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Tara Platt (born June 18, 1978 in Fairfax, Virginia) is an American actress and voice actress, who has provided voices for dozens of English-language versions of Japanese anime films, television series, and video games. She is married to fellow voice actor Yuri Lowenthal.

Some of her best known roles in anime include Temari in Naruto and Reina in Rave Master. In video games, she has voiced Noir in Tales of the Abyss and Mitsuru Kirijo in Persona 3, Anna Williams from the Tekken series, as well as characters in Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe, Marvel vs. Capcom 3, Saints Row: The Third, Soulcalibur IV, and League of Legends.

Biography

Platt moved around a lot when she was young, and her family settled in Chelsea, Michigan when she was 14. She went to Rutgers University's Mason Gross School of the Arts in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in theatre arts in 1999. She also studied at the London Academy of Theatre. She lived in New York and worked off-Broadway, and later moved to Los Angeles.

She has performed in a number of shows written and directed by John de Lancie. She played Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (with both the Pasadena Civic and the Toyota Youth Shakespeare Series with the Los Angeles Philharmonic); Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream; Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew; and appeared in First Nights: Clara and Robert Schumann at the Walt Disney Concert Hall as Clara Schumann, in a role written for her by de Lancie.

In 2004 Platt and husband Yuri Lowenthal founded Monkey Kingdom Productions, an independent film production company which has produced two feature films including Lowenthal's Tumbling After, and mockumentary Con Artists. They also created a live-action web-series Shelf Life about a group of superhero figurines; the series ran for four seasons on YouTube.

Tara and Yuri co-authored a book called Voice-Over Voice Actor: What It's Like Behind the Mic and follow up Voice-Over Voice Actor: The Extended Edition, which gives tips and information for aspiring voice actors. Their first child was born in 2016.

Filmography

Animation Dubbing

Animated Series

Anime Dubbing

Anime

OVAs & Specials

Anime Films

Video Game Dubbing

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