Maile Flanagan is an Emmy Award-winning actor who grew up all over the world. She received a BA in Political Science from Boston College. While there she performed with the improv comedy troupe My Mother’s Fleabag. Later she formed a comedy group that landed in Minneapolis where she also did stand up and performed with The Children’s Theater Company and Dudley Riggs.
After moving to Los Angeles, Flanagan began in on-camera commercials, with over 100 commercials filmed to date. She started her voiceover career in 1999. In 2006 she won an Emmy for playing the lead in the cartoon Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks (also Emmy nominated 2007 and Annie Award nominee). Other animation includes the Oscar-winning film Rango, Ice Age 3, Back at the Barnyard, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Uncle Grandpa, Fish Hooks, Shimmer and Shine, and The Loud House. She is the lead in the hit anime cartoon Naruto for which she has done over 650 episodes, 40 video games and 6 movies and it’s still going strong!
She recurred on-camera as Principal Perry on Disney’s Lab Rats, as well as Shameless, Bad Teacher, The Class and Grey’s Anatomy. Guest star roles include The Mindy Project, Modern Family, Mike and Molly, Last Man Standing, Weeds, and Reno 911. Feature films include 500 Days of Summer, Transformers 3, Yes Man, Evan Almighty, The Station Agent, and Phone Booth.
She has 2 LA WEEKLY Awards for theater. Recently she was a producer and the title character in the film My Babysitter The Superhero (release 2018). She continues to teach VO to working actors and volunteer with The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company.
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Boston College