Forstadt, Rebecca

Forstadt, Rebecca

Alternate names: Reba West, Becky Olkowski, Riva West
Birthday: Dec 16, 1953
Website: http://www.rebeccaforst...
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Birthplace: Denver, Colorado

Rebecca Lynn Olkowski is an american voice actress.

After studying theater at Orange Coast College, in Costa Mesa, California, Forstadt began her acting career by working at Knott's Berry Farm's Bird Cage Theater, performing melodramas, often as the damsel in distress character. Later, she went to Hollywood where she worked as a wardrobe mistress on such television shows as The White Shadow and Hill Street Blues, as well as for the film S.O.B.. She also spent several years doing live theater in the Los Angeles area. Most notably, she won some recognition for her portrayal of the character Josette in the world premiere of Eugène Ionesco's Tales for People Under 3 Years of Age at the Stages Theatre Center in 1982. She starred in several low-budget movies such as Mugsy's Girls, with Ruth Gordon and Laura Branigan, and Round Numbers with Kate Mulgrew, Samantha Eggar, and Shani Wallis. She also appeared as a television actress in Hill Street Blues, St. Elsewhere, and L.A. Law. Her voice acting breakthrough came when she landed the leading role of Lynn Minmei in the English version of Robotech, the popular anime series of the 1980s. Since then, she has voiced hundreds of other anime characters and has branched into non-anime cartoons, live-action shows (such as Masked Rider and Power Rangers: Time Force), commercials and radio work, and has performed background voices for movies such as Antz, Dr. Dolittle, and The Santa Clause.

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Twitter: @rebeccaforstadt
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Voice Acting Roles
3x3 Eyes
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Pai 
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Pai
3x3 Eyes Seima Densetsu
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Pai 
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Pai
Ai no Wakakusa Monogatari
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March, Amy 
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March, Amy
Armitage III: Dual-Matrix
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Sylibus, Yoko 
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Sylibus, Yoko
Binzume Yousei
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Tama-chan 
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Tama-chan
Chicchana Yukitsukai Sugar
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Sugar 
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Sugar
Chicchana Yukitsukai Sugar Specials
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Sugar 
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Sugar
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
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Lamperouge, Nunnally 
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Lamperouge, Nunnally
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch Picture Drama
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Lamperouge, Nunnally 
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Lamperouge, Nunnally
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2
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Lamperouge, Nunnally 
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Lamperouge, Nunnally
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2
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I. Hillmick, Miya 
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I. Hillmick, Miya
Cowboy Bebop
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Muriel 
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Muriel
Cowboy Bebop
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Piyoko Seller  
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Piyoko Seller
De:vadasy
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Minakushi, Amara 
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Minakushi, Amara
Dragon Ball Movie 3: Makafushigi Daibouken
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Chiaotzu 
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Chiaotzu
Eiken: Eikenbu yori Ai wo Komete
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Harumachi, Komoe 
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Harumachi, Komoe
Eiken: Eikenbu yori Ai wo Komete
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Morooka, Kyoko 
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Morooka, Kyoko
Gate Keepers 21
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Isuzu, Ayane 
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Isuzu, Ayane
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
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Tachikoma 
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Tachikoma
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Solid State Society
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Tachikoma 
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Tachikoma
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Tachikoma na Hibi
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Tachikoma 
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Tachikoma
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG
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Tachikoma 
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Tachikoma
Gokiburi-tachi no Tasogare
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Naomi 
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Naomi
Hand Maid May
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Rena 
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Rena
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni
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Furude, Rika 
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Furude, Rika
Kannazuki no Miko
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Corona 
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Corona
Kazemakase Tsukikage Ran
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Gin 
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Gin
Kazemakase Tsukikage Ran
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Takagaki, Sayo  
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Takagaki, Sayo
Kazoku Robinson Hyouryuuki: Fushigi na Shima no Flone
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Robinson, Flone 
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Robinson, Flone
Kyou kara Maou!
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Greta 
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Greta
Kyou kara Maou! 3rd Series
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Greta 
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Greta
Kyou kara Maou! R
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Greta 
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Greta
Love Hina
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Narusegawa, Mei 
Supporting 
Narusegawa, Mei
Love Hina Again
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Narusegawa, Mei 
Supporting 
Narusegawa, Mei
Lucky☆Star
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Izumi, Kanata 
Supporting 
Izumi, Kanata
Macross
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Lynn, Minmay 
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Lynn, Minmay
Magic Knight Rayearth II
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Primera 
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Primera
Mahoromatic 2
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Oe, Chizuko 
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Oe, Chizuko
Mahoromatic Summer Special
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Oe, Chizuko 
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Oe, Chizuko
Metropolis
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Tima 
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Tima
Mobile Suit Gundam I
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Kobayashi, Kikka 
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Kobayashi, Kikka
Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow
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Kobayashi, Kikka 
Supporting 
Kobayashi, Kikka
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space
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Kobayashi, Kikka 
Supporting 
Kobayashi, Kikka
Onegai☆Twins
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Misumi, Kaede 
Supporting 
Misumi, Kaede
Rozen Maiden
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Suiseiseki 
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Suiseiseki
Rozen Maiden: Ouvertüre
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Suiseiseki 
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Suiseiseki
Rozen Maiden: Träumend
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Suiseiseki 
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Suiseiseki
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan
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Ebisu, Marimo 
Supporting 
Ebisu, Marimo
Samurai Girl Real Bout High School
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Onizuka, Miyuki 
Supporting 
Onizuka, Miyuki
Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star
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Hanmyo 
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Hanmyo
Seihou Bukyou Outlaw Star
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Iris 
Supporting 
Iris
Shin Tenchi Muyou!
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
Sol Bianca: Taiyou no Fune
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Jessica, May 
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Jessica, May
Tenchi Muyou! GXP
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
Tenchi Muyou! GXP
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Masaki, Aeka Jurai 
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Masaki, Aeka Jurai
Tenchi Muyou! GXP
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Erma 
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Erma
Tenchi Muyou! in Love 2: Haruka Naru Omoi
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
Tenchi Muyou! Manatsu no Eve
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki 3rd Season
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki 3rd Season: Tenchi Seirou naredo Namitakashi?
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi 
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Kuramitsu, Mihoshi
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D20Watt | Jul 5, 1:43 PM
Everybody look at this. Here's Rebecca in her prime back in 1986.


TheKazeTrigger | Apr 3, 7:06 AM
Terrible as Nunnally.
Otherwise CG is a flawless dub


elkensteyin | May 7, 2015 1:53 PM
Rebecca is a personal friend of mine. Met her at a Robotech convention in the 80's when I was a boy, and I've stayed in touch with her ever since. She can do so many variations of her voice, it's really cool.


LeaderTGW | May 1, 2015 3:57 PM
Aah! I love the comment about her sounding like Brina Palencia! It's not just that it's like she gets roles that aren't umm "best suited" for her voice, Just like Brina.


ironMousey | Jan 23, 2014 2:54 PM
I love her voice, always have, and don't care who knows it. :p


lustinNthrustin | Aug 30, 2013 6:55 PM
grossssssssssss.


bloody_Venus55 | Jul 13, 2013 6:50 AM
♥Nunnally ♥


HidamariSeashore | Jul 6, 2013 10:31 AM
I loved her as Sugar! She was okay as Tama-chan, too, but I don't think her voice fits Suiseiseki that well.


xPhantomhive | Mar 19, 2013 11:42 AM
I love how she voice acts Rika and Nunnally. Rika's voice suits her well, because she's adorable like that. The way she says "Ni-paa!~" and "Mii~" is so gufcybjg CUTE.


Palsa-San | Nov 18, 2012 10:52 PM
She's not a bad voice actress; I'd say that she's more of a victim of bad type casting.
For example: in Rozen Maiden, Suiseiseki's Japanese voice was extremely high pitched, and had to have clear pronunciations do to the speed in which she talked; Rebecca's voice was just not high enough, her pronunciations weren't clear enough, and her speech wasn't fast enough for Suiseiseki.
Another big mistake of having her voice Suiseiseki; is that of the characters in Rozen Maiden, Suiseiseki is generally within the top 3 of every fan's list of favorite characters; and though much of the other English voices did well in their parts; switching her voice with any of the other characters would have improved the dub tremendously.
They could have easily swapped her voice with either Souseiseki, Hina-Ichigo, Nori or Tomoe's voice; and it would have improved, as her voice is more fitting for those roles, which are also not quite as critical voices; and the other voice actresses that I just mentioned could have done a significantly better job at voicing Suiseiseki.
Again; like I said, she's not a bad VA; just a victim of bad type casting.
P.S. sorry for the wall of text. ^^;


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