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Hynden Walch
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Walch at Florida Supercon in 2013
Born (1971-02-01) February 1, 1971 (age 53)
Education North Carolina School of the Arts
Alma mater UCLA (B.A.)
Occupation Actress and comedian
Years active 1992–present
Sean McDermott
(m. 1999)

Hynden Walch (born February 1, 1971) is an American actress and comedian. She is best known for voicing Starfire in the Teen Titans franchise and Princess Bubblegum in Adventure Time. She also voiced Penny Sanchez in ChalkZone, Amore and Lockette in the Nickelodeon version of Winx Club, Elsie in Stanley, and Yutaka Kobayakawa in Lucky Star. Outside of animation, Walch has appeared in live-action films like Groundhog Day and Jerry Maguire, and TV series like Law & Order.

Early life and career

Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. She is of German descent. 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. 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, Starfire in Teen Titans, 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. She also voiced both Alice and Wendy Darling in various Disney media after she replaced Kathryn Beaumont who played both characters in Alice in Wonderland, and Peter Pan.

In video games, she voiced Jasmine and Junko in Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble! and Coco Bandicoot and Polar in Crash Team Racing. She provided the English voice of Hitomi in Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 and Dead or Alive Paradise. She voiced Viridi, the Goddess of Nature, in Kid Icarus: Uprising, and her performance in the game was met with critical acclaim.

In live action, she played Mae Capone on The Untouchables and Debbie in Groundhog Day.



List of voice performances in animated feature and direct-to-video films
Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Jenny McBride Direct-to-video
2000 Tom Sawyer Becky Thatcher
Aladdin and the Adventure of All-Time Paige Singing voice
2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Schoolgirl
2005 Karas Little Girl English dub
2006 Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up Elsie Direct-to-video
Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo Starfire Television film
2008 Batman: Gotham Knight Young Cassandra, young Bruce Wayne Direct-to-video
2010 Tangled Additional characters
2012 Back to the Sea Tiny Fish
Big Top Scooby-Doo! Lena, Joan Direct-to-video
Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom (Nickelodeon dub) Lockette, Amore The Nickelodeon version premiered in 2012
2013 Winx Club 3D: Magical Adventure (Nickelodeon dub) The Nickelodeon version premiered in 2013
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Yo-Yo Direct-to-video
2014 Justice League: War Hannah Grace
Batman: Assault on Arkham Harley Quinn
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Menowarawa English dub
2015 The Laws of the Universe Part 0 Halle English dub; Limited theatrical release
2016 Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League: Gotham City Breakout Starfire Direct-to-video
DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year
2017 DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Starfire, Blackfire
Lego Scooby-Doo! Blowout Beach Bash Mitzi Capaletto
2018 Teen Titans Go! To the Movies Starfire
DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis Direct-to-video
The Laws of the Universe-Part I Halle English dub; Limited theatrical release
2019 Batman: Hush Harley Quinn Direct-to-video
Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans Starfire, Original Starfire
2020 Justice League Dark: Apokolips War Harley Quinn
2021 Teen Titans Go! See Space Jam Starfire Television film
2022 Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse Starfire Direct-to-video


List of voice performances in television shows
Year Title Role Notes
1998–1999 Oh Yeah! Cartoons Penny Sanchez, Nerd, Girl #2 2 episodes
1999–2000 Rugrats Freddie, Toddlers 2 episodes
2001–2004 Stanley Elsie Recurring role
2002 Static Shock Maureen Connor / Permafrost Episode: "Frozen Out"
2002–2008 ChalkZone Penny Sanchez Main role
2003 Gary the Rat Little Girl Episode: "Inherit the Cheese"
2003 Justice League Ace Episode: "Wild Cards"
2003–2006 Teen Titans Starfire, Blackfire, Madame Rouge, Argent Main role
2005 Justice League Unlimited Ace Episode: "Epilogue"
2005–2006 Immortal Grand Prix Amy Stapleton English dub
2005–2006 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Valina 8 episodes
2006 Catscratch Katilda 2 episodes
2006–2007 American Dragon: Jake Long Fury, Euryale, Medusa 2 episodes
2007 Random! Cartoons Ms. Chic, Olympia Episode: "Hero Heights"
2007 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Emiri Kimidori, Sonou Mori English dub
2006-2007 Codename: Kids Next Door Rainbow Monkey Leader, Anchorwoman, Amish Girl 4 episodes
2007 The Batman Harley Quinn 2 episodes
2008 Lucky Star Yutaka Kobayakawa English dub
2008 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Nia Teppelin English dub
2009 The Super Hero Squad Show Jean Grey Episode: "Mysterious Mayhem at Mutant High!"
2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Platinum, Carbon Dioxide 2 episodes
2010–2013 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Alice May, Obliteratrix 2 episodes
2010–2011 Generator Rex Breach 7 episodes
2010–2018 Adventure Time Princess Bubblegum, various voices Main role
2011–2012 New Teen Titans Starfire, Blackfire
2011–2012 Winx Club Lockette, Amore Nickelodeon version (specials, 2011 re-dubs of seasons 3 and 4)
2012 ThunderCats Jonto Episode: "The Forever Bag"
2012–2016 Doc McStuffins Bubble Monkey, Nikki 5 episodes
2013–present Teen Titans Go! Starfire, Blackfire, Sparkleface, Sticky Jane, Madame Rouge, Opposite Gender Cyborg, Wonder Girl, Herself, various voices Main role
2013–2015 Henry Hugglemonster Summer Hugglemonster Main role
2013 Pound Puppies Noodles Episode: "Little Monster"
2014–2019 Avengers Assemble Princess Python, Supergiant 3 episodes
2014 Transformers: Rescue Bots Amy Episode: "Bugs in the System"
2015–present Mister P Ellen Pierce
2015–2018 Guardians of the Galaxy Supergiant 4 episodes
2015, 2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Pixie Clerk, additional voices 4 episodes
2015, 2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Yumi, additional voices 2 episodes
2015–2018 DC Super Hero Girls Starfire, Blackfire Recurring role
2016 Lastman Additional voices Episode: "Action!"
2018 The Adventures of Kid Danger Sophiaroni, Flying Skunks, Young Kid Danger 2 episodes
2018–2019 Niko and the Sword of Light Wispy, Little Girl, Baby Funkfang, Sea Creature 3 episodes
2019–2021 Young Justice Queen Perdita, Elasti-Girl, Em'ree J'onzz 10 episodes
2019 Green Eggs and Ham Diabolical Shackle, Family Kid, Inventor #1, One Fish, Can Opener, Patron #2 7 episodes
2020 Robot Chicken Wasp, Amazon Alexa Episode: "Babe Hollytree in: I Wish One Person Had Died"
2020 Adventure Time: Distant Lands Princess Bubblegum Episode: "Obsidian"
2020 DuckTales Alethiea Episode: "The Lost Harp of Mervana!"
2023 Adventure Time: Fionna & Cake Princess Bubblegum, Candy Queen 2 episodes

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Voice role Notes
1999 Crash Team Racing Coco Bandicoot Polar
2004 EverQuest II Kerra, Wood Elf
2006 Teen Titans Starfire
2006 Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 Hitomi English dub
2009 Cartoon Network Universe: FusionFall Princess Bubblegum
2010 Ninety-Nine Nights II Rinn English dub
2010 Dead or Alive Paradise Hitomi English dub, shared role with Eden Riegel
2011 Kinect: Disneyland Adventures Alice
2011 Knights Contract Rapunzel
2011 Generator Rex: Agent of Providence Breach
2012 Kid Icarus: Uprising Viridi English dub
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional voices English dub
2012 Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!! Princess Bubblegum
2013 Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! Princess Bubblegum
2014 Broken Age M'ggie, Ch't, Rose Maiden
2014 The Lego Movie Videogame Additional voices
2014 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Viridi English dub; uncredited
2014 The Sims 4 Sim
2014 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix Alice Re:coded Cutscenes;
English dub
2015 Lego Dimensions Princess Bubblegum, Starfire Year 2 additions only
2015 Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations Princess Bubblegum
2016 Skylanders Imaginators Master Chopscotch
2018 Fallout 76 Maxine Ballard, Miss Rachel, Angie Decland
2018 Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion Princess Bubblegum, Candy Person #2
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Supergiant
2020 Fallout 76: Steel Dawn Dagger


List of acting performances in feature films and television shows
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Angel Street Blond
1993 Groundhog Day Debbie
1993–1994 The Untouchables Mae Capone
1994 Law & Order Angel Monroe Episode: "Blue Bamboo"
1995 Angela Darlene
1996 Jake's Women Waitress
Sudden Manhattan Georgie
Jerry Maguire Women's Group Member
1997 The Practice Sarah Fisher
The Drew Carey Show Amy
2000 Charmed Marcie Steadwell
NYPD Blue Lucy Sperling
2002 King Rikki Co-Worker


List of acting performances in theatre
Year Title Role Notes
1994 The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Laura Hoff, Little Voice
1999 The Rocky Horror Show Columbia

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