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Tara Platt in 2013
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Occupation||Voice actress, actress|
|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|
|Spouse(s)||Yuri Lowenthal (2001–present)|
Tara Platt 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. Her notable roles in anime include Temari in Naruto and Reina in Rave Master. 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. 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.
Platt moved around a lot when she was young, and her family settled in Chelsea, Michigan when she was 14. She studied at Rutgers University and at the London Academy of Theatre, where she received a BFA in theatre arts. She lived in New York and worked off-Broadway, and later moved to Los Angeles.
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); 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. 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. 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.
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).
- 5 Centimeters Per Second (Bang Zoom dub) – Akari Shinohara (Part 3)
- Afterworld – Kizzy Shoemaker
- Ah My Buddha – Yuko Atoda
- AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission – Risako Nagase
- Bleach – Lisa Yadōmaru
- Bleach: The DiamondDust Rebellion – Yang
- Boys Be... – Mizuki Takano
- Buso Renkin – Tokiko Tsumura
- Blue Dragon – Cynthia
- DearS – Eiko
- Digimon: Island of the Lost Digimon – D'Arcmon
- Digimon Fusion - Mervamon
- Fate/stay night – Caster
- Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete – Inhabitants of Midgar Edge
- Girls Bravo – Hakana
- Gun Sword – Marie, Marianne
- Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation - Vert
- Iron Man: Rise of Technovore – Sasha Hammer
- K – Seri Awashima
- Kamichu! – Benton
- Kekkaishi – Mother with Spirit Baby (Ep. 44), Ryo Shishio (Eps. 31, 38)
- Kite Liberator – Manatsu Mukai
- Kanokon – Yukihana
- MÄR – Queen
- Marmalade Boy – Jinny
- Melody of Oblivion – Cowgirl
- Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn – Marida Cruz
- Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit – Second Queen
- Monster – Eva Heinemann
- Naruto series – Temari
- Nodame Cantabile – Minako Monodaira, Reina Ishikawa, Riona
- Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror – Vikki
- Paradise Kiss – Higasae
- Rave Master – Reina
- Rozen Maiden Träumend – Barasuishou
- Rumiko Takahashi Anthology – Kenta
- Sailor Moon – Ikuko Tsukino (Viz dub)
- Sailor Moon Crystal – Ikuko Tsukino
- Strait Jacket – Filisis Moog
- Tales from Earthsea – Additional Voices
- Tekken: Blood Vengeance – Anna Williams
- Tiger & Bunny – Agnes Joubert
- Tokko – Suzuka Kureha
- Ultra Maniac – Tama, Voodoo Doll
- Zoids – Fermi
- Ben 10: Omniverse – Ester, Subdora, Jennifer Nocturne, Additional Voices
- Ben 10: Ultimate Alien – Jennifer Nocturne
- El Chavo – Patty, Gloria
- Legion of Super Heroes – Dream Girl
- Regular Show – Mom
- The Proud Family – Deorgeous Woman
- Bayonetta 2 – Glamor, Alatune, Additional Voices
- Biohazard (Japan-only Resident Evil arcade game) – Jill Valentine
- Blue Dragon – Child, Female Villager
- Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Additional Voices
- Drakengard 3 – Zero
- Dynasty Warriors 7 – Wang Yuanji
- Eternal Sonata – Claves
- Eternal Poison – Thage (uncredited)
- Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Additional Voices
- Final Fantasy XIII – Additional Voices
- Final Fantasy XIII-2 – Additional Voices
- Fire Emblem: Awakening – Miriel, Flavia
- Grand Theft Auto V - The Local Population
- Halo 2 – Genie, Isabel, Cassie
- Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Valeera Sanguinar
- Hyperdimension Neptunia – Vert (Green Heart)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 – Vert (Green Heart)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory – Vert (Green Heart)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Producing Perfection - Vert (Green Heart)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth1 - Vert (Green Heart)
- Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth2 SISTERS GENERATION - Vert (Green Heart), Green Disc
- Killer Is Dead – Vivienne Squall
- Kinect Disneyland Adventures – Additional Voices
- League of Legends – Katarina du Couteau
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Additional Voices
- Lunar: Silver Star Harmony – Xenobia (uncredited)
- Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – Tron Bonne
- Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe – Wonder Woman
- Naruto series (Ultimate Ninja, Rise of a Ninja, Uzumaki Chronicles) – Temari
- Persona 4 Arena – Mitsuru Kirijo, Elizabeth
- ObsCure – Ashley Thompson
- Palace Pets – Pumpkin
- Rave Master – Reina
- Rave Master: Special Attack Force! – Reina
- Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles – Red Queen (uncredited)
- Resistance: Burning Skies – Eleanor 'Ellie' Martinez
- Saints Row: The Third – Eastern European player
- Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers – Madam Ginko (uncredited)
- Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 – Elizabeth, Mitsuru Kirijo (uncredited)[a]
- Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 FES – Elizabeth, Mitsuru Kirijo (uncredited)[a]
- Skylanders: Swap Force – Punk Shock
- Skylanders: Trap Team – Dreamcatcher, Punk Shock
- Soulcalibur IV – Setsuka
- SoulCalibur Legends – Setsuka
- Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny – Setsuka
- Soul Cradle: Soul Nomad and The World Eaters – Juno
- Star Ocean: First Departure – Mavelle Froesson
- Star Wars: The Old Republic: Rise of the Hutt Cartel – Additional Voices
- Steambot Chronicles – Captain Ciboulette (uncredited)
- Sunset Overdrive – Four Kim, Bora Bora Intercom, Las Catrinas
- Tales of Graces – Emeraude
- Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World – Raine Sage (uncredited)
- Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology – Raine Sage (uncredited)
- Tales of the Abyss – Noir, Gelda Nebilim (uncredited)
- Tales of Xillia – Karla Outway (uncredited)
- The Amazing Spider-Man – Additional Voices
- Tekken 6 – Anna Williams (Scenario Campaign Cinematics and Ending Movies) (uncredited)
- Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – Anna Williams (Dialogue Segments Only) (uncredited)
- Trauma Center: New Blood – Valerie Blaylock (uncredited)
- Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 – Tron Bonne
- Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta - English Voiceover Cast
- Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria – Hrist/Leone
- Warriors Orochi series – Mori Ranmaru, Oichi (uncredited)
- World of Warcraft: Cataclysm – Asira Dawnslayer
- World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor - Additional voices
- XCOM: Enemy Unknown – Soldier
- Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward – Alice
- Scandal – Navy Servicewoman
- Hawaii Five-0 – Allie
- Castle – Janelle
- Revenge – Becca
- Charmed – The Muse
- Days of Our Lives – Cheryl, Manuela
- Gilmore Girls – Shelly
- One Life to Live – Stewardess
- Passions – Nurse #1
- The Playbook – DLiteLA, Profile Girl
- The Young and the Restless – Jade
- The B.P.R.D Declassified – Student
- Death's Door – Suzanne
- Gettin' Lucky – Karen
- The Inevitable Undoing of Jay Brooks – Rachel
- The Last Bad Neighborhood – Lacey
- Love Sick Diaries – Jade
- Pissed – Concierge
- Scarecrow Gone Wild (2004) – Lynn
- Time and Tide – Jessica
- The Call – Female Trainee
- Tumbling After – Amanda
- Con Artists (2013) – Herself
- Caper – Cherry Storm
- Galacticast – Bride of RoboJew, Son
- Shelf Life - Hero Lass - also creator, producer
- Tabletop – Guest
- Lowenthal, Yuri; Platt, Tara (2010). Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic. Bug Bot Press. 259pp. ISBN 9780984074006. OCLC 429727108.
- The closing credits or manual does not list the voice actors involved.
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- "Memorial Essence". Boys Be... Episode 2. Manga Entertainment. 2006. Event occurs at 22:48 character credit. Retrieved 2014-07-08.
- "Voice Over". TaraPlatt.com. Archived from the original on 2007-07-17.
- Lee, Michelle (March 6, 2015). "Hyperdimension Neptunia Cast and Release Date". Funimation Blog. Retrieved March 7, 2015.
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- "Gundam Unicorn Anime's English Dubbing Cast Announced". Anime News Network. December 25, 2009. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
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- "Oblivion Island Film's English Dub to Premiere in NYC in December". Anime News Network. November 18, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013.
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- "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05.
- "Viz Media Reveals More English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon R Anime". April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- "Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D Film's English Cast Announced – News". Anime News Network. 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-28.
- "Tiger & Bunny English Dub Main Cast List". Facebook. August 15, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2014.
- 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.
- Regular Show Season 3 Episode 4 Closing Credits
- Platinum Games. "Bayonetta 2". Scene: Closing credits, 4:27 minutes in, Voice-Over Talent - English.
- Blizzard Entertainment. "Diablo III: Reaper of Souls". Scene: Closing credits, 5:23 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices.
- Square Enix. "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD". Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
- Square Enix. "Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices.
- 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.
- Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
- Gaudiosi, John (2013-03-07). The Call Actress Tara Platt Talks Video Game Voice Acting (YOUTUBE). GamerHub.tv.
- Coin-Op TV (2014-04-05). Skylanders Punk Shock Voice Tara Platt Interview (YOUTUBE). Robert Welkner.
- Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). "Skylanders: Swap Force". Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors.
- 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.
- "Skylanders: Trap Team review". Kidz Coolit.com. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
- Toys for Bob. "Skylanders: Trap Team". Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in Voice Actors.
- Beenox. "The Amazing Spider-Man". Scene: Closing credits, 2;56 minutes in, Voice Overs, Additional Voice Over Actors.
- Semaphore. "Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta". Semanoor International. Scene: Closing credits, 0:30 in, English Voiceover Cast.
- Blizzard Entertainment. "World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor". Scene: Closing credits, 11:30 in, Voice Over Cast.
- "Shelf Life: Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt Bring Action Figures to Life in Web Series". LA Weekly. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 15 October 2014.