Melissa Disney

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Melissa Disney
Born Melissa Femling
(1970-11-20) November 20, 1970 (age 47)
Nationality American
Occupation Voice actress, actress, singer-songwriter, writer, producer
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Ryan Paul James (m. 2010)
Relatives See Disney family

Melissa Disney (born November 20, 1970) is an American voice actress, actress, singer-songwriter, writer, and film producer.


Melissa Disney is the daughter of actress Louise Gallagher and writer Carl Femling, the granddaughter of silent actress Tara Gallagher, and is a descendant of Walt Disney.[citation needed]


Disney is one of a small number of women who do voice-over work for movie trailers. The trailer for Gone in 60 Seconds, which she voiced in 2000, was one of the first by a major film studio to use a female voice.[1]

She voices the title character Ginger Foutley in the animated cartoon As Told by Ginger. She is also known for her role as Elora the Faun in Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage and as Courtney Gears (a parody of Britney Spears) in Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal.

She appeared in actress Lake Bell's directorial debut,[2] In a World..., a movie about voice artists.[3] Disney appears in the film as the character Melinda Chisney.




Video games[edit]


  • Hermie & Friends: Hermie: A Common Caterpillar – Lucy Ladybug
  • Hermie & Friends: A Fruitcake Christmas – Lucy Ladybug
  • Hermie & Friends: Buzby, the Misbehaving Bee – Lucy Ladybug, Hailey, Bailey
  • Hermie & Friends: Flo the Lyin' Fly – Lucy Ladybug
  • Hermie & Friends: Hermie and the High Seas – Hailey
  • Hermie & Friends: Milo the Mantis Who Wouldn't Pray – Lucy Ladybug, Hailey, Bailey
  • Hermie & Friends: Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure – Hailey
  • Hermie & Friends: The Flo Show Creates a Buzz – Hailey
  • Hermie & Friends: To Share or Nut to Share – Lucy Ladybug
  • Hermie & Friends: Webster the Scaredy Spider – Lucy Ladybug


Disney won a Key Art Award for voicing the Gone in 60 Seconds movie trailer.

Personal life[edit]

Disney is married to actor/writer Ryan Paul James. They were married on October 15, 2010, in San Diego, CA.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, C. Molly (August 9, 2013). "Lake Bell's New Movie Asks Why More Women Aren't Used to Narrate Movie Trailers". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Scott, A.O. (August 8, 2013). "All Those Voices: Can You Hear Her Now?". New York Times. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jacobs, Matthew (August 7, 2013). "Lake Bell Talks 'In A World,' Mastering Accents, Voice-Over Sexism And William Shatner's Uniqueness". Huffington Post. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 

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