Susanne Blakeslee

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Susanne Blakeslee
Born Susan Ann Blakeslee
(1956-01-27) January 27, 1956 (age 60)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Susan Blakeslee, Suzanne Blakeslee, Suzanne Blakesley
Occupation Stage and voice actress
Years active 1985–present
Known for Voice of Wanda and Mrs. Turner in The Fairly OddParents (2001 - present)
Voice of Maleficent in Kingdom Hearts (2002 - present)
Awards Ovation Award

Susanne Ann Blakeslee (also known as Susan Blakeslee, Suzanne Blakeslee and Suzanne Blakesley; born January 27, 1956) is an American voice and musical theatre actress. Among her notable roles are the voices of Wanda and Mrs. Turner on Nickelodeon's The Fairly OddParents; and as the current voice of Maleficent in the Kingdom Hearts video game series and Disney media.

In 2012, Blakeslee won an Ovation Award for Lead Actress in a Musical for Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits, Volume 2.

Stage[edit]

Blakeslee performed on the stage set of Forbidden Broadway from 1990 to 1994 and worked as the show's choreographer in 1994. Her other stage appearance's include On the Twentieth Century as Dr. Johnson (2003); and What If? (2004). Blakeslee won the Lead Actress in a Musical Ovation Award in 2012 for her role as Woman 1 in Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits, Volume 2.

Voice[edit]

Since the 1990s, Blakeslee has been voice acting in animation, video games, and theme parks. She is best known as the voice of Timmy Turner's fairy godmother, Wanda, and Timmy's mother, Mrs. Turner on The Fairly OddParents. She also voiced other characters on the same show including Anti-Wanda and the Spanish Teacher.

Blakeslee provides Disney as the current voices of various characters in Disney media, most notably: Cruella de Vil; and the Evil Queen. She is perhaps best known by Disney fans for her imitation of the late Eleanor Audley's portrayal as Lady Tremaine; Maleficent; and Madame Leota.

Blakeslee voiced Maleficent in the Kingdom Hearts video game series, and in Disney theme park shows.

Blakeslee voiced Lady Tremaine in the direct to video sequels, Cinderella II: Dreams Come True; Cinderella III: A Twist in Time; and the video game prequel, Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep.

Blakeslee voiced Madame Leota in the Haunted Mansion Holiday attractions in Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Filmography[edit]

TV roles[edit]

Anime roles[edit]

Animated roles[edit]

Movie roles[edit]

Video game roles[edit]

Theme parks[edit]

Stage appearances[edit]

Stage work[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • Cinderella Read-Along Storybook and CD (2009/Disney Book Group) - Lady Tremaine

Awards and nominations[edit]

Ovation Awards

  • 2012: Won the award for Lead Actress in a Musical for her role as Woman 1 in the Musical Theatre West production of "Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits, Volume 2"[2]

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