Tara Strong is a Canadian-American actress, voice-over artist, comedian, musician, singer, and businesswoman, who is best known for her roles asTimmy Turner in the The Fairly OddParents, Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls, Princess Clara andToot Braunstein in Drawn Together. Ben Tennyson in Ben 10 and Ben 10: Ultimate Alien, Dil Pickles in Rugrats and All Grown Up, Rikku in Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2, Twilight Sparkle in My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, and her recurring role as Miss Collins in Big Time Rush.
She has appeared in live roles in National Lampoon’s Senior Trip, Sabrina Goes to Rome, Sabrina, Down Under, Mosquito Lake, and The Last White Dishwasher. She also made guest appearances on such shows as Forever Knight, Street Legal, Touched by an Angel, Take Home Chef, Party of Five, Comic Book: The Movie, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, and 3rd Rock from the Sun.She has the role of the character Miss Collins in Nickelodeon‘s live action series Big Time Rush. Strong has been nominated four times for an Annie Award, and once for a Daytime Emmy.
In 2004, she won an Interactive Achievement Award for her role as Rikku in Final Fantasy X-2. She also served as the announcer for the 2000Kids’ Choice Awards, appeared as a guest at several fan conventions (including BotCon, Jacon, Comic-Con International, and Anime Overdose), and was featured on the front cover of the July/August 2004 issue of Working Mother magazine, saying, “My son is now old enough to respond to my work. To me, that’s what it’s all about.”