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Zelda Rae Williams is an American actress, voice actress, and singer who was credited with voicing Kuvira in The Legend of Korra.

The Legend of Korra credits

Kuvira

Character information: Kuvira

Selected other credits

Television work

Filmography

Other credits

Biographical information

Personal life

Williams is the daughter of the late Robin Williams and his second wife, Marsha Garces Williams. Her father named her after the character of Princess Zelda in the video game series The Legend of Zelda. The first of Marsha's two children, Williams has an older half-brother, Zachary Pym Williams, as well as a younger brother, Cody Alan Williams. Williams moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of San Francisco.

Williams has been quoted as saying she has played "every single sport on the face of the planet." She regularly visits an indoor climbing gym in her hometown of San Francisco and is also a dedicated video game player and Halo 3 fan. She has stated that Wikipedia and Notcot.org are websites she visits frequently.

In June 2011, both Williams and her father were featured in a television commercial for the Nintendo 3DS game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D. Furthermore, on October 25, 2011, she was the special guest host at the London Zelda Symphony Concert at the Hammersmith Apollo, marking the 25th anniversary of the Zelda series. On November 17, 2011, subscribers to Nintendo emails received an email of her and her father playing the new game The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword for the Nintendo Wii. Additionally, she appears in an interview with Nintendo representatives in which she says that one of her favorite things to do in her free time is play Super Smash Bros. Melee with her friends, always playing as the character Sheik. She has stated that The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is her favorite game of all time and voices support of its release on the Nintendo 3DS by supporting Operation Moonfall. She appears in the Wynter Gordon music video for "Buy My Love" and has a cameo in the Cobra Starship music video "You Make Me Feel", along with her father.

On June 10, 2014, she played a match of Super Smash Bros. during E3's Super Smash Bros. Invitational tournament.

Career

Williams acted in House of D opposite Anton Yelchin as his young first love, Melissa Loggia. In House of D, she worked alongside her father, Robin Williams. Though the film received mixed reviews, Williams' and Yelchin's performances were well received.

Awards

  • 2014: Won a Domani Vision Award for Never (Best Lead Actor, Female)

Trivia

  • Williams shares a birthday with fellow Korra voice actor Joey Richter.
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