Fox in 2013.
July 13, 1963 |
Monroeville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Residence||Studio City, California|
|Other names||Marie Danielle|
|Occupation||Voice actress, singer, dancer|
|Home town||Swissvale, Pennsylvania|
|Spouse(s)||Lex Lang (m. 2004)|
Sandra Marie "Sandy" Fox (born July 13, 1963) is an American voice actress, singer and dancer, who has had numerous roles in various animated cartoon, anime and video games. She portrayed the live-action Betty Boop and has provided her voice for Universal Studios and King Features Syndicate for much of their promotional activities and related media and merchandise since 1991. She began voice acting on various animated shows such as The Simpsons, King of the Hill and Futurama. Her first major roles in anime were as Kyoko in the Animaze dub of Akira and Lady Aska in Magic Knight Rayearth. Other anime characters include Mina and Momiji in Naruto, Sumomo in Chobits, Tachikoma in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, and Paiway in Vandread. In video game franchises, she provides the English voice of Mistral and A-20 in the .hack series, Peashy in Hyperdimension Neptunia, and Flonne in Disgaea. In cartoons, she voices Harmony in Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, T-AI in Transformers: Robots in Disguise and Mipsy Mipson in As Told By Ginger. As of 2014, she was announced as the voice of Chibiusa / Black Lady in the Viz Media dubs of Sailor Moon.
Fox was born in Monroeville, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Swissvale. She performed in musicals in high school, and worked at Kennywood amusement park during some of the summers. In the 1980s, she worked for the Walt Disney Company in Orlando where she would voice characters such as Snow White, Mickey and Minnie for some of their attractions and parades, as well as participate in their live stage shows. She was working as a hostess at a Bennigan's Irish pub when she was asked to audition with the 1920s-themed jazz band The Cocoanut Manor Orchestra as their singer. She sang with the group for 11 years, performing songs done by singers Helen Kane and Annette Henshaw, the former was an inspiration for the Betty Boop character. In 1988, she joined the Orlando Magic's inaugural dance team, and was part of the Magic Girls for three years. She auditioned and then landed the position as the official Betty Boop for Universal Studios. In 1991, she started working full-time at their Hollywood park and on national and worldwide tours, visiting shows such as Good Morning America and The Rosie O'Donnell Show. In 1998, she voiced Betty Boop for "The Toon Lagoon Betty Boop" attraction at Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure in Orlando. In 2012, she joined a Lancome promotion in Paris as the voice of Betty Boop in their commercials.
Fox was inspired to go into voice acting after having taken a voice-over workshop in 1990 with Sue Blu, a Los Angeles-based animation director and producer. After moving to Los Angeles for the Betty Boop gig, she voiced supporting and background characters for The Simpsons, mostly with kids voices and loop groups, which she did for three years. She also voiced characters for the related productions Futurama and King of the Hill. One of her first anime roles was Sakura in Ninja Cadets. She voiced Lady Aska, a major character in the second season of Magic Knight Rayearth, a series in which she also rewrote lyrics and sang the theme songs. She voiced Kyoko in the Pioneer/Animaze dub of Akira. She voiced supporting character T-AI in a 2001 version of Transformers: Robots in Disguise. She voiced Paiway, the ship's nurse in Vandread. In 2003, she voiced the title characters in Omishi Magical Theater Risky Safety and Ground Defense Force! Mao-chan, as well as Sumomo in Bang Zoom's dub of Chobits. In 2004, she voiced Maya in Burn-Up Scramble and Tachikoma in the Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex series. For 2005–06, she would get involved in the Naruto series as Momiji and Mina an the Di Gi Charat series as Piyoko. In 2007, she and Lex Lang hosted a Voice Actor Boot Camp at Bang Zoom! Entertainment to help up and coming voice actors get into the business. In 2014, when Viz Media announced they were redubbing Sailor Moon and dubbing its new Sailor Moon Crystal series, Fox was chosen to voice Chibiusa, also known as Chibi Sailor Moon and Black Lady.
In video games, she voiced Mistral and A-20 in the .hack video game series, Flonne in various incarnations of Disgaea and Marona in Phantom Brave. she voiced Peashy in the Hyperdimension Neptunia series.
Personal life and other ventures
Fox is married to fellow voice actor Lex Lang. They live in Studio City, California. In 1998 they co-founded the Love Planet Foundation, a non-profit organization which creates educational materials for children on the importance of recycling, world water awareness, and the preservation of the planet. They also created Love Planet Productions, which includes several multimedia projects such as anime presentation shows, toddler shows and products, and Zen programming. In 2006, they founded a bottled spring water business called H2Om Water with Intention, which has received recognition as a sponsor at several events including Sting's Rainforest Foundation Carnegie Hall Concert and the Elevate Film Festival. Fox and Lang are Deepak Chopra meditation instructors.
|1998||Battle Athletes series||Various characters||OAV|
|1999||Fist of the North Star||Lynn|||
|1999||Serial Experiments Lain||Myu-Myu|||
|2000||Ninja Cadets||Sakura||OAV, first major role|||
|2000||Flint the Time Detective||Talen the Pink Squirrel|||
|2000||Gestalt||Suzu the Dark Elf||OAV|||
|2000||Magic Knight Rayearth series||Lady Aska, Hikari, Hikaru's Friend A||Also theme songs|||
|2000||Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure||Kazuko Yotsuga|||
|2001||Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team||Child, Sweeter Twin||OAV|||
|2001||Cowboy Bebop||Bowhead, Orphan, Pinky|||
|2001||Hand Maid May||Miyuki Zin|||
|2001||Vampire Princess Miyu||Daughter, Kayo||TV series, Eps. 4,7|||
|2001||Saint Tail||Miki, Yoko, Girl|||
|2001||Transformers: Robots in Disguise||T-AI|||
|2002||Vandread series||Celtic Midori, Paiway Underberg|||
|2002||eX-Driver||Girl A, Student||OAV|||
|2002||Hello Kitty's Paradise||Lacey the Raccoon, Jodie|
|2003||Argento Soma||Harriet "Hattie" Bartholomew|||
|2003||Ai Yori Aoshi||Akiko, Chararin, Utsume, others|||
|2003||Chobits||Sumomo||Also OAV, specials|||
|2003||Please Teacher!||Maho Kazami, Marie||OAV and TV series|||
|2003||Omishi Magical Theater Risky Safety||Risky|||
|2003||Android Kikaider: The Animation||Additional Voices|||
|2003||Love Hina Again||Kuro, Moe, Student||OAV|||
|2003||Heat Guy J||Monica Gabriel, others|||
|2004||.hack//Legend of the Twilight||Mireille|||
|2004||Rave Master||Reina (young)|
|2004||Angel Tales||Kurumi the Hamster|||
|2004||Burn Up Scramble!||Maya Jinguu|
|2004||Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex||Tachikoma||Also 2nd GIG, Tachikomatic Days shorts|||
|2004||Please Twins!||Marie||OAV and TV series|||
|2005||Hanaukyo Maid Team: La Verite||Cynthia Landlavizar / Grace|||
|2005||Saiyuki Reload||Seika, Shion, Sibling's mother||Eps. 1,13|||
|2005||Kyo Kara Maoh!||Yuri (Young)|
|2005||Di Gi Charat||Pyocola|
|2005||Leave it to Piyoko!||Pyocola Analogue III / Piyoko|||
|2006||Immortal Grand Prix||Amy||microseries|||
|2006||Destiny of the Shrine Maiden||Nekoko|||
|2006||Saiyuki Reload Gunlock||Kid, Daughter||Eps. 10,13,14|||
|2006||Green Green||Sanae Minami|||
|2009||Naruto Shippūden||Naho||Ep. 196|
|2015||Sailor Moon||Chibiusa||Viz Media dub|||
|TBD||Sailor Moon Crystal||Chibiusa||Viz Media dub|||
|Rurouni Kenshin||Theme song performance: "Freckles"|||
|1998||The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock||Dinah|||
|2004||Mobile Suit Gundam F91||Kochun Hein, Leah Mariba||Bandai/Bang Zoom dub|||
|2009||Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence||Togusa's Daughter||Animaze dub|
|TBD||Sailor Moon R: The Movie||Chibiusa||Viz Media dub|
|TBD||Sailor Moon S: The Movie||Chibiusa||Viz Media dub|
|TBD||Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie||Chibiusa||Viz Media dub|
|2012||Wreck-It Ralph||Additional Voices|
|2014||Maleficent||Faeries and creatures|
|1991–94||The Simpsons||Various characters|||
|1994||Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi||Harmony|
|1998||Mad Jack the Pirate||Magic Pink Fairy, others|||
|2000||As Told By Ginger||Mipsy Mipson|||
|My Life as a Teenage Robot||Melody|
|Jay Jay the Jet Plane||Tracy, Tuffy, and Snuffy|
|LeapFrog learning series||Lily, Penny||Some early titles as Marie Danielle|||
|King of the Hill||Various characters|
|1998||Brave Fencer Musashi||Princess Fillet||As Marie Danielle|||
|2003||Disgaea: Hour of Darkness||Flonne|||
|2005||Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome|||
|2006||Rumble Roses XX||Aigle, Great Khan|||
|2006||Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny|||
|2006||Tales of the Abyss|||
|2007||Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm|||
|2011||Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten||Flonne|
|2012||Rise of the Dragonian Era|||
|2013||Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures||Cyli|||
|2013||Hyperdimension Neptunia series||Peashy (Yellow Heart)||Starting with Victory, then Re;birth1 and Re;Birth2|||
|2002||Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck||Contestant||Finalist in the Whammy:Press Your Luck Tournament of Champions|||
- "Behind The Voice Actors - Sandy Fox". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved September 23, 2015. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources
- "Voice Actor Boot Camp" (Press release). Bang Zoom! Entertainment. August 18, 2006. Retrieved September 24, 2015 – via Anime News Network.
- "About Sandy Fox". SandyFox.com. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "17 Dancers Will Star In Magic Show". Orlando Sentinel. October 19, 1988. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Regina, Steven. "Sandy Fox/Lex Lang". The Swerve Magazine. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- DesignFluxx, LLC. "Welcoming voice actresses, Sandy Fox and Cristina Vee, to AX 2015~! - Anime Expo®". Anime Expo®. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "Voice Actors Sandy Fox, Lex Lang to Participate in Otakon 2015". Anime News Network. May 28, 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "Betty Boop Comes to to Life in a New Film for Lancôme Paris" (Press release). Lancome. PRWeb. August 24, 2012. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Dawson, Greg (September 9, 1991). "Anchors, The Big Time And Chatfests All Over". Orlando Sentinel . Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "Sandy Fox". The Fruit Cake Follies. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "Entertainment". SandyFox.com. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- Campbell, Joanna (August 4, 2015). "Otakon Interview: Sandy Fox, Voice Of Betty Boop, Olive Oil, Hello Kitty & More". Mix 106.5. CBS Radio. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- "Phoenix Comicon - Sandy Fox". Phoenix Comicon. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Loveridge, Lynzee (May 4, 2013). "8 Horrible Anime Dub Opening Songs - The List - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Fox, Sandy. "Patch Profile Page For Sandy Fox". Studio City, Patch. Patch Media. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- "H2Om Joins Film Festival to 'Elevate' Consciousness in Hollywood" (Press release). Elevate Film Festival and H20m. July 22, 2006. Retrieved September 24, 2015 – via BevNET.com.
- "Gear awards – Waters(Flavored/Enhanced) Winners". ShapeYou.com. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- "Meditation". SandyFox.com. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- "Anime". SandyFox.com (Sandy Fox's official website). Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- "Sandy Fox". Crystal Acids. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- Terrace 2008, p. 45
- Browning & Picart 2010, p. 117
- "Sailor Moon R English Dub Casts Sandy Fox as Chibi Usa, Veronica Taylor as Sailor Pluto". Anime News Network. April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
- "Aniplex USA to Release 1st Aldnoah.Zero Season 1 On BD/DVD with Dub, Sub". Anime News Network. June 6, 2015.
- Terrace 2008, p. 1096
- Terrace 2008, p. 637
- "Leap Frog Scout & Friends: Phonics Farm". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Browning & Picart 2010, p. 230
- Browning & Picart 2010, p. 228
- "Sandy Fox joins Ireland Comic Con’s voice actor line-up". MCM ComicCon. July 17, 2015. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Monkey Bar Games. Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures. Bandai Namco Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 0:58 in, English Voice Talent.
- Chance 2011b, p. 455
- Browning, John Edgar; Picart, Caroline Joan (2010). Dracula in Visual Media:Film, Television, Comic Book and Electronic Game Appearances, 1921-2010. McFarland. ISBN 0786433655.
- Chance, Norman (2011). Who was who on TV 3. Xlibris Corporation. ISBN 9781456824563.
- Terrace, Vincent (2008). Encyclopedia of Television Shows, 1925 through 2010 (2d ed.). McFarland. ISBN 9780786486410.
- Official website
- Sandy Fox convention appearances on AnimeCons.com
- Sandy Fox at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
- Sandy Fox at the Internet Movie Database
|Voice of Chibiusa