Does Tara Strong voice Miss Minutes in Loki? Casting choice confirmed

Bruno Cooke June 9, 2021

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Fans have taken to Twitter to celebrate the casting of voice-over veteran Tara Strong as Time Variance Authority (TVA) mascot Miss Minutes in new Disney+ series Loki. Will we see (or rather, hear) more of Tara Strong as Miss Minutes in episodes to come?

Tara Strong joins Loki cast as Miss Minutes

You may know her as Timmy Turner (The Fairly OddParents) or Bubbles (The Powerpuff Girls), or Batgirl, or Twilight Sparkle, or as any of her other myriad characters.

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Now, Tara Strong has delighted fans by providing the voice of TVA mascot Miss Minutes in the new Disney+ series Loki.

Miss Minutes is the TVA’s animated mascot, who “keeps the Time Variance Authority ticking like clockwork”.

Twitter reacts to Tara Strong as Miss Minutes’ voice

Fans obviously recognised Miss Minutes’ distinct voice as that of Tara Strong, and many made their intuitions known on Twitter.

Fans described casting Strong as, among other things, a “power move”.

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She may not have had much screen time in episode 1 of Loki, but fans can rest assured: there is plenty more to come.

Who else has Strong voiced, besides Miss Minutes?

Tara Strong has, believe it or not, 602 acting credits on IMDB

What’s more, many of those are for multiple episodes of a single show.

 

Her first ever voice acting role was in My Pet Monster, in 1987. She played Ame, credited as Tara Charendoff.

Since then, she has lent her voice to such classics as Teen Titans, Rugrats, Ben 10 and DC Super Hero Girls, alongside the aforementioned.

She also has numerous video game credits to her name, including Mortal Kombat X, Jake and Daxter, Final Fantasy X and Batman: Arkham.

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How did Tara Strong get into voice acting?

Born Tara Lyn Charendoff on 12 February, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario, Tara grew up performing with the Yiddish Theater and Toronto Jewish Theater.

She has called her Jewishness a “big part of her identity”.

Tara got her first professional role in Limelight Theater’s production of The Music Man, when she was 13. 

Her first cartoon role followed soon afterwards, as the titular role in Hello Kitty’s Furry Tale Theater.

Bruno is a postgraduate student studying global journalism, with research interests in the intersection of the media, storytelling, culture and politics. His articles have appeared in Groundviews, Packs Light and Forge Press, and most are readable on Medium or onurbicycle.com. He is a Student Ambassador for Tortoise Media, a big fan of Freddie Mercury and a novelist – his debut novel, Reveries, is available on Amazon.