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Janyse Jaud
Born (1969-11-26) November 26, 1969 (age 54)
  • Actress
  • musician
  • author
Years active1992–present

Janyse Jaud (/ˈəns d/, born November 26, 1969) is a Canadian actress, musician and author. Her major voiceover roles include Hulk Versus, My Little Pony, Inuyasha, Ed Edd n Eddy, Batman: Black & White, Baby Looney Tunes, War Planets, Spider-Man Unlimited, and Strawberry Shortcake.[2] She is also the narrator of the Emmy Award-winning television series Adoption Stories.[3] She has worked with companies such as Warner Bros., Alliance Atlantis, Hasbro, Marvel, Paramount, Cartoon Network, and Universal Pictures in both on-camera and voice.[4]

As a singer and songwriter, Jaud has received many awards such as Winner of Best Song ‘This Day Is Mine’ in the Contemporary Christian category at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards,[5] Winner of Best Jazz CD ‘The Magic of Christmas’ at the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards,[6] three Nominations at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for Best Jazz Song ‘That’s What I Love About You’,[7] Best Dance Song ‘Best Friend Forever’, and Best Contemporary Christian Song ‘Dreamers’[8] as well as two nominations at the Toronto Exclusive Magazine Awards for Best Song ‘Dreamers’[9] and Artist of the Year,[10] as well as a nomination for Best Children's Song ‘Stomp’ at the Independent Music Awards USA,[11] and a nomination for Best Song ‘Blessed Is This Holy Night’ at the Hollywood Music Awards.[12] She was chosen as a finalist (one of the top 4 rated songwriters) by the Song of the Year international songwriting contest.[13] Jaud also has had many of her original songs chosen for movie soundtracks.[14]

Early life

Jaud grew up in Kelowna, British Columbia. At the age of five, she began training with the Canadian School of Ballet for eleven years. She also studied piano for six years with the Royal Conservatory of Music.[citation needed]


Jaud appeared on-camera in four television series The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Double Exposure and Andromeda.[15]

In 2004, Jaud was the narrator of the Emmy Award-winning series "Adoption Stories" (Discovery Health) and traveled to New York for the event.[16] But it was her voiceover work on the animated series Ed, Edd n Eddy that had the greatest impact. Jaud met children from the Make-A-Wish Foundation who faced life-threatening diseases. After this experience, she created ‘The Magic of Think’ and began writing books, music, nursery rhymes, and videos to help children develop strength and courage.[17]

In 2008, Jaud released her first album in the Christmas music genre. She wrote songs with tongue-in-cheek humour. Many of these jazz songs have been chosen to be in movies such as Blond and Blonder, American Mary, Debbie Macomber's Dashing Through the Snow, and Making Mr. Right.[18]

From 2010 to 2012, Jaud released several singles.




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  11. ^ "Janyse: eighth Annual Program - Children's Song IMA Nominee". Independent Music Awards. Retrieved 2019-03-06.
  12. ^ PR, Press Release. "Canada Has New Star as Vancouver Vocalist Janyse Jaud Breaks International Barriers". PRLog. Retrieved 2019-03-06.
  13. ^ "Up and Coming Songwriter Scores Big in Time for Holiday Season". PRWeb. Retrieved 2019-03-06.
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  20. ^ "Crunchyroll Adds English Dub of "Gintama Season 3"!". Crunchyroll. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017.
  21. ^ "Janyse Jaud (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 15 April 2021. A green check mark indicates that a role has been confirmed using a screenshot (or collage of screenshots) of a title's list of voice actors and their respective characters found in its opening and/or closing credits and/or other reliable sources of information.((cite web)): CS1 maint: postscript (link)