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Rachael Leigh Cook.

Rachael Leigh Cook (born October 4, 1979) is an American actress and voice actor. She was the original starring voice of Tifa Lockhart of Final Fantasy VII, beginning with the joint Disney and Square series Kingdom Hearts. She continued to voice the character throughout the initial Compilation of Final Fantasy VII as well as in several other related releases until 2019, but did not return to voice the character in Final Fantasy VII Remake.


Game Release Character
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children 2006 Tifa Lockhart
Dirge of Cerberus -Final Fantasy VII- 2006 Tifa Lockhart
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Complete 2009 Tifa Lockhart
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy 2011 Tifa Lockhart
Final Fantasy Explorers 2016 Tifa Lockhart*(Archived audio)
World of Final Fantasy 2016 Tifa Lockhart
Mobius Final Fantasy 2018 Tifa Lockhart*(Archived audio)
Dissidia Final Fantasy NT 2019 Tifa Lockhart

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Beyond the Final Fantasy series, Rachael Leigh Cook has voiced Tifa in the Kingdom Hearts series. She has stated in an interview for Kingdom Hearts II that she enjoys playing Tifa and described her as "very strong physical and emotionally, but also very sensitive," and as "very multi-dimensional"[1]. Furthermore, she has voiced characters in other video games, such as Star Wars: The Old Republic. Her career in acting includes roles in several television series and films, and she is notable for her roles in She's All That (1999) and Josie and the Pussycats (in 2001).

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  1. Rachael Leigh Cook Interview~Tifa (0:16) (Error: No screenshot/audio evidence) by VGFreak8 at YouTube