Kathleen Barr

Kathleen Barr

Date Of Birth: Apr 6, 1967
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Popularity: 154th All Time, 182nd This Week

Trivia & Fun Facts:

  • Recipient of the 1991 Jessie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Musical or Revue for her role in the Coconuts Theatre production of Love for Love

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Kathleen Barr Voices

Credits On BTVA: 386 Roles from 161 Titles  [ Only show characters with sound clips ]
Additional Voice Credits on BTVA: 2

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EPA Deane
said at 11:34 AM on Fri Apr 6 2018
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Happy Birthday Kathleen Barr

My Top 10 Favourite Roles From Her are:

10. Feral (Wolverine versus Sabretooth)
9. Mesmira (Conan the Adventurer)
8. Andreenid Queen ( He-Man and the Masters of the Universe 2002)
7. Kaiko (The Deep)
6. Marie Kanker (Ed, Edd N' Eddy)
5. Athena (Class of The Titans)
4. Roodaka (Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows)
3. Lance Penn ( Dragon Booster)
2. Dot Matrix (ReBoot)
1) Botanica ( Transformers: Beast Machines)
said at 8:03 AM on Fri Apr 6 2018
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Happy birthday, Kathleen Barr!!!
said at 7:55 AM on Fri Apr 6 2018
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Happy birthday, Kathleen Barr!!!

My favorite roles from her are:

1) Botanica (Beast Machines: Transformers)
2) Dr. Lucinda DaVila (1995 Street Fighter)
3) Momma Robotnik (Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog)
4) Mesmira (Conan the Adventurer)
5) Katella (Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog)
6) Miss Sniffed (Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog)
7) DooBot (Sonic Underground)
8) Isis (Krypto the Superdog)
9) Feral (Wolverine versus Sabretooth)
10) Andreenid Queen (2002 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe)
8000 Saiyans
said at 1:38 PM on Thu Oct 19 2017
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She's really versatile when it comes to the range of voices she can do.
said at 2:22 PM on Mon Apr 17 2017
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Again, this is late, but I hope she had a happy birthday. :3
said at 3:09 PM on Thu Apr 6 2017
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Happy Birthday Kathleen Barr!
said at 10:40 AM on Thu Apr 6 2017
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Happy 50th Birthday Kathleen Barr!

my top 10 favourite roles of hers are:

1.) Kevin (Ed, Edd N' Eddy)
2.) Trixie Lulamoon (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
3.) Queen Chrysalis (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
4.) Botanica (Beast Machines)
5.) Kaiko (The Deep)
6.) Gali (Bionicle: Mask of Light: The Movie)
7.) Marie Kanker (Ed, Edd N' Eddy)
8.) Misako (Lego Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitsu)
9.) Roodaka (Bionicle 3: Web of Shadows)
10.) Morrigan Aensland (Darkstalkers)

She's definitely one of the finest VA's in Vancouver, able to play anyone really.
said at 9:07 AM on Thu Apr 6 2017
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Happy 50th to Katelyn Barr

...Hold on, let me try that again.
said at 6:41 AM on Thu Apr 6 2017
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Happy Birthday Kathleen Barr!
said at 6:15 AM on Thu Apr 6 2017
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said at 4:06 PM on Mon Feb 20 2017
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Great as Rose, Trixie, Dot matrix, Kevin, Maetel, Misako, and Marie kanker talented VA with a incredible range
said at 11:49 PM on Mon May 16 2016
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We actually see her in this behind the scenes look at Ed, Edd n Eddy: The Mis-Edventures. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_-lIMpH2xc

I honestly didn't see that coming. Nor did I expect Johnny to be voiced by the elf that Buddy fell on in Elf.
said at 10:53 AM on Wed May 18 2016
@DravenRoth994 Ah so that's actually what she looks like.

Well Okay give or take a 10 to 15 years ago but still.

Watching this behind the scenes look at Ed, Edd 'N Eddy makes me want to re-watch the whole series.

I'll eventually have to get around to it. When I don't know.
said at 10:04 PM on Wed May 18 2016
@Autovolt Same here.
said at 12:26 PM on Wed Apr 27 2016
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This is late, but Happy Birthday, Kathleen Barr! I love her work in Ed, Edd, n Eddy most of all!

Sidenote: If Ocean ever dubbed Sonic the Hedgehog games she would be a perfect voice for Rouge the Bat.
said at 2:25 PM on Sat Apr 30 2016
@BayleyRose Same, but FYI, the Sonic the Hedgehog games have been recorded in English since 2008, I believe.

Not an enthusiast of Sonic, but I there was historically a wide gulf between Sega & their US branch, & eventually a decision was made, based on the wider sales of Sonic products in the English-speaking world, to record & write them in English, with Japanese tracks dubbed in afterward.

I believe the first one done this way was Sonic Unleashed...not sure though.

That's to say, it's become much more like many Sony games, which outsource everything to the US department, & are translated, localized, & dubbed into Japanese for the domestic release.

Even closer is MGS, which originated in Japanese, but recently had the previous English dub cast as the primary recording (& the script was English-originally, as well).

...All this success of Japanese entertainment outside Japan..makes me wonder why dubbing budgets are so tiny, btw.
said at 6:00 PM on Wed Apr 6 2016
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Happy 49th Birthday Kathleen Barr. You've voiced a Fair Amount of Characters in a Fair Amount of Shows that I've been familiar with this Past Decade or so, that were recorded in Canada. Notably I go for your Performance as Rudolph in the 1998 Film.
said at 11:57 AM on Wed Apr 6 2016
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Happy birthday Kathleen Barr, the Canadian Mary Elizabeth McGlynn.

She has such a wide and versatile range, I could honestly consider her to be the female equivalent of Paul Dobson. She can go from sounding like a young girl to a sultry woman to an older woman to a boy. It's pretty hard to pigeonhole her in one particular cjaracter type.

She has such a wide portfolio, having begun in the 80s and still very active to this day. Some noteworthy performances include Kevin, Morrigan Aensland, Trixie, Queen Chrysalis, Marie Kanker, Maetel, Gelorum, Dot Matrix, and Gali.

If there is one thing I can say, is that if GITS was ever recorded in Vancouver again, she would make an awesome Motoko Kusanagi (and arguably a much better fit than Allison Matthews)
said at 10:12 PM on Tue Dec 15 2015
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For someone who's done so many voices, you'd think she would have a pic.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:21 PM on Tue Dec 15 2015
@Enigma2Me She doesn't want one. The pic up there having the little "negative" sign on it is used for VAs who prefer not to have images. There are a few of her floating around but they're all from the 90s (around the time Reboot was airing).
said at 10:30 PM on Tue Dec 15 2015
@NCZ I agree with you. After all, I respect her privacy.
said at 10:36 PM on Tue Dec 15 2015
@NCZ Huh. First time I've heard of that.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:22 PM on Tue Dec 15 2015
@Enigma2Me It was relayed to us through private contact so I can't blame you. :V
said at 12:45 PM on Tue Apr 28 2015
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Happy Birthday, Kathleen Barr!
I really loved her as Kevin, Marie, Wheezie, and continue to love her voice for Trixie!
said at 11:26 AM on Mon Apr 6 2015
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Happy Birthday Kathleen Barr.

An incredible woman with an incredible range to boot. I have a hard time picking between The Great and Powerful Trixie or Queen Chrysalis as my favourite role she's done. Kevin is a close third, I think she really sounds believable as a boy.

Also she was really good as Botanica, Gali, Roodaka, Marie Kanker, Misako and Morrigan Aensland.
said at 11:05 AM on Wed Apr 6 2016
Happy Birthday Kathleen Barr!
said at 4:34 AM on Mon Apr 6 2015
Happy Birthday GREAT AND POWERFUL TRIXIE, Queen Chrysalis, Dot Matrix, Misako, Wheezie, Kevin, and Marie Kanker.
said at 1:37 AM on Mon Apr 6 2015
Happy 48th. You've done wonderful with those characters I've known, even the most Famous of all Reindeer.
said at 4:23 PM on Fri Nov 28 2014
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She may be loved as Fifi Trixabelle... I mean, Trixie Lulamoon, but my favourite role from her has always been Marie from 'Ed, Edd n Eddy'.
The Doctor
said at 2:04 PM on Wed Sep 24 2014
Any relation to Steven Barr?
said at 11:33 AM on Thu Sep 18 2014
What does the new 'no' symbol on the picture mean?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 12:55 PM on Thu Sep 18 2014
It means she doesn't want a picture of her shown
said at 4:53 PM on Thu Sep 18 2014
@Music Meister So she will be forever shrouded in mystery?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 4:59 PM on Thu Sep 18 2014
If that's how she wants it
said at 6:12 PM on Thu Sep 18 2014
@SpongeBat1 Not exactly. There are some online images that are undeniably her. However, to respect her preference for privacy, we will not be visually featuring them on this site.
said at 9:20 PM on Wed Mar 12 2014
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Wait a minute! What happened to her nice picture?
Music Meister (Moderator)
said at 9:29 PM on Wed Mar 12 2014
@Nick000 It wasn't her
said at 9:34 PM on Wed Mar 12 2014
@Nick000 And even if it was, our source says that she has no self-posted pictures of herself by choice, so there's really nothing that can be done about it.
said at 8:12 PM on Thu Mar 13 2014
@CatsTuxedo and as far as I've ever discovered of a picture of her is this picture from the mid 90s http://www.inwap.com/mf/crew/img/Voice1.jpg
said at 8:37 PM on Thu Mar 13 2014
There's also a live recording for an episode of Conan the Adventurer from '93 with Barr, Chalk, Jaud, McNeil, and Newman floating around.
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Favorite Role
Who's your favorite Kathleen Barr role? *
Trixie Lulamoon
26.4% (19 votes)
18.1% (13 votes)
Queen Chrysalis
13.9% (10 votes)
Dot Matrix
6.9% (5 votes)
Marie Kanker
4.2% (3 votes)
4.2% (3 votes)
2.8% (2 votes)
Morrigan Aensland
2.8% (2 votes)
2.8% (2 votes)
Lila Test / Mom
1.4% (1 vote)
Anna Twombly
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
Agura Ibaden
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
'Great and Powerful' Trixie Lulamoon
1.4% (1 vote)
1.4% (1 vote)
72 Total Votes
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