Lani Minella (Born October 25, 1959) is a voice actress who has voiced in over 500 computer and video games as well as several TV and anime series. She is best known for voicing Nancy Drew, Millie Strathorn, Loulou the Parrot and Freddie in the Nancy Drew computer games, Ivy Valentine in the Soul Calibur video game franchise, and as Rouge the in the Sonic games from 2001 to 2005. Lani's unique 4-octave range and ability to mimic anything she hears, has given her mastery of instant voice control. Lani Minella's 365+ voices can be heard on over 500 titles of computer games, cartoons and anime, national and international radio and TV commercials, industrials, phone systems, talking books, websites, car navigational systems, toys, and much more, including voices at Legoland, Disney rides, arcade and casino machines, as well as sound-alikes for hundreds of celebs and famous cartoon characters. She has also had roles in the following games and television shows. She has provided the voice for Betty Boop in Popeye EVO, Betty Boop Hollywood (slots) as Betty via AudioGodz.
- Lani Minella: "It's surprising how many Bettys there are out there. I think I did Betty for a Bally slot machine."
Role as Betty Boop
- On the 27th of July Minella was surprised how many people had provided the voice for Betty Boop over the years and that she thinks she also did the role of the character. David B. Schultz who was Bally's video game developer told her that she did for him. Minella responded by saying those were the days and thanked him.