Blanche Ravalec (born 1954) is a French actress and voice actress who narrated the French version of Thomas & Friends from the sixth to fifteenth seasons, although she continued for the home video releases until halfway through the seventeenth season.
She is best known for appearing in the James Bond film "Moonraker" and has appeared in over seventy French films. She also provides the French dubbing for many shows, like "Reboot", "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch", "Angelina Ballerina", "Futurama", "Ugly Betty", "Desperate Housewives", "Once Upon a Time" and "Friends". She is also the official voice-over for Marcia Cross.
Even though she stepped down as narrator after the fifteenth season, she is still voicing characters in the show.
- Lady (Calling All Engines!)
- Annie and Clarabel
- The Second Slip Coach
- Lady Hatt
- Stephen Hatt
- Bridget Hatt
- Dowager Hatt
- Allicia Botti
- The Teacher
- The Laundry Lady
- Both she and Salty's Lighthouse voice actor Scott McNeil voiced Hack from "Reboot" in their respective languages.
- Both she and Nao Nagasawa played Majo Rika/Patina from "Ojamajo Doremi".
- Both she and Pierce Brosnan have appeared in the James Bond film franchise.
- She, Nanaho Katsuragi, Adriana Casas, José Luis Rivera and Cody McMains all worked on "Desperate Housewives".