Naelee Rae is an American actress and singer. She voiced Tasha from season one to two. Her role as Tasha's speaking voice was taken over by Gianna Bruzzese as the third season of The Backyardigans began.


Naelee Rae's first television roles were guest appearances on Law & Order: Criminal Intent in 2002 and ABC's The Practice in 2003. She later played recurring character Clarissa Marler in the soap opera Guiding Light. Rae has had roles in several films, including Loverboy and The Notorious Bettie Page.

Rae is also a singer and guitarist. She has performed at several attractions, including the Apollo, Madison Square Garden, and Ashford & Simpson's Sugar Bar. When she was eighteen years old, Rae recorded a five-song extended play (EP) titled "Hi Five".

The Backyardigans crew members
Main production crew
Janice BurgessDave PalmerDouglas WieselmanEvan Lurie
Main cast members
Avion BakerChris Grant Jr.Corwin C. TugglesDamani RobertsGabriella MalekGianna BruzzeseJake GoldbergJamia Simone NashJonah BoboJordan ColemanKristin KlabundeLaShawn Tináh JefferiesLeon G. Thomas IIINaelee RaeNicholas BaraschReginald Davis Jr.Sean CurleyThomas SharkeyTyrel Jackson WilliamsZach Tyler Eisen
Other cast members
Jennifer BarnhartJim KroupaOliver WymanReyna ShaskanRick LyonShakyra Lipscomb
Guest stars
Adam PascalAlicia KeysConan O'BrienCyndi Lauper
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