Harley Quinn voice actress Arleen Sorkin has passed away at the age of 67. She died on August 24, 2023, at the age of 67. She was best known for her role as the original voice of Harley Quinn in the 1990s animated series “Batman: The Animated Series“. She also had a recurring role on the soap opera “Days of Our Lives”.
Sorkin’s death was announced by her friend and fellow voice actor Neil Kaplan on Twitter. He said that she had passed away peacefully in her sleep. The cause of death has not been released.
Sorkin’s fans and colleagues have been paying tribute to her on social media. DC Comics CEO Jim Lee said that she was “a true original” and that her performance as Harley Quinn “helped define the character for generations”.
Sorkin’s death is a loss to the voice acting community and to the world of entertainment. She was a talented and versatile actress who brought joy to many people with her work. She will be missed.
Here are some of the tributes that have been paid to Arleen Sorkin:
- “Arleen Sorkin was a true original. Her Harley Quinn helped define the character for generations. She will be deeply missed.” – Jim Lee, DC Comics CEO
- “A brilliant talent and a lovely person. She will be deeply missed.” – Kevin Conroy, voice of Batman in “Batman: The Animated Series“
- “Arleen Sorkin was a force of nature. She was funny, talented, and kind. She will be missed by so many.” – Tara Strong, voice actress
- “Arleen Sorkin was a pioneer. She paved the way for so many women in voice acting. She will be remembered for her talent and her legacy.” – Grey Griffin, voice actress