Joanne Vannicola (born 1968 in Montreal, Quebec) is an Emmy Award-winning Canadian actor who has appeared in quite a number of films, TV shows, cartoons, and anime dubs.
Joanne Vannicola has plenty of appearances on Canadian film and television, most memorably as Dr. Naadiah in the 2009 dramedy Being Erica, Dr. Mia Stone in the fourth season of the 1996 sci-fi drama PSI Factor, and on two seasons of the horror anthology Slasher (appearing first in Season 2 Guilty Party as Renee and then in Season 3 Solistice as Amber Ciotti).
They are also well known for their roles in animation, usually voicing young boys or tomboyish females, like Toot of Toot & Puddle, One in Seven Little Monsters, Claude in Timothy Goes to School, Willy Zilla in My Dad the Rock Star, Koji Karakuchi on the English dub of Medabots, and Marucho Marukura on the English dub of Bakugan.
While they originally identified as female, Joanne Vannicola came out as non-binary in 2019 with their memoir All We Knew But Couldn't Say. The book has been quite warmly received, and Vannicola has become known as a fierce advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and representation and against child abuse.
Their website is here.
- Medabots as Koji Karakuchi
- Timothy Goes to School as Claude
- Seven Little Monsters as One
- Bakuten Shoot Beyblade as Doctor K and Johnny McGregor
- My Dad the Rock Star as Willy Zilla
- Gerald McBoing-Boing (2005 series) as Jacob
- Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks as Hook
- Bakugan as Marucho Marukura
- Busytown Mysteries as Huckle
- Toot & Puddle as Toot
- The Adventures of Chuck & Friends as Biggs
- Crash Canyon as Jake Wendell and Emily Butane
- Super Why! as Woofster
- 9b as Mary Neissbrkor
- Love And Human Remains as Jerri
- Ultimate Betrayal as Karla
- To Save The Children as Melanie Young
- Derby as Katie Woods
- Common Ground as Max
- Stardom as Rosie
- What Makes A Family as Melissa
- In The Dark as Sadie Speller
- The Animal Project as Morag
- Stonewall as Sam
- Sea Change as Nick Colley
Live-Action Television Roles
- My Secret Identity as Cassie Martin
- CBS Schoolbreak Special as Maggie Kingston
- Street Legal as Barbara Jacobson and Sam
- PSI Factor as Dr. Mia Stone
- Being Erica as Dr. Naadiah
- Degrassi: The Next Generation as Chef Kaz
- Rookie Blue as Jasmine
- Girlfriends Guide To Divorce as Jonathan
- Slasher as Renée, Amber Ciotti, and Debbie