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Heidi Hynden Walch (born February 1, 1971, in Davenport, Iowa) is an American actress, voice actress, writer and singer. She is best known for voicing Penny Sanchez in ChalkZone, Princess Bubblegum in Adventure Time, Starfire in Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go!, and Viridi in Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Hynden Walch
Heidi Hynden Walch

(1971-02-01) February 1, 1971 (age 48)
ResidenceLos Angeles, California U.S
OccupationActress, voice actress, writer, singer
Years active1992–present
Sean McDermott (m. 1999)

Early life and careerEdit

Walch was born on February 1, 1971 in Davenport, Iowa. 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 (soprano). 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, 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.

In video games, she voiced Jasmine and Junko in Viewtiful Joe: Double Trouble!, Coco Bandicoot and Polar in Crash Team Racing. She recently provided the English voice of Hitomi in Dead or Alive Xtreme 2 and Dead or Alive Paradise. Most recently, 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.

Walch is represented commercially by the Atlas Talent Agency.



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Angel Street Blond
1993 Groundhog Day Debbie
1995 Angela Darlene
1996 Jake's Women Waitress
Sudden Manhattan Georgie
Jerry Maguire Women's Group Member
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 King Rikki Co-Worker
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Schoolgirl
2005 Karas Little Girl English dub
2006 Stanley's Dinosaur Round-Up Elsie Direct-to-video
2007 Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo Starfire, Mecha-Boi TV Movie
2008 Batman: Gotham Knight Young Cassandra, Young Bruce Wayne Direct-to-video
2010 Tangled Additional voices
2012 Back to the Sea Tiny Fish
Big Top Scooby-Doo! Lena / Joan Direct-to-video
2013 Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Yo-Yo
2014 Justice League: War Hannah Grace
Batman: Assault on Arkham Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya Menowarawa English dub
2015 The Laws of the Universe Part 0 Halle Limited theatrical release[1]
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
The Laws of the Universe-Part I Halle
2019 Batman: Hush Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans Starfire Direct-to-video


Year Title Role Notes
1993–94 The Untouchables Mae Capone
1994 Law & Order Angel Monroe Episode: "Blue Bamboo"
1997 The Practice Sarah Fisher
1997 The Drew Carey Show Amy
1998 Poky and Friends Shy Little Kitten
1999 Rugrats Freddie
2000 Charmed Marcie Steadwell
2000 NYPD Blue Lucy Sperling
2001–04 Stanley Elsie
2002 Static Shock Maureen Connor/Permafrost
2002–08 ChalkZone Penny Sanchez
2003 Gary the Rat Little Girl
2003–05 Justice League Ace
2003–06 Teen Titans Starfire, Blackfire, Madame Rouge, Argent
2005 Justice League Unlimited Ace
2005–06 Immortal Grand Prix Amy Stapleton English dub
2005–06 Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! Valina
2006 Catscratch Katilda
2006–07 American Dragon: Jake Long Fury, Euryale, Medusa
2007 Random! Cartoons Ms. Chic / Olympia
2007 The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Emiri Kimidori, Sonou Mori English dub
2007 Codename: Kids Next Door Amish Girl / Rainbow Monkey Leader
2007 The Batman Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
2008 Lucky Star Yutaka Kobayakawa English dub
2008 Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Nia Teppelin English dub
2009 The Super Hero Squad Show Jean Grey
2010 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Platinum, Carbon Dioxide
2010–13 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated Alice May, Obliteratrix [2]
2010–11 Generator Rex Breach, Hostess
2010–2018 Adventure Time Princess Bubblegum, Gumdrop Lass #1, Princess Monster Wife
2011–12 ThunderCats Jenyo
2011–12 New Teen Titans Starfire, Blackfire
2012–present Winx Club Lockette/Amore English dub produced for Nickelodeon
2012–present Doc McStuffins Bubblemonkey, Nikki Nickel
2013–present Teen Titans Go! Starfire, Herself, Blackfire, Sparkleface, Mother Nature, Más y Menos and Madame Rouge (possibly on the latter)
2013–15 Henry Hugglemonster Summer Hugglemonster
2013 Pound Puppies Noodles
2014–19 Avengers Assemble Princess Python, Supergiant [3]
2014 Transformers: Rescue Bots Amy [4]
2015–present Mister P Ellen Pierce Main role
2015, 2019 Star vs. the Forces of Evil Additional Voices/Pixie clerk Episode: "Pixtopia"/"Yada Yada Berries"/"The Knight Shift"/"Coronation"
2015, 2017 Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero Additional Voices/Yumi Episodes: "The Ripple Effect"/"Ninki Ninja Fight Town"
2015–18 DC Super Hero Girls Starfire, Blackfire
2016 Lastman Additional Voices Episode: "Action!"
2018 The Adventures of Kid Danger Sophiaroni/Flying Skunks/Young Kid Danger Episodes: "The Wahoo Punch Bro/Pink Rocket", "Snooze Pods"
2018-19 Niko and the Sword of Light Wispy, Little Girl, Baby Funkfang, Sea Creature Episodes: "A Day in Carondolet", "A Night in Carondolet", "The Vast Sea"
2019 Young Justice Queen Perdita, Rita Farr / Rita Lee / Elasti-Girl Episodes: “Nightmare Monkeys”, “Illusion of Control”
2020 The Powerpuff Girls (2016) TBA Episode: "Episode 207"

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Crash Team Racing Coco Bandicoot
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
2012 Kid Icarus: Uprising Viridi English dub
2012 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Additional Voices English dub
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 Voice
2014 Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Viridi English version; uncredited
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 Additional Voices
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Supergiant


Year Title Role Notes
1994 The Rise and Fall of Little Voice Laura Hoff/Little Voice
1999 The Rocky Horror Show Columbia


  1. ^ "The Laws of the Universe Anime Film Casts Dylan McDermott, Jennifer Beals, Tom Kenny". Anime News Network. September 26, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "Pawn of Shadows". Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. Episode 25. - closing credits
  3. ^ "New Frontiers". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 25. September 13, 2015. Disney XD.
  4. ^ Transformers: Rescue Bots Season 3 Episode 7

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