Kathleen Herles

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Kathleen Herles
Born (1990-11-13) November 13, 1990 (age 28)
NationalityAmerican
OccupationVoice actress
Years active1997–2008
Known forOriginal voice of Dora
Notable work
Dora (Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!)

Kathleen Herles (born November 13, 1990) is an American voice actress, best known for being the original voice of Dora on Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go!.

Herles was born in Queens, New York. Her parents are from Lima, Peru. She has studied ballet, tap, jazz, drama, and voice.[1] She takes piano lessons. She was discovered by talent manager Shirley Grant of Shirley Grant Management at a talent and modeling convention when she was 4 years old.[2] She graduated from Pace University in 2012.

She is a 2008 graduate of Deer Park High School, where she appeared in school productions of The Wiz and Footloose.

In 2008, Herles stopped doing the voice for Dora the Explorer and was replaced by Caitlin Sanchez.[3][4]

Awards/nominations[edit]

In 2007, Herles was nominated for an Imagen Award for Best Television Actress.[5]

She was nominated in 2007[6] and 2008[7] for a NAACP Image Award for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parents from Lima, studied ballet, tap, etc. Accessed December 1, 2008,
  2. ^ http://blogs.voices.com/voxdaily/2009/03/kathleen_herles_original_voice.html
  3. ^ 2008 graduate of Deer Park High School, appeared in school productions... Accessed December 1, 2008,
  4. ^ Deer Park High School 2008 Senior Class Accessed June 24, 2008,
  5. ^ http://www.buddytv.com/articles/ugly-betty/ugly-betty-tops-22nd-annual-im-9134.aspx
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2012-08-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-07-29. Retrieved 2012-08-28.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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