Allison Keith

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Allison Keith-Shipp
Residence Katy, Texas, U.S.[1]
Alma mater University of Houston[2][3]
Occupation Voice actress
Agent Pastorini-Bosby Talent
Notable credit(s) Neon Genesis Evangelion
as Misato Katsuragi
Full Metal Panic!
as Melissa Mao
Home town Houston, Texas, U.S.[1]
Spouse(s) Todd Shipp[2][1]
Children 2[2][1]

Allison Keith-Shipp is an American voice actress who is best known for her English-dubbing work with ADV Films on such anime movies and television series as Neon Genesis Evangelion, in which she voiced the character Misato Katsuragi. Keith was introduced to voice acting by Amanda Winn Lee[2] when they were in an improv troupe together, and began with the part of Gamera in Gunsmith Cats;[4] she cites Sakura in Blue Seed as her favorite character. She has a bachelor's degree in theatre from the University of Houston,[2] and a teacher's certification. She used to live in New York and Los Angeles doing occasional work for Central Park Media and Bandai Entertainment. In 2009, she reprised her role as Misato Katsuragi for the Rebuild of Evangelion films for Funimation, and has been doing voice work for Sentai Filmworks.

Personal life[edit]

Keith is married to Todd Shipp, and they have two children: son Noah and daughter Ryan.[2] When not voice acting, she has worked as a teacher,[2] and is working a realtor.[5][1]



List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[3][6]
1996 Neon Genesis Evangelion Misato Katsuragi
2003 All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku series Atsuko Natsume
2003 Noir
2003 Full Metal Panic! Melissa Mao
2003 Blue Seed
2004 .hack//Legend of the Twilight Rena Kunisaki
2004 Gravion Leele [7]
2004 Fullmetal Alchemist
2014 Infinite Stratos 2 [8]
2015 Akame ga Kill! Leone [9]


List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[3][6]
2000 Nikki Nikki Cartoon Network pilot


List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[3][6]
2008–13 Rebuild of Evangelion series Misato Katsuragi limited theatrical release [10][11][12]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Security Check Required". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Anime Detour 2012 - Guests". Anime Detour. Archived from the original on January 14, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d "ALLISON KEITH - Resume - Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  4. ^ Horn 1998
  5. ^ Allison Keith-Shipp [shippkeith1] (October 30, 2015). "hey Friends! I am now a Realtor and I'm so Excited!! Your "SHIPP" has come in!!! Any referrals are SO appreciated!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 5, 2016 – via Twitter. 
  6. ^ a b c "Book Voice Over Allison Keith - At Pastorini-Bosby Talent Agency Houston Texas". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Super Heavy Battlefield". Gravion. Episode 8.  - closing credits
  8. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Announces Infinite Stratos 2's English Dub Cast". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  9. ^ "Akame ga Kill! Collection One Cast List". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  10. ^ "Allison Keith". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Anime Boston 2009: Funimation Entertainment". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Funimation Unveils Evangelion 3.0's English Dub Cast". Retrieved January 18, 2017. 
  • 1998 "Allison Keith Interview", Carl Horn, Animerica 6:3. A two-page interview

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