Terri Hawkes is a Canadian actress, voice actress, and writer better known for her work as Serena Tsukino in Optimum Productions localization of Sailor Moon and its subsequent films, Black Dream Hole, Hearts in Ice, and The Promise of the Rose.
Hawkes was born 1958 as Teresa Anne Hawkes, and is the daughter of the Joanne Christie and Jim Hawkes, a former politician who served on the Canadian Parliament from 1979 to 1993. In May 2017 Hawkes separated from her husband, retired producer Jeff Sackman, the founder of the defunct film company thinkfilm. Hawkes lives with her two children in Toronto, Ontario.
Film and Television
Hawkes is best known for playing Kelly Hennenlotter in the horror film, Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II, Adrienne in Beverly Hills 90210, and Wendy Masters in General Hospital. Hawkes had a role playing Monika Barnes in the early episodes of Traders.
Hawkes provided the voice of a 3D sphere in Max Maven's The MAXimum Dimension. Hawkes' other voice acting roles include Baby Hugs Bear in The Care Bears Movie, and reprised the role in Nelvana's Care Bears television series, where she also voiced Baby Hugs Bear and Shreeky (No Heart's niece). Hawkes also worked as a voice director for the popular children's animated series Flying Rhino Junior High, and the English version of the 1996 Canadian Horror film Karmina.
In 1995, Hawkes became the second actress to portray Serena Tsukino in DiC Entertainment's English localization of Sailor Moon, replacing Tracey Moore after thirteen episodes. In addition to her voice work on Sailor Moon, she also acted as assistant voice director for the series.
Hawkes was cast shortly after Moore's departure and and was required to work the night she was cast, with Ron Parlaiment (an additional ADR director). With the production for the first season was behind schedule, Hawkes, could only do one take during recording sessions.
Hawkes remained on Sailor Moon until 2000, where she willingly stepped down from the role on account of her twin pregnancy. She was on ordered bed rest and unable to continue her work on the show. and was replaced with Linda Ballantyne. Following the birth of her sons, Hawkes declined to return to the show. Hawkes as since made public appearances as anime and Sailor Moon conventions at the request of fans.
Work as a Writer
Hawkes wrote the screenplay of the 2002 film The Book of Eve and one episode of the Canadian children's animated series Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series which was broadcast on TVO in Canada and PBS in America. Since 2007, Hawkes has concentrated on writing and directing, with a focus on works that empower women. She finished an M.A in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies, and is currently working on a doctorate in Gender Feminist and Women's Studies at York University.
- ↑ Joanne Christie
- ↑ Terri Hawkes - Internet Movie Databse.com
- ↑ TV Tropes - Anime and Manga / Troubled Productions
- ↑ Sailor Moon Reflections: The inside story of the original recordings of the English version of Sailor Moon
- ↑ From Our Mailbag: Letter From Louis (And An Opportunity To Write To Nicole)
- ↑ Terri Hawks gives birth to twins - Save Our Sailors
- ↑ Terri Hawkes - Internet Movie Database
- ↑ Performing Motherhood
- ↑ Centre For Feminist Research
- ↑ Theatrical representations of motherhood; performances of mother-subjects; breastfeeding practices on and off-stage