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Wendee Lee Spindler (born February 20, 1960) is an American voice actress, writer and director in the anime and video game industries, and is also a choreographer and dancer.

She voiced Lucia in Neo Contra.


Lee studied dance and theater and later became a full-time dancer in her teens. According to her interview on the Magic Knight Rayearth DVDs, she started doing voices at school and got in trouble for it. Her first anime voice role was in the Harmony Gold production Robotech in the 1980s, where she voiced Vanessa Leeds, one of the operators aboard the SDF-1 Macross. She also worked with Streamline on several anime productions including Dragon Ball. She would continue dance and work part-time as a make-up artist, choreography and dance instruction.

Lee's major voice roles in anime include Kei in the Pioneer dub of Akira, Faye Valentine on Cowboy Bebop, Myōjin Yahiko in Rurouni Kenshin, Takeru "T.K." Takaishi on Digimon Adventure, Haruhi Suzumiya on The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and Konata Izumi on Lucky Star. She has also worked as an ADR director on Bleach, Love Hina and Outlaw Star, and a casting director on The Night B4 Christmas. In 2014–2015, she voiced Queen Serenity in the Viz Media re-dub of the classic Sailor Moon series and the new Sailor Moon Crystal series.



  • In 2023, Lee was embroiled in controversy after a decision by Viz Media and Studiopolis to not move forward with Anairis Quiñones voicing Yoruichi Shihōin in Bleach, with the role being reprised by Lee instead.

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