Melendy Britt is an American actress and voice-over artist with numerous film credits starting in the the ’70s , such as “Being There”, “Gray Lady Down” and “The Lawyer”, as well as television shows including a recurring role in “Weird Science”, and memorable guest-star roles in “Cheers”, “The Gilmore Girls”, Taxi, “Life Goes On”, and “Jack and Jill” to name a few. She was also the first actress to say, “Because I’m Worth It” for L’Oreal hair color commercials.
However, if you were a young girl or boy in the ’80s, you probably couldn’t get enough of the iconic role she made famous. Melendy is the voice behind She-Ra, star of the TV series, “She-Ra, Princess of Power”, as well as the film “The Secret of the Sword” and Christmas specials for He-Man and She-Ra. In the She-Ra series and films, she was also the voice of Adora, Catra, Castaspella, Scorpia, Hunga the Harpie and many additional characters in the series.
Melendy’s body of animation work also includes starring roles in the animation series “The New Adventures of Batman”, in which she voiced Batgirl and Catwoman. Her Catwoman was voted one of the best Catwoman voices ever to be heard. She starred in “Plasticman”, voicing Penny and The Chief. In “Flash Gordon”, she voiced Aura, Daughter of Ming the Merciless.
Melendy began her career in theatre at The Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas. She went on to star in major productions in Houston before leaving for Las Vegas, starring in a musical revue, then in theatre in San Francisco, and finally settling in Los Angeles to continue her career in promos for NBC, CBS, ABC, with on-camera acting in TV, film, and commercial and animation voice over.
Melendy recently started a video game career, and the first title released in 2015 was Bethesda’s “Fallout 4”, followed in 2016 by the role of Breanna Ashworth in “Dishonored 2”, with additional titles to be released in 2016/17.
Melendy also voiced characters in “Justice League”, and continues doing voice overs for commercials, as well as voices in “Hotel Transylvania 2”, and other animated films.
|RESUMÉ: MELENDY BRITT|
|BEING THERE||Sophie Rowley||DIR: Hal Ashby|
|GRAY LADY DOWN||Liz Bennett||DIR: David Greene|
|THE LAWYER||Ann Greer||DIR: Sidney Furie|
|Television – Guest Star|
|JACK AND JILL|
|WEIRD SCIENCE – Recurring role|
|STAR . . . NBC|
|LIFE GOES ON|
|MOTHER AND DAUGHTER – THE LOVING WAR|
|*other roles on request|
|CYRANO DE BERGERAC||Mother Superior|
|THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE
ENTIRE WORLD AS SEEN
THROUGH THE EYES OF
|BOTTOMS UP – A MUSICAL REVUE||vocalist|
|*other roles on request|
|AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER|
|SHE-RA, PRINCESS OF POWER|
|NEW ADVENTURES OF BATMAN|
|HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2|
|SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL|
|HE-MAN AND MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE|
She-Ra image credit: Classic Media