Grey DeLisle-Griffin ( pronounced De-lyle ; born Erin Grey Van Oosbree ; August 24, 1973) is an American Actor|actress, voice acting|voice actress, and singer-songwriter of Dutch, Norwegian, Mexican, French, and Irish descent. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Grey-DeLisle/347551928629891?sk=info To date, she has released four solo albums and has featured on the tribute album Anchored in Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash and film soundtrack of Loggerheads (film)|Loggerheads . DeLisle has had many roles in television programs such as Kimiko Tohomiko in Xiaolin Showdown, Sam Manson in Danny Phantom, Azula|Princess Azula in Avatar: The Last Airbender and List of The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy characters#Mandy|Mandy in The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, and is the current voice of Daphne Blake in the Scooby-Doo series, and List of The Fairly OddParents characters#Vicky|Vicky in The Fairly OddParents . DeLisle has also had voice acting roles in many Video game|computer and video games, such as Yangja and Yoshen in Escape from Monkey Island, numerous characters in '' Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Tomb Raider: Anniversary and Tomb Raider: Underworld as Jacqueline Natla and several List of Star Wars video games|Star Wars games. Most recently, she is featured in the game Diablo III as the voice for the female wizard. In addition to her numerous English-speaking roles, DeLisle also voices the character Yumi Yoshimura|Yumi in the television program Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi .
Early life and early career
Grey DeLisle was born in Fort Ord, California. Her childhood was difficult; her mother was a singer and musician who suffered from alcoholism and drug addiction and her father was a truck driver with a passion for country music. http://www.answers.com/topic/grey-delisle Her parents divorced when she was young. http://www.cmt.com/artists/az/delisle_grey/bio.jhtml She was primarily raised by her grandmother, Eva Flores Ruth, a vocalist who performed with Salsa music|salsa legend Tito Puente. DeLisle was heavily into Gothic rock|goth bands like The Cure, but her mother, who had become a Born again Christianity|born-again Pentecostalism|Pentecostal, set a strict rule forbidding secularism|secular music. Her records that contain Goth music or heavy metal were burned. She was forbidden to wear pants and makeup. At the age of 17, she rebelled against the Pentecostal church. http://archives.nodepression.com/2004/03/a-remembrance-of-things-past/ In her late teens, she started singing old gospel tunes, and entered the world of stand-up comedy on the advice of a close friend. In her comedy routine, DeLisle Impressionist (entertainment)|imitated voices very well, and was advised to take a shot at voice acting.
DeLisle plays a leading role in at least six current animated series. Harp (magazine)|Harp has called DeLisle "golden-voiced" and recognized her for her roles in The Fairly Oddparents as well as Clifford the Big Red Dog and its prequel, '' Clifford's Puppy Days . She is the most recent actress to voice Daphne Blake in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated . In addition to her numerous English-speaking roles, she also speaks Japanese language|Japanese as the character Yumi Yoshimura|Yumi on Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi . DeLisle has had voice acting roles in many Video game|computer and video games, such as Escape from Monkey Island, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Tomb Raider: Anniversary, Tomb Raider: Underworld and several List of Star Wars video games|Star Wars games. As a television voice actress, she portrays the Dark Jedi Asajj Ventress in 5 episodes of Star Wars: Clone Wars (TV series)|Star Wars: Clone Wars and reprises her role as Ventress in a bonus level in the Force Duel mode of the PlayStation Portable|PSP version of the video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed ''. She also portrays Frankie on Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, Azula on Avatar: The Last Airbender, Riley Daring on The Replacements (TV series)|The Replacements, several voice roles (though mainly List of characters in The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy|Mandy ) on The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, Therese and Jeanette (Tourette) Voerman in the White Wolf RPG PC game Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines, List of El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera characters#Frida Suárez|Frida Suárez in El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, Sam Manson in Danny Phantom, as well as Vicky and her sister Tootie in The Fairly OddParents in Xiaolin Showdown as Kimiko Tohomiko and also in W.I.T.C.H as Miranda. She currently voices agent Kitty Katswell in the animated show T.U.F.F. Puppy on Nickelodeon (TV channel)|Nickelodeon. DeLisle also voiced Nancy Suzy Fish from the second season on SpongeBob SquarePants . She can also be heard on each of Frederator Studios ' vanity cards, as she shouts "Frederator!". She also had a role in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen as the Arcee triplets. Also, she had a role in the critical acclaimed game Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker as Amanda Valenciano Libre, a female character that supports Big Boss (Metal Gear)|Big Boss. Delisle also stars as "Tabby" in the internet animation series ''It's Fred!.
DeLisle has released four music compact disc|CDs, which include goth-inspired folk music|folk and Americana (music)|Americana tunes, and a few gospel-style songs. She sings and performs on an Autoharp.
DeLisle was first married to Christopher DeLisle in 1992 at age 19. She took his surname and changed hers from Oosbree to DeLisle. They divorced in 1993. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0217221/bio http://archives.nodepression.com/2001/05/immaculate-imperfection/ In 2002, she married Murray Hammond of the Old 97s. She gave birth to their first child: a son named Jefferson Texas "Tex" Hammond. They divorced in 2010. DeLisle dated Jared Griffin after her divorce and they married on June 27, 2012. http://twitter.com/GreyDeLisle/status/223648470752440320
2000 – The Small Time
2002 – Homewrecker
2003 – Bootlegger, Vol. 1
2004 – The Graceful Ghost
2005 – Iron Flowers (Grey DeLisle album)|Iron Flowers
2005 – Loggerheads (film)|Loggerheads soundtrack
2006 – "Willie We Have Missed You", song on Beautiful Dreamer (album)|Beautiful Dreamer: The Songs of Stephen Foster (Grammy winning album)
2007 – Anchored in Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash