Cressida, Kathryn

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Cressida, Kathryn

(Kat Cressida)


Education: University of California, Berkeley, graduated (summa cum laude), 1992; American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA, graduate study; studied with Mary Kay Bergman.

Addresses: Agent—Tim Curtis, William Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Atlas Talent, Inc., 36 West 44th St., Suite 1000, New York, NY 10036; Arlene Thornton and Associates, 12711 Ventura Blvd., Suite 490, Studio City, CA 91604-2477.

Career: Actress and voice artist. ESPN Cable Television Network, network announcer; DreamWorks Interactive, official voice of Ratbert; promotional announcer for numerous television networks, including ABC, CBS, Cinemax, Fox, HBO, TNT, The WB, Cartoon Network, Home and Garden Television (HGTV), TV Guide Channel, Style Network, WE Network, and Playboy Channel, as well as work for Oxygen Web, James Cameron's EARTHship TV, and DirecTV; voice for numerous television and radio commercials and promotional pieces; voice performer for numerous radio networks, including voice-matching for noted celebrities; performer of pranks and spoofs broadcast on the radio, Premiere Radio Network; contributed voices to games and action figures. Adventures in Audio (theme park attraction), EPCOT Center, Walt Disney World, narrator, beginning 2000; Haunted Mansion (theme park attraction), Disneyland, voice and face for Constance the attic bride; Woody's Round-Up (theme park attraction), Disneyland, voice of Jessie the cowgirl; Tower of Terror (theme park attraction), Disneyland, voice characterization; Super Star Limo (theme park attraction), Disney's California Adventure, narrator; DC/Six Flags theme parks, official voice of Wonder Woman. Appeared at awards presentations; teacher of animation workshops in Burbank, CA. Worked in closed captioning for sports broadcasts.

Member: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Actors' Equity Association.

Awards, Honors: Silver Microphone Award, 2001, for Joseph's Dreams; Benjamin Franklin Award, Publishers Marketing Association, c. 2001, for Noah's Ark.


Television Appearances; as Kat Cressida; Series:

Voice of Dee Dee, Dexter's Laboratory (animated; also known as Dexter's Lab and Dexter de Shiyanshi), Cartoon Network, 1996–2003.

Voice of Natsuki "Natalie" Mogi for English version, Initial D (anime), Fuji TV, beginning 1998.

Voice of Natsuki "Natalie" Mogi for English version, Initial D: Second Stage (anime), Fuji TV and Animax, beginning 1999.

Voice of Amanda, DinoZaurs (animated; also known as DinoZone and Prehistoric Warriors), Fox, 2000.

Announcer of wraparound segments, The Look for Less, Style Network, beginning c. 2002.

Announcer, Cold Pizza, ESPN2, beginning c. 2003.

Announcer of wraparound segments, Glow, Style Network, beginning c. 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Voice of Dee Dee, Dexter's Laboratory Ego Trip (animated), Cartoon Network, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Provided the voice of Dee Dee for the unaired special Dexter's Rude Removal (animated).

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

(Uncredited; in archive footage) Dee Dee, The First 13th Annual Fancy Anvil Award Show Program Special … Live!… in Stereo, Cartoon Network, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Darlene Farber, "The Murder Channel," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Kat the bartender, "A Voice in the Wilderness: Part 1," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1994.

Brenda, "Ancestral Evil," M.A.N.T.I.S., Fox, 1995.

(As Kat Cressida) "The Operation," The Crew (also known as Cabin Pressure), Fox, 1995.

Lydia, "Woman Jokes while Husband Croaks!," The Naked Truth (also known as Wilde Again), ABC, 1995.

Kat the bartender, "A Race through Dark Places," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1995.

Kat the bartender, "Acts of Sacrifice," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1995.

Production coordinator, "Death in the Daytime," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1995.

Iris, "An Explosive Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1996.

Kat the bartender, "Exogenesis," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), syndicated, 1996.

Woman, "Caroline and the Desperate Cat," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline), NBC, 1997.

(As Kat Cressida) Mother in store, "The Internet Episode," Two Guys and a Girl (also known as Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place), ABC, 2001.

Voices of Portia and others, "Into the Mouth of Evil," Jackie Chan Adventures (animated), The WB, 2002.

Herself, "Behind Prime Time Animation," VH1 Goes Inside, VH1, 2003.

Host of a segment about Dexter's Laboratory for the program What's On, TV Guide Channel. Appeared in episodes of other series, including Men in Black: The Series (animated; also known as Men in Black), The WB.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of Dee Dee, "Changes," Dexter's Laboratory (animated; also known as Dexter's Lab and Dexter de Shiyanshi), Cartoon Network, 1995.

Voice of Dee Dee, "The Big Sister," Dexter's Laboratory (animated; also known as Dexter's Lab and Dexter de Shiyanshi), Cartoon Network, 1996.

Tiffani, Maxine, 1999.

Provided the voice of Ana, Whim-z-werks; appeared as the emcee and narrator for Disney Babies Baby Games, Disney Channel.

Television Appearances; Other:

Provided the voice of Amy, A.I.: Runnings; appeared as Anny, Pansel's Pandas; and provided the voice of Jayna the Wonder Twin for Cartoon Network.

Television Work; Episodic:

Additional voices, "You're Not the Boss of Me," Judging Amy, CBS, 2000.

Film Appearances:

Wendy, Below 30, Above 10,000, c. 1994.

(As Kat Cressida) Narrator, The Long Way Home (documentary), Seventh Art Releasing, 1997.

(As Kat Cressida) Voice of princess, Whispers: An Elephant's Tale, Buena Vista, 2000.

Some sources cite an appearance in The Swan Princess II (animated; also known as The Swan Princess and the Secret of Castle and The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain), Legacy Releasing, 1997.

Film Work; Additional Voices:

Tarzan (animated), Buena Vista/Walt Disney, 1999.

(As Kat Cressida) Neko no ongaeshi (anime; also known as The Cat Returns), Studio Ghibli, 2002, released in English by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.

(As Kat Cressida) Down with Love (also known as Down with Love—Zum Teufel mit der Liebe!), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003.

Major Tours:

Provided the voice of Jessie the cowgirl for Disney on Ice—Toy Story 2 productions and other Disney productions.


Video Games:

Voice of Ratbert, Dilbert's Desktop Games, Dream-Works Interactive, 1997.

Voice of Princess Leia, Star Wars: Droid Works, Lucas Learning, 1998.

Voice, Baldur's Gate, Interplay Productions, 1998.

(As Kat Cressida) Voice, Baldur's Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast (also known as Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate—Tales of the Sword Coast), Bioware/Interplay Productions, 1999.

(As Kat Cressida) Voice, The Thing, Universal Interactive Studios, 2002.

(As Kat Cressida) Voice, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds, Fox Interactive/Vivendi Universal Games, 2003.

(As Kat Cressida) Voices, The Hobbit (also known as J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit"), Sierra Entertainment, 2003.

(As Kat Cressida; in archive footage) Voice of Aleera, Van Helsing, Vivendi Universal Games, 2004.

(As Kat Cressida) Several voices, including those of Slaver Brona, Mirini, Tullo Domna, Irian, and Zatzy, EverQuest II, Sony Online Entertainment, 2004.

Voices of Debra Owens and first computer, X-Men Legends, Raven Software, 2004.

Voices of Venus, Misti, and hostess, Vampire: The Masquerade—Bloodlines, Activision, 2004.

Voice, Tribes Vengeance, Vivendi Universal Games, 2004.

Voices, Shark Tale, Activision, 2004.

(As Kat Cressida) Voices of computer and pilot, Quake IV (also known as Quake 4), Activision, 2005.

(As Kat Cressida) Voices of little girl, cute woman, lemur, and mother, Madagascar, Activision, 2005.

(As Kat Cressida) Voice, EverQuest II: Desert of Flames, Sony Online Entertainment/Ubi Soft Entertainment, 2005.

Voice, My Scene Goes Hollywood (also known as Barbie: My Scene Goes Hollywood), 2005.

Voice, Tekken 5, Namco Hometek, 2005.

Voice, True Crime: New York City, Activision, 2005.

(As Kat Cressida) Voices, Fantastic Four, Activision, 2005.

Voice, Night Watch, Nival Interactive/Novia Disk Company, 2006.

Voice, Scarface: The World Is Yours, Vivendi Universal Games, 2006.

Voice, Titan Quest, 2006.

Also associated with other video games, including The Thing 2 and products relating to Buzz Lightyear and Star Wars.


Science: All about Cool, Hyperion, 2000.

"My First Read-Along" series, Walt Disney Records, beginning 2000.

Noah's Ark, Walt Disney Records, 2001.

William Shakespeare, Shakespeare's Heroines, Bantam Audio, 2001.

Best Loved Stories, Bantam Audio, 2002.

Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland, Audio Press, 2002.

Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family, 2003.

Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon L. Lechter, Rich Dad's Success Stories: Real Life Success Stories from Real Life People Who Followed the Rich Dad Lessons, Time Warner, 2003.

Provided the voice of Jessie the cowgirl for Buzz Light-year CD ROMS. Associated with other audiobooks, including serving as the narrator for A Bug's Life, Walt Disney Records; as the voice of Dee Dee, Cartoon Network's Greatest Hits, Rhino Records; as the voice of Mary Contrary, Fairy Television, Focus on the Family; as the narrator, Joseph's Dreams, Adventures in Audio; as a voice, Last Chance Detectives, Focus on the Family; and as the narrator and the voice of Wendy, Peter Pan.



Kat Cressida,, April 14, 2006.