Rebecca Soler

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Rebecca Soler
Rebecca Soler Portrait.jpg
Portrait of Rebecca Soler
Born August 24
Residence New York City, New York[1] U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Jessica Paquet[2][3][4]
Ethnicity Cuba[5]
Education Carnegie-Mellon University (B.F.A.)[6]
Occupation Voice actress
Years active 2003 – present
Home town Boston, Massachusetts,[7][8] U.S.
Spouse(s) Christopher L. Graves [9][10]

Rebecca Soler (born August 24)[11] is an American voice actress who has worked on audiobooks and voiced English dubs of anime shows and cartoons. Her most notable voice work has been the narrator of the audiobooks for The Lunar Chronicles series by Marissa Meyer.[12][13] She voiced title character Miu Nomura in Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart, Battia in Outlanders, the 1988 April O'Neil in Turtles Forever, and characters in many other shows for 4Kids Entertainment, Central Park Media, Media Blasters, NYAV Post, Nickelodeon, CW and DuArt Film and Video.


Rebecca Soler and Juan Javier Cardenas
A Scene in Becoming Cuba

Soler grew up in Boston, and moved to Sugar Land, Texas while in high school.[14] She attended Carnegie-Mellon University where she graduated with a Bachelor's in theater.[6]

She got involved in voice-over for anime and animation works that were being dubbed in the New York area. She voiced lead characters in Huntik, Viva Piñata, Winx Club, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Pokémon and Chaotic.[15][16] Soler began her voiceacting as Joi Reynard from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She voiced Miu Nomura, the title character in Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart which was produced by NYAV Post and Right Stuf.[17][18] She was selected in a fan casting contest poll held by Central Park Media to voice Battia in their dub of the 1986 anime Outlanders.[19][20][21] Soler joined the Winx Club 4Kids dub cast, replacing Dani Schaffel in voicing the character Tecna for season 3.[22] In 2015, Soler joined the Winx Club DuArt dub cast for voicing the character Stella[23]

She began working on audio books after her voice-over agent recommended her for a few projects.[5] She voiced in books by Judy Blume, James Patterson, and Sarah Dessen, and received an AudioFile Earphones Award in 2009 for her narration of Amy Efaw's novel After.[12] Her narration of the Sarah Dessen's Lock and Key was listed among 2009 YALSA Fabulous Films & Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults.[24] In January 2011, her narration of Marissa Meyer's book Cinder was released by MacMillan Audio.[25]

Soler continues to be active on-screen and in the theater. In 2014, she was involved in a live-action play called Becoming Cuba by the Huntington Theatre Company where she played Martina.[6][26] She is executive producer of a web series called With Friends Like These which is written by and stars her husband.[5]



List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Joi Reynard First voiceacting
2006 Chaotic Sarah  
2006 Viva Piñata Ella Elephanilla and Simone Cinnamonkey  
2006-2007 Winx Club Tecna 4Kids version, season 3 [22] [27]

2009 Huntik Sophie Casterwill  
2009 Turtles Forever 1988 April O'Neil   [28]
2015-present Winx Club Stella DuArt Film and Video version, season 7, as Jessica Paquet [23]


List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[4]
2005 Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart Miu Nomura   [29][20]
2005 Magical DoReMi Reanne Griffith   [20]
2006 Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew Kidd Summers   [30]
2006 Outlanders Battia Central Park Media version [19][20]
2007 Ikki Tousen: Dragon Destiny Shimei Ryoumou, Koumei Shokatsuryou, others   [28]
2007 Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy Kodama Ep. "Ah! The Love of a Goddess Saves the Ninja!" [31]
2011 Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Kari Tsukumo, Hart Tenjo As Jessica Paquet [2][3]
2012 Zetman High School Girl Episode "Puppet", as Jessica Paquet [32]
2013 Queen's Blade Rebellion Vante As Jessica Paquet [33]

Video games[edit]

Live acting[edit]

  • Once a Loser (2013 short film) – Coffee woman[34]
  • With Friends Like These (2014 web series) – Jess (Ep. 5)[35]

Crew and production roles[edit]

  • With Friends Like These (2014 web series) – Executive Producer[35][36]


Audio books[edit]

The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer


  1. ^ "Actress and Voice Artist Rebecca Soler – | site". Retrieved 2015-08-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Kari Tsukumo". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Hart Tenjo". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c "Rebecca Soler Resume". (doc). Retrieved 2015-05-26. 
  5. ^ a b c Potts, Jessie (January 28, 2015). "Interview: Rebecca Soler, narrator of Marissa Meyer’s Cinder series". Happy Ever After – USA Today Life. USA Today. Retrieved September 8, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c "Rebecca Soler". Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Actress and Voice Artist Rebecca Soler – | About". Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  8. ^ Rebecca Soler [rsolervo] (August 5, 2015). "Yesterday in an NYC VO Booth: client: "Where you from?" "I grew up in Boston, #FreeBrady" client: laughter. #PatsNation #notkidding" (Tweet). Retrieved August 7, 2015. 
  9. ^ Christopher Graves [thatgravesdude] (January 28, 2015). "Checkout wifey: Interview: @rsolervo, narrator of @marrisa_meyer's Cinder series via @usatoday #Killinit #audiobook!" (Tweet). Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ Christopher Graves [thatgravesdude] (February 12, 2015). "Wifey, @rsolervo is going to DC to do a reading of #Cress with @marissa_meyer tonight! #proudhusband #catsdon'tmakemesharetheremote" (Tweet). Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ Birthday tweets:
    * Christina Pumariega [cpumarun] (August 24, 2015). "happy birthday to mi hermana @rsolervo! let's eat all the seafood always x …" (Tweet). Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
    * Rebecca Soler [rsolervo] (August 24, 2015). "@cpumarun All the seafood for all time!" (Tweet). Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c "Rebecca Soler | Authors | Macmillan". Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  13. ^ a b c Marissa Meyer (June 1, 2013). "Celebrating Audiobooks with a Giveaway!". Marissa Meyer – Blog. Retrieved 2014-08-04. 
  14. ^ "Krista's Dust Jacket: AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR INTERVIEW & GIVEAWAY: Rebecca Soler". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  15. ^
  16. ^ "Rebecca Soler – Penguin Books USA". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Right Stuf Announces Piano 3". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Sound of Bounce on Free Throw – Shelf Life – Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  19. ^ a b Animefringe. "Animefringe: December 2005 – Features – Outlanders". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  20. ^ a b c d "Outlanders Voice Actor Voting Contest". Central Park Media. Archived from the original on November 25, 2005. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  21. ^ "First Outlander's Voice Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 18, 2015. 
  22. ^ a b Soler's tweets regarding Tecna in Winx Club:
    * Rebecca Soler [rsolvervo] (April 1, 2015). "@NjaMagic I think so. I am techna in one season and can't remember if it is 3." (Tweet). Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
    * Rebecca Soler [rsolervo] (April 1, 2015). "@NjaMagic That seems right. I was not the original Techna. I recorded with 4Kids. Thanks for watching!" (Tweet). Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  23. ^ a b Winx Club (May 21, 2015). Winx Club – Season 7 – Official Closing Credits Song – EXCLUSIVE!. YouTube. Retrieved August 17, 2015. 
  24. ^ a b "2009 YALSA Fabulous Films & Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults". School Library Journal. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  25. ^ Marissa Meyer. "Listen to Cinder: Book One of the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer at". Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  26. ^ "Becoming Cuba". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  27. ^ Winx Club. Season 3. 4Kids. Closing credits, Lead roles. 4KidsTv. 
  28. ^ a b c "Behind The Voice Actors – Rebecca Soler". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved June 15, 2015. Check mark indicates BTVA has verified the entries using screenshots of credits and other confirmed sources. 
  29. ^ "With Feeling". Piano: The Melody of a Young Girl's Heart. Episode 1. Closing credits – via YouTube. 
  30. ^ Pokemon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew (DVD). Closing credits, Featuring. 
  31. ^ "Ah! The Love of a Goddess Saves the Ninja!". Ah! My Goddess: Flights of Fancy. Episode 19. Closing credits. 
  32. ^ "Puppet". Zetman. Episode 11. Closing credits – via Hulu. 
  33. ^ Green, Scott (September 24, 2013). "Crunchyroll – "Queen's Blade Rebellion" English Dub Cast Listed". Crunchyroll. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  34. ^ "Actress and Voice Artist Rebecca Soler – – "Once a Loser" always a WINNER!". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  35. ^ a b "Episode 5". With Friends Like These. November 12, 2014. Closing credits – via YouTube. 
  36. ^ "With Friends Like These – Cast and Crew". Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  37. ^ Meyer, Marissa (January 16, 2014). "Listen to a Clip from the CRESS Audiobook (then enter the giveaway!)". Retrieved 2014-08-25. 
  38. ^ Joyce Lamb, Special for USA TODAY (February 5, 2014). "Interview: Marissa Meyer, author of 'Cress'". USA TODAY. Retrieved May 26, 2015. 
  39. ^ Macmillan Audio [MacmillanAudio] (December 23, 2014). "We are SO excited for @marissa_meyer's Fairest! Listen to an excerpt from the audiobook now:" (Tweet). Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  40. ^ "New Audiobooks Publishing in Fall 2014". Retrieved September 6, 2015. 
  41. ^ a b "2014 APA Conference (APAC) Speakers". Audio Publishers Association. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  42. ^ "Atlantia: Ally Condie, Rebecca Soler: 9781611762709: Books". Retrieved September 18, 2015. 

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