Maryke Hendrikse

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Maryke Hendrikse
Hendrikse in 2007
Born (1979-02-23) February 23, 1979 (age 40)
Nationality Bahamian-Canadian
Other namesMaryke Hendrickse
Marÿke Hendrikse
Occupation Voice actress
Years active1990–present

Marÿke Hendrikse ( /məˈrkəˈhɛndrɪks/ mə-RAY-kə HEN-driks; [2] born February 23, 1979) is a Bahamian–Canadian voice actress who works primarily for Ocean Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She has played several roles in anime, most notably Revy in Black Lagoon and Lunamaria Hawke in Gundam Seed Destiny . She is also known for her roles as Susan Test in Johnny Test , Gilda in My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic , and Sonata Dusk in My Little Pony: Equestria Girls – Rainbow Rocks .

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Maryke was born in the Bahamas before she emigrated to Canada when she was 2 and a half years old, settling in Toronto. She was the first graduate from the alternative high school program Interact. [3]

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She graduated from Douglas College in 2010 with a Child and Youth Care diploma, having a GPA of 4.15 out of a possible 4.33 that earned her a Governor General's Bronze Medal. [5]



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