Cherami Leigh

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Cherami Leigh
Cherami Leigh by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Leigh at the 2017 Saboten Con
Born Cherami Leigh Kuehn
Residence Texas and California
Occupation Actress
Years active 1997–present
Agent Epoch Talent
Home town Carrollton, Texas[1]
Spouse(s) Jon Christie (m. 2014)[2]

Cherami Leigh Kuehn is an American actress who has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime series and video games with Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, and Studiopolis. Some of her major roles are: Sae Kashiwagi in Peach Girl, Cecily Campbell in The Sacred Blacksmith, Tamaki Kawazoe in Bamboo Blade, Patty Thompson in Soul Eater, Lucy Heartfilia in Fairy Tail, Asuna Yuuki in Sword Art Online, Plutia from the Hyperdimension Neptunia series, and Sailor Venus in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon.[3]

On screen, she played a young LeAnn Rimes in the television special Holiday in Your Heart and Kim in Fast Food Nation. In 2014, she had the lead role in Shane Dawson's movie Not Cool, which he developed for the reality competition television series The Chair.[4]

Biography[edit]

Leigh began acting at the age of six.[citation needed] She studied Meisner-based Film Acting Technique with Nancy Chartier from the age of nine.[citation needed] As a child she played Gretchen in Finding North, Marcia in Temple Grandin, Young LeAnn Rimes in Holiday in Your Heart, Stacy Anderson in The President's Man and appeared on Walker, Texas Ranger multiple times.[citation needed] She attended Hebron High School in Carrollton.[citation needed] She studied theater at Collin College in Plano, Texas.[citation needed] She also has worked for Radio Disney as a DJ and also voice-over promotions and commercials for ABC Radio for 10 years.[5] In 2013 she moved to Los Angeles, and continued voice acting on video games and anime as well as take on live-action acting roles.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Leigh married fellow actor Jon Christie on April 13, 2014, whom she had been dating since 2010.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Voice roles[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2007 Peach Girl Sae Kashiwagi [7]
2008 Witchblade Naomi [7]
2008 Shuffle! Primula [7]
2008 xxxHolic Himawari Kunogi [7]
2008 Sasami: Magical Girls Club Makoto Hozumi [7]
2008 Ghost Hunt Mai Taniyama [8]
2008 Negima!? Setsuna Sakurazaki, Akira Okochi [7]
2008 One Piece Aisa, Miss Goldenweek, Pepper, others Funimation dub [7]
2008 Ouran High School Host Club Kirimi Nekozawa [9]
2009 D.Gray-man Road Kamelot [7][10]
2009 Kaze no Stigma Ayano Kannagi [7]
2009 Big Windup! Chiyo Shino'oka [7]
2009 Sgt. Frog Natsumi Hinata [7]
2009 Nabari no Ou Shijima Kurookano [7]
2009 Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Honoka Shirahama [7]
2009 Bamboo Blade Tamaki Kawazoe [7]
2010 Rin ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ Yuki Maeno [11]
2010 Soul Eater Patty Thompson [12]
2010 Strike Witches series Yoshika Miyafuji [13]
2010–12 Sekirei Hibiki [11]
2010 Birdy the Mighty: Decode Natsumi Hayamiya [14]
2010 Hetalia: Axis Powers series Liechtenstein [15]
2010 Corpse Princess Itsuki Yamagami [16]
2011 The Sacred Blacksmith Cecily Campbell [17]
2011 Dance in the Vampire Bund Mei Ren [18]
2011–16 Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia, Layla [19][20][21]
2012 B Gata H Kei: Yamada's First Time Miharu Takeshita [22]
2012 Is This a Zombie? series Eucliwood Hellscythe [23][24]
2013-15 Sword Art Online Asuna [25]
2013 Digimon Fusion Lopmon, Luca [11]
2013 Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar Wahanly Shume [26]
2013 A Certain Scientific Railgun Kazari Uiharu [27]
2014 Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor Bachou Mouki [28]
2014 Coppelion Kanon Ozu [29]
2014 Code:Breaker Nenene Fujiwara [30]
2014 Sailor Moon Minako Aino / Sailor Venus Viz Media dub [31]
2014 A Certain Magical Index II Kazari Uiharu [27]
2015 Soul Eater Not Patty Thompson Ep. "This Is a Real Fight!" [32]
2015 Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation Plutia [33]
2015 Daimidaler the Sound Robot Kiriko Kiyuna [34]
2015 Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Toto [35]
2015 Sailor Moon Crystal Minako Aino / Sailor Venus [36]
2016 Asterisk War, TheThe Asterisk War Fan Xinglou [37]
2016 Erased Airi Katagiri [38]
2016 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Kudelia Aina Bernstein [39]
2016 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky Claudia Peer [40]
2017 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Cagalli Yula Athha NYAV Post dub [41]

Western animation[edit]

List of voice performances in Western animation
Year Title Role Notes Source
2014 Doc McStuffins Curly Q, Nia [42]
2017 RWBY Ilia Amitola   [43]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2010 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies Pansy Funimation Dub [11]
2013 Shakugan no Shana: The Movie Shana [11]
2013 Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess Lucy Heartfilia
2016 Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Pearl Serpentine [11]
2017 Boruto: Naruto the Movie Sarada Uchiha [44]
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source
2014 Ribbit Sandy [45][11]
2016 Psycho-Pass: The Movie Mika Shimotsuki [46]
2016–present Digimon Adventure tri. Maki Himekawa, Biyomon Limited theatrical release [47]
2017 Sailor Moon R: The Movie Sailor Venus Viz dub
Limited theatrical release
[48]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source
2012 Borderlands 2 Veanna Granlund, Kellis Morrison, Norico Sullivan, Gaige [49][50]
2015 Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Komaru Naegi [51]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Alexa [11]
2016 Street Fighter V Fevrier [11]
2016 King's Quest - Chapter III: Once Upon A Climb Princess Neese [52]
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Caeda, Gwendolyn, Cecilia, Mae [11]
2017 Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Mae [11]
2017 Nier: Automata A2 [11]
2017 Persona 5 Makoto Niijima [53]
2017 Akiba's Beat Kotomi Sanada [54]

Live-action roles[edit]

Television[edit]

List of acting performances in television and web series
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
1996 Walker, Texas Ranger Sally Ep. "A Ranger Christmas"
1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Amelia Allen Ep. "Safe House"
2008 Friday Night Lights Ginnie Warwick Ep. "Tami Knows Best"
2010 Deep End, TheThe Deep End Sarah Ep. 106
2011 Throwing Stones Robyn Goode Web series [55]
2013 Bones Rachel Howes Ep. "The Spark in the Park" [56]
2013 Longmire Trixie Dalton Ep. "A Good Death is Hard to Find" [57]
2014 Shameless Robyn Hasseck Ep. "My Oldest Daughter" [58][59]
2014 The Chair Herself Starz TV series [60][61]

Film[edit]

List of acting performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
1997 Holiday in Your Heart LeAnn Rimes (Young)
2000 The President's Man Stacy Anderson
2006 Fast Food Nation Kim [7]
2006 Hottest State, TheThe Hottest State Danielle [7]
2007 Mist, TheThe Mist Teenage Girl [7]
2010 Temple Grandin Marcia
2013 Beyond the Farthest Star Anne Wells [1]
2013 Cry Grace [62][59]
2014 Not Cool Tori produced by Shane Dawson, featured film from the documentary TV show The Chair [4][60][61]
2015 I Hate Myselfie Kelly short film produced by Shane Dawson [63]

References[edit]

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  38. ^ "Ben Diskin, Michelle Ruff Star as Satoru in Erased English Dub". Anime News Network. June 29, 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  39. ^ "Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans' English Dub Casts Cherami Leigh as Kudelia". Anime News Network. December 11, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2017. 
  40. ^ "‘Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky’ Anime Dub Previewed". fandompost.com. June 13, 2016. Retrieved January 23, 2017. 
  41. ^ "Sunrise to Release Gundam SEED, Destiny with New English Dub". Anime News Network. August 11, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017. 
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  49. ^ Borderlands 2 Manual (PDF). Steam. Valve Corporation. p. 30. Retrieved October 5, 2012. 
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  51. ^ Cherami Leigh [@CheramiLeigh] (March 26, 2015). ""So excited to announce that I will be playing Komaru Naegi in the new Danganronpa: Another Episode! So much fun to work on this!!"" (Tweet). Retrieved March 27, 2015 – via Twitter. 
  52. ^ The Odd Gentlemen. King's Quest - Chapter III: Once Upon A Climb. Sierra Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 1 min in, Cast. 
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  58. ^ Tweets pertaining to Leigh's role in Shameless :
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  63. ^ Shane Dawson (March 2, 2015). "I HATE MYSELFIE" - SHORT FILM. Retrieved March 9, 2015 – via YouTube. Starring: Cherami Leigh 

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Preceded by
Emilie-Claire Barlow
Voice of Sailor Venus
2014-present
Succeeded by
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