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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Sally with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Nightmare Before Christmas

Sally is a Frankensteinian rag doll created by the mad scientist Doctor Finklestein. She is able to remove any part of her body at will, which then takes on a life of its own. She is Jack Skellington's closest friend and the only one who understands Jack's yearning for something more in life.
Created by CatsTuxedo on Nov 1 2010
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
SallyCatherine O'Hara
Catherine O'Hara
Kingdom Hearts II (2006)
SallyKath Soucie
Kath Soucie


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said at 5:10 PM on Sat Dec 31 2016
This is the second person that Kath Soucie has voiced that is named Sally.
said at 11:02 PM on Thu May 12 2016
1. Catherine O'Hara: O'Hara fits Sally's cautious personality and her performance is very distinct from some of her later voice work. I love how she sang "Sally's Song", her voice was very broken and at the same time beautiful.
2. Kath Soucie: Soucie does a pretty good job as Sally, at times she sounds like O'Hara but when Sally gets excited you can hear a trace of the DeVille twins. However by the time "Oogie's Revenge" came out she improved and some say her singing voice is closer to O'Hara's.
said at 11:20 PM on Thu Sep 25 2014
Gonna have to be honest here, I never really liked Sally. Didn't like her as a kid, don't like her now. I still love the movie, but she kind of drags it down a bit for me. Although that could mostly be because Dr. Finklestein is my favourite character.

So yeah, I don't really have much of a preference here. Kath Soucie did sound a bit generic here, but from what I've heard of her in Oogie's Revenge, she really improved there.

I guess I'll vote for Catherine O'Hara though, since I am more used to her and she didn't do a bad job at all. She has a nice voice and the acting is also great for the most part, I just don't like the personality she had to portray at all.

If I have to choose, then Catherine O'Hara gets my vote. I think Kath Soucie was a fine replacement though, much better here than she was as Shock.
said at 11:22 PM on Thu Sep 25 2014
@Metabad Oh yeah I forgot to mention, another reason why I don't like Sally is because her song really slows the pace of the movie to a screeching halt. It doesn't really add anything new to the character either, basically saying things that we already know at that point, so it's pretty much pointless.

I do admit though, I do like Amy Lee's cover of it from Nightmare Revisited.
said at 10:28 AM on Sun Oct 6 2013
Catherine FTW! Kath is just kind of bland and generic sounding.
said at 11:23 AM on Mon Sep 30 2013
Catherine is the best though Kath is average.

They say some1 else voiced Sally in the 1st KH though I think it's false.
said at 3:42 AM on Mon Jul 23 2012
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Sally to me hmm.
1. Catherine O'Hara - As I've said she becomes Sally and this and Beetlejuice are examples of her phenomenal acting
2. Kath Soucie - Not much to say except psuedo-British and a little softer than O'Hara's but it is workable. At least Tress MacNeille didn't voice Sally while O'Hara was busy
said at 7:35 PM on Sat Jul 23 2011
I'm going with O'Hara
Kath Soucie sounds too much like her Daisy Duck voice from Quack Pack
said at 10:14 PM on Mon Jan 23 2012
@MatthewC17 Her signing voice in Oogie's Revenge sounds closer to O'Hara but honestly I prefer Amy Lee for her signing voice s both sound too soft for it and Amy's had more range. Wish Amy could be on here.
said at 9:10 PM on Tue Jan 24 2012
@pete Yeah but O'Hara's performance is awesome she's actually playing the role like she is Sally
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Who do you think has been the best from these Sally voice actors?
Catherine O'Hara
Kath Soucie