review". Kidz Coolit.com. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  39. ^ Toys for Bob. "Skylanders: Trap Team". Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in Voice Actors. 
  40. ^ https://twitter.com/SunsetOverdrive/status/525031843867791360
  41. ^ Beenox. "The Amazing Spider-Man". Scene: Closing credits, 2;56 minutes in, Voice Overs, Additional Voice Over Actors. 
  42. ^ Semaphore. "Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta". Semanoor International. Scene: Closing credits, 0:30 in, English Voiceover Cast. 
  43. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. "World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor". Scene: Closing credits, 11:30 in, Voice Over Cast. 
  44. ^ "Supanova Pop Culture Expo Vists Perth this Weekend". Anime News Network. June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  45. ^ "Shelf Life: Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt Bring Action Figures to Life in Web Series". LA Weekly. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 

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