|Full name||Marÿke Hendrikse|
|Birthdate||February 23, 1979 (age 41)|
Sonata Dusk (speaking)
Marÿke Hendrikse ( /məˈreɪkə/ or /məˈraɪkə/ /ˈhɛndrɪks/) is a voice actress in My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. Her most prominent roles in the series are as Gilda and the speaking voice of Sonata Dusk in Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks.
In an interview, Hendrikse has described her voice direction for Gilda as having a raspy lion-like growl in her speech. In original recordings for Griffon the Brush Off, Hendrikse's portrayal of Gilda was "younger" and "higher-pitched."
In previous generations of My Little Pony, Hendrikse provided the voice of Brights Brightly in My Little Pony Crystal Princess: The Runaway Rainbow.
Outside My Little Pony, Hendrikse's professional voice credits include GC in Blaster's Universe, Lunamaria Hawke in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, Susan Test in Johnny Test, Thunderblast in Transformers Cybertron, Revy in Black Lagoon, Bubbles in Powerpuff Girls Z, Yasmin in the second season of Bratz, Sandra Leylocke in Tara Duncan, Amy in Sabrina: Secrets of a Teenage Witch, and various supporting roles in Moville Mysteries, Inuyasha, 6teen, and the Barbie film series.
- ↑ Everfree Network (2013-03-05). Maryke Hendrikse Interview - EQI - Las Pegasus Unicon 2013. YouTube. Retrieved on 2015 August 20.
- ↑ Ponyville Live! (2015-04-08). BABSCon 2015 - MLP Voice Actors and Actresses. YouTube. Retrieved on 2015 August 20.
- ↑ Brohoof Brony (2013-02-26). Gilda the Gryphon (Maryke Hendrikse) Interview. YouTube. Retrieved on 2015 August 20.
- ↑ Everfree Network (2013-03-15). Interview: Maryke Hendrikse. YouTube. Retrieved on 2015 August 20.