July 15, 2013

Voice Actress - Cree Summer

She is perhaps best known for her role as college student Winifred "Freddie" Brooks on the NBC sitcom A Different World. As a voice actress Summer is best known for voicing Penny in Inspector Gadget, Elmyra Duff in Tiny Toon Adventures, Susie Carmichael on Rugrats and All Grown Up, Princess Kida in Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Valerie Gray in Danny Phantom, Foxxy Love in Drawn Together, Numbuh 5 in Codename: Kids Next Door, and Cleo the Poodle in Clifford the Big Red Dog. She will also voice Wuya in upcoming Xiaolin Chronicles.

In all, Summer has voiced over 100 animated characters between 1983 and 2006. These have spanned the realm of video games, cartoon television series, animated films and commercials. Among her most famous roles was in Inspector Gadget (Season 1) as Penny (a role she reprised in the Robot Chicken episode "Adoption's an Option"), and Tiny Toon Adventures (1990) as Elmyra Duff (which she reprised for Pinky, Elmyra & the Brain)

In the first season Drawn Together DVD commentary she stated that she was originally hired to do the voice of Meg Griffin on Fox's animated series Family Guy, but was fired by the producers.

Summer is a frequent co-star of Canadian-American actress Tara Strong, the two are childhood friends, both having grown up in Ontario.

See full credits list here.

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Drawtist_P said...

Cree Summer's just all over my childhood. :D

liminalD said...

Wow... that's an astonishing range of roles. Penny is SO different from Foxxy, it's hard to believe they're voiced by the same person. That's talent ;)