Ellyn began her acting career at the age of 12. She is a classically trained actress, voice actress, director and writer, whose career spans film, television and stage. She has voiced hundreds of characters in Games, Animation and Anime.
Ellyn began with Robotech. She is Agatha of the Elite 4 in the Pokémon Generations. She plays Elena Gotti in the new Lupin III Blue Jacket Series and other characters also. Some of her other roles include: Mrs. Tashio in Skipbeat, Masaki Kurosaki (Ichigo’s Mom) in Bleach, Miyuki Goto Rossario in Noein, Rossario in Wrinkles (which she starred in with Martin Sheen and Matthew Bodine), May in Limon And Oli (Disney’s new series), Harraway in Ghost In The Shell II: Innocence, Martha Vist Carbine in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Ellie in Dogs In Space, Dorothy in True Crimes Hong Kong, Jack’s Mom in Mar, Rosalind in Armitage III, Lady M in Samurai X, Himeno in Fight! Spirit of the Sword, Maki Yoshihara in Metal Fighter Miku, Producer on Kick-Heart, Moru in Vampire Princess Miyu. She has also voiced roles in Patlabor 3, Mini Pato, Digimon,BoBoBo-BoBoBo, Zenki, Manxmouse, Genma Wars, Wings Of Honnemise, Gundam, Teknoman, Honey Bee Hutch, Wisdom of the Gnomes, Macross, Tom Sawyer Adventures of Captain Schnauzer , Gigi, and Bushido Blade 2 to name just a few.
A few of the games you’ve heard her in are: Godzilla, True Crimes Hong Kong, Star Ocean 1 & 2, Sylpheed, Galerians, Paraworld, Jade Cocoon, Shadow Hearts, Inherit the Earth, Galerians, Aero Wings 1 & 2, and Abby.
Ellyn did the lead voices in Academy Award winners: Cinema Paradiso, Belle Epoque, Eat, Drink, Man, Woman, Kika, Mostly Martha, Babbette’s Feast, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Fencing Master, Widow of St. Pierre, Amores Perros, Mission Kashmir, Iron Monkey, The Emperor and the Assassin, Onmyoji-Ying-Yang Masters, Le Femme Nikita, Tae Guk Gi, and Shiri. Also, she voiced in Jade Cocoon Grand Master, Iron Monkey, Old Boy, Mission Kashmir, the Ugly Betty Webisodes, Family Guy Game, and Rumble in the Bronx.
Ellyn just directed and voiced the new Pokémon Generations series.
Ellyn also voiced and directed the soon to be released Lupin III Blue Jacket Series.
Ellyn directed Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, into the Navajo language, (the first time a film has ever been dubbed into any Native American language). Other features she’s directed include Farewell My Queen, Delicacy, Snitch Cartel and V. She co-directed the Samurai X series.
Games she directed: Jade Cocoon, Super Magnetic Neo, Aerowings I & II and others.
Ellyn starred in Blood on Canvas, Jessie’s Girls, co-starred in Prisoner in the Middle, Charlie’s Angels.
Ellyn starred in Milk and Honey, Eldad, The Other Way, and Electronica II.
Ellyn recurred in: General Hospital, Days of Our Lives, and Santa Barbara.
Ellyn’s recent plays include: Madame Thenardier in Les Miserables, the Queen in Ionesco’s Exit the King, and Jacqueline Kennedy in We’ll Never Be Young Again.
Coming up: A sitcom written by Ellyn, starring Ellyn and Richard Epcar. Stay tuned!!
Coming Up on Stage, Starring: Daughter of My People, Jihad, Sister Africa, Radio Berlin
Ellyn’s children’s book, IT’S HARD TO GIVE A BUTTERFLY A HUG can be found on Amazon.com