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25 March 1970 |
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, television presenter, author|
|Known for||Voice of Lara Croft in Tomb Raider|
Shelley Blond (born 25 March 1970) is an English actress, voice actress, television presenter, and author.
Shelley Blond was the first voice-actress for Lara Croft, lending her voice to the Croft character in the classic Tomb Raider game. The New York Times claimed her dulcet tones were "sexier than Kathleen Turner as Jessica Rabbit". She was also several character voices in the computer game Black & White.
Shelley Blond appeared in Cold Feet as character Geraldine Hughes; as Michelle, Jez's girlfriend, in Peep Show; and the television film Cruise of the Gods as PA Romy as well as in West End musicals Only The Lonely (Patsy Cline) and Elvis, both for Bill Kenwright.
Shelley has hosted Room Raiders, T99, and Trouble at Breakfast for Trouble TV, Crazy Drivers for Bravo and Its a Mystery for CITV as well as having starred in over 15 high-profile television commercials, including Toffee Crisp Clusters, David Gray's White Ladder album, Pot Noodle, Lambrini, and Celebrity Big Brother idents for Comic Relief.
A successful voice over artiste, she is the voice of Spooky Sister Amelia on Disney Channel's The Spooky Sisters, Cinderella in Snow White: The Sequel and Audrey Glamour in the 2014 film Moomins on the Riviera. She is the long-standing regular voice for ITV, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, History/Bio/Crime & Investigation channels, FX, Virgin Media On Demand, and is the voice for numerous cartoons, commercials, and jingles.
Also an author, Shelley's children's books, The Multi-Coloured Bird and The Lonely Spider are published by Five Dads Ltd.
|2002||Cruise of the Gods||PA Romy||Television film|
|2007||Snow White: The Sequel||Cinderella||Voice|
|2014||Moomins on the Riviera||Audrey Glamour||Voice|
|2000||Cold Feet||Geraldine Hughes||Episode: "Episode #3.2"|
|2001||The Bill||Miriam Sadler||Episode: "Tolerance: Part 2"|
|2004||The Spooky Sisters||Amelia||Voice|
|2004||Casualty||Jenny Lindsey||Episode: "Finding Faith"|
|2005||Peep Show||Michelle||Episode: "Mugging"|
|1996||Tomb Raider||Lara Croft||Voice|
|2001||Black & White||Additional Voices||Voice|
- Shelley Blond [@BlondShelley] (March 24, 2017). "@craigusp Not the same day...Its my birthday tomorow.. ❤" (Tweet). Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Twitter.
- "An Interview With Shelley Blonde-The Original Voice Of Lara Croft ǀ The Gaming Liberty". The Gaming Liberty. January 6, 2011. Archived from the original on January 8, 2011. Retrieved March 25, 2017.
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