Neil D. Shee is a Canadian actor and voice actor. He is most known for his work as a narrator, having provided his voice for many commercials[1] as well as live-action and animated documentaries.

Early life

Neil was born in Newport, Vermont.[2] He then moved to Montréal, Québec,[2] and studied at Concordia University before working at Insight Enterprises.[3] He first married Karen Hall and had two children with her, Tara[4][5] and Jeremiah Shee.[6][7] In 1996, he married Heather Case.[6]


Acting and voice acting

In 1975, Neil landed his first role as a narrator for the animated feature Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid.[8] His talent was quickly recognized and allowed him to get similar roles in other video productions, both in the live-action and animated industry.[8] He has provided his voice to many short films from the National Film Board of Canada[9][10][11] and is most known for his role as Yeh-Yeh Miao in Sagwa, the Chinese Simaese Cat.[8] On the live-action scene, Neil has occasionally appeared in small roles for TV movies and features.[8]

Animated roles

Toad Patrol


  • Léon in Wintertime (2007) - Additional voices
  • Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (2001) - Yeh-Yeh Miao
  • Inuk (2001) - Tayara
  • The Country Mouse and City Mouse Adventures (1998) - Additional voices
  • Princess Sissi (1997) - Additional voices
  • How the Toys Saved Christmas (1996) - Santa
  • The Legend of White Fang (1992) - Raven Moon
  • Mirrors of Time (1991) - Narrator
  • The Marvelous Land of Oz (1987) - Lion
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1987) - Lion
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1986) - Lion
  • Giordano (1985) - Narrator
  • A Room Full of Energy (1982) - Additional voices
  • Spinnolio (1977) - Additional voices
  • The Secret Railroad (1977) - George Passenger
  • What Do You Do? / What Are You Doing? (1976) - Narrator
  • Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Mermaid (1975) - Narrator


  • Neil Shee is represented by the Canadian JAM Talent agency.
  • While Neil voiced the narrator of the short documentary A Room Full of Energy, both his children voiced the two main characters, a young girl and a young boy respectively.[12]

See also