Voice of Dee
Multi-award winning actress Camryn Manheim voices the witty bartender Dee. Best known for her role as defense attorney Ellenor Frutt on ABC's Emmy Award winning drama "The Practice", some of her achievements include: an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1998 and a Golden Globe for her work in the same role the following year, named one of the "Most Intriguing People of the Year" by no less an arbiter of popular taste than People Magazine, one of the "Most Fascinating Women of the Year" by Ladies Home Journal, and one of Glamour Magazine's "Women of the Year" to name a few.
In 1996 Camryn wrote and starred in her one-woman show, "Wake Up, I'm Fat!" Which played to sold out audiences at The Public Theater. Following her one-woman show, Camryn landed parts in "The Road to Wellville", "Jeffrey", "Eraser", "Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion", and received a National Board of Review Award for her portrayal of a homicidal loner in the controversial and talked about movie, "Happiness", written and directed by Todd Solondz. She is currently producing and staring in a feature film currently in development, called "The Extra".
Born in Caldwell, N.J. and raised in the Mid-West and Southern California, Manheim is the daughter of outspoken, politically aware parents who passed their activism on to all of their children. Camryn is a tireless worker for the rights of the disabled, particularly the deaf. She is a board member of the American Civil Liberties Union, and she is a vocal and public supporter of the size acceptance movement. Her own journey to self-acceptance is documented in her New York Times, best-selling book, Wake Up, I'm Fat! Published in 1999 by Broadway Books.