Teressa Claire "Tress" MacNeille (née Payne) is an American voice actress and singer, whose best-known Disney roles include voicing Daisy Duck, Chip, Gadget Hackwrench, Anastasia Tremaine, Lady Bane, as well as various other characters in other Disney animated television series and films.
MacNeille was born in Los Angeles, California, on June 20, 1951. She loved cartoons as a child and wanted to be a voice actress from the age of eight, but instead chose a "practical" career, feeling she would never be able to realize her ambition. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and attended broadcasting school. She worked in a variety of jobs and had numerous minor voiceover roles before becoming a regular on animated television. She was also a member of the improvisational comedy group, "The Groundlings" for ten years.
Some of her best known roles include Agnes Skinner and Dolph Starbeam (amongst other minor characters) in Fox's The Simpsons, Mom in Futurama, Babs Bunny in Tiny Toons Adventures, Charlotte Pickles in Nickelodeon's Rugrats, Dot Warner (amongst other characters) in Animaniacs, and Petunia Rhubarb, Junior Asparagus, Laura Carrot, and Madame Blueberry in the Netflix series VeggieTales in the House and Veggietales in the City.