Chiara Zanni (born July 19, 1978) is a Canadian comedian, actress and voice actress. As an actress, Zanni is known for playing, Amy Ryan, the titular character in the 2007 television series About a Girl for The N, as well as for her previous role as Maggie Buckman on CBC's adult drama Edgemont (2001–2005).
As a voice actress, Zanni is known for performances, such as Bionicle: Mask of Light as Hahli, playing the title role in Hamtaro and Stellaluna, Jubilee in X-Men: Evolution, Bon Bon in My Little Pony Tales and Nori, the mermaid in Barbie: Mermaidia. She is currently working on various animated series, including, Storm Hawks, Ricky Sprocket and Sushi Pack.
Life and career
Zanni was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to an Italian father and a British mother. Chiara started her career at the age of eight, when she was cast as the "Pokey Little Puppy" in a cartoon called Little Golden Bookland and hasn't stopped working since. Chiara has acted in feature films X-Men, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Come l'America, In the Land of Women, and Good Luck Chuck.
Her TV appearances include Supernatural, Stargate Atlantis, Edgemont, Trophy Wife, Bye Bye Birdie, First to Die, and Post Mortem. If Chiara sounds familiar, that's probably because she's also done voice work including roles in Zeke's Pad, Hamtaro, Trollz, My Little Pony, Polly Pockets, Barbie: Fairytopia, X-Men: Evolution, Sabrina, Bionicle, Inuyasha, Storm Hawks, and Oban Star-Racers.
- Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil - Additional Voices
- Kid vs. Kat - Fiona Munson
- Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell - Vampire By Night
- Henry Hugglemonster - Cobby Hugglemonster
- LoliRock - Izira
- 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) - Nun
- Prozac Nation (2001) - Ruby's roommate
- Trophy Wife (2006) - Chelsea