Stephanie Lemelin is a versatile actress appearing in both TV and film, comedies and dramas, and lending her unique voice to many cartoons, movies, video games, and commercials. In 2007, she also co-wrote and produced two movies with the company In-Motion Pictures. Stephanie began acting professionally soon after moving to L.A. in 2001, following her graduation from the University of Pennsylvania, where she majored in Communications with a minor in English. During her junior year, she spent a year abroad at UNSW (Sydney, Australia), interning for Network 9 as a production assistant. Born in southern New Jersey to a mom from Philly and a dad from Quebec,Stephanie grew up outside of Philadelphia until she was 10. In the winters, her family (including brother Brian) lived wherever her Dad was playing hockey, which included: Atlanta, Georgia; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Boston, Massachusetts. She credits these moves as her first experiences in acting, learning to blend in different towns and cities at a young age. As of 2012, Stephanie had been cast in 13 consecutive TV pilots (several of which went to series) including Satisfaction (CTV) Men At Work (TNT), The Whole Truth(ABC), Bunker Hill (TNT), Canned(ABC), Good Behavior(ABC), Cavemen(ABC), The Funkhousers (ABC), as well as FOX’s Worst Week of My Life, Dirtbags, and Titletown, and had a lead in the SyFy Channel’s original TV movie/back door pilot — Anonymous Rex,based on the books by Eric Garcia. Stephanie has also guest-starred in many network shows, with comedic and dramatic roles on Bones(Fox), Brothers and Sisters (ABC), The League (FX), The Closer (TNT), Melissa & Joey (ABC Family), CSI: Las Vegas (CBS), Malcolm in the Middle (Fox), Rules of Engagement (CBS), Run of the House (WB), Out of Practice (CBS), The Mullets (UPN). Her network television debut was on the critically acclaimed but short-lived Fox show, Undeclared, in which she was cast after one month of moving to LA. In 2008, Stephanie began adding voice-over credits to her resume. Her first big gig was as Mei Ling in the Dreamworks Kung Fu Panda franchise. She also appears as the voice in several commercials, including some by Taco Bell, Nintendo 3DS, Lunchables, and Supercuts. However her break-out v/o role was series regular Artemis on Cartoon Network’s “Young Justice”, where she also played Tigress, Catherine Colbert, and the voice of The Computer. She also appears as Sporty Shorty in the children’s cartoon “Twinkletoes”, and had a recurring role as Nurse Lady Pam on Nickelodeon’s “Fan Boy & Chum Chum.” Additionally, Stephanie has voiced numerous characters in video games– from the leading role in Sunset Overdrive, to Misty in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, to a killer nun in Hitman: Absolution, to the role of Eep in The Croods video game, along with reprising the role of Artemis in Young Justice: Legacy. Personal life: In 2007, Stephanie married her longtime boyfriend, martial artist and Krav Maga third degree black belt A.J. Draven. Before kids the two were very active in the dog rescue community, with two of their own rescued dogs, pit bull mixes, named Brucely & Stanley. Brucely was adopted from the South Los Angeles Shelter, and Stanley (named for the Stanley cup) was rescued off the streets of New Orleans while Stephanie was volunteering post Hurricane Katrina. In 2010, Stephanie joined the board of the non-profit Angel City Pit Bulls. She also volunteered with Best Friends Animal Society and NKLA. In March of 2013, Stephanie & AJ welcomed their first child, a son, named Xavier. Two years later, they welcome identical twin girls, Lola & Rocky. Following their births, Stephanie’s husband AJ Draven launched his own YouTube channel in the Summer of 2017, dedicated to Krav Maga self defense, health, and wellness… and she often appears alongside him in his tutorials with their children.
|Movie Name||Release Date|
|Young Justice||26 November 2010|