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J.B. Blanc
Voice of Oram, minor

J.B. Blanc voices Oram in the audio adaptation of Passages: Darien's Rise. JB is an actor, director and dialect, voice and acting coach with over 20 years' experience in film, television and theater on both sides of the Atlantic. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and worked in British theater for 15 years including 3 years at The Royal National Theatre on London's South Bank. After critical acclaim as seafaring rogue Luigi Vampa in the 2002 motion picture The Count of Monte Cristo, he moved to Los Angeles where he now enjoys a prolific career in film, television, theater and teaching. He is an accomplished voiceover artist working regularly in commercials, video games and animation. J.B. offers acting and audition coaching and accent and dialect coaching, covering all regional British and American accents and almost any international accent.

 

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J.P. Sloane
Voice of Principal Skinner, minor

J.P. Sloane is an award-winning television and radio producer, recording artist/actor, writer, and Biblical scholar. He makes a small appearance as Principal Skinner in Forgive Us As We Forgive and The Power.

 

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J Karen Thomas
Voice of Elaine Washington

J Karen Thomas voices Elaine Washington for Adventures in Odyssey. She is also featured in various films and television shows.

 

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Jack Angel
Various Characters

Jack Angel is an American voice actor who has worked on many children's television series, movies and video games. Jack Angel has played minor characters in Adventures in Odyssey, including George Washington, Homer Fremont, and others.

 

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Jack Ballard
Composer

Jack Ballard, PhD, has composed and produced music in a variety of genres, from classical and film music to jazz and bluegrass. He also writes music for dramas, films, videos and national radio shows, including the award-winning Adventures in Odyssey, and is experienced in digital audio and video editing. He presently teaches music production and composition at Malone University in Canton, Ohio.

 

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Jack Blessing
Voice of Walter Madison, minor

Jack Blessing voices Walter Madison, a minor role for Adventures in Odyssey. He debuts during the Novacom Saga in The Black Veil. Jack has made multiple appearances in television and film.

 

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James Greene
Voice of Professor Bovril, minor

James Greene is an American actor who has appeared in many films. James voices Professor Bovril (Moving Targets) for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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Janet Waldo
Voice of Joanne Woodston-Allen & Maureen Hodges

Janet Waldo played Maureen Hodges and Joanne Woodston-Allen on Adventures in Odyssey. She is an actress and voice artist with a career spanning animation, live-action films, radio and television. On radio, Waldo lent her voice to many programs, including One Man's Family, yet she left a lasting impression as teenager Corliss Archer in Meet Corliss Archer even though Shirley Temple starred in the film adaptations, Kiss and Tell and A Kiss for Corliss. In animation, she was most notable for providing the voice of Judy Jetson in all versions of the Hanna-Barbera television cartoon The Jetsons, except the movie version where the role was played by Tiffany. Waldo is the last surviving main cast member of The Jetsons series. Janet is also credited with multiple other roles in television. Janet Waldo passed away on June 12, 2016 at the age of 96.

 

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Janna Michaels
Voice of Jessie Taylor, video series

Janna Michaels voiced Jesse Taylor in several of the Adventures in Odyssey video series episodes. Janna Michaels is a former child actor, perhaps best known for voicing Molly Cunningham on Disney's TaleSpin. Michaels was a regular on the short-lived television series What a Dummy. She later had a recurring role on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman and played a young Kes in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Before and After." She also had roles in the family comedy films Little Giants (playing the child version of Susanna Thompson's character) and Bushwhacked. She then appeared as Sally Burrows in the 1996 TV movie If These Walls Could Talk. Michaels was nominated for two Young Artist Awards, one for What a Dummy and another for TaleSpin. Michaels left acting behind following her fourth and final appearance on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Women in 1997.

 

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Jared Depasquale
Composer

Jared Depasquale has composed music for several episodes of AIO, including The American Revelation, Prisoners of Fear, and more. He is also crediting with composing music for various films.

 

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Jason Earles
Voice of Vance King

Jason Earles has acted on Hannah Montana and MADTv. He used a fiction version of his voice for an animated show on Toon Disney Channel and Jetix called Ying Yang Yo! He had also starred in the Disney Channel original movie Dadnapped. Jason voices Vance King for Adventures in Odyssey in Target of the Week.

 

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Jason Marsden
Voice of Vance King

With a career spanning more than 25 years, Jason Marsden has been affectionately referred to as... "that guy from that show." The seasoned actor has worked in film and television with the best and the brightest, including Ridley Scott (White Squall), Robert Downey Jr. (Ally McBeal), James Woods (Shark), Billy Crystal (Mr. Saturday Night), and countless others. With more than 150 credits to his name, Jason Marsden has definitely made a dent in the entertainment industry. Jason voices Vance King for Adventures in Odyssey, beginning in The Owlnapping.

 

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Jaysha Patel
Voice of Bakula, minor

Jaysha Patel is in a major film produced called Crossing Over, and Jaysha Patel plays the sister of a young Indian women who has been deported back to India. In the scene where her "sister" is leaving, Jaysha Patel exhibited emotion and displays all the signs of a developing and promising young actress. Jaysha Patel is not just a young thriving actress in the Hollywood business, she is active compassionate young woman and has traveled to numerous countries to help the less fortunate. Her Laugh Out Loud, stand up comedian videos help to portray her bubbly personality. Jaysha appears in a minor role as Bakula in Something Significant.

 

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Jeff Doucette
Voice of Abraham Darrow, minor

Jeff Doucette voices a small recurring role of Lester (No Way Out) and Abraham Darrow (License to Deprive). Jeff Doucette is an American television and film actor. Doucette has appeared in over 92 films and television series which include Bedazzled, That 70s Show, Malcolm in the Middle, Murphy Brown, Invasion, Newhart, Little House on the Prairie, Highway To Heaven and Carnivŕle.

 

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Jeff Parker
Various Characters

Jeff Parker began writing comedy sketches for the drama team at Capital Christian Center in Sacramento at the age of 11, and then joined his high school drama group where, much to the chagrin of his teachers, he ad-libbed his way through many of the classics. After winning a playwriting competition at Sacramento State University, he went off to USC to study film production and creative writing. Following graduation he went to work for Agapeland where he met Nathan Carlson and Wayne Zeitner. His next big project was the creation of Jungle Jam, which began as a series of musical albums for kids and went on to become an internationally syndicated radio show. During this time, Jeff also went to Focus on the Family, where he wrote for Adventures in Odyssey, managed the Creative Writing Department, and met Phil Lollar and David Buller. Jeff Parker voices minor characters, including Robb (The Barclay Ski Vacation, an episode he wrote), Gary Burkhead (The Search for Whit), and Mr. Johnson (Have You No Selpurcs?).

 

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Jennifer Darling
Various Characters

Jennifer Darling is an American actress and voice actress. While her body of work as a voiceover artist greatly eclipses that of her on-stage career, she is, perhaps, nevertheless known best to most people as Peggy Callahan, the secretary to Oscar Goldman in the television series The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman. She has many voices for animated films and television. Her involvement with Adventures in Odyssey includes Ethel (Black Clouds), Evelyn (Hear Me, Hear Me), and more.

 

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Jennifer Day
Voice of Brenda Perry, minor

Jennifer Day has appeared in a small recurring role as Brenda Perry for Adventures in Odyssey. Jennifer has appeared in various films.

 

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Jennifer Naimo
Various Characters

Jennifer Naimo voices minor characters for Adventures in Odyssey, including Rachel Jefferson (Red Herring) and others. Jennifer's work includes voicework, acting for theatre, television, Broadway, national speaking tours, commercials, and more.

 

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Jerry Houser
Voice of Ben Shepard, Jellyfish

Jerry Houser has appeared in countless films, TV series, animated series, and commercials. Some of his most notable appearances are Summer of '42, Slap Shot with Paul Newman, and in the Brady Bunch spin-off movies. Jerry has years of experience in voiceover. Jerry appears on Adventures in Odyssey as recurring, father figure Ben Shepard (Opening Day), "Jellyfish" (Gathering Thunder), and others.

 

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Jess Harnell
Voice of Wooton Bassett, Bennett Charles

Before joining Adventures in Odyssey, Jess Harnell was the voice of Wakko in Stephen Spielberg's Animaniacs, an award winning animated series that aired in the 90's. Jess is also the announcer on ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos.
Harnell is well known for his work in other major cartoons and is one of the most sought after cartoon voice actors in the country. He is well known for his work in voice-overs and his remarkable impressions. Jess Harnell is best known on Adventures in Odyssey for his many voice variations. He voices the recurring role of Wooton Bassett and numerous characters as needed.

 

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Jesse Corti
Various Characters

Jesse Corti has worked opposite quite a few big name actors in the industry. He has years of film, television, and animation under his belt. Jesse voices minor characters for Adventures in Odyssey, including Dean Douglas Rogers (The Graduate), Principal McFadden (A Case of Revenge), and others.

 

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Jesse Florea
Host of the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast

Jesse Florea has worked at Focus on the Family for years. During that time he has been the associate editor for Breakaway magazine (for teen boys), editor of Clubhouse Jr. magazine (for 4- to 8-year-olds), and developer and editor of the Focus on Your Child's Tween Ages newsletter for parents of 8- to 12-year-olds. For years, he has been the editor of Clubhouse—Focus's magazine for tweens. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees in communications from Wheaton College in Illinois. Professionally, Jesse has written several books (including Young Believer 365 and The One Year Devos for Sports Fans with Tyndale House Publishers) and thousands of newspaper and magazine articles. He lives with his wife and two children (ages 14 and 12) in Colorado Springs. Jesse enjoys co-hosting with Bob Smithouser on the Official Adventures in Odyssey Podcast.

 

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Jessie Flower
Voice of Jana Whittaker-Dowd, minor

Jesse Flower voices a minor character, Jana Whittaker-Dowd, in Silent Night. Jessie's voice can be heard on TV shows, movies and radio advertisements. Some of the movies she has voiced are Finding Nemo, Spider Man 2, Son of the Mask, and The Bad News Bears. And some of the advertisements have been for McDonald's, In and Out Burger, and many more. Jessie also can be heard as the voice of a few notable cartoon characters as well. She is the voice of Toph, in the animated adventure, Avatar: The Last Airbender and formerly was the voice of Meng in the same show. You can also hear Jessie in Disney's animated comedies, Kronk's New Groove and the The Emperor's New School where she is the voice of Chaca. Jessie also has performed on stage and guest starred in television such as General Hospital, Strong Medicine and stage performances such as Meet Me In St. Louis as the role of Tootie, and Annie as the role of Annie and more. Jessie is a member of the singing and dancing troop, Kids On Stage For A Better World who perform throughout the year in community shows. Jessie is a very talented singer and aspires to have a hit on the radio some day.

 

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Jim Cummings
Voice of King Lawrence, minor

Jim Cummings is probably one of the most versatile and sought after voice actors currently working today. Cummings is currently the voice of Winnie-the-Pooh, Kaa & Tigger replacing Paul Winchell. He also was the replacement for Jeremy Iron in Disney's The Lion King when Iron's vocal cords collapsed on the song Be Prepared.
He is also known for his work in video games and animated series such as Square-Enix's Kingdom Hearts 1 & 2, Baulder's Gate, and the original Transformers. Jim voices King Lawrence in Adventures in Odyssey's Passages: Darien's Rise.

 

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Jim Custer
Various Characters

Jim Custer has been an easily recognized figure in the Christian acting community for years. He has created a wonderful assortment of characters during a decade of touring and directing with the theatre troupe, the Jeremiah People, as well as in his Christian film and professional stage work. In addition, he brings his keen insight and hands-on experience to seminars and workshops nationwide. Jim is no stranger to Adventures in Odyssey. He is probably best known for his role as young John Avery Whittaker in episodes featuring Whit's history, as well as various other roles.

 

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Jim Ward
Voice of Wally Haggler, minor

Jim Ward voices Wally Haggler for Adventures in Odyssey. Jim has contributed to a large number of video games and movies. He co-hosts The Stephanie Miller Show, a nationally-syndicated radio talk show which features a number of his impersonations of political figures and other celebrities and newsmakers.

 

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Jim Ware
Writer

Jim is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary. He and his wife have six kids. Jim is the author of two books in the KidWitness Tales seriesCrazy Jacob and The Prophet's Kidas well as Finding God in Lord of the Rings (co-authored with Kurt Bruner). In addition to being an author, he is a Celtic musician, a storyteller and an amateur folklorist. Jim Ware has written several episodes for Adventures in Odyssey: Opening Day, Telemachus, and more.

 

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Jimmy Weldon
Various Characters

Jimmy Weldon is an American voice actor, ventriloquist, and former television host.
He is best known as the voice of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon character Yakky Doodle Duck and the host and ventriloquist in the locally-produced television series, The Webster Webfoot Show. Jimmy Weldon donated his talents to Adventures in Odyssey as well, with characters like Dr. Thomas Newcastle (
The Mysterious Stranger), Perry Browning (Suspicious Finds), and more.

 

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Joan Gerber
Various Characters

Joan Gerber has shown a faithfulness to Adventures in Odyssey from the very beginning. She has voiced minor roles such as Audrey Nelson (Connie), Mrs. Erskine (Preacher's Kid), (Vivian Berch (Pokenberry Falls, R.F.D.), and several others. Joan also appears in various cartoons.

 

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Joe Campanella
Voice of Ernie Myers

Joe Campanella appeared in multiple films and television shows for years. Joe voiced Ernie Myers (Forgive Us As We Forgive) and a couple other minor roles for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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Joe Dammann
Voice of Eric Myers

Joe Dammann starred in Focus on the Family's McGee & Me series. Joe attended The University of North Carolina School for the Arts. He graduated in 1999 with a BFA in Filmmaking. Currently, Joe is acting again. He recently appeared in a national commercial which aired during the Superbowl and just wrapped a Pilot called "On Pico" which he hopes will be picked up for cable. Joe has also been working in post production on many reality TV shows including The Bachelor series. He lives in Los Angeles where he grew up. Joe voiced Eric Myers for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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Joel McCrary
Voice of Simon Jones

As an actor, Joel McCrary's work spans TV, film and animation. You've heard his voice in Over the Hedge, Howl's Moving Castle, Charlotte's Web, Robot Chicken and as the current voice of Baloo the Bear for Disney's Jungle Book. Film credit's include Thor, The Princess Diaries (1 & 2) as Prime Minister Motaz, American Beauty, Alien Raiders, Mystery Men and Best In Show. You may have seen him on the small screen in Cold Case, The Middle, How I Met our Mother, Seinfeld, The Bernie Mac Show, Malclom in the Middle, Boston Legal, and he has starred in network pilots. Joel voices Simon Jones for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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Joey D'Auria
Various Characters

Joey D'Auria is an actor and a voice actor who is best known for his role of WGN-TV Chicago's Bozo the Clown from 1984-2001. D'Auria was hired after a long search for the next Bozo in part because his improvisational skills were very good. D'Auria also blended well with Roy Brown, who said he knew right away that D'Auria would be a hit after telling him he had broken his arm in three places and getting a response of, "Then don't go in those three places!" D'Auria played Bozo until the show's cancellation in 2001. Joey voices minor characters for Adventures in Odyssey, including Arthur Fieldstone (In My Image) and small roles in Passages: Darien's Rise.

 

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John Campbell
Composer

Award winning composer John Campbell has written a variety of music for film, television and radio. His vast and ever-evolving vision, combined with a diverse background in both creative composition and harmony, has helped John adapt to a wide range of musical styles. Over the years, John has earned himself a highly esteemed reputation within the music industry, establishing a continuous relationship with a long list of satisfied clients. John's motto to deliver music "on time and within budget" has kept people coming back, as he has demonstrated himself to be an invaluable asset in bringing a production's musical goals to a reality. Possessing a keen musical ear, John's dynamic style is evident in all the music he composes. Whether creating an intense, percussive driven full orchestral score, or a soft and heartfelt emotional cue, John is able to contribute a meaningful dimension to a dramatic story. Though he has mastered the live orchestral recording process, John's embrace of digital music technology has allowed him to progress in his musical vision and remain current in the world of popular music. Because of this, John is able to offer his clients more variety in accommodating their budgets and overall production needs.

More specifically, John wrote the music for most of the Adventures in Odyssey radio drama series, as well as Paws & Tales, Down Gilead Lane, Lamplighter Theatre, and the Focus on the Family Radio Theatre audio dramas. He also has written for many television shows, and composed themes for many broadcasting series, including Focus on the Family, Insight for Living, The Coral Ridge Hour, Promise Keepers, among others.

 

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John Charles Morris
Voice of young Eugene Meltsner

John Charles Morris is best known for his role as Andy Davis in the Toy Story film trilogy. He graduated in 2007 from the University of California, Los Angeles's School of Theater, Film & Television. When auditioning for the role of Andy he brought some of his X-Men action figures and made voices for them, the Pixar staff loved it and gave him the part. John Morrish voices 'Goggles' in Adventures in Odyssey episode The Champ of the Camp (aka young Eugene Meltsner).

 

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John DeVito
Voice of young Jason Whittaker

John Devito voices young Jason Whittaker in Silent Night. He also appears in television shows.

 

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John Doryk
Composer

John William Doryk is an award-winning television/film composer, who has been creating original music and sound design for over 25 years. Classically trained in operatic voice, violin, viola, and guitar, he started playing music at the age of 5 and comes from a very musical family with a rich Ukrainian heritage. From Ukrainian folk music to classical, from rock to celtic, bluegrass, and world music, John has explored and performed many different styles throughout his musical career. He has had his work aired on The Discovery Channel, Provident Films (a division of Sony Pictures), PBS, NBC, BBC, FOX Network, for Focus on the Family, Answers in Genesis Creation Museum, Coral Ridge Media, and many independent feature films. He currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado with his wife and two children. John has served as both composer and sound designer for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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John Fornof
Writer

John has been writing and producing for radio and television since 1985, winning Addy Awards for commercials and two Emmy awards for television documentaries. He also produced the Last Chance Detectives audio series, wrote screenplays for the award-winning Ribbits! animated series, and penned the popular "Mysteries in Odyssey" novel The Case of the Hooded Horseman. Since leaving Adventures in Odyssey, John currently works with Lamplighter Publishing's Lamplighter Theatre dramas. John and his wife Karen have three children, Chris, Robert and Melissa.

 

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John Rubinow
Voice of Agent Dell Helyworth

John Rubinow has appeared in numerous acting roles for television and film. He voices minor minor character Agent Dell Helyworth in The Other Side of the Glass for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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Jonathan Crowe
Sound Designer

Jonathan Crowe is a sound designer for Adventures in Odyssey and has been involved with the production of numerous episodes.

 

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Jordan Calloway
Voice of Marvin Washington

Jordan Calloway is best known for playing the character of Zach Carter-Schwartz on the Nickelodeon television show Unfabulous. He acts alongside Emma Roberts and Malese Jow. He has also made guest appearances on the television show ER. Jordan. Jordan debuts his recurring role of Marvin Washington in The Toy Man with his last appearance in Think on These Things.

 

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Jordan Orr
Voice of Grady McKay

Jordan Orr is best known for his role Grady McKay for Adventures in Odyssey. His older sister is Ashley Rose Orr. He has appeared in Malcolm in the Middle, Still Standing, That's 70's Show, Star Trek: Enterprise, and more.

 

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Jordan Wood
Voice of Julie Phillips, minor

Jordan Wood appears briefly as Julie Phillips in The Time of Our Lives.

 

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Joseph Cammaroto
Voice of Oscar Peterson

Joseph Cammaroto was known for his role as Oscar Peterson in the early days of Adventures in Odyssey. Joseph also donated several minor characters to the show for several years as well.

 

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Josh Shepherd
Former Product Marketing Manager

Josh Shepherd spent his days behind the scenes with the Adventures in Odyssey team making an impact. Having studied Business Marketing at the University of Colorado, Josh served as Product Marketing Manager at Focus on the Family and worked on multiple projects, including the Adventures in Odyssey brand. He was very influential in bringing a rather fragmented AIO brand to a more consistent look with updated product packaging. Since leaving Focus, Josh is interested in politics and continues to pursue the marketing field. Josh looks back on his time with the Odyssey team fondly.

 

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Julianne Buescher
Voice of Kristi McKay

Julianne Buescher is an actress who performs in film, television, and on stage and radio. As a voice artist, she is known for many roles including Anko Mitarashi on Naruto. Buescher is also a skilled puppeteer and has worked for both Sesame Street and The Muppets. Buescher was also a member of The Second City. Julianne voices Kristi McKay for Adventures in Odyssey.

 

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June Foray
Voice of Evelyn Harcourt, video series

June Foray is best known as the voice of many animated characters (particularly Lucifer from Cinderella, Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Witch Hazel, Granny, Natasha Fatale and Nell Fenwick). Her career has encompassed radio, theatrical shorts, feature films, television, record albums (particularly with Stan Freberg), video games, talking toys and other media. Foray was also one of the founding members of ASIFA-Hollywood, the society devoted to promoting and encouraging animation. June Foray voices minor character Madge in The Other Side of the Glass and appears in the AIO animated series as Mrs. Evelyn Harcourt. June also appears in Will Ryan's (Eugene Meltsner) Eugene Sings! Adventures in Odyssey musical compilations.

 

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Justin Prentice
Voice of Brad, minor

Justin Prentice is best known for his role as Brad in the iCarly television series. He makes a small appearance as Brad in The Owlnapping.

 

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Jymn Magon
Writer

Jim Magon has been involved in script writing, editing, show creation and development, consulting, voice direction, and audio production for years. He is also a teacher and author, and his well-rounded experience has helped him in his career. Jymm served as Senior Creative Manager at Walt Disney for nearly a decade, where he developed several #1 shows and wrote for animated shows like Duck Tales, The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, and others. He later moved on to the freelance world in and has been involved in numerous projects ever since. Jymm Magon wrote the episode Buddy Guard for Adventure in Odyssey.

 

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