|Christine Cavanaugh Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||August 16, 1963|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Christine Cavanaugh was an American voice actress known for being the voice behind the popular character Chuckie of Nickelodeon’s series Rugrats. She also voiced the fearless character of the pink piglet Babe. Christine was the voice behind Dexter in Dexter’s Laboratory and Birdie in McDonald’s commercials. She made special appearances in The X-Files, Everybody Loves Raymond and ER.
Christine Josephine Sandberg
Christine, Christie, Christy, Chris, Christina
Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963.
Christine Cavanaugh passed away on December 22, 2014, at the age of 51 in Cedar City, Utah, United States. The cause of her death wasn’t revealed publicly. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered in the Great Salt Lake, Utah.
Layton, Utah, United States
Christine Cavanaugh completed her high school from Layton High School in 1981. She then went on to join Utah State University and later attended the University of Hawaii.
Voice Actress, Actress
- Father – Waldo Eugene Sandberg
- Mother – Rheta Mason Sandberg
- Siblings – Deionn Masock (Sister), Steven Sandberg (Brother), Jesse Sharky (Brother), Ann Marie Ruttenbur (Sister), Leigh M. Clark (Sister), Catherine Sharky (Sister), Stanley Sandberg (Brother), Kirtis Johnson (Brother)
- Others – Kirt Johnson (Adopted Father), Linda Johnson (Adopted Mother), Isabel Torres (Goddaughter), Matt Masock (Brother-In-Law), Alec Masock (Nephew), Nash Masock (Nephew), Madison Masock (Niece), Hope Johnson (Sister-In-Law), Felicia Johnson (Nephew), Amanda Johnson (Niece)
Christine was represented by Arlene Thornton Agency.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Christine Cavanaugh has dated –
- Kevin Cavanaugh – In 1985, she married her old college friend from the University of Hawaii, Kevin Cavanaugh. However, things did not work out between them and they divorced in the same year.
Race / Ethnicity
- Beautiful warm smile
- Often kept a side bang
Christine Cavanaugh had voiced as Birdie in McDonald’s commercials in the 1990s.
She followed the practices of Mormons.
Best Known For
- Voicing the popular character of Chuckie Finster in Rugrats TV series and films, and later in video games
- Being the voice of Babe in the blockbuster comedy-drama film of the same name Babe (1995)
- Her appearances in many notable roles like Mrs. Remo in Jerry Maguire (1996), as Amanda Nelligan in The X-Files (1997), as Erin in Everybody Loves Raymond (1997), as Gloria in ER (2000)
In 1994, she made her theatrical film debut in the comedy-drama Mixed Nuts as one of the police officers.
As a voice actress, she made her theatrical film debut in the 1988 animated film David and the Magic Pearl (English version) as the voice of David.
First TV Show
In 1990, she made her first TV show appearance on the comedy-drama series Cheers as Terry Gardner.
As a voice actress, she made her TV show debut in 1989 as the voice of Ritchie Raccoon on ABC Weekend Specials.
Christine Cavanaugh Facts
- Her mother passed away when she was 15. She then went to live with Kirt and Linda Johnson.
- After completing her college, she moved to California to pursue her acting career.
- She was the godmother to her childhood friend Susan Yoshikawa Torres’s daughter.
- She had provided voices to numerous popular characters in TV series including Bunnie Rabbot in Sonic the Hedgehog, Gosalyn Mallard in Darkwing Duck, Dexter in Dexter’s Laboratory, Valerina in The Brothers Flub, Bamm Bamm in Cave Kids, Oblina in Aaahh!!! Real Monsters.
- In her lifetime, she won numerous awards like the OFTA Television Award for “Best Voice-Over Performance” (1999) for Dexter’s Laboratory and the Annie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Voice Acting by a Female Performer in an Animated Television Production” (2000) for Dexter’s Laboratory: Ego Trip.
- From 1988 to 1994, she worked as an announcer for the Disney Channel.
- Christine was particularly known for voicing red-haired characters.
- She retired from active work as a voice-over artist in 2001 and moved to Utah to be closer to her family.
- She was not active on social media.
Featured Image by Christine Cavanaugh / Instagram