Courtenay Taylor

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Courtenay Taylor
Taylor in 2016
Years active1993–present

Courtenay Taylor is an American actress.[1] She is best known for her video game voice roles as Jack in the Mass Effect series, Ada Wong in the Resident Evil series, the female Sole Survivor in Fallout 4,[2][3] Amanda Holliday and Empress Caiatl in Destiny and Destiny 2, and Scarlett Rhodes in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.


Taylor has been named as one of the most prolific voice actors in the gaming industry, having been working in the genre since 2002 with American Idol. In 2010, she voiced Gloria Van Graff, Janet, Jas Wilkins, Morgan Blake, and other additional characters in Fallout: New Vegas. In 2015, she returned to the Fallout series to voice the female Sole Survivor in Fallout 4. As of 2017, she has worked on 83 separate titles in numerous franchises.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Taylor revealed in 2017 that she had suffered from a vocal cord hemorrhage after working on a game during a speech that included whispering, and was unable to work for three months afterwards.[4]


Voice over roles[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
2012 Resident Evil: Damnation Ada Wong English dub
2019 Wonder Woman: Bloodlines Doctor Poison Direct-to-video
2022 Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind Kira Direct-to-video [5]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Avatar: The Last Airbender Guard 2 episodes
2011–2016 Regular Show Starla, Audrey, Additional Voices 45 episodes
2012 Oishi High School Battle Dakota's Mom Episode: "Sleepover"
2016 2 Broke Girls Death Bitch Episode: "And the Booth Babes"
2016 Skylanders Academy Hex 7 episodes
2017–2019 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes K.O., T.K.O., Blue Power, Whistle,
Baby Shannon, Hon Dew, Slime
75 episodes[6]
2019 Love, Death & Robots Helen Episode: "Suits"
2019 Momma Named Me Sheriff Mrs. Gathimplewattir Episode: "Smelly Glenn"
2019 American Dad! Additional Voices 3 episodes
2020 Marvel Future Avengers Diamondback, Mekara, Kaboom English dub; 4 episodes[7]
2021 Robot Chicken Monopoly Mom, Linda, Restaurant Hostess Episode: "May Cause Light Cannibalism" 2021 Family Guy Rachel Goldman Episode: "The Marrying Kind"
2023 The Legend of Vox Machina The Matron of Ravens Episode: "Belly of the Beast"
2023 The Loud House Frances (uncredited) Episode: Walking History

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 American Idol Judge
2002 Star Trek: Starfleet Command III Additional Voices
2003 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Juhani
2004 Van Helsing Villager
2004 EverQuest II Generic Female Half Elf Merchant, Generic Female Barbarian Merchant,
Generic Female Dark Elf Merchant, Generic Female High Elf Merchant,
Generic Female Erudite Merchant, Generic Female Wood Elf Merchant,
Generic Female Froglok Merchant, Generic Female Ogre Merchant
2004 Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines Damsel, Heather Poe [8]
2005 God of War Twins
2005 Call of Duty 2 Russian Female Soldier
2006 Night Watch Tigra
2006 Justice League Heroes Wonder Woman
2006 Destroy All Humans! 2 Natalya Ivanova [7]
2006 Downhill Jam MacKenzie
2006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect Unique
2006 Thrillville Adult Female
2007 Supreme Commander Elite Commander Dostya
2007 Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars Scrin A.I.
2007 Spider-Man 3 Frances Louise Barrison / Shriek
2007 Supreme Commander: Forged Alliance Order Commander Vedelta, Elite Commander Ivanna Qostya
2007 The Golden Compass Disobedient Larry, Froederick, Tanner
2008 Destroy All Humans! Big Willy Unleashed Patty Wurst, Natalya Ivanova
2008 Iron Man Whitney Frost / Madame Masque
2008 The Incredible Hulk Summervox, Minerva Leader
2008 WALL-E Axiom Passenger
2008 Saints Row 2 DJ CB DeCaro, FUNK DJ, Ronin, Additional Voices
2008 Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 A.I. Also Uprising
2009 Halo Wars Serina A.I., Additional Voices
2009 Watchmen: The End Is Nigh Twilight Lady
2009 Stormrise Sable
2009 Infamous Female Pedestrian
2009 Brütal Legend Battle Nuns, Dominatrices
2009 Dragon Age: Origins Various
2009 Ben Drowned Rosa Archival footage (Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines)
2010 Mass Effect 2 Jack, Kalara Tomi, Lilith, Eclipse Enemies
2010 Dead to Rights: Retribution Marla Bates [9]
2010 Alpha Protocol Scarlet Lake
2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Lady Chaos, Lassara, Broodmother Niadara, Additional Voices
2010 Ninety-Nine Nights II Zazi English dub
2010 Halo: Reach Female Trooper #1
2010 Fallout: New Vegas Gloria Van Graff, Janet, Jas Wilkins, Morgan Blake, others
2011 Infamous 2 Female Vampire Festival of Blood DLC
2011 Driver: San Francisco Leila Yassin, Jessica Adams
2011 Gears of War 3 Female Former, Various Stranded
2011 Ace Combat: Assault Horizon Coast Guard 6595 English dub
2011–15 Skylanders series Hex, Fox, Yeti, Hijinx, Knight Mare
2011 The Lord of the Rings: War in the North Arwen, Saenathra
2011 Saints Row: The Third Pedestrians
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Sharack Breev, Lady Aitalla, Casey Rix, Ann'ya, Imani, Kalda Biss, others
2012 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Athyll, Additional Voices
2012 Mass Effect 3 Jack
2012 Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City Ada Wong English dub
2012 Diablo III Asheara Also Reaper of Souls
2012 Guild Wars 2 Mary, Inspector Ellen Kiel, Human, Centaur, Asura, Sylvari, Norn
2012 Resident Evil 6 Ada Wong
2012 XCOM: Enemy Unknown XCOM A.I.
2013 Gears of War: Judgement Female Onyx Guard
2013 The Last of Us Hunter
2013 Disney Infinity Additional Voices
2013 The Bureau: XCOM Declassified Angela Weaver
2013 Saints Row IV The Voices of Virtual Steelport
2013 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Priestess, Announcer
2014 The Elder Scrolls Online Female Breton #2, Female Khajit #2
2014 Dawngate Freia, Kindra
2014 WildStar Aviel the Weaver, Apprentice Laveka, Deadringer Shallos, Ayita Sinnatus, others
2014 Murdered: Soul Suspect Additional Voices
2014 Destiny Amanda Holliday, City Civilian, Ship Comm, City P.A.
2015 Infinite Crisis Atomic Poison Ivy
2015 Heroes of the Storm Sgt. Hammer
2015 Batman: Arkham Knight Sergeant Hanrahan
2015 Lego Dimensions Wicked Witch, Lois Lane, Janine Melnitz
2015 Halo 5: Guardians Spartan
2015 Call of Duty: Black Ops III Additional Voices
2015 Fallout 4 Sole Survivor (Female)
2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Adept
2016 XCOM 2 US Soldier
2016 Headlander Artemis-11, Female Patrol Shepard
2016 Titanfall 2 Gates
2016 Final Fantasy XV Comrades English dub
2017 For Honor The Orochi (Female)
2017 Halo Wars 2 Serina
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Meredith Quill
2017 LawBreakers Additional Voices
2017 Destiny 2 Amanda Holliday, Empress Caiatl, Female Extras Also Forsaken
2018 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Scarlett Rhodes
2019 Rage 2 Loosum, Wellspring Civilian, Gunbarrel Guard, Vineland Wallrat, Vineland PA
2019 The Outer Worlds ADA, Lilya Hagen, Additional Voices
2019 Death Stranding The Evo-Devo Biologist, Operator, Nurse
2020 The Last of Us Part II Seraphites
2020 Bugsnax Cheepoof
2021 Teppen Ada Wong
2021 Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Ms. Zurkon
2021 Cookie Run: Kingdom Avocado Cookie [7]
2021 Legends of Runeterra Camphor, the Doubt
2021 Marvel's Midnight Suns Agatha Harkness [7]
2022 Tactics Ogre: Reborn Cistina Phoraena [10]
2022 Return to Monkey Island Iron Rose, Chuckie [7]
2023 Diablo IV Druid (Female)
2023 Mortal Kombat 1 Janet Cage, The Kalima [11][12]

Live action roles[edit]


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Because I Said So Computer Girl Uncredited
2010 Rubber Deputy Denise
2013 3 Geezers! Lisa


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Close to Home Lisa Episode: "Suburban Prostitution"
2006 Everybody Hates Chris Ticket Seller Episode: "Everybody Hates Drew"
2006 CSI: NY Nurse Yvette Episode: "And Here's to You, Mrs. Azrael"
2007 Cold Case Hooker Episode: "Thrill Kill"
2009 iCarly Judge Marla Episode: "iCook"
2009 Strong Medicine Brandi Episode: "Feeling No Pain"
2010 Wizards of Waverly Place News Reporter Episode: "Alex Saves Mason (Wizards Unleashed)"
2011 Person of Interest Mrs. Kovach Uncredited
Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Franklin & Bash Kelli Episode: "Coffee and Cream"
2013 Criminal Minds Melody Grimes Episode: "Route 66"
2017 Orphan Black Michael Episode: "Let the Children and the Childbearers Toil"
2017 No Activity Officer Eastman Episode: "The Raid"
2018 S.W.A.T. ER Nurse Violet Episode: "K-Town"


  1. ^ "Courtenay Taylor exclusive interview – the voice behind YOUR female protagonist in Fallout 4". Female First. November 12, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Fallout 4' Actress Courtenay Taylor Opens Up". Forbes. July 27, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Voice Actress Courtenay Taylor: Fallout 4 is Like a Pixar Movie". IGN. November 3, 2015. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  4. ^ Todd Frankel. "In $24B Video Game Industry, Voice Actors Struggle to Make a Living". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on October 28, 2017.
  5. ^ "Mortal Kombat Legends: Snow Blind Voice Cast and Plot Details Revealed". August 3, 2022.
  6. ^ "'KO' returns with a knock-out". Hofstra Chronicle. October 8, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e "Courtenay Taylor (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved September 25, 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  8. ^ Troika Games. Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines. Activision. Scene: Ending credits, 2:03 in, Voice Over Actors.
  9. ^ Volatile Games. Dead to Rights: Retribution. Namco Bandai Games. Scene: Ending credits, 2:26 in, Voice Over Cast.
  10. ^ Romano, Sal (October 21, 2022). "Tactics Ogre: Reborn details skills, battlefield, Wheel of Fortune, Chariot Tarot, World Tarot, more classes and characters". Gematsu. Retrieved October 22, 2022.
  11. ^ Cianciolo, Dominic [@domcianciolo] (September 30, 2023). "A couple of other VAs to identify for #MK1: Both in the story's final chapter… @courtenaytaylor as Janet Cage @MaryEMcGlynn as Scorpion #MortalKombat1 #MortalKombat" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  12. ^ Cianciolo, Dominic [@domcianciolo] (October 22, 2023). "Of kourse! Katara Vala - @jacobcraner The Kalima - @courtenaytaylor Steven - @phillamarr #MortalKombat1 #MortalKombat" (Tweet). Retrieved November 1, 2023 – via Twitter.

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