Shelley Blond

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Shelley Blond
Born 25 March[1]
London, England
Occupation Actress, voice actress, television presenter, author
Children 2

Shelley Blond (born 25 March) is an English actress, voice actress, television presenter, and author.

Career[edit]

Shelley Blond was the first voice-actress for Lara Croft, lending her voice to the Croft character in the original Tomb Raider game.[2] 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.[3]

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.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Cruise of the Gods PA Romy Television film
2007 Snow White: The Sequel Cinderella Voice
2009 Tranquility Therapist Short film
2014 Moomins on the Riviera Audrey Glamour Voice

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Tomb Raider Lara Croft Voice
2001 Black & White Additional Voices Voice

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shelley Blond [BlondShelley] (March 24, 2017). "@craigusp Not the same day...Its my birthday tomorow.. ❤" (Tweet). Retrieved April 11, 2017 – via Twitter. 
  2. ^ http://tomb-of-ash.com/post/116018832560/shelley-blond-behind-the-voice-of-lara-croft
  3. ^ "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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