|Born||August 16, 1963
|Years active||1987 – 2001|
Christine Cavanaugh (born August 16, 1963) is an American former voice actress who had a distinctive speaking style and had provided the voice for a large range of cartoon characters. She is best known as the voice of Babe in the hit film, Babe: The Gallant Pig, Chuckie Finster on Rugrats and for being the original voice of Dexter on Dexter's Laboratory. She retired from voice acting for personal reasons in 2001.
Born in Utah, Cavanaugh moved to Los Angeles, California to become an actress and ended up doing voice work for a friend's film. During the 1980s, she provided the voice of Cathy for the three CBS animated specials based on the comic strip by Cathy Guisewite.
In 1991, Cavanaugh started doing the voice of girl duckling Gosalyn Mallard on Disney's Darkwing Duck as well as the voice of Chuckie Finster on the Nickelodeon cartoon Rugrats and later, in 1994, the voice of Oblina, one of the three main monster-students on Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.
Cavanaugh can also be heard on The Critic as the voice of Marty, Jay Sherman's son, along with Nancy Cartwright, who would be her replacement as Chuckie Finster later in 2001. Her voice credits also include the animated series Sonic the Hedgehog, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Aladdin, Hercules: The Animated Series, The Powerpuff Girls, The Wild Thornberrys, Recess and King of the Hill, as well as the voice of Birdie in McDonald's commercials. In the early 1990s, Cavanaugh also served as an announcer for The Disney Channel for "coming up next" bumpers.
In 1995, Cavanaugh lent her voice to the live-action film Babe in the starring role of Babe the Gallant Pig. Choosing not to participate in the sequel, Babe: Pig in the City, the role was instead played by her Rugrats co-star E.G. Daily who voices Tommy Pickles. In 1996, she started doing the voice of boy-genius Dexter in Dexter's Laboratory and won an Annie Award in 2000 for the hour-long TV special Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip.
Cavanaugh also guest starred on several TV shows including Salute Your Shorts, Cheers, Empty Nest, Wings, The X-Files, Everybody Loves Raymond and ER and had supporting roles in the feature films Soulmates and Jerry Maguire.
|Year||Animated Series/Film||Role||Other notes|
|1987||David & the Magic Pearl||David|
|1989||P.J. Funnybunny||Potts Pig||ABC Weekend Specials, credited as Chris Cavenaugh|
|1991||Darkwing Duck||Gosalyn Mallard|
|P.J.'s Unfunnybunny Christmas||Ritchie Raccoon||ABC Weekend Specials|
|Sonic the Hedgehog||Bunnie Rabbot|
|1994||The Critic||Marty Sherman|
|Aaahh!!! Real Monsters||Oblina|
|1995||Babe||Babe the Gallant Pig|
|1996||Dexter's Laboratory||Dexter||(Seasons 1-2, part of Season 3)|
|P.J. Funnybunny: A Very Cool Easter||Potts Pigg||credited as Chris Cavanaugh|
|101 Dalmatians: The Series||Dumpling/Wizzer|
|1997||A Rugrats Vacation||Chuckie Finster||Video movie|
|The Brothers Flub||Valentina|
|King of the Hill||Bobby Hill (additional dialogue only), Pamela Adlon regularly performed his voice.|
|1998||Hercules: The Animated Series||Alcides|
|Dexter's Rude Removal||Dexter||Unaired short|
|The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly||Birdie||Commercials|
|The Powerpuff Girls||Bunny, Bud Smith|
|The Rugrats Movie||Chuckie Finster|
|The Wild Thornberrys||Short Tail Macqaque|
|1999||Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip||Dexter, D22, Old Man Dexter||TV movie|
|2000||Cave Kids||Bamm-Bamm Rubble|
|Cartoon Cartoon Fridays||Dexter|
|Rugrats in Paris: The Movie||Chuckie Finster|
|2001||Rugrats: Still Babies After All These Years||Chuckie Finster||TV documentary|
|The Rugrats: All Grown Up||Chuckie Finster||TV and movie|
|Year||TV Series/Film||Role||Other notes|
|1990||Cheers||Terry Gardner||Episode # 8.24: "Mr. Otis Regrets"|
|1991||Salute Your Shorts||Mona Tibbs||Episodes: "They Call Me Ms. Tibbs", "Mail Carrier Mona"|
|Empty Nest||Kimberly||Episode # 4.7: "Country Weston"|
|1992||Salute Your Shorts||Mona Tibbs||Episode: "Park Ranger Mona"|
|Herman's Head||Martha Fitzer||Episode # 2.13: "A Charlie Brown Fitzer"|
|1993||Wings||Fan||Episode # 4.17: "I Love Brian"|
|Down, Out & Dangerous||Leslie McCoy||TV movie|
|1996||Jerry Maguire||Mrs. Remo||Credited as Christina Cavanaugh|
|The X-Files||Amanda Nelligan||Episode # 4.20: "Small Potatoes"|
|Everybody Loves Raymond||Erin||Episode # 2.12: "All I Want for Christmas"|
|1998||You Lucky Dog||Bernice||TV movie|
|2000||ER||Gloria||Episode # 7.3: "Mars Attacks"|