April 5, 1967 |
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress|
Tasia Valenza is the daughter of former actor and restaurant consultant Frank Valenza and Gloria Valenza. Her twin brother is a former television writer and now solar marketing consultant Tor Alexander Valenza. She also has an older brother, Greg.
In the early part of her career, Valenza played the role of Dottie Thornton on All My Children from 1982 to 1986, earning a Daytime Emmy nomination for her work. She also showed up in a guest star appearance in the fifth season of The A-Team, as a Vulcan in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "Coming of Age", and a recurring role as Lieutenant Winslow in Space: Above and Beyond. She also portrayed Jodie Abramovitz in Aaron Spelling's drama series The Heights. Valenza is best known to play female villains in video games such as Batman: Arkham Asylum and multiple Spiderman games.
Tasia has appeared in many video games in recent years including:
- Kaliyo Djannis in Star Wars: The Old Republic
- Poison Ivy in Batman: Arkham City and Infinite Crisis
- Monica Hughes in Saint's Row: The Third
- Ultimecia in Dissidia Final Fantasy and Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy
- Poison Ivy & Martha Wayne in Batman: Arkham Asylum
- Sniper Wolf in Metal Gear Solid (as Julie Monroe)
- Yelena Shabayev in Battlezone II: Combat Commander
- Raven in Arcanum: Of Steamworks and Magick Obscura
- Reginleif in Age of Mythology
- Amelia Black in Age of Empires III
- Valara in Baten Kaitos Origins
- Spider-Woman in Marvel Ultimate Alliance
- Leila in Vampire Hunter D
- Gabriella in Danger Rangers
- Sophia Hapgood in Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine
- Female Thugs in Spiderman 2 and Spiderman 3
She has also done voice-work for such cartoons such as Storm Hawks, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Phineas & Ferb, Duck Dodgers, Ozzy & Drix, Batman: Gotham Knight, Superman, The Wild Thornberrys, What's New Scooby Doo, and as Jedi Master Shaak Ti in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
- Boca Raton News. Jan. 26, 1984 (p. 24) .