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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn by Gage Skidmore.jpg
McGlynn at the 2018 Phoenix Comic Fest
Born (1966-10-16) October 16, 1966 (age 54)[1]
Other namesMelissa Williamson[3][4]
OccupationVoice actress, ADR director, ADR script writer, singer-songwriter
Years active1981–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 1988; div. 2012)
(m. 2018)
Children2[5]
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
LabelsKonami Music Entertainment
Associated acts
Websitewww.maryemcglynn.com

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn (born October 16, 1966) is an American voice actress, ADR director and singer-songwriter best known for her involvement in music production in multiple games from the Silent Hill series, and her extensive English-language dubbing of various anime, animated films and video games.

Career[edit]

McGlynn's voice roles in anime include Lieutenant Matilda in the 1981 film Mobile Suit Gundam I, Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Kurenai Yuhi, Mei Terumi, Katsuyu and Koharu Utatane from the Naruto series, Cornelia li Britannia from Code Geass and the most recent role of Queen Metalia on Sailor Moon Crystal. She also does voice acting in video games such as Maria and Mary Shepherd-Sunderland in the HD collection version of Silent Hill 2 and Nina Williams from the Tekken series. She also works in cartoons as she voiced Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe and voice directed Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. McGlynn also contributed to the Silent Hill movie adaptation and Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME. She has also had several movie roles. From 2015 to 2017, she was also a guest star for a Dungeons and Dragons web series titled Critical Role (15 Episodes).[6]

She was a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2007, Long Beach.[7]

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.[8][9] She won a Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) award in 2008 for Best Director for her work on Naruto.[10]

Personal life[edit]

McGlynn was married to actor Daran Norris and has 2 kids with him,[11] but divorced him in 2012.[12] She is currently married to Steve Blum. She has an identical twin sister named Melissa.[13]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of dubbing performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[14]
1997 Street Fighter II V Dr. Hannah, Newscaster As Melissa Williamson CA
1997–99 El-Hazard series Queen Diva As Melissa Williamson CA[15]
1997 Tokyo Revelation Various characters As Melissa Williamson CA
1998–99 Cowboy Bebop Julia ADR director, as Melissa Williamson Press[3][4][16][17]
1998 Outlaw Star Hilda As Melissa Williamson Press[4]
1998 Battle Athletes Lahrri As Melissa Williamson CA
1998 Fushigi Yūgi Nuriko As Melissa Williamson Press[3][4]
1999 Rurouni Kenshin Shura As Melissa Williamson CA
2000 Sol Bianca: The Legacy Feb As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Vandread Jura Basil Elden As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 X Kanoe As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Samurai Girl Real Bout High School Mian Cubie As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Digimon Tamers Various characters ADR director, story editor Press[3][18]
2002 Digimon Frontier Ophanimon, Salamon ADR director, story editor [19]
2003–06 Naruto Kurenai Yūhi, others ADR director
SJPA Award for Best Director
Press[3][17]
2003 Wolf's Rain Lady Jaguara ADR director Press[3][17][20]
2003 Reign: The Conqueror Cassandra As Melissa Williamson CA
2003 .hack//SIGN Helba Press[3]
2003 Geneshaft Sofia Galgalim, Lily Porter CA
2004–07 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex series Major Motoko Kusanagi American Anime Award for Best Actress Press[3][20][21][22]
2007 Digimon Data Squad Sarah Damon, Sayuri CA
2008 Code Geass Cornelia li Britannia Press[3]
2009–12 Bleach Zabimaru (Baboon), Ikumi Unagiya Press[3]
2009–16 Naruto: Shippuden Kurenai Yūhi, others ADR director Press[3]
2011 Digimon Fusion Pickmonz, Queen, Shakkouman, others Voice director, story editor Press[3][18][23]
2013 Tenkai Knights Mrs. Dalton (Toxsa's Mother, Ep. 19, uncredited) ADR director Press[3]
2015 Glitter Force Brooha, Queen Euphoria, Ms. Mason Voice director [24][25]
2019 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Kurenai Yūhi, Mei Terumi [26]
2020 Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 Motoko Kusanagi [23]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[14]
2012 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Abigail Brand Episodes: "Welcome to the Kree Empire", "Operation Galactic Storm", "Live Kree or Die" [23]
2014–18 Steven Universe Dr. Maheswaran, others Press[3][23][27]
2014–17 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Voice director Press[3]
2016–18 Star Wars Rebels Governor Arihnda Pryce, others Tweet[28][29]
2017–20 Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure Dialogue Director
2017–19 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Dynamite Watkins, Miss Quantum, others Tweet[30][31]
2018–2018 Bunnicula Casting Director & Voice Director (season 3)
2018–2020 She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Horned Goon Voice director Press[3]
2018–2020 Star Wars Resistance Freya Fenris Voice director
2019–2021 Carmen Sandiego Coach Brunt
2019–present Dragons: Rescue Riders Svetlana the Sly Voice director
2020 Steven Universe Future Dr. Maheswaran Episode: "Growing Pains"
2020 Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt Vocal director

Film[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[14]
1997 Armageddon Queen Hera As Melissa Williamson CA
1999 Black Jack Jo Carol Brane As Melissa Williamson CA
1999 Princess Mononoke Singer CA
2000 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Caroline Press[3]
2001 Ah! My Goddess: The Movie Urd As Melissa Williamson Press[4]
2001 Metropolis Public Announcement Voice ADR script writer Press[3]
2002 Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door Chris Riley ADR director [18]
2003 Sakura Wars: The Movie Kanna Kirishima As Melissa Williamson CA
2004 Appleseed ADR director Press[3]
2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Major Motoko Kusanagi [32]
2007 Stan Lee's The Condor Valeria / Taipan [23]
2008 Resident Evil: Degeneration Rani's aunt
2009 Naruto Shippuden the Movie Voice director [33]
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Nina Williams As Charlotte Bell [23]
2014 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Policewoman [23]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Arise Kurutsu [34]
2015 The Last: Naruto the Movie Mei Terumi, Head Maid, Kurenai Yuhi, Katsuyu Voice director [23]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Kurusu [23]
2017 Resident Evil: Vendetta Zack White [23]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[14][35]
2000 Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption Ecaterina [36]
2001 The Bouncer Echidna As Melissa Williamson [23]
2001 Phase Paradox Renee Hearn, Nash Lynyrd As Melissa Williamson [37]
2002 Digimon Rumble Arena Gatomon, Takato, Magnadramon [23]
2003–12 Silent Hill series Singer
Voice director
[3]
2003–04 .hack series Helba, Emma Wielant Infection, Mutation, Outbreak, Quarantine [23]
2004 Seven Samurai 20XX Zwei [38]
2004 Phantom Brave Sienna CA
2004 Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines Pisha CA
2005 Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome Lady Salome CA
2005 Devil May Cry 3 Nevan
2006 Rumble Roses XX Evil Rose, Noble Rose CA
2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Rosso [23]
2006 Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra Doctus [23]
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Bordeaux, Toru Uike, News Announcer [23]
2008 Devil May Cry 4 Echidna Website
2009 Afro Samurai The Polecats CA
2009 Magna Carta 2 Keitin [23]
2009 Tekken 6 Nina Williams Website
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Nora Estheim [3][23]
2010 Alpha Protocol SIE [3][23]
2011–present Naruto series Kurenai Yuhi, Shima, Katsuyu, Tsunade, Mei Terumi [23]
2012 Street Fighter X Tekken Nina Williams Website
2012 Darksiders II Uriel, Nephilim (Whispers) 5, Human Soul 3 [23]
2012 Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Queen Veranke Website
2013 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Hydaelyn Website
2013 Marvel Heroes Jessica Jones, Moondragon [23]
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Female Crusader Press[3]
2014 Digimon All-Star Rumble Gatomon, Angewomon [23]
2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Tyrant Velhari [23]
2015 Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Alex Wesker
2015 Heroes of the Storm Johanna Press[3]
2015 Kholat Singer (Farewell) [39]
2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Praetor Talis Press[3][23]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Avatar (Female Mature) Grouped under Avatars [23][40]
2016 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online Major Motoko Kusanagi [23]
2016 Hitman Dalia Margolis [41]
2016 God Eater Resurrection Tsubaki Amamiya Website
2016 Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Nina Williams Uncredited[a] Website
2016 World of Warcraft: Legion Aegwynn, Delas Moonfang [23]
2017 Star Trek: Bridge Crew Lieutenant Koharu Mori [42]
2018 Artifact Prellex
2019 Mortal Kombat 11 Cetrion Tweet[43]
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Valkyrie [23]
2020 World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Remornia [23]
2020 Resident Evil: Resistance Alex Wesker
Year Title (& Role) Role Notes Source
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War – Vocalist – The Journey Home
Death by DegreesNina Williams (uncredited)
Devil May Cry 3Nevan (uncredited)
Eternal Sonata – Captain Dolce (uncredited)
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Hydaelyn
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Major Motoko Kusanagi
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex – Major Motoko Kusanagi
Golden Axe: Beast RiderTyris Flare
Gods Eater Burst – Tsubaki Amamiya
Heroes of the Storm – Johanna
2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers Lady Sif, Valkyrie [failed verification]
Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome – Salome (uncredited)
Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy – Marta Schevesti (uncredited)
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – Queen Veranke, Maria Hill
Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2 – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto Shippūden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2 – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja HeroesTsunade
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 2, The Phanthom Fortress – Tsunade
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm – Tsunade, Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 – Kurenai Yuhi
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution – the 5th Mizukage Mei Terumi
Neverwinter Nights 2: Storm of Zehir – Lastri, Prioress, Ginni Lannon
Phantom Brave – Narrator (uncredited)
Radiata Stories – Elwen (uncredited)
Resident Evil 6 – Lepotitsa
Samurai WarriorsNoh (uncredited)
Samurai Warriors: Xtreme LegendsNoh (uncredited)
2005 Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga – Jinana, Angel (uncredited)
2005 Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2 – Angel (uncredited)
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 – Noriko Kashiwagi (uncredited), Old Woman (uncredited)
Spider-Man: Web of ShadowsSpider-Woman (PS2/PSP version)
Supreme Commander – General Clarke
Tekken 5Nina Williams, Space Shuttle Announcer (Story Mode, uncredited)
Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection – Nina Williams, Space Shuttle Announcer (Story Mode, uncredited)
Tekken 6 – Nina Williams (Scenario Campaign Mode, uncredited)
Tekken 6: Bloodline Rebellion – Nina Williams (Scenario Campaign Mode, uncredited)
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 – Nina Williams, Emma Kliesen (uncredited)
Top Gun: Fire at Will – Sang Highway to the Danger Zone for the intro movie
Trauma Center: New Blood – Irene Quatro (uncredited)
Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code – Captain Seras (uncredited)
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines – Pisha the Nagaraja (Flesh-eating Kindred Witch)
2004 Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines Pisha
Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption – Ecaterina the Wise (Brujah Clan Elder)
2000 Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption Ecaterina the Wise

Live action[edit]

List of acting performances in television and film
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
1993 Quantum Leap Sue Anne Winters Episode: "Memphis Melody" [44]
1995 Xena: Warrior Princess Pandora Episode: "Cradle of Hope" [45]
1997 Sister, Sister Dr. Wilcox Episode: "Two's Company" [46]
1998 Star Trek: Voyager Daelen Episode: "Vis a Vis" [47]
2006 Silent Hill Singer [3]
2008 Adventures in Voice Acting Herself [48]
2011 Julia X 3D Singer [3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ English voice actors were not listed in the closing credits for this title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Birthday references:
    • Colleen O'Shaughnessey [@VOColeen] (October 16, 2017). "Happy Birthday, Mary E!! @MaryEMcGlynn Love you to the moon!" (Tweet). Retrieved December 31, 2018 – via Twitter.
    • "Copyright Catalog (1978 to present)". US Copyright Office. Retrieved December 31, 2018. Search by: Name: "McGlynn Mary Elizabeth" will show entry that has "Copyright Claimant: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, 1966–"CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  2. ^ https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ADNzGbDU1Po/
  3. ^ 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 aa "Otakon Vegas Welcomes Voice Actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Anime Central Guest Announcement". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0358460/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Geek & Sundry (October 29, 2015), Trial of the Take – Critical Role RPG Show: Episode 18, retrieved September 17, 2018
  7. ^ "Oreskaband To Attend Anime Expo® 2007 As Official Guests Of Honor". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  8. ^ "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  9. ^ Lillard, Kevin (May 2007). "American Anime Awards". Newtype USA. Vol. 6 no. 5. p. 20. ISSN 1541-4817.
  10. ^ "Anime Expo® 2008 Announces the 2008 SPJA Award Winners" (Press release). Anime Expo. July 9, 2008. Archived from the original on January 13, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  11. ^ "Daran Norris". IMDb. Retrieved April 19, 2021.
  12. ^ Wingert, Wally (August 6, 2010). "August 2 – August 8 (2010) » Wally's Week". Wally's Week (Wally Wingert's official website). Retrieved July 15, 2016.
  13. ^ Melissa McGlynn [@melissamcglynn] (May 31, 2014). "LA Wine Fest. Cheers!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 13, 2016 – via Twitter.
  14. ^ a b c d "CELEBRITY: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn – Jeff Zannini Celebrity Talent". celebritytalentbooking.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2016.
  15. ^ "Drawn Into the Land of Adventure". El-Hazard: The Wanderers. Episode 1. Nozomi Entertainment. Event occurs at Closing credits – via YouTube.
  16. ^ "Other Report – Anime Central 2002 – Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  17. ^ a b c "Anime Expo Announces First Guest of Honor". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  18. ^ a b c "Digimon Encyclopedia Interviews Mary McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  19. ^ "Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". CrystalAcids.com. April 15, 2019. Retrieved April 15, 2019.
  20. ^ a b "Wolf's Rain Licensed". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  21. ^ "A Backstage Guide to the American Anime Awards". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  22. ^ "Mary Elizabeth McGlynn from Ghost In The Shell at Katsucon". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  23. ^ 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 aa ab ac ad "Behind The Voice Actors – Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved January 12, 2016. 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.CS1 maint: postscript (link)
  24. ^ "An Exciting Beginning". Glitter Force. Episode 1. December 18, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. Netflix.
  25. ^ Tweets concerning her role in Glitter Force
  26. ^ "Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  27. ^ "Fusion Cuisine". Steven Universe. Season 1. Episode 32. November 6, 2014. Cartoon Network.
  28. ^ McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth [@MaryEMcGlynn] (July 17, 2016). "So honored and excited to announce that I'm voicing Governor Arihnda Pryce in season 3 of #StarWarsRebels. @starwars" (Tweet). Retrieved September 14, 2016 – via Twitter.
  29. ^ "The Antilles Extraction". Star Wars Rebels. Season 3. Episode 4. October 8, 2016. Disney XD.
  30. ^ McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth [@MaryEMcGlynn] (June 15, 2017). "I play intrepid reporter Dynamite Watkins in #OKKO on @cartoonnetwork & APP w/@courtenaytaylor @KariWahlgren @Jimcummingsacme @ashly_burch" (Tweet). Retrieved September 6, 2017 – via Twitter.
  31. ^ "I Am Dendy". OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes. Season 1. Episode 8. August 3, 2017. Cartoon Network.
  32. ^ "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Dub Actors". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  33. ^ Naruto Shippuden the Movie. Viz Media. Event occurs at Closing credits, English production credits – via Netflix.
  34. ^ "Ghost in the Shell Arise English Dub Trailer Streamed". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  35. ^ "Voiceover — MARY ELIZABETH MCGLYNN". maryemcglynn.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016.
  36. ^ "Mary Elizabeth MCGLYNN". animenewsnetwork.com. July 19, 2019. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  37. ^ SCEI. Phase Paradox. SCEI. Scene: Ending credits, 1:02:06 in, CAST.
  38. ^ Dimps; Polygon Magic. Seven Samurai 20XX. Sammy Studios. Scene: Ending credits, 5:09:53 in, CAST.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  39. ^ Kholat: Original Soundtrack. IMGN.PRO. Retrieved June 17, 2015 – via Steam.
  40. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles X – All English Voice Options for Player Characters. Retrieved January 12, 2016 – via YouTube.
  41. ^ IO Interactive. Hitman. Square Enix. Scene: Closing credits, 1:50 in, Cast – Voice Actors.
  42. ^ "IMDB entry on Star Trek: Bridge Crew".
  43. ^ McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth [@MaryEMcGlynn] (April 23, 2019). "Cat's out of the bag! I can finally confirm that I'm playing the Elder God, Cetrion in #MK11 Let's build and destroy some worlds together! @MortalCombat #Cetrion" (Tweet). Retrieved April 23, 2019 – via Twitter.
  44. ^ "IMDB". IMDB.
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  46. ^ "Two's Company". Sister, Sister. Season 5. Episode 10.
  47. ^ "Star Trek: Voyager" Vis À Vis (TV Episode 1998) - IMDb, retrieved February 3, 2021
  48. ^ "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. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 6, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.

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