Creator: Lara Jill Miller
Lara Jill Miller (born April 20, 1967 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American television, stage and voice actress.
In 1981, after her appearance in a Broadway revival of The Music Man
, she joined the cast of Gimme a Break!
, playing the role of the tomboyish Samantha (Sam) Kanisky.
She studied law in college, passed the state bar exams in New York, New Jersey, and her home state of Pennsylvania, and spent some time as an attorney in New York City.
In 1999, Miller returned to Hollywood, California and resumed her on-camera acting career with recurring roles on the Nickelodeon
series The Amanda Show
and All That
, as well as General Hospital
. She also began working in animated series, famously lending her voice to Kari in Digimon Adventure
(both the series and the feature film). In Western Animation
, she is famous for voicing the titular character of Cartoon Network
's The Life and Times of Juniper Lee
, as well as Widget the problem solving pink rabbit on Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!
Also look for her in Live-Action parts on Nickelodeon
's Zoey 101
Due to her easily recognizable upbeat and slight raspy voice
, she's often cast as Cheerful Child
, Genki Girl
, and Action Girl
kinds of characters. In fact, you can easily tell she is voicing that character without her even actually telling you
Notable roles by Lara Jill Miller: