Susan Silo

Susan Silo is an American actress who is known for her work in voice-over roles.[1]

Susan Silo
Born (1947-07-27) July 27, 1947 (age 73)
Other namesSusie Silo
Years active1960–present
AgentCunningham, Escott, Slevin, Doherty
Spouse(s)Burr DeBenning
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Early lifeEdit

Susan Silo was born in New York City, New York. Both her parents were actors.[2][3][4][5]


Her acting career started in television on the episode "The Dick Clark Show" of The Jack Benny Show. Silo co-starred with Larry Blyden, Dawn Nickerson, and Diahn Williams in the NBC sitcom Harry's Girls, about a vaudeville troupe touring Europe.[6][7]

Her first TV appearance was when she entered and won a contest over 350 people who auditioned across the US, at age 15, to sing (Mr. Wonderful) on The Jerry Lewis Show on November 5, 1957. She also made guest appearances in episodes of numerous TV series, from the 1960s to the 1990s, including Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Hawaiian Eye, McHale's Navy, Route 66, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, Have Gun Will Travel, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Sea Hunt, Ripcord, Hazel, Combat!, Batman, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., The Love Boat L.A. Law and The Wild Wild West. In 1964, Silo appeared in an episode of Jack Palance's The Greatest Show on Earth. She also played Rita Lane on Gunsmoke in 1969.[8]

Susan Silo is a successful voice-over actress, and she teaches workshops in this field and lectures all over the country. She is also a successful singer, which she has brought to her work in cartoons. Silo began her voice-acting career as a talking cow in a series of Land O' Lakes Margarine commercials for over ten years. In addition, she has done animated cartoon voices for Hanna-Barbera, Marvel, Disney, Ruby-Spears, DIC, Film Roman, Murakami Wolf Swenson and many others.[9]

Her famous roles are Wuya the Witch in Xiaolin Showdown, Dr Karbunkle in Biker Mice from Mars, White Queen on Pryde of the X-Men, multiple voices on What A Cartoon, Sue on Pac-Man and Tess on Zazoo U. She also played the roles of Mama Mousekewitz in Fievel's American Tails and Petaluma in The Smurfs.[10]

She has also done voices for video games, such as Crash Tag Team Racing and X-Men (arcade game), where she reprised the White Queen. She later voiced Auntie Roon on The Life and Times of Juniper Lee and Flamestrike in Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight in 2008.[11]

In 2009, she guest starred as the cat empress Neferkitty on The Garfield Show, episode "The Curse of the Cat People" and reprised the character in 2012, in the episode "Revenge of the Cat People". In 2014, Silo played Yin on Nickelodeon's The Legend of Korra.[12][13][14][15][16]

Personal lifeEdit

Silo was married to actor Burr DeBenning, who died in 2003.[17]


Anime rolesEdit

Animated rolesEdit

Television rolesEdit

Film rolesEdit

Video game rolesEdit


  1. ^ "Friday Fun Abroad With "Harry Girls"". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Strike It Lucky!". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. January 3, 2020.
  3. ^ "TaleSpin: Volume 2 DVD Review". Ultimate Disney. January 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "The Tick vs. Season One DVD Review". Ultimate Disney. January 14, 2020.
  5. ^ "TaleSpin: Volume 2". Ultimate Disney. January 16, 2020.
  6. ^ "Susan Silo". January 6, 2020.
  7. ^ "Harry's 3 Girls Will Charm You". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. January 6, 2020.
  8. ^ "Sea Hunt 50th Anniversary Podcast". Podomatic. February 2, 2020.
  9. ^ "Xiaolin Showdown Premieres On New Kids' WB! Sked". Animation World Network. February 4, 2020.
  10. ^ "Having A Voice In The Industry". Animation World Network. February 6, 2020.
  11. ^ "So You Want To Be An Actor". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. February 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Behind The Voice Actors – Susan Silo". December 16, 2019.
  13. ^ "The Desert Sun". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. February 11, 2020.
  14. ^ "The Advocate-Messenger". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. February 13, 2020.
  15. ^ "Susan Silo". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. February 16, 2020.
  16. ^ "The Star Press". The Lawton Constitution And Morning Press. February 18, 2020.
  17. ^ 91.8 The Fan (21 July 2015). "Kana's Korner - Interview with Susan Silo (2011)". Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  18. ^ Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent.

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