Linda Young

Linda Young

Date Of Birth: April 27
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Popularity: 277th All Time, 516th This Week

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Mother of John Burgmeier

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THE VOICES OF Linda Young

Credits On BTVA: 55 Roles from 42 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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    (4)
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    (15)
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Autovolt
said at 3:48 AM on Wed Apr 27 2016
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Happy Birthday Linda Young!

While I've never been that big of a fan of her Frieza. I do however think she was just perfect as Genkai in Yu Yu Hakusho, she had a lot of spunk to the role of the wise old mentor.

She was also pretty good as Porlyusica in Fairy Tail also.

It'd be nice to see her get another major role again in the near future.
D20Watt
said at 10:19 PM on Tue Feb 23 2016
The Texas Melodee Spevack.
SSJ4Godot
said at 11:34 PM on Thu Feb 11 2016
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She was a great Frieza and spot on as Genkai. A lot of people like Chris Ayers better, but I'm half and half. I think she gave Frieza a more creepy feel, where as, Ayers made Frieza more articulate.
Joel the Pokekid
said at 4:29 PM on Thu Dec 24 2015
The original Frieza.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 7:12 PM on Thu Dec 24 2015
@Joel the Pokekid Ryusei Nakao, Pauline Newstone and Kevin Seymour would disagree.
The Ear of One
said at 2:30 AM on Thu Jun 18 2015
 1 Shout Out!
shame she doesnt play more old ladies in the anime culture.
her, Barbara Goodson and juli erickson are one of the voices that come to mind when I think of it.
for me, the voice of Genkai really worked.
Jarred95
said at 4:20 PM on Mon Sep 3 2012
 6 Shout Outs!
Never been a big fan of her Frieza but he is unbeatable as Genkai
The Ear of One
said at 2:28 AM on Thu Jun 18 2015
@Jarred95 yeah. he genkai is awesome
PurpleWarrior13
said at 5:42 AM on Sun Mar 11 2012
 2 Shout Outs!
It appears that Linda's made a sort of comeback in voice acting for anime. She's had roles in several shows recently. Granted, not big roles, but she does have a knack for playing older women (it would've been interesting if she had played the grandmother in Summer Wars). It would be interesting if she was cast as some younger women. Her voice does have an interesting tone to it, and it would work well for younger women in certain cases, such as Fasha in DBZ (granted that casting was likely a result of FUNi having a very small talent pool at the time, but still, I enjoyed that voice).
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 12:26 AM on Fri Jun 3 2011
Um, crediting her as Frieza for DBZ Kai is kind of misleading since she only voiced his laughs in the first episode's opening. Chris Ayres voiced him afterwards.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:20 AM on Fri Jun 3 2011
@Galactic_Cyrus We know that, but regardless of how little material she got, she still voiced him.
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Linda Young role? *
Genkai
51.9% (27 votes)
Frieza
32.7% (17 votes)
Porlyusica
9.6% (5 votes)
Fortuneteller Baba
1.9% (1 vote)
Old Woman
1.9% (1 vote)
Fasha
1.9% (1 vote)
52 Total Votes
VOICE COMPARES
Listen to other actors who have also voiced the following Linda Young characters.
Fasha
Fasha
Genkai
Genkai
Frieza
Frieza