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Mary Elizabeth McGlynn ( born October 16, 1966) is an American voice actress. She plays V.I.L.E.'s "mama bear" faculty member Coach Brunt in the 2019 Netflix animated series Carmen Sandiego. Originally, she was from Newark, New Jersey.



  • McGlynn, who plays Dr. Priyanka Maheswaran, has worked with Toks Olagundye who plays Nanafua Pizza on the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe.
  • McGlynn has also played several roles with Kari Wahlgren and Troy Baker. One of the most recent roles with Wahlgren has been on another Cartoon Network series OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes.
  • In addition to voice acting, McGlynn also worked as an ADR director and voice director.
  • Early in her career she credited herself as Melissa Williamson. It's not clear where the Williamson part of this alias was from. Even more peculiar was why she used her twin sister's name.
  • McGlynn was formerly married to actor Daran Norris, but has recently been in a relationship with voice actor Steven Blum, both of whom worked together in the anime Cowboy Bebop.
  • Her most recognizable roles in anime have to be as Major Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Kurenai Yuhi from the Naruto franchise.
  • A lot of the voice work she has done for anime has been done with anime distribution company Funimation, which is headquartered just outside of Fort Worth, Texas, which may have been where she picked up Coach Brunt's Texas accent.

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