Maddie Blaustein

Maddie Blaustein

Date Of Birth: Oct 9, 1960
Birth Place: Long Island, New York, NY, USA
Date Of Death: Dec 11, 2008
Cause Of Death: Severe illness
Voice Over Language: English

Popularity: 302nd All Time, 126th This Week. *

Trivia & Fun Facts:

Was born intersex and assigned male at birth. She subsequently transitioned to being a female.

Was a dedicated supporter of the return of the 4Kids cast to Pokemon.

Found deeper male voices more difficult to perform than female or higher male voices.

Supported Hilary Clinton in the 2008 Presidential Elections.
Based Corphish's voice on her pet parrot, Jake.

Originally auditioned for James in Pokemon.

She found it difficult to put as little emotion as possible into Omega for Sonic 2006, but had to do so at the director's request.

She joined (a popular Pokemon fansite) in 2006, and had a thread where she answered fan questions. The topic amassed over 100 pages.

Her brother is video game translator Jeremy Blaustein.


"Meowth has been a nonstop joy to voice for 8 solid years. I loved every minute of being Meowth!"

THE VOICES OF Maddie Blaustein

Credits On BTVA: 78 Roles from 40 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]

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said at 6:06 PM on Fri Oct 9 2015
Happy Birthday and R.I.P. Maddie Blaustein!
said at 3:42 PM on Fri Oct 9 2015
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Happy Birthday and RIP Maddie Blaustein!

She had to have been one of the most talented VA's of all time. As a kid I always had wondered based on reading the end credits how a woman voiced so many male characters perfectly, when I got older I learned Maddie was transgender and a lot of it began to make more sense, it's such a tragedy she is no longer with us.

Maddie just had the ability to really make a character shine, Meowth obviously being her all time best role. I feel in just about every way she surpasses Inuko Inuyama (whose take I find rather grating) and her replacement JCC just doesn't hold up to the standard Maddie had done for many years. Well at least she was able to book one more gig on Pokemon before she died after TCPI took over.

Maddie was also excellent as Lt. Surge, Solomon Muto and Jillas. RIP Maddie, you will always be one of the greats in my book.
said at 4:48 PM on Sun May 3 2015
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"Meowth has been a nonstop joy to voice for 8 solid years. I loved every minute of being Meowth!"

And I loved every moment of you being Meowth, Maddie. You took what Nathan brought to the role and really expanded on it while mixing it in with Inuyama's take: I don't think we'll ever get another Meowth voice actor/actress as dedicated as you were to him. R.I.P.
said at 7:21 AM on Thu Nov 20 2014
 3 Shout Outs!
One of the biggest loses in the animated industry, along with Wayne Allwine.
Jacob M. Keene
said at 5:42 PM on Thu Oct 9 2014
 2 Shout Outs!
If Maddie were still alive today, then today would be her 54th birthday! So, happy birthday Maddie, I hope you went to Heaven!
said at 10:01 PM on Tue Apr 8 2014
 1 Shout Out!
maddie you where a one of a kind talent and a true jill of all trades we miss you so much R.I.P.
said at 10:01 AM on Tue Dec 3 2013
RIP Maddie, you did so well at voicing Pokemon characters.
said at 3:35 PM on Thu Oct 10 2013
Better late than never. Happy birthday Maddelein blaustein. I really hope she is okay where she is and i wanted to let her know that we love her.
said at 7:49 PM on Wed Oct 9 2013
A fantastic voice actress taken far too soon. Happy birthday Maddie and rest in piece.
said at 3:29 PM on Wed Oct 9 2013
Happy birthday, Mrs. Blaustein. I really loved your Meowth, Rex Goodwin, and Solomon Moto voices over the years I had the pleasure and honor of listening to them. You'll always be the voice I hear in my head whenever I think of these three characters, and I consider myself fortunate to have been blessed enough to grow up with your voices. May you R.I.P.
said at 3:40 PM on Thu Oct 10 2013
@OldSchoolFTW That was beautiful. I hope there are more people that love and cherish the work of maddie. That shows you that you don't really know what we have until we loose it. So i respect you dude.
said at 5:28 PM on Thu Oct 10 2013
Thanks. I couldn't agree more with you: Maddie really did a lot of great work over the years, and like you said, you don't really know what you have until it's gone. I respect you as well, and it is always nice to meet more fans of Maddie like yourself.
said at 2:36 AM on Wed Oct 9 2013
 1 Shout Out!
Happy birthday, you magnificent woman. I loved you and your work.
said at 11:22 AM on Tue Sep 24 2013
Wow, well I did not know she was intersex. But I found out last year I am Intersex, but somehow always knew. But I just identify as in between even though most would call me male.
said at 1:48 AM on Sat Jul 6 2013
said at 1:40 AM on Sat Jul 6 2013
We're honoring Maddie, by crowdfudning a new series that Blaustein voiced and designed characters for. This is a lost gem and we hope to do 13 episodes: Join us!
said at 1:24 AM on Sat Mar 9 2013
RIP Maddie. Your Meowth voice was excellent and will always be memorable.
said at 2:45 PM on Sat Feb 16 2013
I Wish she was alive. I would love to talk to her and have a nice conversation out of her. I love her, i love him and her with all my soul. Maddie when i die , the first person i will see in heaven will be you.
Madness Abe
said at 6:49 PM on Tue Oct 9 2012
 2 Shout Outs!
Rest in Peace, Maddie. We will miss you, the true Meowth.
said at 9:27 AM on Mon Sep 17 2012
 2 Shout Outs!
Love You Maddie And Rest In Peace, Amen.
said at 4:38 PM on Fri Sep 14 2012
 2 Shout Outs!
God bless you Maddie. We will alway's miss you. =(
said at 12:59 PM on Fri May 11 2012
 3 Shout Outs!
Meowth is my mother's favourite Pokemon character. She just adores Meowth to bits. She likes to say she has a crush on him sometimes haha (even bought her a Meowth plush). I told her a few months ago a rumor I heard that the man (yes..I really thought it was man. I didn't look into it) died and she was so sad. I just can't stand hearing his voice these days. Just isn't the same Meowth.

R.I.P Maddie
said at 12:55 PM on Fri May 11 2012
 1 Shout Out!
how sad she died :(
said at 4:05 PM on Sat Apr 7 2012
She was TRANSGENDER, not transsexual. There is a difference. If someone could fix that, that would rock.
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 3:48 PM on Mon Apr 9 2012

Fixed! Thanks for the correction.
Sarge Ray
said at 8:24 PM on Tue Apr 3 2012
Well, the transexual fact sure cleared up my curiosity on her many male roles...I'm not sure whether to feel relieved or weirded out.
said at 11:24 AM on Tue Sep 24 2013
@Sarge Ray

why? people are born everyday with some sort of blend between male and female. It is normal and scientificly validated.
said at 9:25 PM on Wed Nov 2 2011
 2 Shout Outs!
It's been almost three years since we lost ya, Maddie. Miss you and all of the fun roles you presented.
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 12:55 PM on Thu Sep 23 2010
@ dakota

We still upload clips even if a character isn't part of a voice compare. :)
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:06 AM on Thu Sep 23 2010
While we thank you for visiting and being so polite, Dakota, character requests should be made in the forums. Please post there next time.
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Maddie Blaustein role? *
74.2% (23 votes)
6.5% (2 votes)
Solomon Muto
6.5% (2 votes)
E-123 Omega
3.2% (1 votes)
Dr. Fuji
3.2% (1 votes)
Lt. Surge (Kanto Gym Leader)
3.2% (1 votes)
3.2% (1 votes)
31 Total Votes
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E-123 Omega
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