An American actress who is best known for her voice-over work, Tara Platt co-founded Monkey Kingdom Productions with her husband Yuri Lowenthal in 2004. Monkey Kingdom Productions is an independent film production company, with two features and 4 seasons of critically acclaimed web-series Shelf Life as well as numerous short films. Tara and Yuri do the voices of two characters in Naruto as Temari and Sasuke, respectively. In 2007 and 2008, the two gave their voices for Persona 3 with Yuri as the main character, Ryoji and Pharos and Tara as Mitsuru Kirijo and Elizabeth.Has a Twitter account.Her Texan counterparts are Colleen Clinkenbeard, and to a lesser extent, Caitlin Glass (for Dallas) and Shelley Calene-Black (for Houston), as those actresses are also often cast as mature, serious, adult women (particularly the case with Colleen and Shelley). Laura Post, Danielle McRae, and Carrie Keranen are shaping up to be her Spiritual Successors.
Notable roles by Tara Platt:
- Agnes Joubert and Samantha Taylor in Tiger & Bunny
- Barasuishou in Rozen Maiden: Traumend
- Caster in Fate/stay night
- Eiko in DearS
- Eva Heinnmann in Monster
- Hakana in Girls Bravo
- Ikuko Tsukino and Kaolinite in Sailor Moon (Viz Media dub)
- Jinny in Marmalade Boy
- Kureha Suzuka in Tokk˘
- Lisa Yadomaru and Sode no Shirayuki in Bleach
- Marida Cruz in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
- Reina in Rave Master
- Seri Awashima in K (Darrin'd by Carrie Keranen in K: Missing Kings and Return of Kings)
- Temari in Naruto
- Tokiko Tsumura in Busou Renkin
- Yuko Atoda in Ah My Buddha
Live Action TV
- Allie in Hawaii Five-0
- Becca in Revenge
- Janelle in Castle
- The Muse in Charmed
- Shelly in Gilmore Girls
- Alice in Virtue's Last Reward
- Anna Williams in Tekken 6, and Tekken Tag Tournament 2
- Ashley Thompson in ObsCure
- Claves in Eternal Sonata
- The "Heroic" Female Voice option for the Player Character in Xenoblade Chronicles X
- Katarina in League of Legends
- Leone and Hrist Valkyrie in Valkyrie Profile 2 Silmeria
- Millia Rage and I-No in Guilty Gear Xrd
- Miriel and Flavia in Fire Emblem Awakening
- Mitsuru Kirijo and Elizabeth in Persona 3, Persona 4: Arena, and Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
- Oichi and Ranmaru Mori in Samurai Warriors 3 and Warriors Orochi
- Polaris in Devil Survivor 2
- Raine Sage in Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World and Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology
- Emeraude in Tales of Graces
- The Russian voice option in Saints Row: The Third
- Setsuka in Soulcalibur IV (replacing the now-union Kari Wahlgren)
- Coincidentally, Setsuka trained Sophitia's son Patroklos in the fifth game, who is voiced by Yuri Lowenthal.
- Tron Bonne in Marvel vs. Capcom 3
- Vert/Green Heart in the Neptunia series and its anime adaptation (except Megadimension Neptunia VII, where Carrie Keranen filled in as she was unavailable)
- Wang Yuanji in Dynasty Warriors 7
- Zero in Drakengard 3
- Valeera Sanguinar in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
- Cherry Storm in Caper
- Hero Lass in Shelf Life
- Dream Girl in Legion Of Superheroes
- Ester in Ben 10: Omniverse
- Jennifer Nocturne in Ben 10: Ultimate Alien
Tropes associated with Tara Platt:
- Action Girl: Most of her roles qualify for this.
- Contralto of Danger: Most of her stern female roles and villains have this.
- Femme Fatale: Many of her roles may fall into this category, Anna Williams and Katarina in particular.
- Lady of War: A good number of her roles fit into this.
- Happily Married: To Yuri Lowenthal.
- Older Than They Look: She's 37, but she easily passes as a woman in her 20s.
- Pigeonholed Voice Actor: While her husband Yuri Lowenthal is often cast as idealistic Kid Heroes note , Tara is often cast as mature, serious, adult women of various types from Lady of War to a Proper Lady. Noticeable examples include Anna Williams, Setsuka, Jennifer Nocturne, Katarina, Eva Heinnmann, Lisa Yadoumaru, Reina, Agnes Joubert, and Seri Awashima.
- Relationship Voice Actor: Usually cast alongside her husband, Yuri Lowenthal.
- Appears to be the American equivalent of Yuko Kaida, having dubbed many of her roles.