Tara Platt

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Tara Platt
Tara Platt by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Tara Platt at the 2013 Phoenix Comicon
Born (1978-06-18) June 18, 1978 (age 38)[1]
Residence Los Angeles, California[2]
Education Rutgers University (BFA, Theatre)
Occupation Voice actress, actress
Years active 1987–present
Notable credit(s) Temari (Naruto),
Reina (Rave Master),
Noir (Tales of the Abyss),
Mitsuru Kirijo (Persona 3)
Home town Chelsea, Michigan[2]
Spouse(s) Yuri Lowenthal (m. 2002)[3]
Website taraplatt.com

Tara Platt (born June 18, 1978)[1] is an American film, television and voice actress. She has provided voices for dozens of English-language versions of Japanese anime films, television series, and video games.[2] Her notable roles in anime include Temari in Naruto[4] and Reina in Rave Master.[2] In video games, she has voiced Noir in Tales of the Abyss and Mitsuru Kirijo in Persona 3, as well as characters in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Saints Row: The Third, Soulcalibur IV, and League of Legends.[5][6] On screen she has appeared in television shows like Scandal, Hawaii Five-0, Castle and Revenge, as well as the feature film The Call. She and husband Yuri Lowenthal, who is also a voice actor, are involved in several productions such as the live-action web series Shelf Life, a mockumentary movie Con Artists, and a book about voice acting called Voice Over Voice Actor.[7]

Biography[edit]

Platt moved around a lot when she was young, and her family settled in Chelsea, Michigan when she was 14.[2] She studied at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts, where she received a BFA in theatre arts. She also studied at the London Academy of Theatre for a summer.[4][5] She lived in New York and worked off-Broadway, and later moved to Los Angeles.[2]

Platt and husband Yuri Lowenthal founded in 2004, Monkey Kingdom Productions, an independent film production company which has produced two feature films including Lowenthal's Tumbling After, and mockumentary Con Artists.[2] They also created a live-action web-series Shelf Life about a group of superhero figurines; the series ran for four seasons on YouTube.[2] They co-authored a book called Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic, which gives tips and information for aspiring voice actors.[2]


Filmography[edit]

Voice roles[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source[5]
2003 Ultra Maniac Tama, Voodoo Doll [8]
2004 Marmalade Boy Jinny Golding as Zoe Oliver [8][9]
2004–05 Rave Master Reina [8]
2005 Rumiko Takahashi Anthology Kenta Hirooka [8]
2005 Girls Bravo Hakana [10]
2005 DearS Eiko [8]
2005 Ghost Talker's Daydream Girl Student A Ep. "Ghost Talker" [8]
2006–09 Naruto Temari [8][11]
2006 Boys Be... Mizuki Takano Ep. 2 [8][12]
2006 Gun Sword Marie, Marianne Ep. 17 [8]
2006 Kamichu! Benton, others [8]
2006 Fate/stay night Caster
2007 Tales of Phantasia Meryl, Sylph [8]
2007 MÄR Queen
2007 Tokko Suzuka Kureha [8]
2007 Rozen Miaden Träumend Barasuishou [7]
2008 Buso Renkin Tokiko Tsumura [4][8][13]
2008 AIKa R-16: Virgin Mission Risako Nagase [7]
2008 Strait Jacket Filisis Moog [14]
2009 Ah My Buddha Yuko Atoda [15]
2009–13 Bleach Lisa Yadōmaru, Sode no Shirayuki [13]
2009–10;
2013–16
Naruto Shippuden Temari Character was absent in series for 2011–12. [11]
2009–10 Monster Eva Heinemann [8][16]
2010–14 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Marida Cruz [6][17]
2011 Rozen Maiden Ouvertüre Barasuishou [7]
2012–13 Tiger & Bunny Agnes Joubert [6][18]
2013 K Seri Awashima [19]
2014–present Sailor Moon Ikuko Tsukino, Kaolinite, others Viz dub [20][21]
2015 Digimon Fusion Mervamon [22]
2015 Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation Vert First anime role recorded at OkraTron 5000/Funimation [23]
2015–16 Sailor Moon Crystal Ikuko Tsukino [24]

Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source[5]
2003 The Proud Family Deorgeous Woman Ep. "Crouching Trudy, Hidden Penny" [25]
2007–08 Legion of Super Heroes Dream Girl [6]
2010–12 Ben 10: Ultimate Alien Jennifer Nocturne Ep. "Hero Time"; "Catch a Falling Star" [6][7][13]
2011 Regular Show Mom Ep. "Terror Tales of the Park" [7][26]
2012–14 Ben 10: Omniverse Ester, Subdora, Jennifer Nocturne, others [7][27]
2016 RWBY Kali Belladonna [28]


Films[edit]

List of voice performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2005 Digimon: Island of the Lost Digimon D'Arcmon  
2008 Kite Liberator Manatsu Mukai   [7]
2010 Tales from Earthsea Additional voices  
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Anna Williams   [7][29]
2012 Oblivion Island: Haruka and the Magic Mirror Vikki   [30]
2013 Iron Man: Rise of Technovore Sasha Hammer   [7]
2015 Tiger & Bunny: The Rising Agnes Joubert   [31]


Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2004 Halo 2 Genie, Isabel, Cassie
2005 Rave Master Reina Also Special Attack Force
2005 ObsCure Ashley Thompson
2006 Valkyrie Profile 2: Silmeria Hrist, Leone [7]
2006 Tales of the Abyss Noir, Gelda Nebilim Uncredited[a]
2007 Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology Raine Sage Uncredited[a]
2007 Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Mitsuru Kirijo, Elizabeth Uncredited[b]
Also FES
[7]
2007 Eternal Sonata Claves
2007 Warriors Orochi Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited[a]
2007 Soul Nomad & the World Eaters Juno
2007 Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Red Queen Uncredited[a]
2007–present Naruto video games Temari [9][7][11]
2008 Soulcalibur IV Setsuka Uncredited[a]
2008 Warriors Orochi 2 Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited[a]
2008 Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World Raine Sage Uncredited[a]
2008 Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe Wonder Woman [7][11][32]
2008 Star Ocean: First Departure Mavelle Froesson [7]
2009 League of Legends Katarina du Couteau [27]
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Cocoon Inhabitants [33]
2010 God Eater Gina Dickinson
2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Tron Bonne [4][32]
2011 Dynasty Warriors 7 Wang Yuanji
2011 Saints Row: The Third Female Voice 2, Production and Character Voices [6][7][32]
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional voices [34]
2012 Warriors Orochi 2 Mori Ranmaru, Oichi Uncredited[a]
2012 Resistance: Burning Skies Eleanor 'Ellie' Martinez [6]
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Additional voices [35]
2012 Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward Alice Uncredited[a] [36]
2013 God Eater 2 Gina Dickinson
2013 Palace Pets Pumpkin [7]
2013 Fire Emblem: Awakening Flavia, Miriel [7]
2013 Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta English Voiceover Cast [37]
2013 Killer Is Dead Vivienne Squall [7]
2013 Grand Theft Auto V The Local Population [38]
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Punk Shock Grouped under Voice Talent [39][40]
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional voices [41]
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Additional voices [42]
2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Valeera Sanguinar
2014 Skylanders: Trap Team Dreamcatcher, Punk Shock Grouped under Voice Actors [39][43][44][45]
2014 Bayonetta 2 Glamor, Alatune, additional voices [7][46]
2014 Sunset Overdrive [47]
2014 World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Additional voices [48]
2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Additional voices [49]
2015 Skylanders: SuperChargers Punk Shock Grouped under Voice Actors [39][50]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Female Avatar (Heroic) [51]


Live-action roles[edit]

Television[edit]

List of live-action performances in television
Year Series Role Notes Source[5]
2001 One Life to Live Stewardess Episode #1.7260
2004 Gilmore Girls Shelly Ep. "Afterboom" [11]
2004 Passions Nurse #1 Episode #1.1375
2005 Charmed The Muse   [11]
2005 The Playbook DLiteLA, Profile Girl Ep. "Gaming and Taming Technology"
2006 Days of Our Lives Cheryl, Manuela  
2011 The Young and the Restless Jade  
2012 Castle Janelle Ep. "Dial M for Mayor" [11]
2012 Revenge Becca Ep. "Legacy" [11]
2013 Hawaii Five-0 Allie Ep. "Hoa Pili" [11]
2013 Scandal Navy Servicewoman Ep. "It's Handled"
2015 The Player Surgeon Ep. "Downtown Odds"


Film[edit]

List of live-action performances in films
Year Title Role Notes Source[5]
2004 Scarecrow Gone Wild Lynn  
2013 The Call Female Trainee   [11][32]
2013 Con Artists Herself Mockumentary [6][11][27]


Web series[edit]

List of live-action performances in web shows
Year Series Role Notes Source[5]
2007 Afterworld Kizzy Shoemaker    
2007 Galacticast Bride of RoboJew, Son  
2011–14 Shelf Life Hero Lass Creator, producer [52]
2012 Tabletop Guest  

Books[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i The closing credits or manual lists only the Japanese voice actors.
  2. ^ The closing credits or manual does not list the voice actors involved.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Birthday references:
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i McGinnis, Jeff (July 10, 2012). "Voice actress Tara Platt loves creating new worlds". Toledo Newspaper. Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.newsarama.com/1887-the-voices-talking-to-yuri-lowenthal-tara-platt.html
  4. ^ a b c d "Chainsaw Buffet Interviews Voice Actors Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal". Anime News Network. March 6, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Tara Platt's resumes and filmography profiles:
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h "Tara Platt". Anime Matsuri. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "Behind The Voice Actors – Tara Platt". Behind The Voice Actors. January 27, 2010. Retrieved July 20, 2015. Green check mark indicates roles that have been verified by BTVA through closing credits screenshots. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Tara Platt". crystalacids.com. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  9. ^ a b Bozon, Marc (July 21, 2006). "Comic-Con 2006: Naruto Party Interview". IGN. 
  10. ^ "Bravo at the Hot Springs". Girls Bravo. Season 1. Episode 10. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Spotlight PR Company (2013-07-17). "Spotlight PR Company : Voice Superstars YURI LOWENTHAL and TARA PLATT Premiere Trailer for New Convention Circuit Mockumentary "CON ARTISTS"". New.pitchengine.com. Retrieved 2013-11-27. 
  12. ^ "Memorial Essence". Boys Be... Episode 2. Manga Entertainment. 2006. Event occurs at 22:48 character credit. Retrieved 2014-07-08. 
  13. ^ a b c "Movies – 411mania.com Interviews: Tara Platt and Yuri Lowenthal". 411mania.com. 2012-03-26. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  14. ^ Strait Jacket (DVD). Manga Video. October 7, 2008. OCLC 244206876. 
  15. ^ "Ah My Buddha (Amaenaideyo) Dub Cast list /". Mania.com. Archived from the original (website) on 2013-07-03. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 
  16. ^ "Interview with Voice Actor, Tara Platt!". bigdamngeeks.com. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  17. ^ "Gundam Unicorn Anime's English Dubbing Cast Announced". Anime News Network. December 25, 2009. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Tiger & Bunny English Dub Main Cast List". Facebook. August 15, 2012. Retrieved March 16, 2014. 
  19. ^ "Viz Media Announces K TV Anime's Dub Cast". June 14, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  20. ^ "New Sailor Moon Dub Cast Revealed at Anime Expo". Anime News Network. 2014-07-05. 
  21. ^ "Viz Media Reveals English Voice Cast for Sailor Moon S Villains". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2015-07-03. 
  22. ^ "Sweet Revenge: The Horrors of Honeyland!". Digimon Fusion. Episode 36. March 22, 2015. Nicktoons. 
  23. ^ Lee, Michelle (March 6, 2015). "Hyperdimension Neptunia Cast and Release Date". Funimation Blog. Retrieved March 7, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Viz Media Reveals More English Dub Cast for Sailor Moon R Anime". April 3, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015. 
  25. ^ The Proud Family. Season 2. Episode 9. 
  26. ^ Regular Show. Season 3. Episode 4. 
  27. ^ a b c Kate, Laura (2013-10-29). "MCM Buzz Interview with Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt about Con Artists". MCM Buzz. London MCM Expo. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  28. ^ RWBY. Season 4. Episode 5. 
  29. ^ "Tekken: Blood Vengeance 3D Film's English Cast Announced – News". Anime News Network. 2013-11-24. Retrieved 2013-11-28. 
  30. ^ "Oblivion Island Film's English Dub to Premiere in NYC in December". Anime News Network. November 18, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2013. 
  31. ^ "Tiger & Bunny The Movie: The Rising 'New Driver' English Dub Clip Streamed". February 22, 2015. Retrieved July 13, 2015. 
  32. ^ a b c d Gaudiosi, John (2013-03-07). The Call Actress Tara Platt Talks Video Game Voice Acting (YouTube). GamerHub.tv. 
  33. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 2:15 minutes in, Cocoon Inhabitants, Additional Voices. 
  34. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy XIII-2. Scene: Closing credits, 2:10 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices. 
  35. ^ Beenox. The Amazing Spider-Man. Scene: Closing credits, 2;56 minutes in, Voice Overs, Additional Voice Over Actors. 
  36. ^ "Supanova Pop Culture Expo Vists Perth this Weekend". Anime News Network. June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 8, 2015. 
  37. ^ Semaphore. Unearthed: Trail of Ibn Battuta. Semanoor International. Scene: Closing credits, 0:30 in, English Voiceover Cast. 
  38. ^ Rockstar North (17 September 2013). Grand Theft Auto V. PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Rockstar Games. Level/area: Credits, 21:32 in, The Cast, The Local Population. 
  39. ^ a b c Coin-Op TV (2014-04-05). Skylanders Punk Shock Voice Tara Platt Interview (YouTube). Interview with Robert Welkner. 
  40. ^ Vicarious Visions (October 13, 2013). Skylanders: Swap Force. Scene: closing credits, 8 minutes in, VO Production by Soundelux, Voice Actors. 
  41. ^ Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, additional voices. 
  42. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. Scene: Closing credits, 5:23 in, Voice Over, additional voices. 
  43. ^ Coin-Op TV (2015-04-07). Skylanders Dreamcatcher Tara Platt Interview Wondercon 2015. YouTube. 
  44. ^ "Skylanders: Trap Team review". Kidz Coolit.com. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  45. ^ Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in Voice Actors. 
  46. ^ Platinum Games. Bayonetta 2. Scene: Closing credits, 4:27 minutes in, Voice-Over Talent - English. 
  47. ^ Tara Platt [taraplatt] (October 22, 2014). "Counting the days til you can get your hands on @SunsetOverdrive ... Both @YuriLowenthal & I are in it, so strap in & enjoy the ride #fizzco" (Tweet). Retrieved March 1, 2016 – via Twitter. 
  48. ^ Blizzard Entertainment. World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. Scene: Closing credits, 11:30 in, Voice Over Cast. 
  49. ^ Square Enix. Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. Scene: Closing credits, 1:54 minutes in, Voice Actors, additional voices. 
  50. ^ Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors. 
  51. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles X - All English Voice Options for Player Characters. 13 November 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2016 – via YouTube. 
  52. ^ Ohanesian, Liz (February 9, 2012). "Shelf Life: Yuri Lowenthal and Tara Platt Bring Action Figures to Life in Web Series". LA Weekly Blogs. LA Weekly. 

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