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Lisa Ortiz

Lisa Ortiz

Lisa Ortiz (born 11 December 1974, New York), is a 4Kids Entertainment voice actress. She was most prominently known as the previous voice of Amy Rose as of Sonic X and all games starting with Shadow the Hedgehog, replacing Jennifer Douillard in 2005. She also provided the voice of Christina Cooper, the President's secretary, and Sophia, a lady-in-waiting of Princess Elise, in Sonic the Hedgehog (2006). She was replaced by Cindy Robinson as the voice of Amy in 2010.

Reception

Her reception with Sonic fans is mostly positive. Like most of the 4Kids actors, Ortiz started off a with mixed reaction, but eventually gained a highly positive reception for her role as Amy Rose. Fans have praised her performance for being youthful, energetic, and showing emotion perfectly (especially when Amy gets angry or shows her feelings for Sonic) as opposed to Jennifer Douillard, whom many fans claimed had no emotion in her voice, and in comparison to Cindy Robinson, whose high pitched performance has gained a lot of negative reception.

Notable roles

TV

  • His and Her Circumstances - Tsubasa Shibahime
  • One Piece - Tony Tony Chopper
  • Pokémon - Daisy, Sabrina, Liza, Shauna, Flannery, Oshawott, Mars, Rosa, Additional Voices
  • Record of Lodoss War - Deedlit
  • Shaman King - Jun Tao
  • Slayers - Lina Inverse
  • Sonic X - Amy Rose, Christina Cooper
  • Utena - Shiori Takatsuki
  • Winx Club - Musa, Icy
  • Yu-Gi-Oh - Serenity Wheeler

Movies

  • Pokémon: The First Movie - Neesha
  • Pokémon 3: The Movie - Lisa
  • Pokémon: Destiny Deoxys - Rebecca
  • Pokémon Heroes - Oakley
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie - Additional Voices
  • Madea Goes to Jail - Hyundai Elantra driver (unseen)
  • Adolescence of Utena - Shiori Takatsuki, Shadow Girl E-ko

Video Games

Trivia

  • Ortiz credits her entry into voice acting to one of her brothers, who stole her car. During the search for it, she was accompanied by an animator for anime distributor Central Park Media, who let slip that the company was looking for voice actors. Ortiz went in and auditioned, landing the role of Deedlit in Lodoss.[citation needed]
  • Ortiz attended Otakon in 1998 and 2011.
  • Ortiz attended the CN Expo in 1998 and 1999.
  • Amy Rose was one of her favorite roles to do voice work for.[citation needed]

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