Jessica DiCicco

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Jessica DiCicco
BornJessica Sonya DiCicco[1]
(1980-06-10) June 10, 1980 (age 32)[2]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[3]
OccupationActress, voice actress, singer
Years active1987–present
AgentAbrams Artists
Website
www.jessicadicicco.com[dead link]
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Jessica DiCicco
BornJessica Sonya DiCicco[1]
(1980-06-10) June 10, 1980 (age 32)[2]
Los Angeles, California, U.S.[3]
OccupationActress, voice actress, singer
Years active1987–present
AgentAbrams Artists
Website
www.jessicadicicco.com[dead link]

Jessica Sonya DiCicco[1] (born June 10, 1980) is an American actress, voice actress, and singer, perhaps best known for her voice acting in animated television series and video games.

Contents

Early life

Born in Los Angeles, California, Jessica Sonya Di Cicco was the first child of Bobby Di Cicco and Margo Malkin. She and her sister Katie were raised in Manhattan, New York City.[4] DiCicco's birth was announced in both Variety and US Magazine since her father, Bobby Di Cicco, was a popular actor.[5] In 1987, DiCicco was selected by Marlo Thomas in favor of thousands of other school children to appear on the ABC special Free To Be a Family.[3] When she was nine years old, she was cast by Francis Ford Coppola in The Godfather Part III as an unnamed child. She had a small role as young Cindy Zagarella in the 1993 film Household Saints.[3] In 1996, DiCicco was a photographer for New York Magazine.[6]

Career

In 1998, DiCicco appeared in the NBC miniseries Witness to the Mob and in the Disney film In the Nick of Time.[3] Besides from her numerous appearances in television and commercials, DiCicco has worked on stage with several prestigious repertory companies. In 1999, DiCicco and her co-stars in the Nickelodeon pilot Bus No. 9 were nominated a Young Artist Award, but lost to The Sweetest Gift.[7] She also starred in the miniseries As Our Schoolbus Turns. Nickelodeon noted her versatile voice and cast her as the voice of Noggin from 1998 to 2002 to launch the Noggin network.[3] She was also the voice of Miguzi's Erin on Cartoon Network.[8]

As a voice actress, DiCicco had lead roles on The Emperor's New School, The Buzz on Maggie, Loonatics Unleashed, and Shuriken School. She had recurring roles on The Replacements, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, American Dragon: Jake Long, Bratz, and All Grown Up!.[8] She co-starred as Shelby in the DreamWorks film Over the Hedge and voiced Gwen on Amy Poehler's television series for Nickelodeon, The Mighty B!.[8] DiCicco was the voice of Master Viper in the Kung Fu Panda short film Secrets of the Furious Five.[8]. She recently has been a voice actor for "Adventure Time" and "Gravity Falls". She was nominated a Daytime Emmy in 2008 for her performance as Malina on The Emperor's New School, but lost to Eartha Kitt, who did Yzma in the same series.[9]

DiCicco has also contributed to several video games, including Psychonauts, Kingdom Hearts II, Hot Shots Tennis, and Pimp My Ride.[8]

Filmography

Film[3][8]
YearTitleRoleNotes
1990The Godfather Part IIIChild
1993Household SaintsYoung Cindy Zagarella
1998Bus No. 9JessicaTV movie
Witness to the MobKarenTV movie
200450 First DatesTeenager at the zoouncredited
2006Over the HedgeShelbyVoice
2007Toot & Puddle: I'll Be Home for ChristmasOpalVoice / TV movie
2008Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious FiveYoung ViperVoice / Short film
Unstable Fables: Goldilocks & 3 Bears ShowMistyVoice
2010Einstein PalsMillieVoice / Direct-to-video
Television[8]
YearTitleRoleNotes
2004Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley WinksGerdieVoice / "Dannan's American Cousin" (season 3, episode 5)
2005-2007All Grown Up!WallyVoice / Recurring role
Loonatics UnleashedLexi BunnyVoice / Main role
2005-2006The Buzz on MaggieMaggie PeskyVoice / Main role
2006-2008The Emperor's New SchoolMalinaVoice / Main role
2006FrancesFrancesVoice / Main role
Shuriken SchoolOkuni / Ami / KitaVoice / Main role
BratzRoxxi / Fiana / SheridanVoice / Recurring role
Danger RangersManny / MoeVoice / "Medicine Mix Up" (season 1, episode 5)
2007El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny RiveraDavi RococoVoice / Recurring role
American Dragon: Jake LongDanicaVoice / Recurring role
2008Jimmy Kimmel Live!herselfuncredited/ season 6, episode 30
The ReplacementsCelebrity StarrVoice / "Hollywoodn't" (season 2, episode 10)
2008-2011The Mighty B!GwenVoice / Main role
2008-2009Random! CartoonsGloom / Fuzzy Animal #1Voice / "Sparkles and Gloom" (season 1, episode 7)
Smart Alec / Plasma TotVoice / "Hero Heights" (season 1, episode 4)
2010Two and a Half MenJennyVoice / "Aye, Aye Captain" (season 7, episode 15)
2011Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow GamesLilacVoice / Main Role
2011Winx ClubLucy, MieleVoice / Minor Role. English version by Nickelodeon.
2012Adventure TimeFlame PrincessVoice / Recurring Role
2012Pound PuppiesPatchesVoice
2012The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying OrangePrincess PeachVoice
2012MotorcityRuby the Dark SlayerVoice / "Ride of the Fantasy Vans" (season 1, episode 9)
2012Gravity FallsTambryVoice
Video games[8]
YearTitleRoleNotes
2000Midnight Club: Street RacingAnnouncer for the New York level
2003Disney's Extreme Skate AdventureSkater Girl
2005PsychonautsFranke Athens
2006Kingdom Hearts IIOlette
Pimp My RideMarcia
2007Hot Shots TennisAshley
Bratz 4 RealRoxxi / Fianna
2010White Knight Chronicles: International EditionAdditional Voices
Final Fantasy XIIIAdditional Voices
Resonance of FateLeanne
2011Rise of NightmaresMonica

References

External links