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Marshall, Vanessa 1970–

Marshall, Vanessa 1970–

(Anessa Marshall)

PERSONAL

Some sources cite full name as Vanessa Jeanne Marshall; born 1970; daughter of John Marshall (in journalism) and Joan Van Ark (an actress); niece of Carol Kuykendall (a writer and educator). Education: Princeton University, B.A., English, 1991; New York University, M.F.A., acting. Avocational Interests: Hockey.

Addresses:

Agent—CESD Talent (Cunningham Escott Slevin and Doherty Talent Agency), 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Suites 130 and 135, Los Angeles, CA 90025.

Career:

Actress and voice artist. Stand-up comedienne at various venues. Member of the company at the Acme Comedy Theatre, member of the Short Attention Span comedy group at the Knitting Factory, and member of the Inhalers, an improvisational sketch troupe at the Austin Comedy Festival. Announcer for various projects and for television networks, worked as a voice artist for television and radio promotional spots, as a voice artist for film trailers, and created advertisements and promotional spots. Worked as a documentary filmmaker and as a model.

Member:

Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Award nomination, best female voice performance, c. 2005, for Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone.

CREDITS

Television Appearances; Series:

Various voices, including Irwin and Mandy's mother, Grim & Evil (animated; also known as The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy), Cartoon Network, beginning 2001.

Voice of Melissa Docona, Detroit Docona (animated), beginning c. 2004.

Announcer, On the Cover, PAX TV (later known as I, Independent Television), beginning 2004.

Some sources cite work on Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (also known as Ellen and The Ellen DeGeneres Show), syndicated.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

Presenter, 12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (also known as Screen Actors Guild 12th Annual Awards), TNT and TBS, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Veronica, "Blue Bamboo," Law & Order (also known as Law & Order Prime), NBC, 1994.

Voices of store assistant, beautician, and store attendant, "The Full Monty/Mall Cop/I.M. Weasel: I Am Cliched," Cow and Chicken (animated), Cartoon Network, 1999.

Becky, "My Best Friend's Mistake," Scrubs, NBC, 2001.

Voices of trucker and airport announcer, "A Johnny Bravo Christmas," Johnny Bravo (animated), Cartoon, 2001.

Voice, "Heroes and Daredevils," Chasing the Sun (documentary), PBS, 2001.

Voice, "The Visionaries," Chasing the Sun (documentary), PBS, 2001.

Voice of Cleopatra, "A Sandwich by Any Other Name/Shop Like an Egyptian," Time Squad (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Voice of lipstick lady, "Fury: Parts 1 & 2," Justice League (animated; also known as JL, JLA, Justice League of America, and Justice League Unlimited), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Voice of virtual operator, "Wired: Part 2," The Zeta Project (animated), The WB, 2002.

Herself, Intimate Portrait: Joan Van Ark, Lifetime, 2002.

Voices of waitress and women, "Shiver Me Dodgers," Duck Dodgers (animated; also known as Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century), Cartoon Network, 2003.

Voices of gal and teller, "Mo'Linguish/Oops, I Did It Again," The Powerpuff Girls (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004.

Voice of Eleanor Brown, "Escape from Cavigor," W.I.T.C.H. (animated), ABC Family Channel, 2005.

Voice of Eleanor Brown, "Parent's Night," W.I.T.C.H. (animated), ABC Family Channel, 2005.

Voice of new cadet, "Till Doom Do Us Part," Duck Dodgers (animated; also known as Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century), Cartoon Network, 2005.

Voices of vanity automaton and Dandy Boy Blue, "Villainstruck/Just the Two of Us," Duck Dodgers (animated; also known as Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century), Cartoon Network, 2005.

Voice of Miriadel, "J Is for Jewel," W.I.T.C.H. (animated), ABC Family Channel, 2006.

Voice of Tiny, "The Galactic Enforcers," Ben 10 (animated), Cartoon Network, 2006.

Voices of Diamondhead and Fourarms, "Gwen 10," Ben 10 (animated), Cartoon Network, 2006.

Voices of police officer and others, "A Change of Face," Ben 10 (animated), Cartoon Network, 2006.

Provided voices for The Simpsons (animated), Fox; appeared in multiple episodes of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC; appeared in episodes of other programs, including City Guys, NBC; and provided the voice of Daphne's cousin, Scooby Doo (animated).

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Voice of Mrs. Sirol, Bagboy! (animated), Cartoon Network, 2002.

Television Work; Movies:

Wardrobe worker, Under the Piano, [Canada], 1995, Lifetime, 1996.

Film Appearances:

Lipstick, Tango Flush (short film), 1998.

Bloody girl, Jack Frost 2: Revenge of the Mutant Killer Snowman (also known as Jack Frost II), Unapix Entertainment, 2000.

Voice of Sweetie, Supernova, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 2000.

The booster, Defending the Super$ave (short film), This Side of the Fence, 2001.

Voices of Honohan and others, The Golden Blaze (animated), Warner Bros., 2005.

Voices of white hen and tan hen, Dr. Dolittle 3, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Some sources cite appearances in Gone in Sixty Seconds (also known as Gone in 60 Seconds), Buena Vista, 2000; Life or Something Like It, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002; and Curious George (animated), Universal, 2006.

Film Work:

Wardrobe worker, Sleeping Dogs Lie (also known as Le mystere d'Ambrose Small), Sullivan Entertainment, 1998.

Creator of documentary films.

Stage Appearances:

Isabel, The American Clock, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Main Stage, Williamstown, MA, 1988.

Got Phat? Tales of a Plus Size Model (solo show), Hudson Guild Theatre, Hollywood, CA, then HERE Arts Center, New York City, both 2000.

Appeared in The Big Funk, The Odyssey; The Maderati, Actor's Circle; and Star Dust, Tiffany Theater, Los Angeles. Appeared in other productions, including an appearance as Masha, The Three Sisters, and as Viola, Twelfth Night (also known as Twelfth Night, or What You Will), both New York University.

RECORDINGS

Video Games:

Narrator, Dune 2000, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1998.

Voice of car computer, 007: Agent under Fire (also known as Agent under Fire and James Bond in "Agent under Fire"), Electronic Arts, 2001.

Voice of Eldrith, Forgotten Realms: Baldur's Gate—Dark Alliance (also known as Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance), Interplay Entertainment, 2001.

Voice of Olga Gurlukovich, Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (also known as Metal Gear Solid 2 and MGS2), Konami, 2001.

Voice of Soviet amphibious transport, Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (also known as Red Alert 2 Expansion Pack: Yuri's Revenge), Electronic Arts, 2001.

Voice, Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal, Interplay Entertainment, 2001.

Voice, Disney's "The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure" (also known as The Lion King: Simba's Mighty Adventure), Activision, 2001.

Voice, Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale—Heart of Winter, Interplay Entertainment, 2001.

Voice of female, Red Faction II, THQ, 2002.

Voice of Jan Ors, Star Wars: Jedi Knight II—Jedi Outcast (also known as Star Wars: Dark Forces 3), LucasArts Entertainment Company, 2002.

Voice of Nani, Lilo & Stitch, Disney Interactive/Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2002.

Voice of Olga Gurlukovich, Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance (also known as Metal Gear Solid X), Konami, 2002.

Voice of starbase traffic controller, Earth and Beyond, Electronic Arts, 2002.

Voices of filmbook and unit response member, Emperor: Battle for Dune, Electronic Arts, 2002.

Voices of Jenny and Uranus, Bloody Roar Extreme (also known as Bloody Roar: Primal Fury), Activision, 2002.

Voices of mermaid and valkyrie, Pirates: The Legend of Black Kat, EA Games, 2002.

Voice, Forgotten Realms: Icewind Dale II (also known as Icewind Dale II), Black Isle Studios, 2002.

Voice, James Bond 007: Nightfire (also known as 007: Nightfire), Electronic Arts, 2002.

Voice of headquarters, SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs, Sony Computer Entertainment America, 2003.

Voice of Sonya Hart, Dino Crisis 3, Capcom, 2003.

Various voices, True Crime: Streets of LA, Activision, 2003.

Voice, Freedom Fighters, EA Games, 2003.

Voice, Lionheart: Legacy of the Crusader (also known as Lionheart), Interplay Entertainment/Black Isle Studios, 2003.

Voice of Eve, Painkiller: Battle Out of Hell, DreamCatcher Interactive, 2004.

Voice of Rachel, Viewtiful Joe 2, Capcom, 2004.

Voice of Vega Donna, Onimusha 3: Demon Siege (also known as Onimusha 3), Capcom, 2004.

Voices of Catherine and Eve, Painkiller, DreamCatcher Interactive, 2004.

Voices of Rader matron (Jane) and Wasteland prostitute (Ruby), Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel (also known as Wasteland Prostitute), Interplay Entertainment, 2004.

Voices of wicked witch, Cinderella, and Grandma, Shrek 2, Activision, 2004.

Voices of Zhai, female elf, and elven villager, Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone, Atari, 2004.

Various voices, EverQuest II, Sony Online Entertainment, 2004.

Various voices, James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (also known as Everything or Nothing and 007: Everything or Nothing), EA Games, 2004.

Various voices, Shark Tale (also known as DreamWorks's "Shark Tale"), Activision, 2004.

Various voices, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II—The Sith Lords (also known as Star Wars: KOTOR II), LucasArts Entertainment Company, 2004.

Voice, Champions of Norrath: Realms of EverQuest (also known as Champions of Norrath), Sony Online Entertainment, 2004.

Voice, Wrath Unleashed, LucasArts Entertainment Company/Activision, 2004.

Voice of adult female, Crash Tag Team Racing, Vivendi Universal Games, 2005.

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

Voice of Mercy, The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, Vivendi Universal Games/Sierra, 2005.

Voice of Nala, Kingdom Hearts II (also known as Kingudamu hatsu II), Square Enix, 2005.

Voice of Olivia, Advent Rising, Majesco Entertainment, 2005.

Voice of second officer, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, Electronic Arts, 2005, other edition of game also released, Electronic Arts, 2005.

Voices of Ancanas and others, Shadow of Rome, Capcom, 2005.

Voices of Daniels, enforcer, and prostitute, Narc, Midway Games, 2005.

(As Anessa Marshall) Voices of Sprocket, Rachel, and Tsukumo, Viewtiful Joe: Battle Carnival (also known as Viewtiful Joe: Red Hot Rumble), Capcom, 2005.

Various voices, Gun, Activision, 2005.

Voice, Champions: Return to Arms, Sony Online Entertainment/Snowblind Studios, 2005.

Voice, Constantine, THQ, 2005.

Voice, EverQuest II: Desert of Flames, Sony Online Entertainment/Ubi Soft, 2005.

Voice of Antoinette Marceau, Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express, AWE Games, 2006.

Voice of Eva in English version, Metal Gear Solid 2: Portable Ops, Konami, 2006.

Voice of Huntress, Justice League Heroes (also known as Justice League Heroes: The Flash), Eidos/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 2006.

Voice of Sparx's mother, The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, Sierra Entertainment, 2006.

Voice, Guild Wars: Factions, NCsoft, 2006.

Voice, Saint's Row, THQ, 2006.

Voices, Dead Rising, Capcom, 2006.

WRITINGS

Writings for the Stage:

Got Phat? Tales of a Plus Size Model (solo show), Hudson Guild Theatre, Hollywood, CA, then HERE Arts Center, New York City, both 2000.

OTHER SOURCES

Electronic:

Theatermania,http://www.theatermania.com, May 26, 2000.

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