DEBI DERRYBERRY on Creating Characters & Animals – Interview

Voice actor Debi Derryberry spoke to us at Zenkaikon 2022 about creating characters for voice acting, the new edition of her book, and how you can help make the world better for animals.

Debi Derryberry has been the voice and actor behind Jimmy Neutron since his introduction. She is also known for multiple roles in F is for Family, plus Crash Bandicoot, Toy Story, Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons, Sailor Moon, Curious George, Vinland Saga, Monster High, Tenchi Muyoi!, and many more. She also has had live-action roles in The Rookie, iCarly, Hey, Vern, It’s Ernest, to name a few.

Debi has provided voice acting coaching and is also the author of Voice-Over 101: How to Succeed as a Voice Actor: Second Edition. It’s available here:

This interview was conducted on March 26th, 2022.

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About Kyle Williamson

"Captain" Kyle Williamson is a cosplayer, actor, writer, fan and author of "The Elements of Cosplay: The Costume and Beyond." He has also interviewed hundreds of actors, authors and cosplayers and has moderated panels for conventions such as Wizard World, Retro Con, Terrificon, Farpoint and Shore Leave to name a few. You can follow him on Twitter @captainkylepa and Instagram @captainkylephilly.

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