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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 11:37 AM on Mon Jan 29 2018
Catherine is very quirky and has a slight bit of a snarky sound to some of her delivery which helps add to the charm of the character. It's not one of O'Hara's best roles, but she was fun in the role.

Kath does a pretty good job at trying to sound like Catherine, and for the most part she does come pretty close. There are hints of Princess Sally that come out at points I think but for the most part she does a good job.
said at 9:15 PM on Wed Dec 13 2017
 1 Shout Out!
1. Catherine O'Hara- She does a great job as Sally. Have to agree with CartoonFanatic1993; she definitely sounds broken and beautiful during "Sally's Song." Loved her performance/
2. Kath Soucie- She does a good job at sounding similar to Catherine's take on Sally, but I can hear a slight trace of Phil and Lil from Rugrats. Regardless, she is a great stand-in.
said at 8:57 PM on Thu Dec 14 2017
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
 1 Shout Out!
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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