NIKA FUTTERMAN was born and raised in New York City, the daughter of a music producer and an artist. When she was 12, she attended Performing Arts Boarding School in Massachusetts. Later, she attended Bennington College in Vermont for a year before transferring to Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Soon after graduation, she moved to San Francisco to attend the American Conservatory Theater. She eventually moved to Los Angeles, where she began her career guest-starring in such shows as Murphy Brown
, Chicago Hope
and Suddenly Susan
Futterman's voiceover career started in 1995 when she began doing shows such as Hey Arnold!, Woody Woodpecker and CatDog. Since then, she's gone on to voice hundreds of roles for movies, shows, video games and commercials. Her most recent credits include Ant Bully, Open Season, My Gym Partner is a Monkey, Handy Manny, Maya and Miguel, Jakers and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Recent video game work includes Spider-man, "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow, Tony Hawk, Justice League, Blue Dragon, Scarface, 24, Ratchett and Klank and Halo 3."
Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.
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