Mary Elizabeth McGlynn is a voice over actress, writer, singer and director. As an actress, she plays Governor Pryce in Star Wars: Rebels (2014), Dr. Maheswaran in Steven Universe (2013), Valkyrie in Lego Marvel’s Avengers (2016), Talis in StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010), Johanna in Heroes of the Storm (2015), and Brooha in Smile PreCure!(2012). She voiced Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (2004), for which she won the American Anime Award for Best Actress. You can also hear her as the Female Crusader in Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014), Kurutsu in Ghost in the Shell Arise: Border 1 – Ghost Pain (2013), and Sei in Alpha Protocol (2010). Some of her other popular roles are Kurenai from Naruto (2002), Zanpakuto from Bleach: Burîchu (2004), Helba from .hack//SIGN (2002), Jagura from Wolf’s Rain (2003) and Caroline from Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000). She also portrays Zahra on Geek & Sundry’s Critical Role (2015).
Mary is voice directing the Tangled: The Series (2017) television series; Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer (2017); Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2014) for Disney XD, starring Thomas Middleditch, Adam Devine, Alfred Molina and Larry Wilmore and Smile PreCure! (2012) for Saban Entertainment. She has directed the 6 Naruto movies, as well as Naruto (2002), for which she received the 2008 SPJA Award for Best Director. Among her many other directing credits are Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Tenkai Knights (2013), Digimon Fusion (2013), Stitch! (2008), Marvel Disk Wars: The Avengers(2014), Wolf’s Rain (2003), and was a co-writer for the American adaptation of “Metropolis”. She also directed the original animated series, Boing the Play Ranger (2011) and Gormiti: The Lords of Nature Return! (2008).