April Terri Winchell Foley is an American actress, writer, talk radio host, commentator, voice artist, and comedienne.

She voices the Riddle Sphinx in Star vs. the Forces of Evil.

Early life

Winchell was born in New York City, New York, to ventriloquist/comedian Paul Winchell and Nina Russel.


As a voice actress, Winchell has been heard in hundreds of animated television programs, such as Goof Troop (as Peg Pete), Phineas & Ferb, Kim Possible, Recess (as Muriel Finster), Disney's House of Mouse and Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (as Clarabelle Cow), Bonkers, Pepper Ann (as Pepper Ann's mom Lydia), The Legend of Tarzan (as Terk), 101 Dalmatians: The Series (as Cruella De Vil), SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron (as Molly Mange),The Kids from Room 402 and Wander Over Yonder (as Sylvia).

She has also voiced roles in numerous films, including Antz, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Monsters University, and Rob Zombie's The Haunted World of El Superbeasto.

Besides her many contributions to radio advertising as a director, writer, and performer, Winchell also hosted a radio talk show program on KFI, a Los Angeles radio station. This weekend program aired for three years, and enjoyed the fastest growing audience in the history of the station. Subsequent to the end of this program in November 2002, she appeared semi-regularly on the Ask Mr. KABC program, on KABC, an AM station also in Los Angeles, until the show ended in February 2007.

Winchell worked on the 1996 video game Toonstruck in which she voiced a number of characters including Ms. Fit, Polly, Punisher Polly, and Dr. Payne's receptionist. Not only did she voiced the characters, but she has also worked as casting and dialogue director for the game. She also worked as a punch writer for Recess: School's Out and wrote three episodes of the American sitcom Roseanne.

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