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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn
Residence Los Angeles, California
Other names Melissa Williamson[1][2]
Occupation Voice actress, ADR director, ADR script writer, singer-songwriter
Years active 1981–present
Spouse(s)
Daran Norris
(m. 1988; div. 2012)
Website

www.maryemcglynn.com

Musical career
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Labels Konami Music Entertainment
Associated acts

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is an American voice actress, ADR director and singer-songwriter best known for her involvement in music production in multiple games from the Silent Hill series, and her extensive English-language dubbing of various anime, animated films and video games. Her voice roles in anime include Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Kurenai Yuhi, Mei Terumi, Katsuyu and Koharu Utatane from the Naruto series, Cornelia li Britannia from Code Geass and the most recent role of Queen Metalia on Sailor Moon Crystal. She also does voice acting in video games such as Maria and Mary Shepherd-Sunderland in the HD collection version of Silent Hill 2 and Nina Williams from the Tekken series. She also works in cartoons as she currently voicing Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe and voice directs Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. McGlynn also contributed to the Silent Hill movie adaptation and Dance Dance Revolution EXTREME. She has also had several movie roles. In 2015, she was also a guest star for a Dungeons and Dragons web series titled 'Critical Role' (Episodes 18-20).[3]

Career[edit]

She was a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2007, Long Beach.

McGlynn won the 2007 American Anime Award for Best Actress for her role as Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex.[4][5] She won a Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA) award in 2008 for Best Director for her work on Naruto.[6]

Personal life[edit]

McGlynn was married to actor Daran Norris.[7] She has an identical twin sister named Melissa.[8] On the March 17, 2017 episode of Toonami Pre-Flight, Steven Blum mentioned that he and McGlynn are currently dating and on March 2, 2018, he referred to her as his fiancé in a Q&A after the series finale of Star Wars Rebels.[9]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[10]
1997 Street Fighter II V Dr. Hannah, Newscaster As Melissa Williamson CA
1997–99 El-Hazard series Queen Diva As Melissa Williamson CA[11]
1997 Tokyo Revelation Various characters As Melissa Williamson CA
1998–99 Cowboy Bebop Julia ADR director, as Melissa Williamson Press[1][2][12][13]
1998 Outlaw Star Hilda As Melissa Williamson Press[2]
1998 Battle Athletes Lahrri As Melissa Williamson CA
1999 Rurouni Kenshin Shura As Melissa Williamson CA
2000 Sol Bianca: The Legacy Feb As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Vandread Jura Basil Elden As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 X Kanoe As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Samurai Girl Real Bout High School Mian Cubie As Melissa Williamson CA
2002 Digimon Tamers Various characters ADR director, story editor Press[1][14]
2002 Fushigi Yūgi Nuriko As Melissa Williamson Press[1][2]
2003–06 Naruto Kurenai Yuhi, others ADR director
SJPA Award for Best Director
Press[1][13]
2003 Wolf's Rain Lady Jaguara ADR director Press[1][13][15]
2003 Reign: The Conqueror Cassandra As Melissa Williamson CA
2003 .hack//SIGN Helba Press[1]
2003 Geneshaft Sofia Galgalim, Lily Porter CA
2004–07 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex series Major Motoko Kusanagi American Anime Award for Best Actress Press[1][15][16][17]
2007 Digimon Data Squad Sarah Damon, Sayuri CA
2008 Code Geass Cornelia li Britannia Press[1]
2009–12 Bleach Zabimaru, Ikumi Unagiya Press[1]
2009–16 Naruto Shippuden Kurenai Yuhi, others ADR director Press[1]
2011 Digimon Fusion Pickmonz, Queen, Shakkouman, others Voice director, story editor Press[1][14][18]
2013 Tenkai Knights ADR director Press[1]
2015 Glitter Force Brooha, Queen Euphoria, Ms. Mason Voice director [19], Tweet[20]


Animation[edit]

List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Source[10]
2010 The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes Abigail Brand [18]
2014 Steven Universe Dr. Maheswaran, others Press[1][18][21]
2014–17 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Voice director Press[1]
2016–18 Star Wars Rebels Governor Arihnda Pryce, others Tweet[22][23]
2017–18 OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes Dynamite Watkins, Teacher, others Eps. "You're Level 100!", "Action News" Tweet[24][25]

Films[edit]

List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source[10]
1997 Armageddon Queen Hera As Melissa Williamson CA
1999 Black Jack Jo Carol Brane As Melissa Williamson CA
1999 Princess Mononoke Singer CA
2001 Ah! My Goddess: The Movie Urd As Melissa Williamson Press[2]
2001 Metropolis Public Announcement Voice ADR script writer PRess[1]
2001 Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Caroline PRess[1]
2002 Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door Chris Riley ADR director [14]
2003 Sakura Wars: The Movie Kanna Kirishima As Melissa Williamson CA
2004 Appleseed ADR director Press[1]
2004 Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Major Motoko Kusanagi [26]
2007 Stan Lee's The Condor Valeria / Taipan [18]
2009 Naruto Shippuden the Movie Voice director [27]
2011 Tekken: Blood Vengeance Nina Williams As Charlotte Bell [18]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: Arise Kurutsu [28]
2015 The Last: Naruto the Movie Mei Terumi, Head Maid, Kurenai Yuhi, Katsuyu Voice director [18]
2015 Ghost in the Shell: The New Movie Kurusu [18]
2017 Resident Evil: Vendetta Zack White [18]

Video games[edit]

List of major voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source[10][29]
2001 The Bouncer Echidna As Melissa Williamson [18]
2002 Digimon Rumble Arena Gatomon, Takato, Magnadramon [18]
2003–12 Silent Hill series Maria (HD Collection) Singer
Voice director
[1]
2003–04 .hack series Helba, Emma Wielant Infection, Mutation, Outbreak, Quarantine [18]
2004 Phantom Brave Sienna CA
2005 Makai Kingdom: Chronicles of the Sacred Tome Lady Salome CA
2006 Rumble Roses XX Evil Rose, Noble Rose CA
2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Rosso [18]
2006 Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra Doctus [18]
2006–07 .hack//G.U. series Bordeaux, Toru Uike, News Announcer [18]
2008 Devil May Cry 4 Echidna Website
2009 Afro Samurai The Polecats CA
2009 Magna Carta 2 Keitin [18]
2009 Tekken 6 Nina Williams Website
2010 Final Fantasy XIII Nora Estheim [1][18]
2010 Alpha Protocol SIE [1][18]
2011–present Naruto series Kurenai Yuhi, Shima, Katsuyu, Tsunade, Mei Terumi [18]
2012 Street Fighter X Tekken Nina Williams Website
2012 Darksiders II Uriel, Nephilim (Whispers) 5, Human Soul 3 [18]
2012 Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Queen Veranke Website
2013 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Hydaelyn Website
2013 Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Female Pawn Voice Type 1 and variants Website
2013 Marvel Heroes Jessica Jones, Moondragon [18]
2013 Killer Is Dead Betty, Mondo's Mom As Annie May [18]
2014 Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Female Crusader Press[1]
2014 Digimon All-Star Rumble Gatomon, Angewomon [18]
2015 Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Alex Wesker Website
2015 Heroes of the Storm Johanna Press[1]
2015 StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void Praetor Talis Press[1][18]
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Avatar (Female Mature) Grouped under Avatars [18][30]
2016 Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - First Assault Online Major Motoko Kusanagi [18]
2016 Hitman Dalia Margolis [31]
2016 God Eater Resurrection Tsubaki Amamiya Website
2016 Tekken 7: Fated Retribution Nina Williams Uncredited[a] Website
2017 Star Trek: Bridge Crew Lieutenant Koharu Mori [32]

Live action[edit]

List of acting performances in television and film
Year Title Role Crew role, notes Source
2006 Silent Hill Singer [1]
2008 Adventures in Voice Acting Herself [33]
2011 Julia X 3D Singer [1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ English voice actors were not listed in the closing credits for this title.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z "Otakon Vegas Welcomes Voice Actress Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Anime Central Guest Announcement". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  3. ^ Geek & Sundry (2015-10-29), Trial of the Take - Critical Role RPG Show: Episode 18, retrieved 2018-09-17
  4. ^ "American Anime Awards Finalists Announced". Animenewsnetwork.com. Retrieved 2015-10-08.
  5. ^ Lillard, Kevin (May 2007). "American Anime Awards". Newtype USA. Vol. 6 no. 5. p. 20. ISSN 1541-4817.
  6. ^ "Anime Expo® 2008 Announces the 2008 SPJA Award Winners" (Press release). Anime Expo. July 9, 2008. Archived from the original on January 13, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  7. ^ Wingert, Wally (August 6, 2010). "August 2 – August 8 (2010) » Wally's Week". Wally's Week (Wally Wingert's official website). Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  8. ^ Melissa McGlynn [@melissamcglynn] (May 31, 2014). "LA Wine Fest. Cheers!!!" (Tweet). Retrieved July 13, 2016 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ "Star Wars Rebels Season 4 Series Finale Q & A with Dave Filoni & Cast". youtube.com. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  10. ^ a b c d "CELEBRITY: Mary Elizabeth McGlynn - Jeff Zannini Celebrity Talent". celebritytalentbooking.com. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Drawn Into the Land of Adventure". El-Hazard: The Wanderers. Episode 1. Nozomi Entertainment. Event occurs at Closing credits – via YouTube.
  12. ^ "Other Report - Anime Central 2002 - Anime News Network". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  13. ^ a b c "Anime Expo Announces First Guest of Honor". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  14. ^ a b c "Digimon Encyclopedia Interviews Mary McGlynn". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  15. ^ a b "Wolf's Rain Licensed". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  16. ^ "A Backstage Guide to the American Anime Awards". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  17. ^ "Mary Elizabeth McGlynn from Ghost In The Shell at Katsucon". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y "Behind The Voice Actors - Mary Elizabeth McGlynn". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  19. ^ "An Exciting Beginning". Glitter Force. Episode 1. December 18, 2015. Event occurs at Closing credits. Netflix.
  20. ^ Tweets concerning her role in Glitter Force
  21. ^ "Fusion Cuisine". Steven Universe. Season 1. Episode 32. November 6, 2014. Cartoon Network.
  22. ^ McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth [@MaryEMcGlynn] (17 July 2016). "So honored and excited to announce that I'm voicing Governor Arihnda Pryce in season 3 of #StarWarsRebels. @starwars" (Tweet). Retrieved 14 September 2016 – via Twitter.
  23. ^ "The Antilles Extraction". Star Wars Rebels. Season 3. Episode 4. October 8, 2016. Disney XD.
  24. ^ McGlynn, Mary Elizabeth [@MaryEMcGlynn] (15 June 2017). "I play intrepid reporter Dynamite Watkins in #OKKO on @cartoonnetwork & APP w/@courtenaytaylor @KariWahlgren @Jimcummingsacme @ashly_burch" (Tweet). Retrieved 6 September 2017 – via Twitter.
  25. ^ "I Am Dendy". OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes. Season 1. Episode 8. August 3, 2017. Cartoon Network.
  26. ^ "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence Dub Actors". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  27. ^ Naruto Shippuden the Movie. Viz Media. Event occurs at Closing credits, English production credits – via Netflix.
  28. ^ "Ghost in the Shell Arise English Dub Trailer Streamed". Anime News Network. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  29. ^ "Voiceover — MARY ELIZABETH MCGLYNN". maryemcglynn.com. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  30. ^ Xenoblade Chronicles X - All English Voice Options for Player Characters. Retrieved 12 January 2016 – via YouTube.
  31. ^ IO Interactive. Hitman. Square Enix. Scene: Closing credits, 1:50 in, Cast - Voice Actors.
  32. ^ "IMDB entry on Star Trek: Bridge Crew".
  33. ^ "Bang Zoom! Entertainment to Preview Adventures in Voice Acting Documentary at New York Anime Festival" (PDF). Adventures in Voice Acting (Press release). December 4, 2007.

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