Sandy Fox

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Sandy Fox
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Fox at the 2013 Phoenix Comicon
Sandra Marie Kessler

(1963-07-13) July 13, 1963 (age 59)
Other namesMarie Danielle[1][2]
OccupationVoice actress
Years active1991–present
AgentAbrams Artists
(m. 2004)

Sandra Marie Fox (née Kessler; born July 13, 1963)[3][4] is an American voice actress 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 from 1991 to 2018.[5][6] 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 Kiyoko in the Animaze dub of Akira and Lady Aska in Magic Knight Rayearth.[7] 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 and Mipsy Mipson in As Told by Ginger. In 2014, she was announced as the voice of Chibiusa/Black Lady/Sailor Chibi Moon in the Viz Media dubs of Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal.[8]

Early life and career[edit]

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.[5] In the early 1980s, she worked for the Walt Disney Company in Orlando where she would 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.[5][9] In 1988, she joined the Orlando Magic's inaugural dance team,[4][10] and was part of the Magic Girls for three years.[11] 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.[9] In 2012, she joined a Lancome promotion in Paris as the voice of Betty Boop in their commercials.[5][9]

Voice-over career[edit]

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.[5][10][12] One of her first anime roles was Sakura in Ninja Cadets.[13] 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.[2][14][15] 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.[16] In his review of Mao-chan, Ryan Mathews of Anime News Network wrote that "Bang Zoom picked the perfect actress to play the lead role. [Fox], the owner of perhaps the cutest "little girl" voice in anime dub acting, is her usual adorable self as M.A.O."[17] 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 and 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.[2] 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 Sailor Chibi Moon and Black Lady.[18]

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.[7]

Personal life and other ventures[edit]

Fox is married to fellow voice actor Lex Lang.[19] They live in Studio City, California.[20] 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.[21] They also created Love Planet Productions, which includes several multimedia projects such as anime presentation shows, toddler shows and products, and Zen programming.[22] 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.[5][23][24] Fox and Lang are Deepak Chopra meditation instructors.[25]



List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Source[26]
1998 Battle Athletes series Various characters OAV Resume
1999 Serial Experiments Lain Myu-Myu Resume
1999 Cowboy Bebop Bowhead, Orphan, Pinky Resume
1999 Fushigi Yûgi Chiriko Resume
2000 Ninja Cadets Sakura OAV Resume
2000 Flint the Time Detective Talen the Pink Squirrel Resume
2000 Magic Knight Rayearth series Lady Aska, Hikari, Hikaru's Friend A Also theme songs [2][7][27]
2000 Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure Kazuko Yotsuga [28]
2001 Nightwalker Guni Resume
2001 Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team Child, Sweeter Twin OAV Resume
2001 Hand Maid May Miyuki Zin Resume
2001 Vampire Princess Miyu Various characters TV series, grouped under "Also featuring voice talents of" [29]
2001 Saint Tail Various characters grouped under "English language cast" [30]
2001 Transformers: Robots in Disguise T-AI Press[19]
2002 Vandread series Celtic Midori, Paiway Underberg Press[19]
2002 Love Hina Moé Resume
2002 Shinzo Este Resume
2002 eX-Driver Girl A, Student OAV Resume
2002 Hello Kitty's Paradise Lacey the Raccoon, Jody Resume
2003 .hack//SIGN A-20, Mistral [1]
2003 Argento Soma Harriet "Hattie" Bartholomew Resume
2003 Ai Yori Aoshi Akiko, Chararin, Utsume, others Resume
2003 Chobits Sumomo Also OAV, specials Press[16]
2003 Rurouni Kenshin Theme song performance: "Freckles" Press[2]
2003 Please Teacher! Maho Kazami, Marie OAV and TV series Press[19]
2003 Geneshaft Tiki Musicanova Press[2]
2003 Omishi Magical Theater Risky Safety Risky [31]
2003 Heat Guy J Monica Gabriel, others Resume
2003 Mao-chan Mao Onigawara [17]
2004 .hack//Legend of the Twilight Mireille Resume
2004 Rave Master Reina (young) Resume
2004 Angel Tales Kurumi the Hamster [32]
2004 Burn Up Scramble! Maya Jinguu Resume
2004 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Tachikoma Also 2nd GIG, Tachikomatic Days shorts Press[19]
2004 Please Twins! Marie OAV and TV series Resume
2005 Hanaukyo Maid Team: La Verite Cynthia Landlavizar / Grace Resume
2005 Saiyuki Reload Seika, Shion, Sibling's mother Eps. 1,13 Resume
2005 Ultra Maniac Luna Resume
2005 Scrapped Princess Cin [33]
2005 Kyo Kara Maoh! Yuri (Young) Resume
2005 Di Gi Charat Pyocola Resume
2005 Naruto Momiji, Mina Press[18][19]
2005 Mars Daybreak Shie Resume
2005 .hack//Unison Mistral OAV Resume
2005 Leave it to Piyoko! Pyocola Analogue III / Piyoko Resume
2006 Haré+Guu Marie [34]
2006 Immortal Grand Prix Amy microseries Resume
2006 Kannazuki no Miko Nekoko [35]
2006 Karas Amefuriko OAV Resume
2006 Saiyuki Reload Gunlock Kid, Daughter Eps. 10,13,14 Resume
2006 Green Green Sanae Minami Resume
2006 Disgaea Flonne Press[19][36]
2007 MÄR Loco Resume
2008 Bleach Ritz Press[19]
2009 Naruto Shippūden Naho Ep. 196 Resume
2011 Durarara!! Haruna Niekawa Resume
2015–19 Sailor Moon Chibiusa Viz Media dub [8]
2015 Aldnoah.Zero Eddelrittuo [37]
2016 Sailor Moon Crystal Chibiusa [8]
2016 Pokémon Generations Courtney ONA; Episode: The Vision Press[38]
2017 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Haro NYAV Post dub [39]
2018 Granblue Fantasy The Animation Vyrn [40]


List of voice performances in direct-to-video films and specials
Year Title Role Notes Source[12][26]
1998 The Land Before Time VI: The Secret of Saurus Rock Dinah [1]
2000 Catnapped! Meeko Animaze dub Resume
2001 Akira Kyoko Animaze dub Press[7][19][41]
2004 Mobile Suit Gundam F91 Kochun Hein, Leah Mariba Bandai/Bang Zoom dub Resume
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Source[12][26]
2014 Maleficent Fairies and creatures Press[19]
2016 Robinson Crusoe
aka The Wild Life
Epi   [42][43]
2017 Sailor Moon R: The Movie Chibiusa Viz Dub
Limited theatrical release
2018 Sailor Moon S: The Movie Chibiusa / Sailor Chibi Moon Viz Dub
Limited theatrical release
2018 Sailor Moon Super S: The Movie Chibiusa / Sailor Chibi Moon Viz Dub
Limited theatrical release


List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[12]
1991–94 The Simpsons Various characters [5][10]
1998 Toonsylvania Darla Dolly [47]
1998 Mad Jack the Pirate Magic Pink Fairy, others [48]
2000 As Told by Ginger Mipsy Mipson [1][19]
2001-2005 Jay Jay the Jet Plane Tracy, Snuffy, Tuffy (as Marie Danielle; replacing Gina Ribisi) Website[49]
2003–2007 My Life as a Teenage Robot Melody Locus Tweet[50][3]
2004–2006 Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi Harmony Recurring role Resume
1999–2013 Futurama Various characters Press[19]
1997–2010 King of the Hill Various characters Press[19]
2019 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Roaar, Various characters Tweet[51]

Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[12]
1998 Brave Fencer Musashi Princess Fillet As Marie Danielle [1][2]
2003–04 .hack video game series Mistral, A-20 Infection, Mutation, Outbreak and Quarantine [1]
2003 Disgaea: Hour of Darkness Flonne [41][52]
2003 Phantom Brave Marona [53]
2003 Go! Go! Hypergrind [38]
2005 Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome Press[14]
2006 Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny Press[14]
2006 Tales of the Abyss Mieu [1]
2006 .hack//G.U. vol.1//Rebirth Asta [1]
2007 Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm [38]
2008 Soulcalibur IV Press[14]
2010 Disgaea Infinite Flonne Press[54]
2011 Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten Flonne Resume
2012 Rise of the Dragonian Era Press[14]
2013 Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Cyli [7][55]
2013 Hyperdimension Neptunia series Peashy (Yellow Heart) Starting with Victory, then Re;birth1 and Re;Birth2 [7]
2015 Bravely Second: End Layer Minette [56]
2018 Tales of Vesperia Patty Fleur Definitive Edition Tweet[57]
2019 God Eater 3 [38]
2020 Granblue Fantasy Versus Vyrn [1]
2020 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Renne Bright [1]

Other voice roles[edit]

List of appearances on television and film
Year Title Role Notes Source[12]
1994 Old MacDonald's Sing-a-Long Farm Lucinda Chick Live-action pre-school series, Voice role Tweet[58]
LeapFrog toys and videos Lilly Leap Frog Website[49]

Other live-action roles[edit]

List of live-action appearances on television and film
Year Title Role Notes Source[12]
2002 Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck Contestant Finalist in the Whammy:Press Your Luck Tournament of Champions [3]


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  22. ^ "Projects". Retrieved November 3, 2015.
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  29. ^ "Reiha Has Come". Vampire Princess Miyu (DVD). Episode 4. AnimEigo. 2001. Event occurs at Closing credits, Also featuring voice talents of.
  30. ^ "I Hate Wedding Veils!". Saint Tail – Volume 2 (DVD). Episode 4. Tokyopop. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Language Cast.
  31. ^ "ADV to Distribute Risky Safety". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 25, 2016.
  32. ^ Terrace 2008, p. 45
  33. ^ Scrapped Princess. Episode 24. Event occurs at Closing credits, English dub cast.
  34. ^ "A Big, Black, Hard, Shiny, Smelly, Noise-Making Creature". Hare+Guu. Episode 9. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Voice Cast.
  35. ^ "Secret Love Shell". Destiny of the Shrine Maiden. Episode 3. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Voice Cast.
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  48. ^ Terrace 2008, p. 637
  49. ^ a b "Experience".
  50. ^ @SandyFoxWorld (April 15, 2021). "Happy 16th Anniversary to "My Life as a Teenage Robot" I loved voicing Melody Locus 💙 Amazing cast! #Throwback…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  51. ^ @SandyFoxWorld (September 6, 2019). "So nice recording with the incredible @Warmupguy and Ashley @DubingBrosUSA today! #voiceover #animation #actorslife…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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  53. ^ Browning & Picart 2010, p. 228
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  55. ^ Monkey Bar Games. Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures. Bandai Namco Entertainment. Scene: Closing credits, 10:20 in, English Voice Talent.
  56. ^ Valentine, Rebekah (March 30, 2016). "Bravely Second's Voice Cast Is Full Of Shining Stars". App Trigger. FanSided. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  57. ^ @SandyFoxWorld (March 19, 2019). "Had a blast voicing Patty the Pirate for the new #TalesOfVesperia Video Game #anime #videogames #voiceover" (Tweet). Retrieved March 20, 2019 – via Twitter.
  58. ^ @SandyFoxWorld (June 4, 2021). "#FlashbackFriday I loved voicing this cute singing chicken! #kidsshows #voiceactor #singalong" (Tweet) – via Twitter.


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Preceded by Voice of Chibiusa
Succeeded by