Lani Minella

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Lani Minella
Alma mater San Diego State University
Occupation Voice actress, voice director, producer
Years active 1992–present
Notable credit(s) Nancy Drew in Nancy Drew video games

Lani Minella is an American actress who provides voices for a number of video games such as Nancy Drew from the Nancy Drew games, various characters in The Land Before Time games, Luke in Professor Layton and the Curious Village, Sindel and Sheeva in the 2011 Mortal Kombat, and Mia in Fire Emblem Heroes. Minella has also worked as a supervising producer, casting director, sound designer, voice director, recording director and director. She is also the founder and owner of the voice-acting agency, AudioGodz.[1]



List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Voice role Crew role, notes Source
2006 Justice League Unlimited Mayor of Central City Episode: "Flash and Substance" [2]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Voice role Crew role, notes Source
1997–2002 The Land Before Time games Voice Talent / Voices sole voice actress on the game [2]
1997 Bubsy 3D Voice Talent sole voice actress on the game [2]
1998 Rocky & Bullwinkle's Know-It-All Quiz Game Sherman [2]
1998–2015 Nancy Drew games Nancy Drew, various characters [2]
1999 Snowboard Kids 2 Slash Kamei, Damien, Wendy Rain [2]
1999 Evil Zone Alty Lazel, Midori Himeno, Ihadurca [2]
1999 Duke Nukem: Zero Hour Female Commander 1 of 2 voices credited [2]
1999 Blue Stinger Janine King Voice director [2]
1999 Tail Concerto Waffle Ryebread, Panta [2]
2000 Evil Dead: Hail to the King Anne Knowby, Grammy, Deadites [2]
2001 Diablo II: Lord of Destruction Malah, Ancients [2]
2001 AirBlade Kat English Casting and Direction [2]
2001 Frogger: The Great Quest Various characters [2]
2008 Professor Layton and the Curious Village Luke [2]
2009 Borderlands Steele [2]
2010 Darksiders Silitha, Tiamat [2]
2010 Amnesia: The Dark Descent Girl, Mother Voice director [2]
2011 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution Hive Mind [2]
2011 Mortal Kombat Sindel, Sheeva [3]
2013 Starcraft II: Heart of the Swarm Slivan [2]
2013 The Last of Us Various characters Credited as "Voice-over cast" [2]
2014 Strider Nang Pooh, Xi Mang Wu, Female broadcaster [2]
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Mia [2]
2018 Subnautica Sea Emperor [2]
2018 War for the Overworld: The Under Games Overlord Lamash [4]
2018 God of War Pesta [5]


  1. ^ Gnatek, Tim (4 November 2004). "Giving Voice to Video Games". The New York Times. Retrieved 23 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "Lani Minella". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved September 16, 2016. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources 
  3. ^ Minella, Lani [@LaniMinella] (March 17, 2015). "@Isti91 No I was in Mortal Kombat 9 as Sindel and Sheeva. Never contacted about X" (Tweet). Retrieved February 28, 2018 – via Twitter. 
  4. ^ Minella, Lani [@LaniMinella] (April 18, 2018). "Meet Underlord Lamash - War for the Overworld: The Under Games via @YouTube 2 days until release. Check it out. I play other characters too. Fantastic company and people to work with!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved April 25, 2018 – via Twitter. 
  5. ^ Minella, Lani [@LaniMinella] (April 20, 2018). "God of War – Story Trailer | PS4 via @YouTube Out today! Lucky to play a norse witch (Pesta). Check it out. Thank you Sony!" (Tweet). Retrieved April 25, 2018 – via Twitter. 

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