Seychelle Suzanne Gabriel is an American actress and singer of Mexican heritage who is best known for providing the voice for Asami Sato in The Legend of Korra. She also played Princess Yue in The Last Airbender.
The Legend of Korra credits
- Character information: Asami Sato
Selected other credits
Gabriel began doing commercial work at a young age. She played Marisol in the short film Welfare to Love, a younger character named Sand in The Spirit, released in 2008, and later appeared in Honey 2, released in 2011.
On television, Gabriel co-stars in the popular TNT sci-fi series Falling Skies, produced by Steven Spielberg. She has also guest starred in the comedy-drama series Weeds and Zoey 101 and appeared in an episode of Miami Medical. When she is not working, Gabriel enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
- Gabriel originally auditioned for the role of Katara in The Last Airbender but subsequently lost out to Nicola Peltz. About six months later, she was asked to audition for Princess Yue and was offered the role four months after that callback.
- Gabriel originally auditioned for the voice of Korra in The Legend of Korra but was cast as the voice of Asami Sato instead.
- Asami Sato was Gabriel's first voice acting role.
- Gabriel initially remembered Asami's name because it sounded like "salami".
- Gabriel's favorite character in The Legend of Korra is Lin Beifong.
- If she could be a bender, Gabriel would be an earthbender, specifically a "gembender" like Jargala Omo who bends jennamite, as she has had a fascination with the element ever since watching Avatar: The Last Airbender.
- Gabriel participated in a live reading of Turf Wars Part One with Janet Varney on April 6, 2020, where she reprised her role of Asami Sato, as well as providing the voices of Senna and the rock spirit. She also took part in a second live reading with Varney and joined by fellow Korra voice actors P. J. Byrne, David Faustino, and Mindy Sterling on May 27, where she voiced Asami, Two Toed Ping, and Zhu Li Moon.
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- Alex A. Kecske (September 12, 2010). An Interview with Last Airbender's Seychelle Gabriel. ACED Magazine (via Web Archive). Retrieved on September 24, 2010.
- Episode 46: The Legend of Korra Cast. Nick Animation (via YouTube) (October 20, 2017). Retrieved on October 20, 2017.
- DiMartino, Michael Dante; Konietzko, Bryan; Varney, Janet; Faustino, David; Gabriel, Seychelle & Byrne, P. J. (March 10, 2015). "Remembrances" commentary. Book Four: Balance Blu-ray.
- Dark Horse Comics (April 6, 2020). The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Live Reading. Twitch.com. Retrieved on April 6, 2020.
- Dark Horse Comics (May 19, 2021). Toph Beifong's Metabending Academy Live Reading. Twitch.com. Retrieved on May 19, 2021.