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Leigh in 2017
Cherami Leigh Kuehn

(1988-07-19) July 19, 1988 (age 35)
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present
Agent Abrams Artists Agency
Jon Christie
(m. 2014)
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Cherami Leigh (born July 19, 1988) is an American actress. She has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of anime series and video games with Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, NYAV Post, Studiopolis and Viz Media.

Early life

Leigh was born on July 19, 1988. She began acting at the age of six. Leigh studied the Meisner technique with Nancy Chartier from the age of nine. As a child actress, she played Gretchen in Finding North, Marcia in Temple Grandin, young LeAnn Rimes in Holiday in Your Heart, Stacy Anderson in The President's Man and appeared on Walker, Texas Ranger multiple times.

She attended Hebron High School in Carrollton and studied theater at Collin College in Plano, Texas.


She also worked for Radio Disney as a DJ with voice-over promotions and commercials for ABC Radio for 10 years. In 2013, she moved to Los Angeles where she continued voice-work and began taking on live-action roles.

Some of her roles include Kazari Uiharu in A Certain Magical Index and A Certain Scientific Railgun series, Yoshika Miyafuji in Strike Witches, Eucliwood Hellscythe in Is This a Zombie, Mutsuki in KanColle: Kantai Collection, Aisa in One Piece, Mika Shimotsuki in Psycho-Pass, Shijima Kurookano in Nabari no Ou, Hibiki in Sekirei, Elizabeth Midford in Black Butler, Road Kamelot in D.Gray-man, Sae Kashiwagi in Peach Girl, Tamaki Kawazoe in Bamboo Blade, Patty Thompson in Soul Eater, Lucy Heartfilia in Fairy Tail, Cecily Campbell in The Sacred Blacksmith, Asuna Yuuki in Sword Art Online, Sailor Venus in the Viz Media dub of Sailor Moon, Plutia / Iris Heart in Hyperdimension Neptunia, Ulala in the Space Channel 5 series, Sarada Uchiha in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Chloe Cerise in Pokémon Journeys: The Series, Sonia in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and Ilia Amitola in RWBY.

On screen, she played a young LeAnn Rimes in Holiday in Your Heart and has appeared on Bones, Friday Night Lights, Longmire and Shameless. In video games, she voices Rottytops in the Shantae series, Gaige the Mechromancer in the Borderlands series, Arianrhod in The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV, Minerva in The Walking Dead: The Final Season, Rhea in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Makoto Niijima in Persona 5 and the Female V in Cyberpunk 2077 for which she was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Performer in a Leading Role.

Personal life

Leigh married fellow actor Jon Christie on April 13, 2014, whom she had dated since 2010. On October 8, 2023, Leigh gave birth to a daughter.


Voice acting


List of voice performances in anime
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
2007 Shiki Sunako Kirishiki Debut role
Peach Girl Sae Kashiwagi
Baccano! Mary Beriam
2008 Witchblade Naomi
Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino- Beatrice
One Piece Aisa, Miss Goldenweek, Pepper, Carol Masterson Funimation dub
Shuffle! Primula
xxxHolic Himawari Kunogi
Sasami: Magical Girls Club Makoto Hozumi
Ga-Rei: Zero Mami Izumi
Ghost Hunt Mai Taniyama
Ouran High School Host Club Kirimi Nekozawa
Negima!? Setsuna Sakurazaki, Akira Okochi
2009 D.Gray-man Road Kamelot
Kaze no Stigma Ayano Kannagi
Big Windup! Chiyo Shino'oka
Sgt. Frog Natsumi Hinata Funimation dub
Nabari no Ou Shijima Kurookano
Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple Honoka Shirahama
Bamboo Blade Tamaki Kawazoe
2010 Rin ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ Yuki Maeno
Soul Eater Patty Thompson
Strike Witches Yoshika Miyafuji
2010–12 Sekirei Hibiki
2010 Birdy the Mighty: Decode Natsumi Hayamiya
Hetalia: Axis Powers Liechtenstein
My Bride Is a Mermaid Lunar Edomame
Corpse Princess Itsuki Yamagami
2011–19 Fairy Tail Lucy Heartfilia, Layla Heartfilia
2011 The Sacred Blacksmith Cecily Campbell
Black Butler Elizabeth Midford
Dance in the Vampire Bund Mei Ren
2012 B Gata H Kei: Yamada's First Time Miharu Takeshita
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt Kneesocks
Is This a Zombie? series Eucliwood Hellscythe
Steins;Gate Amane Suzuha
2012–17 Blue Exorcist Yuri Egin 2 episodes
2013–present Sword Art Online Asuna Yuuki Also movie
2013 Digimon Fusion Lopmon, Luca
Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar Wahanly Shume
A Certain Scientific Railgun Kazari Uiharu Also S and T
2014 Ikki Tousen: Xtreme Xecutor Bachou Mouki
2014–15 Psycho-Pass Mika Shimotsuki
2014 Coppelion Kanon Ozu
Code:Breaker Nenene Fujiwara
2014–19 Sailor Moon Minako Aino / Sailor Venus Viz Media dub
2014 A Certain Magical Index II Kazari Uiharu Also III
2015 Soul Eater Not! Patty Thompson Episode: "This Is a Real Fight!"
Hyperdimension Neptunia: The Animation Plutia / Iris Heart
Daimidaler the Sound Robot Kiriko Kiyuna
Magi: The Kingdom of Magic Toto
2015–17 Sailor Moon Crystal Minako Aino / Sailor Venus
2016 Asterisk War, TheThe Asterisk War Fan Xinglou
Erased Airi Katagiri
2016–19 Mob Psycho 100 Tome Kurata
2016–18 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Kudelia Aina Bernstein
2016 Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky Claudia Peer
2017 K: Return of Kings Douhan Hirisaka 3 episodes
Glitter Force Doki Doki Regina, Patty
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day Haruna
Garo: Crimson Moon Princess Kaguya
KanColle: Kantai Collection Mutsuki
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Cagalli Yula Athha NYAV Post dub
2018 Violet Evergarden Iris Cannary
Devilman Crybaby Miko Netflix dub
Gundam Build Divers Aya Fujisawa / Ayame
2018–20 Baki Kozue Netflix dub
2018 GARO -Vanishing Line- Lizzy
Pop Team Epic Popuko Episode 5a
2018, 2020 My Hero Academia Pixie-Bob
2018 Ai Tenchi Muyo! Ayeka OVA
Last Hope Emilia Valli ADR Director
2018–present Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Sarada Uchiha, Anko Mitarashi, Kurotsuchi Replacing Laura Bailey
2018 Lost Song Rin Netflix dub
The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments Jenna Netflix dub
2019–20 Inazuma Eleven: Ares Norika Umihara
2019 Neon Genesis Evangelion Pen Pen Netflix re-dub
Cells at Work! Red Blood Cell
To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Liza Runecastle
2020 Beastars Mizuchi Netflix dub
Magia Record Alina Gray Tweet
2020–22 Ghost in the Shell: SAC 2045 Purin Esaki Netflix dub
2020 Dorohedoro Noi
Tower of God Anaak Jahad
The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me? Louise Crunchyroll dub
2020–23 Pokémon Journeys: The Series Chloe Cerise, Goh's Grookey, Soleil
2020 Monster Girl Doctor Skadi Dragenfelt Crunchyroll dub
BNA: Brand New Animal Michiru Kagemori Netflix dub
Persona 5: The Animation Makoto Niijima
Science Fell In Love, So I Tried To Prove It Arika Yamamoto Crunchyroll dub; 5 episodes
Fire Force Amateratsu Funimation dub
Black Clover Loropechika
2020–21 Fruits Basket Kimi Toudou
2021 Sakura Wars the Animation Sakura Amamiya
Bungo Stray Dogs Wan! Kyoka Izumi Crunchyroll dub
High-Rise Invasion Maid Mask, Megumi Saito Netflix dub
To Your Eternity Rean Cropp Crunchyroll dub
Vivy: Fluorite Eye's Song Yui Kakitani
2022 Komi Can't Communicate Omoharu Nakanaka, Otori Kaede Netflix dub
Kotaro Lives Alone Kotaro Satо̄ Lead role; Netflix dub
The Case Study of Vanitas Vanitas (young) Funimation dub
The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting Kanami Crunchyroll dub
2023 Nier: Automata Ver1.1a A2
Digimon Adventure (2020 TV series) Sora Takenouchi, MarineAngemon


List of voice performances in animation
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
2012- Zou Elzee Blackhoof
2014 Doc McStuffins Curly Q, Nia
2017 Stitch & Ai Meiying Co-credited with Xanthe Huynh in all episodes
2017–18 RWBY Ilia Amitola  
2018 Goldie & Bear Billy Gruff Episode: "Billy the Kid"
2018 Star Wars Resistance Mia Gabon Episode: "The Recruit"
2018–present Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Trixx Recurring role
2020–present Rainbow High Holly De'Vious
Gabriella Icely


List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
2010 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies Pansy Funimation dub
2013 Shakugan no Shana: The Movie Shana
2013 Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess Lucy Heartfilia
2014 K: Missing Kings Douhan Hirasaka
2016 Monster High: Great Scarrier Reef Pearl Serpentine
2017 Boruto: Naruto the Movie Sarada Uchiha
Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry Lucy Heartfilia
2020 A Whisker Away Miyo "Muge" Sasaki / Tarō Netflix dub
Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Biyomon, Morphomon
2021 Violet Evergarden: The Movie Iris Cannary
List of voice performances in feature films
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
2012 Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike Estellise Sidos Heurassein
2014 Ribbit Sandy
2016 Psycho-Pass: The Movie Mika Shimotsuki
2016–18 Digimon Adventure tri. Maki Himekawa, Biyomon, Yokomon Limited theatrical release
2017 Sailor Moon R: The Movie Sailor Venus Viz dub
Limited theatrical release
2018 The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Ellatte Netflix film
2019 Evangelion Death (True)2 Pen Pen Netflix dub
2021 The Addams Family 2 Ophelia Strange Main role
2022 Drifting Home Juri Andō, Satoko Tonai Netflix dub
2023 Psycho-Pass Providence Mika Shimotsuki Limited theatrical release

Other dubbing

List of voice performances in other dubbing
Year Title Country Dubbed from Role Live actor Source
2016 Marseille France French Barbara Carolina Jurczak

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
2009 Lux-Pain Nami Kamishiro
2012 Borderlands 2 Gaige, Veanna Granlund, Kellis Morrison, Norico Sullivan
2014 Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Gaige
2015 Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Komaru Naegi
Disgaea 5 Majorita
Xenoblade Chronicles X Alexa
2016 Street Fighter V Fevrier
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Rottytops Friends to the End
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Caeda, Gwendolyn, Cecilia, Mae
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Mae
Nier: Automata A2
Persona 5 Makoto Niijima
Akiba's Beat Kotomi Sanada
Friday the 13th: The Game Tiffany Cox
Horizon Zero Dawn Ikrie
2018 Detective Pikachu Meiko Okamoto
Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight Makoto Niijima
Epic Seven Cermia, Lionheart Cermia, Lilibet, Designer Lilibet
League of Legends Xan Irelia
2019 Conception Mahiru Konatsuki
The Walking Dead: The Final Season Minerva 2 episodes
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Makoto Niijima Joker DLC
Judgment Mafuyu Fujii
Fire Emblem: Three Houses Rhea, Seiros
Catherine: Full Body Makoto Niijima Joker DLC
Borderlands 3 Gaige
2020 Space Channel 5 VR: Kinda Funky News Flash! Ulala, Pudding
Shantae and the Seven Sirens Rottytops
Persona 5 Royal Makoto Niijima
Serious Sam 4 Quinn
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Arianrhod
Yakuza: Like a Dragon Ririka
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Niya
Cyberpunk 2077 V (female)
2021 Persona 5 Strikers Makoto Niijima
Akiba's Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed Satoko Midō
Deathloop Fia Zborowska
Lost Judgment Mafuyu Fujii
Tales of Luminaria Lydie Delacroix
Cookie Run: Kingdom Cotton Cookie
2022 Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin Princess Sarah
Fortnite The Imagined
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes Rhea, Seiros
Halo Infinite Prism
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Minayle the Blacksmith
2023 The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Queen Sonia
Street Fighter 6 Manon
Diablo IV Additional Voices
Persona 5 Tactica Makoto Niijima
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Additional Voices



List of acting performances in television
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
1996, 1999 Walker, Texas Ranger Sally, Amelia Allen 2 episodes
2008 Friday Night Lights Ginnie Warwick Episode: "Tami Knows Best"
2010 Deep End, TheThe Deep End Sarah 1 episode
2011–12 Throwing Stones Robyn Goode Web series
2013 Bones Rachel Howes Episode: "The Spark in the Park"
2013 Longmire Trixie Dalton Episode: "A Good Death is Hard to Find"
2014 Shameless Robyn Hasseck Episode: "My Oldest Daughter"
The Chair Herself Documentary
2022 9-1-1 Alexis Episode: "Cursed"


List of acting performances in film
Year Title Role Notes Ref(s).
1997 Holiday in Your Heart Young LeAnn Rimes
2000 The President's Man Stacy Anderson
2006 Fast Food Nation Kim
Hottest State, TheThe Hottest State Danielle
2007 Mist, TheThe Mist Teenage Girl
2010 Temple Grandin Marcia
2013 Beyond the Farthest Star Anne Wells
Cry Grace
2014 Not Cool Tori
2015 I Hate Myselfie Kelly Short film

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work/Recipient Result
2021 17th British Academy Games Awards Performer in a Leading Role Female V (Cyberpunk 2077) Nominated
2023 7th Crunchyroll Anime Awards Best Voice Artist Performance (English) Kotaro Sato (Kotaro Lives Alone) Nominated

See also

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