Jen Taylor

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Jen Taylor
Jen Taylor.jpg
Photo of Jen Taylor taken on-location for the filming of The Cortana Chronicles: In Search of Fandom, included with the Legendary Edition of Halo 3.
Born Jennifer Lee Taylor
(1973-02-17) February 17, 1973 (age 42)
Seattle, Washington, United States
Occupation Voice actress, stage actress
Years active 1997–present

Jennifer Lee "Jen" Taylor (born February 17, 1973)[citation needed] is an American voice actress best known for her roles as Cortana in various Halo games as well as the intelligent personal assistant of the same name; Zoey in Left 4 Dead; Princess Peach, Toad & Toadette in various Mario games; and Lina, Windranger, Puck and Medusa in Dota 2.

In 2012, she played Eliza Doolittle in a Seattle Shakespeare Company production of Pygmalion. In 2013, she played Miss Casewell in the Village Theatre production of The Mousetrap.[1]


Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Backyard Baseball Sunny Day N/A
1999 Mario Golf Peach N/A
Backyard Football Sunny Day N/A
2000 Mario Tennis Peach / Toads N/A
Mario Party 3 Peach / Daisy Credited as Jenn Taylor
2001 Backyard Basketball Sunny Day N/A
Super Mario Advance Peach / Toad / Birdo / Robirdo N/A
Luigi's Mansion Toads N/A
Aliens versus Predator 2 Tomiko / Various N/A
Halo: Combat Evolved Cortana N/A
Super Smash Bros. Melee Princess Peach N/A
2002 No One Lives Forever 2: A Spy in H.A.R.M.'s Way Cate Archer / Isako / Ninja Girls N/A
Super Mario Sunshine Peach / Toads N/A
Mario Party 4 Peach / Daisy / Toad N/A
Kakuto Chojin: Back Alley Brutal Roxy N/A
2003 Hoyle Card Games N/A N/A
Contract J.A.C.K. Cate Archer N/A
Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour Peach / Toad N/A
Mario Kart: Double Dash!! Peach / Toad / Toadette N/A
Mario Party 5 Peach / Daisy / Toad N/A
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Peach N/A
2004 Mario Golf: Advance Tour N/A
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door Paper Peach N/A
Mario Power Tennis Peach / Toad N/A
EverQuest II Generic Half Elf Enemy N/A
Halo 2 Cortana N/A
Super Mario 64 DS Toads N/A
Mario Party 6 Peach / Toad / Toadette N/A
2005 Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix Toad N/A
Mario Superstar Baseball Peach / Toad / Toadette N/A
The Matrix: Path of Neo Red Pill Librarian / Civilian N/A
Mario Kart DS Peach / Toad N/A
Mario Party 7 Peach / Toad / Toadette N/A
Mario Tennis: Power Tour Peach N/A
2006 Super Princess Peach Peach / Toads N/A
SiN Episodes Jessica Cannon N/A
Mario Hoops 3-on-3 Peach N/A
Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis Mini Peachs and Toads N/A
2007 Halo 3 Cortana N/A
2007/2008 Mario & Sonic at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Peach / Toad N/A
2008 Left 4 Dead Zoey N/A
2009 F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin Keira Stokes N/A
Saw Amanda Young N/A
1 vs 100 (Xbox 360) Herself (Avatar) N/A
2010 Left 4 Dead 2 Zoey DLC only
Halo: Reach Catherine Halsey / Cortana N/A
2012 Devil's Attorney Susan Maple N/A
Halo 4 Catherine Halsey / Cortana N/A
Guild Wars 2 Demmi Beetlestone N/A
2013 Dota 2 Lina / Medusa / Puck / Windranger N/A
2014 Destiny City Civil Frame, Archive Security A.I., City P.A. [2]
2015 Infinite Crisis Atomic Wonder Woman [3][4]
Halo 5 Catherine Halsey N/A


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Inheritance Abbey
2008 Taos Maya
2012 Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Cortana


Year Title Role Notes
2005 Catscratch Snouser/Son Voice
"Scaredy Cat/Requiem for a Cat" (Season 1: Episode 9)
2006 Ergo Proxy Female Announcer Voice
"Ki akumu no kuizuSHOW!" (Season 1: Episode 15)
2010 Leverage Jodie McManus "The Future Job" (Season 2: Episode 13)
2014 Z Nation Computer Voice Voice
"Full Metal Zombie" (Season 1: Episode 4)

Other works[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Agents of the Spirit, Episode I: The Phantom Influence Agent Angie Orange N/A
2013– RWBY Narrator N/A
2014– Windows Phone 8.1 Cortana[5]

intelligent personal assistant
knowledge navigator

2015– Windows 10 Cortana[6]

intelligent personal assistant
knowledge navigator


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  2. ^ Destiny - End Credits - IGN Video. IGN Video. 2014-09-11. 4:30 (Voice and Motion Performers). Retrieved 2014-12-04. 
  3. ^ Turbine, Inc.. Infinite Crisis. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, Voice Over Talent. 
  4. ^ "Infinite Crisis Credits". 
  5. ^ tomwarren. "The story of Cortana, Microsoft's Siri killer". The Verge. Vox Media. 
  6. ^ Judith Aparri. "Microsoft Corporation Lets Cortana Open Apps in Windows 10". Guardian Liberty Voice. 

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