Julianne Buescher

Julianne Buescher (born February 4, 1965) is an American actress, voice artist, writer, singer and puppeteer who performs in film, television, radio, and on stage. As a voice artist, she is known for many roles including Anko Mitarashi on Naruto. Buescher is also a puppeteer for The Jim Henson Company, appearing with CeeLo Green as "Piddles the Pug" at the 2011 Grammy Awards and as the same character among others in the improvisational adult puppet show Puppet Up!. She also has worked for both Sesame Street and The Muppets.

Julianne Buescher
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Born (1965-02-04) February 4, 1965 (age 55)
EducationDePaul University (BFA)
Occupation
  • Actress
  • voice artist
  • writer
  • singer
  • puppeteer
Years active1985–present
AgentCTA Danielle McKelvey
Notable credit(s)
Naruto
as Anko Mitarashi The Muppets
as Yolanda Rat and Denise
WebsiteOfficial website

FilmographyEdit

MoviesEdit

  • The Wild (2006) .... Dung Beetle #2
  • The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (as Julianne Buscher) .... Muppet Performer
  • Geppetto's Secret (2005) (voice) .... Luna/Goldilocks
  • Resculpting Venus (1999) .... Kate
  • Mulan (1998) .... Young Bride (singing voice)
  • Muppet Classic Theater (1994, direct-to-video) .... Yolanda Rat

AnimeEdit

CartoonsEdit

TelevisionEdit

  • Howard Beach: Making a Case for Murder (1989) .... Theresa Fisher
  • Dinosaurs (1991–1994) .... Robbie Sinclair (eyes), Roy Hess (arms), Baby Sinclair (arms; Season 4), Ansel (face), Aubrey Molehill (face), Crazy Lou (face), Elder No. 3 (face), Ethyl Phillips (face, occasionally), Katie (face), Mindy (face/voice), Monica DeVertebrae (face), Shopper (puppet/voice), Sitcom Wife (puppet/voice), various other characters
  • Muppets Tonight (1995–1998) .... Various characters
  • The Mr. Potato Head Show (1998–1999) .... Potato Bug, additional voices
  • No, You Shut Up! (2013) .... Shelly Spanks
  • Community (2013) .... Puppeteer
  • Sesame Street .... Blecka the Grouch, Sherry Netherland (1993–1996), Miss A.M. Goat, and others (1991–1998)/Additional Muppets (1991–present)
  • The Muppets .... Denise, Yolanda Rat, Debbie(2015–2016)[1]
  • Muppets Now (2020) .... Beverly Plume, Yolanda the Rat, Margaret, Rosie the Sheep, Beak-R, Priscilla the Chicken, Brie the Cheese, Elena the Penguin, Some Bunny, a screaming goat, Esther and Mary the Cow

EventsEdit

  • The Muppets Take the Bowl .... Additional Muppet Performer, Yolanda Rat, Bunny, Wanda, Dr. Teeth's right hand in "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Live show at the Hollywood Bowl, Sept. 8–10, 2017)
  • The Muppets Take the O2....Additional Muppet Performer, Yolanda Rat, Bunny, Wanda, Sheep, Dr. Teeth's right hand in "Bohemian Rhapsody" (Live show at the O2 Arena, Jul. 13-14, 2018)

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance Aeron Azzameen [2]
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Gungan Frontier Gungan Teenager, Gungan Orderly, Gungan Teacher
Gungan Wife, Gungan Baby
[2]
1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Concerned Boy [2]
2003 Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando Vendor Girl, Loudspeaker, Help Desk Girl
2006 Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Anko Mitarashi
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Tia Dalma
2006 Open Season Maria, Skunk [2]
2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Tia Dalma
2007 Ratatouille Celine
2008 Dark Sector Nadia Sudek [2]
2008 Speed Racer: The Videogame Delila, Mariana Zanja [2]
2009 Brütal Legend Battle Nuns [2]
2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Terran Adjutant, Mothership [2]
2011 Dead or Alive: Dimensions Helena Douglas [2]
2011 Shadows of the Damned Paula, Demons [2]
2012 Madagascar 3: The Video Game Gia [2]
2012 XCOM: Enemy Unknown Female Soldier
2012 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Metairie
2013 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Adjutant
2013 Marvel Heroes Black Widow [2]
2013 Disney Infinity Tia Dalma
2015-2017 Minecraft Story Mode Nell, Clutch, Wanda, Additional Voices [2][3]
2018 Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard Ericka Van Helsing [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Seitz, Matt (September 18, 2015). "The New Muppet Show Recaptures Some of the Original's Glory". New York. Retrieved September 18, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "Behind The Voice Actors - Julianne Buescher". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved February 14, 2020.
  3. ^ http://stirpicus.tumblr.com/post/167419973921/who-also-voices-hilda-wanda-and-willy-hilda-is

External linksEdit

Preceded by
None
Performer of Sherry Netherland
1993-1995
Succeeded by
Alice Dinnean
Preceded by
None
Performer of Wanda
2017
Succeeded by
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