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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn in premiere of Silent Hill: Revelation 3D
Other names Melissa Williamson[1][2]
Occupation Voice actress, ADR director, ADR writer
Years active 1981–present

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is an American voice actress, ADR director and writer.

Career[edit]

She is best known for her extensive English-language dubbing of various anime, and her singing in multiple games from the Silent Hill series, as well as the movie adaptation and Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME. She has also had several movie roles. She was a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2007, Long Beach.

McGlynn won the 2007 American Anime Award for Best Actress for her role as Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex.[3][4] She won a Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) award in 2008 for Best Director for her work on Naruto.[5]

As of 2015, she currently plays Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe, Queen Metalia on Sailor Moon Crystal and she also voice directs Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[6]
1992 Bastard!! Thunder Empress Arshes Nei
1997 Street Fighter II V Dr. Hannah, Newscaster As Melissa Williamson [7]
1997–99 El-Hazard series Queen Diva As Melissa Williamson [7][8]
1997 Tokyo Revelation Various characters As Melissa Williamson [7]
1998–99 Cowboy Bebop Julia ADR director, as Melissa Williamson [1][2][9][10]
1998 Outlaw Star Hilda As Melissa Williamson [2]
1998 Battle Athletes Lahrri As Melissa Williamson [7]
2000 Sol Bianca: The Legacy Feb As Melissa Williamson [7]
2002 Vandread Jura Basil Elden As Melissa Williamson [7]
2002 X Kanoe As Melissa Williamson [7]
2002 Samurai Girl Real Bout High School Mian Cubie As Melissa Williamson [7]
2002 Digimon Tamers Various characters ADR director, story editor [1][11]
2002 Fushigi Yūgi Nuriko As Melissa Williamson [1][2]
2003–06 Naruto Kurenai Yuhi, others ADR director
SJPA Award for Best Director
[1][10]
2003 Wolf's Rain Lady Jaguara ADR director [1][10][12]
2003 Reign: The Conqueror Cassandra As Melissa Williamson [7]
2003 .hack//SIGN Helba [1]
2003 Geneshaft Sofia Galgalim, Lily Porter [13]
2004–07 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex series Major Motoko Kusanagi American Anime Award for Best Actress [1][12][14][15]
2007 Digimon Data Squad Sarah Damon, Sayuri [13]
2007–12 Naruto Shippuden Kurenai Yuhi, others ADR director [1]
2008 Code Geass Cornelia li Britannia [1]
2009–12 Bleach Zabimaru, Ikumi Unagiya [1]
2011 Digimon Fusion Pickmonz, Queen, Shakkouman, others Voice director, story editor [1][11][16]
2013 Tenkai Knights ADR director [1]
2015 Glitter Force Brooha Voice director [17][18]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2010 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Abigail Brand [16]
2014 Steven Universe Dr. Maheswaran, others [1][16][19]
2015 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Voice director [1]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[6]
1997 Armageddon Queen Hera As Melissa Williamson [7]
1999 Black Jack Jo Carol Brane As Melissa Williamson [7]
1999 Princess Mononoke Singer [13]
2001 Ah! My Goddess: The Movie Urd As Melissa Williamson [2][7]
2001 Metropolis Public Announcement Voice ADR script writer [1][13]
2001 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Caroline [1]
2002 Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door Chris Riley ADR director [1][11][13]
2003 Sakura Wars: The Movie Kanna Kirishima As Melissa Williamson [7]
2004 Appleseed ADR director [1]
2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Major Motoko Kusanagi, Batou, Togusa [20]
2007 Stan Lee's The Condor Valeria / Taipan [16]
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Nina Williams As Charlotte Bell [16]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Arise Kurutsu [21]
2015 The Last: Naruto the Movie Mei Terumi, Head Maid, Kurenai Yuhi, Katsuyu Voice director [16]

Video games[edit]

List of major voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[6]
2001 The Bouncer Echidna As Melissa Williamson [16]
2002 Digimon Rumble Arena Gatomon, Takato, Magnadramon [16]
2003–12 Silent Hill series Singer
Voice director
[1]
2003–04 .hack series Helba, Emma Wielant Infection, Mutation, Outbreak, Quarantine [16]
2006 Rumble Roses XX Evil Rose, Noble Rose [7]
2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Rosso [16]
2006 Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra Doctus [16]
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Bordeaux, Toru Uike, News Announcer [16]
2009 Afro Samurai The Polecats [7]
2009 Magna Carta 2 Keitin [16]
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Nora Estheim [1][16]
2010 Alpha Protocol SIE [1][16]
2011–present Naruto series Kurenai Yuhi, Shima, Katsuyu, Tsunade, Mei Terumi [16]
2012 Darksiders II Uriel, Nephilim (Whispers) 5, Human Soul 3 [16]
2013 Marvel Heroes Jessica Jones, Moondragon [16]
2013 Killer Is Dead Betty, Mondo's Mom As Annie May [16]
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Female Crusader [1]
2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Praetor Talis [1][16]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Avatar (Female Mature) Grouped under Avatars [16][22]
2016 Ghost in the Shell: First Assault - Stand Alone Complex Online Major Motoko Kusanagi [16]


Live action[edit]

List of acting performances in television and film
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2006 Silent Hill Singer [1]
2008 Adventures in Voice Acting Herself [23]
2011 Julia X 3D Singer [1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "Otakon Vegas Welcomes Voice Actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Anime Central Guest Announcement". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08. 
  4. ^ Lillard, Kevin (May 2007). "American Anime Awards". Newtype USA. Vol. 6 no. 5. p. 20. ISSN 1541-4817. 
  5. ^ "Anime Expo® 2008 Announces the 2008 SPJA Award Winners" (Press release). Anime Expo. July 9, 2008. Retrieved September 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d "The Official Site of Voice Artist Michelle Ruff - Resume". voiceofmichelleruff.com. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Melissa Williamson". crystalacids.com. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Drawn Into the Land of Adventure". El-Hazard: The Wanderers. Episode 1. 
  9. ^ "Other Report - Anime Central 2002 - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  10. ^ a b c "Anime Expo Announces First Guest of Honor". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "Digimon Encyclopedia Interviews Mary McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "Wolf's Rain Licensed". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  13. ^ a b c d e "Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". crystalacids.com. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "A Backstage Guide to the American Anime Awards". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Mary Elizabeth McGlynn from Ghost In The Shell at Katsucon". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  16. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v "Behind The Voice Actors - Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  17. ^ "An Exciting Beginning". Glitter Force. Episode 1. December 18, 2015. Netflix. 
  18. ^ https://twitter.com/MaryEMcGlynn/status/687868493325205505
  19. ^ "Fusion Cuisine". Steven Universe. Season 1. Episode 32. November 6, 2014. Cartoon Network. 
  20. ^ "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Dub Actors". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  21. ^ "Ghost in the Shell Arise English Dub Trailer Streamed". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  22. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles X - All English Voice Options for Player Characters. Retrieved 12 January 2016 – via YouTube. 
  23. ^ "Bang Zoom! Entertainment to Preview Adventures in Voice Acting Documentary at New York Anime Festival" (PDF). Adventures in Voice Acting (Press release). December 4, 2007. 

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