Tara Lyn Charendoff (known as Tara Strong) was born February 12, 1973 (44) and is a Canadian American actress, voice-over artist, comedienne, musician, singer, and businesswoman. Strong is perhaps best known for her extensive voice acting in animated films and television.
Strong's first encounter with acting was at the young age of four, where she volunteered to be a soloist in a school production. Strong would move on to perform outside of school at the Yiddish Theater, a Jewish theatre. Strong did not speak Yiddish and had to learn her lines phonetically, which made it hard since many of the Yiddish women could not thank her for her signing.
At age 13 Strong was accepted into the Toronto school for performing arts. There she performed her first professional role as "Gracie" in Limelight Theater's production of "The Music Man." This gave Strong the opportunity to work with Mr. T on his show "TNT", he reportedly to her the first time he saw here:
- Well, ain't you somethin' else!
- ―Mr. T to Tara Strong
With experience behind her Strong started her voice acting career at 14 years old as a voice actress for "Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater" in Toronto. Her agent was the person who submitted her resume and she got the job right out the gate. Her work the migrated her to Los Angeles were she worked on CBC's sitcom "Mosquito Lake", were ironically her character was named "Tara".
Strong would go on to play hundreds of rolls in T.V shows, animated cartoons, anime and more. Strong married her husband Craig Strong May 14th, 2000 and currently has two children. In 2010 she was the voice actress of Ilana and 18 other characters on Sym-Bionic Titan
|Ilana||Escape To Sherman High (and every other episode)|
|Mrs. Mitchell||Escape To Sherman High|
|Driver||Neighbors in Disguise|
|Anchorwoman||Neighbors in Disguise|
|Amber||The Phantom Ninja|
|Ms O'brien||Roar of the White Dragon|
|Woman||Shaman of Fear|
|Girl||Showdown at Sherman High|
|Betty||Showdown at Sherman High|
|Young Ilana||Shadows of Youth|
|Mother||The Fortress of Deception|
|Mary||The Ballad of Scary Mary|
|Little Girl||Escape From Galaluna|
|Agnes||A Family Crisis|
|Mrs. Tong||The Steel Foe|
|Reporter #3||The Steel Foe|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Tara Strong - Biography - IMDb." IMDb. IMDb.com. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. <http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0152839/bio>.
- ↑ "The Official Tara Strong." The Official Tara Strong. Web. 16 Feb. 2015. <http://www.tarastrong.com>.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "TOTS: The Official Tara Strong FAQ 2008." TOTS: The Official Tara Strong FAQ 2008. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. <http://www.mkbmemorial.com/TOTS/main/FAQ2008.html>.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 "TOTS: The Official Tara Strong FAQ 2008." TOTS: The Official Tara Strong FAQ 2008. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. <http://www.mkbmemorial.com/TOTS/main/FAQ2008.html>.
- ↑ "Sym-Bionic Titan (TV Series 2010– ) - Full Cast & Crew - IMDb." IMDb. IMDb.com. Web. 12 Feb. 2015. <http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1709198/fullcredits>.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Escape To Sherman High/Credits
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Neighbors in Disguise/Credits
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Elephant Logic/Credits
- ↑ The Phantom Ninja/Credits
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 Roar of the White Dragon/Credits
- ↑ 11.0 11.1 Showdown at Sherman High/Credits
- ↑ Shadows of Youth/Credits
- ↑ The Fortress of Deception/Credits
- ↑ The Ballad of Scary Mary/Credits
- ↑ Disenfranchised/Credits
- ↑ Escape From Galaluna/Credits
- ↑ A Family Crisis/Credits
- ↑ 18.0 18.1 The Steel Foe/Credits