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Attention Ms. Singer, Or Should I Call You… McLain

By John Walker on October 14th, 2007.

It has become my sole mission to get Valve’s super voice-over champion, professional soprano Ellen McLain, to have her name spelt correctly anywhere on the internet.

We love you Ellen!

The wonderful McLain voices Half-Life 2 and Episode 1’s Overwatch, the omnipresent stern British announcer lady in Team Fortress 2, and is the voice of GLaDOS (and the gorgeous turrets) in Portal. And the singer of That Song! She’s the greatest hero of our time.

Yet despite this, everywhere calls her “Ellen McLane”.

Well, I’ve had my first victory. The Internet Movie Database, since my fervent protests (and massive confusion with their forms), has now changed her name from Ellen McLane, to the correct Ellen McLain.

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