the girl next galaxy

Georgia native Catherine “Cat” Taber has made numerous comedic and dramatic appearances in television and film, both in front of the camera and behind the microphone, including

Star Wars: The Clone WarsJust like Heaven, Jane the Virgin and The Force Awakens.


Taber has spent much of her career “in a galaxy, far, far away” with leading roles in Knights of the Old Republic, The Old Republic, The Force Unleashed, Star Wars: Detours, Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: Uprising. She is best known as Padme Amidala in the Emmy award winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. She will reprise the role of the queen turned senator in the upcoming

Forces of Destiny.


In addition, Catherine has portrayed memorable characters in some of today’s most beloved and popular gaming franchises including The X-Men, Metal Gear Solid, and Final Fantasy (NAVGTR Nom).


Taber lent her talents to one of her favorite charities The Humane Society of the United States, for the film A Pigs Tail and founded the organization Games for Soldiers, which sends video games and comic books to U.S. Soldiers deployed to the Middle East.


Currently, Cat can be found opposite Patton Oswalt as the female Jesse in Minecraft StoryMode (NAVGTR Nomination), as the eldest of the Loud sisters, Lori, on Nickelodeon’s hit series

The Loud House, the "hairtastic" heroine, Medusa, on Disney's animated Avengers and

Guardians of The Galaxy series and as the lead role in the thriller Haven’s End coming this fall.