Heidi Hynden Walch
February 1, 1971
Davenport, Iowa, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, voice actress, writer, singer|
Sean McDermott (m. 1999)
Heidi Hynden Walch (born February 1, 1971, in Davenport, Iowa) is an American actress, voice actress, writer and singer. She is best known for voicing Penny Sanchez in ChalkZone, Princess Bubblegum in Adventure Time, Starfire in Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go!, and Viridi in Kid Icarus: Uprising.
Early life and career
Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. She started her professional acting career on stage at age 11. At 16 she attended the North Carolina School of the Arts, majoring in voice (soprano). In 1989, she received the Presidential Scholarship and went to the UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After UNC, she went to Chicago, Illinois, where she did plays, including The Rise and Fall of Little Voice on Broadway, where she won the Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance as the title character. As a high school senior, she was awarded as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts in drama. In 2005 she graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a B.A. in American Literature and founded the Hillside Produce Cooperative, a free exchange of local, organically grown food, for which she was named runner up Citizen Entrepreneur of the Year by Global Green USA. Hynden has been married to Sean McDermott since 1999.
On television she voiced Penny Sanchez on the Nickelodeon show ChalkZone, Elsie on the Disney Channel show Stanley, Ace in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, Harley Quinn in The Batman and in anime, she has voiced Amy Stapleton in IGPX, Emiri Kimidori in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Yutaka Kobayakawa in Lucky Star and Nia Teppelin in Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann.
In video games, she voiced Jasmine and Junko in Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble!, Coco Bandicoot and Polar in Crash Team Racing. She recently provided the English voice of Hitomi in Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 and Dead or Alive Paradise. Most recently, she voiced Viridi, the Goddess of Nature, in Kid Icarus: Uprising, and her performance in the game was met with critical acclaim.
Walch is represented commercially by the Atlas Talent Agency.
|1993–94||The Untouchables||Mae Capone|
|1994||Law & Order||Angel Monroe||Episode: "Blue Bamboo"|
|1997||The Practice||Sarah Fisher|
|1997||The Drew Carey Show||Amy|
|1998||Poky and Friends||Shy Little Kitten|
|2000||NYPD Blue||Lucy Sperling|
|2002||Static Shock||Maureen Connor/Permafrost|
|2003||Gary the Rat||Little Girl|
|2003–06||Teen Titans||Starfire, Blackfire, Madame Rouge, Argent|
|2005||Justice League Unlimited||Ace|
|2005–06||Immortal Grand Prix||Amy Stapleton||English dub|
|2005–06||Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!||Valina|
|2006–07||American Dragon: Jake Long||Fury, Euryale, Medusa|
|2007||Random! Cartoons||Ms. Chic / Olympia|
|2007||The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya||Emiri Kimidori, Sonou Mori||English dub|
|2007||Codename: Kids Next Door||Amish Girl / Rainbow Monkey Leader|
|2007||The Batman||Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn|
|2008||Lucky Star||Yutaka Kobayakawa||English dub|
|2008||Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann||Nia Teppelin||English dub|
|2009||The Super Hero Squad Show||Jean Grey|
|2010||Batman: The Brave and the Bold||Platinum, Carbon Dioxide|
|2010–13||Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated||Alice May, Obliteratrix|||
|2010–11||Generator Rex||Breach, Hostess|
|2010–2018||Adventure Time||Princess Bubblegum, Gumdrop Lass #1, Princess Monster Wife|
|2011–12||New Teen Titans||Starfire, Blackfire|
|2012–present||Winx Club||Lockette/Amore||English dub produced for Nickelodeon|
|2012–present||Doc McStuffins||Bubblemonkey, Nikki Nickel|
|2013–present||Teen Titans Go!||Starfire, Herself, Blackfire, Sparkleface, Mother Nature, Más y Menos and Madame Rouge (possibly on the latter)|
|2013–15||Henry Hugglemonster||Summer Hugglemonster|
|2014–19||Avengers Assemble||Princess Python, Supergiant|||
|2014||Transformers: Rescue Bots||Amy|||
|2015–present||Mister P||Ellen Pierce||Main role|
|2015, 2019||Star vs. the Forces of Evil||Additional Voices/Pixie clerk||Episode: "Pixtopia"/"Yada Yada Berries"/"The Knight Shift"/"Coronation"|
|2015, 2017||Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero||Additional Voices/Yumi||Episodes: "The Ripple Effect"/"Ninki Ninja Fight Town"|
|2015–18||DC Super Hero Girls||Starfire, Blackfire|
|2016||Lastman||Additional Voices||Episode: "Action!"|
|2018||The Adventures of Kid Danger||Sophiaroni/Flying Skunks/Young Kid Danger||Episodes: "The Wahoo Punch Bro/Pink Rocket", "Snooze Pods"|
|2018-19||Niko and the Sword of Light||Wispy, Little Girl, Baby Funkfang, Sea Creature||Episodes: "A Day in Carondolet", "A Night in Carondolet", "The Vast Sea"|
|2019||Young Justice||Queen Perdita, Rita Farr / Rita Lee / Elasti-Girl||Episodes: “Nightmare Monkeys”, “Illusion of Control”|
|2019||Green Eggs and Ham||Diabolical Shackle, One Fish, Inventor #1, Family Kid|
|2020||The Powerpuff Girls (2016)||TBA||Episode: "Episode 207"|
|1994||The Rise and Fall of Little Voice||Laura Hoff/Little Voice|
|1999||The Rocky Horror Show||Columbia|
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- "Pawn of Shadows". Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. Episode 25. - closing credits
- "New Frontiers". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 25. September 13, 2015. Disney XD.
- Transformers: Rescue Bots Season 3 Episode 7