Nika Futterman

Nika Futterman
Born (1969-10-25) October 25, 1969
New York City, New York, United States
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actress, voice actress, comedian, singer
Years active 1985–present

Nika Futterman (born October 25, 1969[1]) is an American actress, voice actress,[2] comedian and singer.

Personal life

Futterman was born on October 25, 1969 in New York City, New York.[1]


Among her first professional acting roles were single episode appearances on Chicago Hope and Murphy Brown.[3]

Voice acting

Futterman has provided her voice in many cartoons, including CatDog, Hey Arnold!, Mike, Lu & Og, Xyber 9, The Zula Patrol, ChalkZone, Kim Possible, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Handy Manny, Fanboy & Chum Chum, Teen Titans Go! Sanjay and Craig, Tenkai Knights, and The Loud House.[3] She has performed recurring roles on animated adventure and superhero series such as G.I. Joe: Renegades, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

Futterman is the voice of Asajj Ventress in the 2008 animated film The Clone Wars and its subsequent TV series as well as several related video games.[3] She has provided the voice for Sy Snootles among other characters. She attended her first Star Wars Weekend on the last weekend of June 2012. She was on the show Behind the Force along with her cast members Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor with Supervising Director Dave Filoni. Futterman also voices Sticks the Jungle Badger in the Sonic Boom TV series[4] and its associated video games, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal and Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric.[5]

Singing career

Futterman performed the vocals "Give it to me, baby" in The Offspring hit single "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" and cameo backup vocals "Careless Whisper" on Kids Incorporated. Some of Futterman's animated characters sing songs within the soundtrack of a show, as well. Sandy of Bubble Guppies sung a song about coconut water several times in the episode she was featured in. Kip Ling of Histeria! usually only shows up in the songs on that show. Chum Chum of Fanboy & Chum Chum sings many times. Futterman is often accompanied on lead vocals during the FB&CC songs by David Hornsby who voices Fanboy. Stretch and Squeeze of Handy Manny sing two songs called "We Work Together" and "Hop Up, Jump In" alongside the other tools.


Animated television

Animated films

Live-action television

Video games


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 "Behind The Voice Actors - Nika Futterman". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved May 9, 2016. Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources
  2. Horwitz, Jane (August 15, 2008). "Watching With Kids in Mind". Washington Post. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  3. 1 2 3 Nika Futterman acting credits at the Internet Movie Database
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  5. Perlman, Jake (2014-05-29). "Meet Sonic the Hedgehog's new pal, Sticks the Jungle Badger | PopWatch |". Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  6. "Dead Space:Downfall". Hulu. Closing Credits. Retrieved May 11, 2013.
  7. Nickelodeon's Hey Arnold! movie gets title; 19 original voice actors returning Entertainment Weekly, Retrieved June 13, 2016
  8. Destiny - End Credits - IGN Video. IGN Video. 2014-09-11. Retrieved 2014-12-04.
  9. Avalanche Software. Disney Infinity 3.0. Scene: Closing credits, 5:39 in, Featuring the Voice Talents of.
  10. Avalanche Studios. Mad Max. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 5:40 in, Talent.
  11. Chalk, Andy (February 17, 2016). "Master of Orion trailer reveals a cast of sci-fi stars". PC Gamer. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  12. Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers
  13. Vicarious Visions. Skylanders: SuperChargers. Activision. Scene: Closing credits, 7:13 in, Voice Actors.
  14. Krome Studios (October 6, 2009). Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Republic Heroes. LucasArts. Scene: Closing credits, 2:30 in, Voice Talent.
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