Tara Strong

Tara Lyn Charendoff-Strong (born February 12, 1973) is a Canadian American actress, voice-over artist, comedienne, musician, singer, and businesswoman, perhaps best known for voice acting in animated films and television.Tara Lyn Charendoff was born in Toronto, Ontario, to Jewish Canadian parents Syd and Lucy Charendoff, both of her parents ran a convenience/toy/candy store called The Wiz. Strong’s acting career began when she volunteered to be a soloist in the school production at age four. Soon, she began acting in the Yiddish Theater; though she didn’t speak the Yiddish language, she memorized her lines phonetically. During this time, she also performed at the Toronto Jewish Theater, where she acted in A Night of Stars, and was featured in an audiotape for Lay Down Your Arms” with the Habonim Youth Choir where she sang the lyrics in both English and Hebrew[1] a feat she repeated on February 10 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel during the March of the Living dinner in honor. “