Chiara Zanni

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Chiara Zanni
Born (1978-07-19) July 19, 1978 (age 42)
OccupationActress, comedian
Years active1986–present
AgentLauren Leviitt and Associates

Chiara Zanni ( /ˈkˈɑːrəzɑːni/ ; born July 19, 1978) is a Canadian actress and comedian. She is known for her roles as Amy Ryan on The N series About a Girl and Maggie Buckman on the CBC series Edgemont . [1]


She is also known for her voice-work as Hahli in Bionicle: Mask of Light , the titular character in Hamtaro , Jubilee in X-Men: Evolution , Eva "Molly" Wei in Ōban Star-Racers , Piper in Storm Hawks , Stellaluna in the film adaptation of Stellaluna , and Kani Maki in Sushi Pack .

Life and career

Zanni was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to an Italian father and an English mother. She started her career at the age of eight when she was cast as the "Pokey Little Puppy" in the animated series Little Golden Bookland. She has appeared in the feature films X-Men , 40 Days and 40 Nights , Come l'America, In the Land of Women and Good Luck Chuck .

Her television credits include Supernatural , Stargate Atlantis , Edgemont , Trophy Wife, Bye Bye Birdie , 1st to Die and Post Mortem. She has also provided voice-work to projects such as Zeke's Pad , Hamtaro , Trollz , My Little Pony , Polly Pockets , Barbie: Fairytopia , X-Men: Evolution , Sabrina: The Animated Series , Bionicle: Mask of Light , Inuyasha , Storm Hawks , and Ōban Star-Racers .

In 2013, she made her Los Angeles voice acting debut with Henry Hugglemonster .

She voices Daring Do in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic , and she has appeared in MLP conventions in Vancouver [2] and Richmond. [3]

Personal life

Zanni is married and is a Christian. [4]




2001 Prozac Nation Ruby's Roommate
2002 40 Days and 40 Nights Nun
2003 X2 White House Tour Guide
2004Have You Heard? Secret CentralNatashaDirect-to-video
2006 Love and Other Dilemmas Goldy Shapiro
2007 Good Luck Chuck [5] Bride
2010 Messages Deleted Claire
2013That Burning FeelingSally Sugarman
2019A Christmas DuetSusie [6] [5]


1995Bye Bye BirdieHelenTelevision film
1997 Breaker High EllenEpisode: "Swiss You Were Here"
1998 Every Mother's Worst Fear SherryTelevision film
1998 Night Man RebeccaEpisode: "Fear City"
1998Perfect Little AngelsKellyTelevision film
2001 The Immortal AsharaEpisode: "Forest for the Trees"
2001Come l'AmericaAlida ZecchiTelevision film
2001–05 Edgemont [5] Maggie [5] BuckmanRecurring (seasons 1–4)
Regular (season 5)
2002 Night Visions GailEpisode: "The Maze"
2002 Critical Assembly IndiaTelevision film
2003 First to Die Heather Tibbs
2003 The Stranger Beside Me Olivia
2006 Godiva's ClaireEpisode: "Inked"
2006 Stargate Atlantis MelenaEpisode: "Sateda"
2006Trophy Wife [5] Chelsea FordhamTelevision film
2006 Supernatural TracyEpisode: "Simon Said"
2007Post MortemHeatherTelevision film
2007–08 About a Girl [5] Amy [5] RyanMain role
2010 Riverworld Deborah GlassMiniseries
2014 In My Dreams Lori Beth WackerTelevision film
2015 Motive Diane MillerEpisode: "Frampton Comes Alive"
2016Ms. Matched [5] SamanthaTelevision film
2017Home for Christmas DayMeg
2017 Garage Sale Mystery: The Beach Murder [7] Anne Winters [7]
2017Harvest Love [8] Nicole Reed [8]
2019 Valley of the Boom Sheila [5] 4 episodes

Voice acting


1996 Boys Over Flowers Yuriko Asai
1999–2000 Infinite Ryvius Faina S. Shinozaki
2000 Hamtaro Hamtaro
2000 ; 2005-2006 Inuyasha Yura of the Hair, Infant, Hakudōshi
2003–04 Zoids: Fuzors Amy, Chiara
2006 Ōban Star-Racers Eva "Molly" Wei
2012 Inuyasha: The Final Act Infant, Hakudōshi
2014 World Trigger Kirie KonamiEp. "Tamakoma's A-Class Members"


1989 Little Golden Book Land Poky Little PuppyTelevision film
1989–90 Camp Candy Alex
1992 My Little Pony Tales Bon Bon, Various
1994 Conan and the Young Warriors Navah
1994–96 Hurricanes Amanda Carey
2000 Rainbow Fish Ruby
2000–02 What About Mimi? Mimi Morton
2001–02 X-Men: Evolution Jubilee [9]
2002–05 Baby Looney Tunes Petunia Pig
2004 Dragons: Fire and Ice Princess KyraTelevision film
2005Elemental geladeViro
2005 Dragons II: The Metal Ages KyraTelevision film
2005 Trollz Ruby Trollman
2005A Fairy Tale Christmas [5] DartTelevision film
2007 Sushi Pack Kani Maki
2007–08 Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot Wish Bear
2007–09 Storm Hawks Piper
2008Holly and Hal Moose: Our Uplifting Christmas AdventureHolly MooseTelevision film
2008–09 Zeke's Pad Rachel Palmer
2009 Dinosaur Train Shoshana ShonisaurusEp. "Dinosaur Train Submarine Part 2"
2009 Cosmic Quantum Ray Atee, Geecey
2010 Maryoku Yummy Hadagi
2010–11 Kid vs. Kat Fiona Munson
2011 Rated A for Awesome Thera, Various
2012 Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot MadisonEp. "Bully Exposed"
2012–17 My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Daring Do, [2] A.K. Yearling, Random Villager
2013–15 Henry Hugglemonster Cobby [10]
2014–16 LoliRock [5] Izira
2016 The Deep A.R.I.A.
2018 Polly Pocket Blair Delaware


2003 Bionicle: Mask of Light HahliDirect-to-video
2003 Polly Pocket: Lunar Eclipse Shani
2004 Stellaluna Stellaluna, Flitter
2004My Little Pony: Dancing WorldTwinkle Twirl
2005 Barbie: Fairytopia Dahlia, Pixie #3
2005 Ark Amarinth
2005My Little Pony: Friends are Never Far AwayTwinkle TwirlDirect-to-video
2006Barbie Fairytopia: MermaidiaNori
2006The Barbie DiariesRaquelle
2006Boom Boom SabotageKit
2006 Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses Edeline
2006Polly World: Her First Full-Length MovieShani
2008Barbie Mariposa and Her Butterfly Fairy FriendsMariposa
2010 Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale Shyne
2011Barbie: A Perfect ChristmasHolly Elf
2014Achmed Saves AmericaKevin
2015Barbie in Rock 'N RoyalsErika Juno
2016 Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell [11] Vampire by Night / Nina Price

Video games

2014 Spider-Man Unlimited Annie Parker

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