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Who voices Miriam in Pixar's Turning Red?

Amber Peake March 12, 2022
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As Pixar’s Turning Red lands on Disney+ this week, fans are already curious to know more about the voice actor behind Mei’s pal Miriam.

Miriam joins friends Abby and Priya as the besties of the main character Meilin ‘Mei’ Lee, who all have a shared love for boyband 4*Town.

Let us introduce you to the voice actress behind Miriam, as we also explore her career on-screen so far.

Turning Red | Teaser Trailer

Turning Red | Teaser Trailer
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Meet actress behind Turning Red’s Miriam

Miriam is the tall tomboy best friend of Meilin ‘Mei’ Lee and is voiced by up-and-coming star Ava Morse.

The young actress has been acting since she was a child and had her first professional role on stage at just five years old.

As well as acting the now 16-year-old star is also a dancer and singer and released her first few singles in 2018. The following year she released her debut EP Close My Eyes. You can listen to her music on streamers Apple Music and Spotify as well as YouTube.

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Fans are smitten with Miriam

As audiences share their thoughts on Turning Red across social media, some have admitted Miriam is one of their fave characters:

The film is set in 2002, with others having since complemented Miriam on her Y2k inspired style:

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What else has Ava been in?

Away from her role as Turning Red’s Miriam, the rising star has acted across TV, film, stage and even commercials.

Some of Ava Morse’s most notable credits to date include NBC’s Chicago P.D, HBO original Somebody Somewhere and the 2017 film Bride To Be (formally known as Suprise Me!), which starred Mean Girl alum, Jonathan Bennett.

Ava has also previously featured in a national commercial for Kelloggs’ cinnamon frosted flakes as well as theatre productions of Hazel, Les Misérables and Billy Elliot.

Turning Red is not her only voice acting role as she also voiced the character of Ava in Ron’s Gone Wrong. The actor behind Turning Red’s Tyler, Tristan Allerick Chen, also featured in the voice cast within the 2021 film.

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Amber is an entertainment journalist with a love for anything showbiz, celeb or reality TV. After graduating with a degree in Journalism at Brunel University she became a Showbiz Reporter at Having written for both HITC and The Focus, Amber is now a staff writer for The Focus covering the latest celeb and entertainment trends.