Chris Anthony (voice actress)
Chris Anthony Lansdowne
January 10, 1957
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||J. L. Lansdowne (songwriter) (The Baron) April 28, 1985|
Chris Anthony Lansdowne, born Christine D'Antonio, is an American voice actress best known as host of Focus on the Family's Adventures in Odyssey and, along with Katie Leigh, is the only remaining original cast member of the show.
As host of AIO for over three decades, she is heard weekly on more than 2,000 radio stations worldwide. Aside from her work in radio drama, video games, animation, and TV/radio commercials, Chris is also known for having voiced more than 100 Mattel talking Barbie games, toys, dolls, and button sound books, from 1994 to 2006. According to Mattel release forms, and Union Members Reports, Anthony auditioned at Mattel on January 19, 1994, and began work as the voice of Barbie the following day. Her first two projects were Super Talk Barbie, and the Barbie McDonald's Restaurant & Talking Drive-Through.
Chris Anthony Lansdowne has been the host of Adventures in Odyssey since it was started in 1987, and has also played several characters in the series. She was in the Adventures in Odyssey video series for A Flight to the Finish and Star Quest. Other radio drama work includes the role of Ronda in the children's radio drama Jungle Jam and Friends: The Radio Show! and Marsha in "Paws & Tales"
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