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Shelby Young is a Los Angeles-based actor with an extensive background in voice over, voice-matching, motion capture, looping/ADR and on-camera. A self-proclaimed nerd with an affinity for cats, theme parks and sushi, Shelby has amassed a large social media following by way of Tiktok, Youtube and Instagram (with over 5 million followers/subscribers between the platforms) where she shares fun voice over vids, impressive impressions and comedy sketches.
In the world of VO, Shelby might be best known for her work in the Star Wars galaxy, voicing multiple characters across their animation titles and video games, including voicing Princess Leia Organa in projects such as "LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga", Disney Channel's "Star Wars Forces of Destiny" and "LEGO Star Wars: Summer Vacation"! Shelby's also known by video game fans for her work as Soph Blazkowicz, whom she brought to life through both voice and movement via MoCap, in "Wolfenstein: Youngblood" as one of the first-ever playable female characters in the long-standing franchise. Shelby's resume includes other AAA franchises such as "Call of Duty", "Battlefield", "Final Fantasy" and "Dead Rising 3", where she voiced and provided MoCap for the lead role of Annie. You can currently hear Shelby recur as Rayna on Nickelodeon's, "Baby Shark's Big Show!" and as multiple Being's on Apple TV+'s "Strange Planet". Shelby can also be heard in recent hit titles "God of War: Ragnarök", "Horizon Call of the Mountain" and "Star Wars Jedi: Survivor".
When she's not working in animation and games, Shelby spends her time "stepping into the mouths" of celebrities, by voice-matching for an ever growing list of Hollywood's leading ladies (and young men) in multiple high-profile film and television projects.
Shelby also has an on-camera background and is known for playing characters such as Leah from the Emmy-winning "American Horror Story", KC in the Best Picture Oscar®-nominated "The Social Network", Ruby in Universal's cult-classic teen film "Wild Child" and a 62-episode arc as Kinsey on "Days of Our Lives".