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Wendee Lee (born February 20, 1960) is an American voice actress and director in the anime industry and video games. Her first anime voice role was in Robotech in the 1980s, where she voiced Vanessa Leeds. She voiced Scorpina on the live-action Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.

As of April 2009, with 223 credits to her name, she has more credits in anime dubbing than any other English voice-over actor. She's known for voicing Faye Valentine in Cowboy Bebop, Myōjin Yahiko in Rurouni Kenshin, Takeru "T.K." Takaishi in Digimon Adventure, Konata Izumi in Lucky☆Star and Haruhi Suzumiya in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. She has also worked as an ADR director on Bleach, Love Hina and Outlaw Star.

Biography

Lee grew up in the Los Angeles area, and also in San Francisco. She studied dance and theater and later became a full-time dancer in her teens. According to her interview on the Magic Knight Rayearth DVDs, she started doing voices at school, and got in trouble for it. Her first anime voice role was in the Harmony Gold production Robotech in the 1980s, where she voiced Vanessa Leeds, one of the operators aboard the SDF-1 Macross. She also worked with Streamline Pictures on several anime productions. She would continue dance, and work part-time as a make-up artist, choreography, and dance instruction.

Filmography

Anime Dubbing

Anime

OVAs & Specials

Anime Films

Voice Director

Writer

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