Tajja Isen

Tajja Isen (born June 29, 1991) is a Trinidadian-Canadian voice actress known for voicing the title character in the television series Atomic Betty. She has several other voice credits, including the voice of Samantha in Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure, Jane in Jane and the Dragon, Jodie in Time Warp Trio, Sister Bear in The Berenstain Bears, Franny's singing voice in Franny's Feet, Jazzi in The Save-Ums!, and Princess Pea/Presto in Super Why!

Tajja Isen
Born (1991-06-29) June 29, 1991
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActress
Years active2003–present
RelativesNissae Isen (sister)

Biography

Isen was born in Toronto, Ontario. At 11 years old, she began her voice acting career with The Berenstain Bears., where she voiced Sister Bear.'[1] In 2004, she portrayed Young Nala in a Toronto production of Disney's The Lion King[1] and was nominated for an Equity Emerging Artist Award for that role.[2]

She has a younger sister Nissae Isen who is also a voice actress.[3]

Discography

Selected filmography

Animation

List of voice performances in animation

Year Title Role Notes
2003–04 The Berenstain Bears Sister Bear
2003–06 The Save-Ums! Jazzi
2004–06 JoJo's Circus Trina/Princess Josephina 11 episodes
2005–08 Franny's Feet Princess Tia/Franny singing voice 2 episodes/singing voice in theme song
2004–08 Atomic Betty Betty (title role) 78 episodes
2005–06 Time Warp Trio Jodie episodes 20–26, voiced by Sarah Gadon from 1–14
2005–08 Miss BG BG (singing voice) opening and closing songs
2005–06 Jane and the Dragon Jane (title role) 26 episodes
2006 Meteor and the Mighty Monster Trucks Pony 52 episodes
2007–16 Super Why! Princess Pea/Presto
2011–present Mia and Me Yuko 26 episodes
2011–12 My Big Big Friend Nessa recurring
2015–19 Supernoobs Additional Voices
2016–17 The ZhuZhus Pipsqueak 26 episodes
2017–present Top Wing Shirly Squirrley Additional Voices
2019–present Norman Picklestripes Juniper Main voice role
2021–present Go, Dog. Go! Cheddar Biscuit Voice role

Live-action roles

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Doc Mindy Episode: "Complicated"
2009–2010 The Latest Buzz Zuzu Moon 3 Episodes

Movies

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Franklin and the Turtle Lake Treasure Samantha

Awards

  • 2004 – Young Artist Awards- Best Performance in a Voice-Over RoleNominated (Berenstain Bears)[5]
  • 2007 – Young Artist Awards- Best Performance in a Voice-Over RoleWon (Jane and the Dragon)[6]
  • 2009 – Gemini Awards- Best Individual or Ensemble Performance in an Animated Television Show or SeriesWon (Atomic Betty)[7]

References

  1. "Tajja Isen Interview". toonarific.com. December 11, 2005. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  2. Fanfair, Ron (October 29, 2009). "Gemini Award for first-time nominee". sharenews.com. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  3. Fanfar, Ron. "Isen comfortable being cast in male voice-over roles" July 27, 2017. Retrieved on March 23, 2018.
  4. "KOCH Records Announces Exclusive Audio Deal With Skywriter Entertainment and Breakthrough Publishing for Hit Children's Property, "Atomic Betty"". newsblaze.com. October 4, 2005. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  5. "25th Annual Young Artist Awards – Winners and Nominations". youngartistawards.com. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  6. "28th Annual Young Artist Awards – Nominations / Special Awards". youngartistawards.org. March 10, 2007. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  7. "Gemini Awards Celebrate Comedy, Drama and Variety". broadcastermagazine.com. October 21, 2009. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
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