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Nika Futterman

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Nika Futterman
Born Nika Futterman
(1969-10-25) October 25, 1969 (age 48)
New York City, New York, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actress, voice actress, comedian, singer
Years active 1985–present

Nika Futterman (born October 25, 1969[1]) is an American actress, voice actress,[2] comedian and singer.

Personal life[edit]

Futterman was born on October 25, 1969, in New York City.[1]


Among her first professional acting roles were single episode appearances on Chicago Hope and Murphy Brown.[3]

Voice acting[edit]

Futterman has provided her voice in many cartoons, including CatDog, Hey Arnold!, Mike, Lu & Og, Xyber 9, The Zula Patrol, ChalkZone, Kim Possible, Avatar: The Last Airbender, My Gym Partner's a Monkey, Handy Manny, Fanboy & Chum Chum, Bubble Guppies, Teen Titans Go!, Sanjay and Craig, Tenkai Knights, The Loud House, and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh.[3] She has performed recurring roles on animated adventure and superhero series such as G.I. Joe: Renegades, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

Futterman is the voice of Asajj Ventress in the 2008 animated film The Clone Wars and its subsequent TV series as well as several related video games.[3] She has provided the voice for Sy Snootles among other characters. She attended her first Star Wars Weekend on the last weekend of June 2012. She was on the show Behind the Force along with her cast members Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor with Supervising Director Dave Filoni. Futterman also voices Sticks the Jungle Badger in the Sonic Boom TV series[4] and its associated video games, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric.[5]

Futterman has voiced 'PAD' in the animated adult comedy YouTube Red series, Paranormal Action Squad, alongside YouTube stars Evan Fong, Adam Montoya, and Scott Robinson.

Singing career[edit]

Futterman performed the vocals "Give it to me, baby" in The Offspring hit single "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" and cameo backup vocals "Careless Whisper" on Kids Incorporated. Some of Futterman's animated characters sing songs within the soundtrack of a show, as well. She sings the theme song of My Gym Partner's A Monkey in-character as Adam Lyon, Sandy of Bubble Guppies sang a song about coconut water several times in the episode she was featured in, Kip Ling of Histeria! usually only shows up in the songs on the show, Chum Chum of Fanboy & Chum Chum sings many times (Futterman is also often accompanied on lead vocals during the FB&CC songs by David Hornsby, who voices Fanboy), Stretch and Squeeze of Handy Manny sing two songs called "We Work Together" and "Hop Up, Jump In" alongside the other tools, and Luna Loud of The Loud House is a musician, and frequently sings.


Animated television[edit]

Animated films[edit]

Live-action television[edit]

Video games[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 aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq "Behind The Voice Actors - Nika Futterman". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 9, 2016. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources 
  2. ^ Horwitz, Jane (August 15, 2008). "Watching With Kids in Mind". Washington Post. Retrieved 14 September 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Nika Futterman acting credits at the Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ a b "Sonic Boom". 2014-11-18. Retrieved 2016-12-20. 
  5. ^ Perlman, Jake (2014-05-29). "Meet Sonic the Hedgehog's new pal, Sticks the Jungle Badger | PopWatch |". Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  6. ^ "Dead Space:Downfall". Hulu. Closing Credits. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  7. ^ Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold! movie gets title; 19 original voice actors returning Entertainment Weekly, Retrieved June 13, 2016
  8. ^ Destiny - End Credits - IGN Video. IGN Video. 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2014-12-04. 
  9. ^ Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of. 
  10. ^ "Nika Futterman". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 24 September 2017. 
  11. ^ Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent. 
  12. ^ Chalk, Andy (February 17, 2016). "Master of Orion trailer reveals a cast of sci-fi stars". PC Gamer. Retrieved February 19, 2016. 
  13. ^ Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers
  14. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 
  15. ^ Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent. 

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