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The Actress Who Plays Toph On Avatar: The Last Airbender Is Seriously Gorgeous In Real Life

Some episodes are better than others, but there's no denying that "Avatar: The Last Airbender" is an incredibly entertaining animated journey from start to finish. The show has received magnificent scores on sites like Rotten Tomatoes and has been praised by critics, with IGN calling the "must-watch" endeavor "one of the greatest animated series of all time."

Every episode in the show's three seasons has plenty of exciting fantasy action and some incredibly entertaining personalities, including the blind earthbender Toph Beifong. Toph's geokinetic abilities are off the charts, and she's considered one of the most formidable earthbenders in the "Avatar" universe.

While many viewers are probably convinced that they've uncovered everything there is to know about the infamous earthbender, there are certain things fans still get wrong about Toph Beifong. One thing that all of Toph's fans should know, however? The actress that voices her is beautiful in real life.

Meet Michaela Jill Murphy

Bringing Toph Beifong to life is Michaela Jill Murphy, who voiced the character in 37 episodes of "Avatar: The Last Airbender," where she was credited under her stage name, Jessie Flower. In addition to the Nickelodeon series, Murphy has worked on many notable animated shows, including "Platinum End," "Meet the Robinsons," "The Emperor's New School," and "Over the Hedge" (via IMDb). 

Murphy is an accomplished voice actor, but how did she get started? According to her website, she began acting at a very young age after one of her friends appeared in a commercial. She decided that acting seemed like a blast, and wasted no time making her dream a reality. Her career quickly expanded into different mediums, including animation and the stage; eventually, she found herself recording for "Avatar: The Last Airbender." 

In an interview with Letts React, Murphy revealed some of her favorite Toph moments on "Avatar." "A few of the early favorites were like 'The Tales of Ba Sing Se' followed closely by 'The Library.'" Many fans would agree with the voice actress, as "The Tales of Ba Sing Se" is considered one of the series' best episodes.