Canadian Comedy Award Winner enrolls in Mattel's 'Ever After High' cartoon web series

Aug 22, 2013, 09:00 ET from Lindsay Ames

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Comedy actor Lindsay Ames is voicing a character in Ever After High, a cartoon web series based on the doll franchise created by Mattel. Ames is performing the voice of a featured recurring character and her work will debut on forthcoming episodes due out in 2014.

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From Emmy winning creator Audu Paden (Animaniacs, Monster High), Ever After High tells the story of teenage sons and daughters of famous fairytale characters who attend boarding school and are destined to either relive their parents' classic stories or to rewrite their own destines.

"What's interesting about the show is the perspective of the characters," Ames said. "They're the untold sons and daughters of well-known fairytale characters. The vocal quality is so unique to be able to portray the character I'm voicing."

Paden said, "Lindsay's a great fit for the series. Through her work in comedy, she's become a great character actor. Her voice is malleable and her performing charisma gives the character a quality of uniqueness that we were looking for."

A Vancouver native, Ames won a Canadian Comedy Award for That Thing That Happened, a 2011 short film she starred in with comedy partner Josh Saltzman (This Hour Has 22 Minutes, Call Me Fitz). She also acted with Saltzman in the short film The Fish Bride, which received a Canadian Comedy Award nomination. Ames has been featured on Comedy Central's Tosh.O, Key and Peele, the CW's Beauty and the Beast and The Vow starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum.

Ames has acted in the films A Dad for Christmas starring Oscar winner Louise Fletcher, Sundays at Tiffany's starring Alyssa Milano and Fox's The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It.

Ames has performed voiceovers for T-Mobile, Honda and Prototype 2. She has done sketch comedy videos for and Ames' My First Hollywood Audition sketch became a viral sensation and her web series, How to End a Date, was acquired by MTV Clutch. This week, she premiered her sketch comedy show, Josh and Lindsay, Brother and Sister Extraordinaire at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.

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