Lani Minella (born October 25, 1959) is an American voice actress who has voiced in over 500 computer and video games as well as several TV and anime series. She is best known for voicing Nancy Drew in the Nancy Drew computer games, Ivy Valentine in the Soulcalibur video game franchise, and Rouge the Bat in the Sonic games (2001-2004). Minella is founder and owner of the voice-acting agency AudioGodz.[1]

Minella has also worked as a supervising producer, casting director, sound designer, voice director, recording director and director.


  • Sonic the Hedgehog video game series - Rouge the Bat (2001-2004 succeeded by Caren Manuel in 2005) and Omochao (2001-2004 succeeded by Liza Jacqueline and Rebecca Handler)
  • Super Mario game franchise - Lemmy Koopa, Wendy Koopa, Morton Koopa Jr., Larry Koopa, Boom Boom, and Pom Pom
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Pit, Lucas, and Lyn
  • Bubsy 3D - Bubsy
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