Voiceover Artist / Actress
Jen Taylor is an American voice actress best known for her role as Cortana in various Halo games, Zoey in Left 4 Dead and the Xbox 360 game 1 vs. 100.
Jen Taylor’s first voice role was Sunny Day in Backyard Baseball. Since 1999 in Mario Golf, she has voiced Princess Peach and from 2001 Toad in various Mario games. More recently, she has voiced the role of Zoey in Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2, Cate Archer in No One Lives Forever 2 and Jessica Cannon in the episodic FPS SiN Episodes. She also plays the voice of Keira Stokes in F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin. She also worked alongside David Scully on both Saw and Alien Vs Predator 2.
Taylor also provided the voice of Cortana and Dr. Catherine Halsey in the Xbox and Xbox 360 Halo video game series. For the Legendary Edition release of Halo 3, Jen Taylor filmed The Cortana Chronicles: In Search of Fandom, in which she traveled across America meeting fans of the series. In 2002, she performed the audio version of Elizabeth Berg’s novel, True to Form. She is also the voice talent for the character Chloe in the Hoyle Board and Card games series. Jen recently has taken the voice of the co-host of 1 vs 100 on Xbox Live. In 2007, Taylor worked alongside Holter Graham in the Halo: Contact Harvest audio book.
An accomplished stage actress, in 2007 she performed in starring roles in both the Book-It Repertory Theatre adaptation of The House of Mirth, and the Seattle Children’s Theatre production of Afternoon of the Elves.
In 2012, she played Eliza Doolittle in a Seattle Shakespeare Company production of Pygmalion. In 2013, she played Miss Casewell in the Village Theatre production of The Mousetrap.
In 2004, she also appeared in the feature film Inheritance, her first film role, as Abbey.
She appeared in one episode of Leverage as Jodie McManus in 2010. A sought-after audiobook narrator, Taylor has read “Perfected By Girls, a novel written by Alfred C. Martino, named to the list of ‘Best Children’s and YA Audiobooks for 2012’ by Sound Commentary.