Nicole Dubuc

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Nicole Dubuc
Born (1978-11-06) November 6, 1978 (age 38)
Orange County, California
Occupation Actress, writer
Years active 1986–present

Nicole Dubuc (born November 6, 1978) is an American writer and actress, perhaps best known for her multiple Emmy-nominated works on the Transformers franchise and ToddWorld, and as an actress on Major Dad.


As a child actress, Dubuc had a recurring role as Bertha on the television series Our House, and a guest appearance on the television series ALF. She starred in the popular sitcom Major Dad, playing the character Robin Cooper-MacGillis. She appeared in all 96 episodes during the show's run between 1989 and 1993.

Dubuc worked as a child actress for 11 years, including background voices for the movies Prince of Tides, and Searching for Bobby Fischer. She continues to act as an adult, and voiced Iris West-Allen in the Young Justice cartoon.

After attending Yale University and graduating with a degree in English, Dubuc got her first work as an apprentice staff writer on the hit Disney series, Kim Possible.

She followed that up with many other television and feature writing credits, including Jackie Chan Adventures, W.I.T.C.H., The Spectacular Spider-Man, and Young Justice. She was the story editor and writer on the Disney series, My Friends Tigger & Pooh. She co-created Transformers: Rescue Bots with Brian Hohlfeld and Jeff Kline, served as story editor and writer, then became executive producer as of the show's fourth season.

She is the first woman to write for The Flash in DC Comics, with the story "Details" appearing in 2013's The Flash Annual (volume 4) #2 of the publisher's relaunch, The New 52.[1]

Dubuc and Michael Vogel are co-writers of a new My Little Pony: Ponyville Mysteries series of books, under the pen name "Penumbra Quill."

Dubuc served on the Executive Board of The Animation Guild, I.A.T.S.E. Local 839 for nine years (six as a Trustee, and three as Recording Secretary). [2]


Dubuc has been nominated for seven Emmy Awards, in 2005, 2006, and 2007 for Outstanding Children's Animated Program for writing work on ToddWorld, in 2011 for "Outstanding Writing in Animation" for Transformers: Prime, in 2014 for "Outstanding Writing in a Children's Series" for "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour", in 2015 for "Outstanding Writing in a Children's or Pre-School Children's Series" for "Spooksville", and in 2016 for "Outstanding Writing in an Animated Program" for Transformers: Rescue Bots.

As a child actress, she won a Clio award for the Select/On TV commercial, "Buffy's Bedtime".

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  1. ^ Staff Writers (2013-06-21). "FLASH ANNUAL: Child Actress-Turned-Writer Inspired by Boston Heroes". Newsarama. Retrieved 2016-04-14. 
  2. ^ "About the Guild". The Animation Guild. Retrieved 2016-04-14. 

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