Stephanie Lemelin

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Stephanie Lemelin
Born
Stephanie Nicole Lemelin

(1979-06-29) June 29, 1979 (age 40)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Other namesStephanie L. Draven
OccupationActress, comedian, writer, producer, voice artist, animal rights activist
Years active2001–present
Spouse(s)A.J. Draven
Children3

Stephanie Nicole Lemelin (born June 29, 1979) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, voice artist and animal rights activist.

Education[edit]

Lemelin graduated in 2001 from the University of Pennsylvania, majoring in communications and minoring in English. During her junior year, she spent a year abroad at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, while also interning for Network 9 as a production assistant.

Career[edit]

In 2007, she joined In-Motion Pictures as a writer and producer of independent films. She co-wrote screenplays for Absolute Fear (formerly known as Project Fear) and Special Ops (formerly titled Disarmed). In 2008, Lemelin began voice-over work, playing an animated character in the DreamWorks' Kung Fu Panda franchise, as well as voicing several commercials. She is most known for her series regular role on the Cartoon Network's popular cartoon, Young Justice.[1] In November 2016, production began for the third season of the Young Justice series with Lemelin as a cast member.[2]

Lemelin also has recurring characters in other cartoons such as "Fanboy & Chum Chum" (as Nurse Lady Pam) and the Skechers-produced movie "Twinkletoes" (playing Sporty Shorty).

As of 2011, in addition to acting in several studio and independent films (Playdate,[3] WER, Get the Gringo, Absolute Fear, and The Republic of Two), Lemelin has been cast in 12 consecutive TV pilots (several of which went to series), including Men At Work (TNT), $h*! My Dad Says (CBS), The Whole Truth (ABC),[4] Bunker Hill (TNT), Canned (ABC), Good Behavior (ABC), Cavemen (ABC), The Funkhousers (ABC), as well as FOX's Worst Week of My Life, Dirtbags, and Titletown, and had a lead in the SciFi Channel's original TV movie/back door pilot Anonymous Rex based on the books by Eric Garcia. Lemelin has also guest-starred in many network shows, with comedic and dramatic roles on Bones (FOX), The Mentalist (CBS), Brothers and Sisters (ABC), The League (FX), The Closer (TNT), Melissa & Joey (ABC Family), CSI: Las Vegas (CBS), Malcolm in the Middle (Fox), Rules of Engagement (CBS), Run of the House (WB), Out of Practice (CBS) and The Mullets (UPN). Her network television debut was on the critically acclaimed but short-lived Fox show Undeclared, in which she was cast one month after moving to Los Angeles.

Volunteerism[edit]

In 2010, Lemelin joined the board of the nonprofit Angel City Pit Bulls.[5] Since 2002, she has regularly volunteered with Los Angeles-based Free Arts for Abused Children, and she is a regular volunteer for Best Friends Animal Society, including for its Pup My Ride program,[6] which transports small dogs from high-kill animal shelters to other parts of the United States where there is a greater demand for small dogs.

Personal life[edit]

Lemelin lived in various places across both Canada and the United States, where she holds dual citizenship. Her husband, A.J. Draven, is a martial artist, and her father is former NHL goalie Reggie Lemelin.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Late Summer Marianne Short film
2004 Anonymous Rex Gabrielle Watson
2005 The 40-Year-Old Virgin Woman #2 Uncredited
2006 Raising Flagg Jenny Purdy
2008 Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five Mei Ling (voice) Short film
2009 Operation Midnight Climax June Short film
2012 Absolute Fear Jessie Vallequette
Get the Gringo Frank's lawyer's secretary
2013 Wer Claire Porter
2016 The Boy Sandy (voice)

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Undeclared Tara Episode: "The Day After"
2003 The Mullets Stephanie Episode: "Love Freakin' Story"
Run of the House Michelle Episode: "Chris' College Friend"
2004 Malcolm In the Middle Christie Episode: "Malcolm Visits College"
Anonymous Rex Gabrielle Watson Television film
2006 Worst Week Caroline Episode: "Pilot"
Out of Practice Danielle Episode: "The Lady Doth Protest Too Much"
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Annie Sullivan Episode: "Killer"
Dirtbags Missy Television film
2007–2008 Cavemen Thorne 9 episodes
2008 Rules of Engagement Kerry Episode: "Buyer's Remorse"
2010 90210 Amy Episode: "What's Past Is Prologue"
Ghost Whisperer Gale Episode: "Dead Ringer"
$h*! My Dad Says Sam Episode: "Pilot"; uncredited[citation needed]
Shake It Up! Karen Thomas Episode: "Age It Up"
2010–2011 The Whole Truth Rhonda 13 episodes
2010–2013, 2019 Young Justice Artemis Crock / Artemis / Tigress, Computer, Catherine Cobert (voices) 31 episodes
2011 Brothers & Sisters Berklee Makowska Episode; "Olivia's Choice"
Melissa & Joey Isabel Ryan Episode: "Joe Versus the Reunion"
The Closer Claudia Shipley Episode: "Relative Matters"
The Mentalist Vicki Lang Episode: "So Long, and Thanks for All the Red Snapper"
2012 Bones Alexa Eaton Episode: "The But in the Joke"
2011–2012 Fanboy & Chum Chum Nurse Lady Pam (voice) 2 episodes
2012–2013 Men at Work Rachel 3 episodes
2013 Satisfaction Claire Episode: "The Internship, Relationship, Friendship"
2014 Being Human Wendy 2 episodes
NCIS Melody Hanson Episode: "Page Not Found"
The Young and the Restless Jenna Rayburn 4 episodes
2015–2017 Dawn of the Croods Eep (voice) Main role
51 episodes
2016 Girl Meets World Anastasia Boulangerie Episode: "Girl Meets Hollyworld"
2018 Harvey Street Kids Audrey (voice) Main role
2019 Cousins for Life Charlotte 3 episodes
2019 iZombie Melissa Schultz Episode: "dot zom"
2019 9-1-1 Stella Episode: "Monsters"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role Notes
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Abigail 'Misty' Briarton
Hitman: Absolution Nun #4
2013 Young Justice: Legacy Artemis Crock, Artemis, Computer, Riddler Goon
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices
Aliens: Colonial Marines Lisbeth Hutchins
The Wonderful 101 Immorta
Grand Theft Auto V The Local Population
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! Eep
2014 Sunset Overdrive Female Player Character
2015 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Soldiers, Extras[7]
Skylanders: SuperChargers Stormblade[8]
2016 Fallout 4 Isabel Cruz, The Mechanist The Automatron DLC
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens First Order Pilot
2018 Metal Gear Survive Player
Spider-Man Screwball, Additional Voices
Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population
Fallout 76 Robobrain
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Specialist Zero, Abigail 'Misty' Briarton
2019 Days Gone Additional Voices

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MTV.com, "Young Justice' Animated Series In The Works?"".
  2. ^ Karen Butler (November 8, 2016). "'Young Justice:' Production begins on Season 3 of animated series". United Press International.
  3. ^ "'Playdate' Actress Stephanie Lemelin Talks Motherhood (VIDEO) - Huffington Post". Videos.huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 2013-02-14.
  4. ^ "Scoring some roles". Boston Globe. September 14, 2010.
  5. ^ "EXCLUSIVE! Backstage With the Pit Bulls". JeffProbst.com. 2012-09-10. Archived from the original on 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2013-02-14.
  6. ^ "Zoo Too Pet News, "Pup My Ride Spares the Lives of Tiny L.A. Dogs," September 8, 2010". Archived from the original on May 27, 2014.
  7. ^ Konami (2015). Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Scene: Closing credits, 0:32 in, Cast.
  8. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.

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