Talya Barkay (Hebrew: טליה ברקאי, born Talya Peleg on August 11th, 1981) is an Israeli actress, voice actress, voice director, singer and songwriter who formerly directed and provides voices for the Hebrew narration of Thomas & Friends. Until the twentieth season, she also performed the Engine Rollcall along with Laura Shopov, who performed it solo for said season.
As a voice actress, she is well known for providing the Hebrew voices of various animated characters, including Vicky from "The Fairly Oddparents", the title character of "Atomic Betty", Delia Ketchum and Misty from "Pokémon", Lori from "Transformers: Cybertron", Dorothy Ann from "The Magic School Bus", Miss Keane from "The Powerpuff Girls", Karai and Starlee from the 2003 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and April O'Neil from the 2012 series, Anne-Marie from "All Dogs Go to Heaven", Goo from "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends", Twilight Sparkle from "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic", and Wendy and Benny in the 2017 JimJam redub of the original "Bob the Builder" series.
She has also worked as a voice director on various cartoons and animes, including "Fanboy and Chum Chum", "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Transformers: Prime".
- Engine Rollcall (performed; fifteenth and seventeenth seasons)
- Both she and Susan Roman voiced Melissa Raccoon from "The Raccoons" in their respective languages.
- Both she and Houko Kuwashima voiced Cutemon from "Digimon Fusion" in their respective languages.
- Nobuaki Kanemitsu, Ángel Amorós, Roberto Mendiola, Lupita Leal, Héctor Moreno, Jorge Teixeira, Yasuhiro Takato, Fabrice Trojani, Ewa Serwa, Gerald Schaale, Tony Marot, José Arenas, Ricardo Silva, Yasunori Masutani, Taisto Oksanen, Taisuke Yamamoto, Ambrogio Colombo, Satoshi Taki, Yehonatan Magon, Masaharu Satō, Nir Ron, Gerardo Reyero, Junko Noda, Marie-Luise Schramm, Mireya Mendoza, Igor Cruz, Nanaho Katsuragi, Benjamín Rivera, Arturo Mercado Jr., Pedro D'Aguillón Jr., Tom Deininger, Hiroaki Hirata, Óscar Flores, Irwin Daayán, Yoram Yosefsberg, Carlos Hernández, Chie Kōjiro, Agnieszka Kunikowska, Manuel Campuzano, Dor Srugo and Bin Shimada have also worked on "Digimon".
- Both she and Yuka Shioyama voiced Scarlet Garcia from "Sonic X" in their respective languages.
- Both she and Krystyna Kozanecka voiced Dorothy Ann from "The Magic School Bus" in their respective languages.
- Both she and Tiril Heide-Steen, who also voiced Marion, voice Twilight Sparkle from "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic" in their respective languages.
- Both she and Salty's Lighthouse voice actress Lenore Zann voiced Star Catcher from "My Little Pony: Dancing in the Clouds" and "My Little Pony: Friends are Never Far Away" in their respective languages.
- She, Adriana Casas, Simcha Barbiro, Grzegorz Drojewski, Ryuzou Ishino, Liliana Barba, Noé Velázquez, Tzvika Shwartzberg and Jarosław Domin all worked on "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends".
- She, Adriana Casas, Loukas Frangoulis, Piotr Bąk, Paul Disbergen, Mikołaj Klimek, Bartosz Martyna, Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Dor Srugo, Mildred Barrera, Roberto Gutiérrez, Finn Poncin, Hinako Sasaki, Shinichirō Miki, Hisao Egawa, Javier Olguín, Kōichi Sakaguchi, Katsuji Mori, Susa Saukko, Janusz Wituch, Pasi Ruohonen, Dariusz Błażejewski, Kiyoyuki Yanada, Waldemar Barwiński, Junichi Kanemaru, Artur Pontek, Hiroshi Tsuchida, Krzysztof Szczerbiński, Josie Yee, Diana Pérez, Grzegorz Drojewski, Klaudiusz Kaufmann, Mayra Arellano, Sander de Heer, Hiroko Emori, Naomi Shindō, Justyna Bojczuk, Miłogost Reczek, Tsutomu Densaka, Bruno Coronel, Xóchitl Ugarte, Miguel Ángel Leal, Noriko Shitaya, Anna Gajewska, Gaby Ugarte, Hiro Nakajima, Roberto Mendiola, Chikara Osaka, Kan Tanaka, Yohei Nishina, Salvador Reyes, Yuri Shiratori, Bin Shimada, Ángel Amorós, Kenta Miyake, Keiko Toda, Octavio Rojas, Masaharu Satō, Trond Teigen, Kiyonobu Suzuki, Yehonatan Magon, Kumiko Higa, Nir Ron, Joanna Pach-Żbikowska, Scott Maurstad, Olga Kuznetsova, Jan Kulczycki, Moisés Iván Mora, Tomohiro Nishimura, Piotr Bajtlik, Hideki Takahashi, Alan Prieto, Beata Jankowska-Tzimas, Tetsu Inada, Nobutoshi Canna, Krystyna Kozanecka, Masayuki Omoro, Simen Sand, Gadi Levy, Paweł Szczesny, Erik Skjøld, Leonardo García, Dafnis Fernández, Adrian Perdjon, Gerardo García, Józef Mika, Lena Meieran, Manuel Campuzano, César Árias, Dulce Guerrero, Armando Coria, Salvador Serrano, Leyla Rangel, Samuel Harjanne, Cezary Kwieciński, Hikaru Midorikawa, Juha Paananen and Hugolin Chevrette-Landesque have all worked on “Pokémon”.
- She, Alan Prieto, Yehonatan Magon, Javier Olguín, Ricardo Bautista, Tim Kreuer, Mia Kadosh, Józef Pawłowski, Gadi Levy, Tzvika Shwartzberg, Shōto Kashii, Hiroshi Tsuchida, Elise Langenoja, Raúl Solo and Sukekiyo Kameyama all worked on the 2012 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles". There have also been several other people that have worked on other parts of the franchise:
- Hiroko Emori, Rainer Schmitt, Daiki Nakamura, Hideyuki Umezu, Dariusz Odija, Håkan Mohede, Herman López, Achim Schülke, Reinder van der Naalt, Luis Alfonso Mendoza, Toshiharu Sakurai, Jorge Santos, Marion von Stengel, Masayuki Omoro, Simcha Barbiro, Kiyoyuki Yanada, Tomohiro Nishimura, Bin Shimada, Talya Barkay ("again"), Hidenari Ugaki, Gérard Boucaron, Kenji Utsumi, Naoki Tatsuta, Kiyonobu Suzuki, and Jorge Roig ("the 1987 version").
- Hidenari Ugaki ("again"), Yohei Nishina, Jan-David Rönfeldt, Stig Krogstad, Samuel Harjanne, Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Kiyonobu Suzuki, Kunihiro Kawamoto, Denis Bespalyy, Ryūji Nakagi, Saar Badishi, Daisuke Gōri, Takafumi Kawakami, Tzvika Shwartzberg, Shōto Kashii, Santiago Ziesmer, Kenji Utsumi and Dariusz Odija ("again") ("the 2003 version").
- Helmut Krauss, Yehonatan Magon ("again"), Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Piotr Bajtlik, César Árias, Karina Altamirano, Pasi Ruohonen, Caspar Phillipson, ("again") Alan Prieto, Oliver Rohrbeck, Toshiharu Sakurai, Víctor Ugarte, Albert Cohen, Mireya Mendoza and Yigal Mizrachi ("the films").