Teresa Gallagher

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Teresa Gallagher
Born (1971-04-23) April 23, 1971 (age 47)
ResidenceLondon, England, U.K.
OccupationActress, voice actress, singer
Years active1988–present
Notable work
Thomas & Friends
The Octonauts
The Amazing World of Gumball

Teresa Gallagher (born 23 April 1960) is an American born British actress, voice actress and singer.

Career[edit]

Born in New York City to English parents, Gallagher began her singing career in Britain with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra and went on to become a professional actress performing leading roles in plays and musicals across the country.

During her time of acting, Gallagher is known for her role as Ellen Smith in The Bill, for her appearances on radio in No Commitments, Salem's Lot, and Memorials to the Missing. She also voiced Karla the zebra in both the UK and US versions of Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies. Further appearances include the voices of Little Miss Chatterbox, Little Miss Daredevil, Little Miss Naughty (Season 2), and Little Miss Whoops in the UK version of The Mr. Men Show, Sarah in Footballers' Wives, and also Alison Canning in Casualty. Additionally, Gallagher was known for her work presenting the BBC show Playdays.

Gallagher has also provided the voices of some of the letters in CBeebies' Alphablocks, and in the popular Cbeebies animated series The Octonauts as Dashi Dog the photographer, and the voices of Nicole Watterson, Penny Fitzgerald, Teri, and Margaret Robinson in the Cartoon Network show The Amazing World of Gumball, in which she does an American accent. Gallagher does the voice of Mater's Computer in Cars 2. She also voiced KT in The Pinky and Perky Show, Egbert the Badger and Gilda the Pigeon in Poppy Cat, Lapitch in the English version of the 2000 television series of Lapitch the Little Shoemaker, Noddy in the 2009 version of Noddy in Toyland, Dennis's mother and several characters in the 2009 version of Dennis the Menace, Pip in Pip Ahoy!, Lottie's mother and several characters in Frankenstein's Cat, Foofa in the UK dubbed version of Yo Gabba Gabba!, Gerald and several characters in Fleabag Monkeyface, Mrs. Piecrust in Mike the Knight, Hugo in What's the Big Idea (CBeebies), both Gaspard and Lisa's mothers, Lisa's little sister Lila and Gaspard's grandmother Mathilde in Gaspard and Lisa, Lucy Selby in Postman Pat: The Movie, Lambie in the UK dubbed version of Doc McStuffins, Driver Dottie in Engie Benjy, Miss Ladybird, Bobee, and Millice Ant in The Hive, Darzi in The Jungle Book, Hermoine in Sherlock Yack, Jessica in Dude, That's My Ghost!, Zak and Zou's mother in Zou, Millie in the UK dubbed version of Team Umizoomi, Adoraball, Pam, Manageball and several characters in The Likeaballs, many of Squiglet's female drawn characters in Get Squiggling, the human boy and girl Will and Holly and Big Bear's nephew Little Bear in Everything's Rosie, Princess Morbucks, Ms. Keane and Ms. Bellum in the UK dubbed version of The Powerpuff Girls and various characters such as Emily (UK), Rosie (UK; Season 13 - 16), Belle (UK/US), Daisy (UK/US; Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure and The Great Race only), Mavis (UK/US), Annie & Clarabel (UK/US), Judy (UK/US), Lady Hatt (UK/US), and other characters alike on Thomas & Friends.

She has also done redubs for several anime films such as Laughing Target, X, Bounty Dog, Demon City Shinjuku, and Cyber City Oedo 808 and later returned to do voice acting for anime with the English dubbed version of the TV series Ronja, the Robber's Daughter.

In 2003, she voiced Amalia, the female lead in Rita Dove's drama The Darker Face of the Earth, opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor in the play's BBC radio adaptation.[1]

In 2010, she voiced Queen Titania, Mrs. Walker, and Fern in the UK version of the movie Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island. She does the voice of Matilda, Young Stella, and Zara the Cruzeao in Angry Birds Space.

In 2015, she provided voices for several minor characters in Thunderbirds Are Go, and now as the role of the titular character in the UK Version of Henry Hugglemonster and the Voice Trumpets and the Tiddlytubbies in the 2015 reboot of Teletubbies.

She has also done various voice-over work for video games, commercials, radio plays, BBC radio dramas, and audiobooks such as several new Meg Cabot books and the 2007 audiobook adaptation of Charles Dickens's famous novel Bleak House which became The Times audio book of the year. A member of the BBC Radio Drama Company she has read Radio 4's Book of the Week and Book at Bedtime.

Gallagher is also the lead singer of a band called Arcelia which has been performed in various London pubs, as well as supporting several other UK-based bands, including Simian

Filmography[edit]

Radio[edit]

Date Title Role Director Station
18 October 1993 The Lake Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4
11 March 1994 Waiting For Lefty Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 3
1995 Salem's Lot (radio drama) Susan Norton Adrian Bean BBC Radio 4
24 January 2001 The Polish Soldier Marti Ned Chaillet BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
15 October 20019 November 2001 Mary Barton Margaret Claire Grove BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
27 February 2004 Different Planes Annie Wyman Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Friday Play
14 July 2004 Are You Sure? Deborah Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
2 April 20076 April 2007 Captain Starlight's Apprentice[2] Jess Lu Kemp BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Drama
22 June 2010 Two Pipe Problem 2010: Right Old Charlie[3] Karen Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
23 June 2010 Two Pipe Problem 2010: The Memory Man Forgets[4] Karen / Shelley Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play
31 October 20116 November 2011 The Heat of the Day[5] Louie / Anne / Mary / Waitress Marilyn Imrie BBC Radio 4 Classic Serial
20 February 201421 February 2014 The Exorcist Chris MacNeil Gaynor Macfarlane BBC Radio 4

Television[edit]

Year Title Role(s) Director(s) Notes
1998–2005 The Powerpuff Girls Princess Morbucks, Ms. Keane, Ms. Bellum Craig McCracken, Genndy Tartakovsky, Randy Myers, John McIntyre, Robert Alvarez, Lauren Faust, Rob Renzetti, Chris Savino UK dubbed version, only airs on Channel 5. The UK dub was later taken off air due to complaints from fans.
2000 Lapitch the Little Shoemaker Lapitch, Perwinkle Percival III Sean Barrett and George Roubicek (English voices) English version
2002–04 Engie Benjy Driver Dottie Lyndon Evans, Chris Taylor, Matt Palmer Also provided the role of the title character in the international version instead of Ant from Ant & Dec.
2006 The Likeaballs Adoraball, Pam, Collectaball, Manageball Claire Grey/Chris Evans
2007–08 Mama Mirabelle's Home Movies Karla the Zebra Unknown Actor now Kuchi Braaso.
2008–09 The Mr. Men Show Little Miss Naughty (Season 2), Little Miss Chatterbox, Little Miss Daredevil, Little Miss Whoops Eryk Casemero UK dub
2008–09 The Pinky and Perky Show KT Cyril Adam
2008–10 Get Squiggling Most of the female drawn characters Adrian Hedley
2010–present Thomas & Friends Rosie (Series 13–16) and Emily Greg Tiernan / David Baas / David Stoten / Don Spencer / Dianna Basso UK voice
Mavis (US; Series 17 onwards / UK), Belle, Judy, Annie, Clarabel, Lady Hatt, Bridget Hatt, Stephen Hatt, The Duchess of Boxford and additional voices
2010–13 Alphablocks Various
2010–16 Team Umizoomi Milli UK dubbed version
2010–15 Everything's Rosie Will, Holly and Little Bear Mark Woollard / Gary Hurst
2011–present The Amazing World of Gumball Nicole Watterson, Penny Fitzgerald, Teri, Jackie Wilson, Margaret Robinson and other various female characters
2011–present The Extraordinary Adventures of Poppy Cat Egbert/Gilda
2011–12 Fleabag Monkeyface Gerald and additional voices Jez Hall/Kok Cheong Wang
2012–present Doc McStuffins Lambie McStuffins UK version
2013 Dude, That's My Ghost! Jessica Frédéric Martin
2015–present Thunderbirds Are Go EOS and various other female characters David Scott, Theo Baynton
2015–present Teletubbies Voice Trumpets, Tiddlytubbies
2015–present Miffy's Adventures Big and Small
2017 Ronja, the Robber's Daughter Ronja English version
2017–present Kazoops! Violet

Film[edit]

Year(s) Title Role(s) Director(s) Notes
2005 The Jacket Nurse Sally John Maybury
2006 A Christmas Carol Tiny Tim, Ghost of Christmas Past, Fan Ric Machin Part of a series of films called BKN Classic Series
2009 Hero of the Rails Emily, Mavis and the Duchess of Boxford Greg Tiernan UK role
2010 Rainbow Magic: Return to Rainspell Island Queen Titania, Fern the Green Fairy, other characters Hiroshi Kawamata
2010 Misty Island Rescue Emily Greg Tiernan UK role
2011 Day of the Diesels Emily, Mavis and Lady Hatt (UK)
Belle
Cars 2 Mater's Computer John Lasseter
2012 Blue Mountain Mystery Emily and Mavis (UK)
Annie and Clarabel
Greg Tiernan
2013 King of the Railway Emily (UK)
Belle, Annie and Clarabel
Rob Silvestri
2014 Tale of the Brave Emily (UK)
Annie and Clarabel
Postman Pat: The Movie Lucy Selby, additional voices Mike Disa
2015 Thomas (the Tank Engine) & Friends: The Adventure Begins Annie, Clarabel, Judy and some children Don Spencer
Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure Emily (UK)
Daisy, Annie, Clarabel and some children
David Stoten
2016 Thomas & Friends: The Great Race Emily (UK)
Belle, Gina, Frieda, Daisy, Marion, Annie and Clarabel
2017 Journey Beyond Sodor Emily (UK)
Annie and Clarabel
Mary and the Witch's Flower Red Headed Witch Hiromasa Yonebayashi English language dub
2018 Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! Emily (UK)
Marion, Natalie, Arizonia Diesel, Annie and Clarabel and Rio Crane
David Stoten

Video games[edit]

Year Title Voice role
2006 Rule of Rose Wendy, Joshua
2007 The Witcher Abigail, Alvin
2017 Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Queen Raqura, Azami

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