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Kathleen McInerney, known professionally as Veronica Taylor, (born December 4, 1965) is an American voice actress known for her dubbing work in English-language adaptations of Japanese anime, in particular for voicing Ash Ketchum in the Pokémon anime for the first eight seasons.

Biography

Having always wanted to act since she was in her first play when she was five, Taylor went to The Catholic University of America and Brandeis University to learn acting. She was featured in numerous plays and toured with National Players under the leadership of William H. (Bill) Graham, who was the Chairman of Catholic U's Drama Department, and other stage companies in the Washington, D.C. area and other cities all around the United States for a few years before settling in New York.

Her other roles include Delia Ketchum, May, and Ash (4Kids dub) in the Pokémon anime meta series, April O'Neil from the 2003 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun in The Slayers TV series, voice of Mangchi in the English dub of Hammerboy, the voice of Nico Robin in the 4Kids dub of One Piece, and the voice of Setsuna Meioh / Sailor Pluto in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon and Sailor Moon Crystal.

Taylor has also lent her voice to narrate audio books written by Judy Blume, Wendy Mass, Danielle Steel, Linda Castillo, Louise Erdrich and Mary Kay Andrews among others. She has also narrated for Gayle Foreman.

Filmography

Live-Action Dubbing

TV Series

  • Money Heist (2017-present) - Additional Voices (VSI Dub)

Miniseries

Animation Dubbing

Animated Series

Animated Specials

Animated Films

Anime Dubbing

Anime

  • Patlabor: The Mobile Police (1989-1990) - Prince (ep. 13), Takao (ep. 15), Satoru (ep. 16), Tamiko Shinshi (eps. 25, 35), Naoyo Yamada (ep. 37), Momoko Sakurayama (eps. 40, 43)
  • Sailor Moon (1992-1993) - Janelyn (ep. 39), Katarina / Papillon (ep. 42) (Viz Dub)
  • The Irresponsible Captain Tylor (1993) - Shia Has
  • Sailor Moon R (1993-1994) - Setsuna Meioh/Sailor Pluto, Unazuki Furuhata, Bully (ep. 52), Admirer (ep. 55), Omazinai Customer (ep. 65), Akumuda (ep. 69), Catty Girl (ep. 80) (Viz Dub)
  • Tama & Friends (1993-1994) - Amy, Andrea's Mother (ep. 10)
  • Sailor Moon S (1994-1995) - Setsuna Meioh/Sailor Pluto, Unazuki Furuhata, Scar (ep. 96) (Viz Dub)
  • The Legend of Snow White (1994-1995) - Memole's Aunt (US Dub)
  • Sailor Moon SuperS (1995-1996) - Unazuki Furuhata (Viz Dub)
  • Sailor Moon Sailor Stars (1996-1997) - Setsuna Meioh/Sailor Pluto, Lily (ep. 171)
  • The Slayers (1995) - Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun (eps. 14-26)
  • The Ping Pong Club (1995) - Rika Abe (ep. 17)
  • Slayers NEXT (1996) - Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun, Auntie Aqua (ep. 19) Additional Voices
  • Pokémon (1997-2002) - Ash Ketchum, Delia Ketchum, Cindy (ep. 5), Boy in Blue Shirt (ep. 14), Female Customer (ep. 18), Seller in Green Shirt (ep. 26), Picknicker in Blue Shirt (ep. 26), Picknicker in Brown Shirt (ep. 26), Kid with Dark Red Hair (ep. 27), Mother (ep. 40), Kinta (ep. 40), Yumi (ep. 50), Fat Shopper (ep. 50), Shop Announcer (ep. 50), Schoolkids (ep. 51), Weatherwoman (ep. 55), Female Hotel Owners (ep. 56), Truck Driver (ep. 62), Intercom (ep. 76), Old Lady Tourist (ep. 84), Girl with Pink Bow (ep. 91), Flyer Girl (ep. 122), Female Crowd Members (ep. 122), Winthrop's Trainer (ep. 124), Judge #2 (ep. 135), Woman in Pink Shirt (ep. 146), Kid in Light Blue Shirt (ep. 146), Female Trainer #D (ep. 147), Female Students (ep. 166), Female Crowd Members (ep. 169), Female Townsperson (ep. 173), Sophia (ep. 187), Boy with Bandana (ep. 191), Girl in Yellow Shirt (ep. 191), Girl in Yellow Tank (ep. 191), Woman with Blue Hair (ep. 198), Teacher (ep. 201), Bystander #C (ep. 234), Swimmers (ep. 255), Trainer #D (ep. 261), Woman #B (ep. 271), Additional Voices
  • Slayers TRY (1997) - Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun, Additional Voices
  • Pokémon Chronicles (1998-2003) - Ash Ketchum, May, Delia Ketchum, Hun (eps. 1-3), Additional Voices
  • Magical DoReMi (1999-2000) - Additional Voices
  • One Piece (1999-present) - Young Sanji, Nico Robin (4Kids Dub)
  • Legend of Himiko (1999) - Himiko Himejima
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! (2000-2004) - Kenta, Chris
  • Fighting Foodons (2001-2002) - Clawdia, Dia (ep. 25)
  • Kirby: Right Back At Ya! (2001-2003) - Sirica, Rowlin (ep. 38), Additional Voices
  • Shaman King (2001-2002) - Iron Maiden Jeanne, Tamara, Tilda, Kanae
  • Mew Mew Power (2002-2003) - Corina's Nana (eps. 3, 10), Becky (eps. 4, 16), Mary Lou (ep. 6), Miss Rosbe (ep. 20)
  • Pokémon Advanced Generation (2002-2006) - Ash Ketchum (eps. 1-145), May (eps. 1-145), Delia Ketchum (eps. 126-133), Team Magma Grunt (Flame #5) (eps. 27, 36, 54), Sara's Mother (eps. 44-45), Kid in Orange Shirt (ep. 68), Bald Kid (ep. 68), Kd in White Shirt (ep. 68), Mariah (ep. 86), Red (ep. 86), Gorbyss Trainer #B (ep. 93), Kid #E (ep. 117), Additional Voices
  • Ultimate Muscle (2002-2004) - Kid Muscle's Mother
  • Samurai Deeper Kyo (2003) - Yuya Shiina
  • Shadow Star Narutaru (2003) - Shoko Fukuyama (ep. 10), Hiroko's Mother (ep. 11), Additional Voices
  • The World of Narue (2003) - Narue Nanase
  • Sonic X (2003-2006) - Lindsay Thorndyke, Additional Voices
  • Phoenix (2004) - Sakonnosuke, Yaobikuni, Reiko, Fuki (ep. 4), Boy (ep. 6), Empress (ep. 11)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! GX (2004-2008) - Fonda Fontaine (eps. 53-155), Female Obelisk Blue Student (ep. 60), Princess Rose (ep. 74)
  • Dinosaur King (2007-2008) - Max Taylor, Aki Taylor, Dr. Cretacia, Meena (ep. 33)
  • The Slayers Revolution (2008) - Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun, Jessie's Owner (ep. 3), Tom's Owner (ep. 4), Running Girl (ep. 4), Rich Girl (ep. 7), Taforashian (ep. 11)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's (2008-2011) - Carly Carmine, Ancient Fairy Dragon, Haluna (ep. 108)
  • Kurokami: The Animation (2009) - Yuki Kaionji, Emi, Maid (ep. 7), Kuro's Mother (ep. 7), Daughter (ep. 14), Masagami (Old Woman) (eps. 20-22)
  • The Slayers Evolution-R (2009) - Amelia Wil Tesla Seyruun, Messenger Boy (ep. 6), Fruit Vendor (ep. 7), Abel's Mother (ep. 8), Mother (ep. 9), Fearful Boy (ep. 10)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal (2011-2014) - Mira Tsukumo, Ponta
  • Sailor Moon Crystal (2014-2016) - Setsuna Meioh/Sailor Pluto, Housewife (ep. 3)
  • Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016) - Ayame Yomogawa, Sayo, Female Bushi (ep. 1), Shino (ep. 12)
  • Dragon Ball Super (2017-2018) - Brianne de Chateau/Ribrianne (FUNimation Dub)
  • FLCL: Alternative (2018) - Mimi
  • Rilakkuma and Kaoru (2019) - Tokio
  • Didn't I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! (2019) - Pauline
  • Akudama Drive (2020) - Boss
  • The God of High School (2020) - Mira Yoo
  • Great Pretender (2020) - Miki Edamura, Additional Voices
  • So I'm a Spider, So What? (2021) - Ariel
  • Kemono Jihen (2021) - Yataro's Mother (ep. 1), Additional Voices
  • Shaman King (2021-present) - Tamao Tamamura, Iron Maiden Jeanne, Additional Voices
  • I've Been Killing Slimes for 300 Years (2021) - Fatla, Fighsly / Fighter Slime
  • The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat (2021) - Goddess
  • The Faraway Paladin (2021) - Mary

Anime Shorts

  • Let's Go! Tamagotchi (2007) - Flowertchi, Tosakatchi, Togetchi, Hinotamatchi, Mamametchi (ep. 6), Princess Tamako (ep. 10), Building (ep. 12)

OVAs & Specials

Anime Films

Video Game Dubbing

Voice Director

External Links

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