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She poisons Hercules ' family, then tricks him into accompanying her to the Tree of Life, where one bite of a golden apple cures all ills, but eating a whole apple turns them immortal.
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She and poisons
She is a close friend of Lord Gro, and poisons herself, after the death of her husband and her brother, when the Demons conquer Carcë.
She also ( reluctantly ) poisons Don Altobello, her godfather, in retaliation for his plotting against the family.
She stole books from the library on poisons, and she diluted arsenic and other chemicals from a lab.
She acquired knowledge of poisons from Kruen Musenda, a famed African assassin known as the " Spitting Cobra " and to whom she was married for the two years prior to his death.
She and Hercules
She kills Hippomenes and joins up with Hercules hoping for an honorable death to be forgiven by Artemis.
She was awarded to Hercules as a prize in a game of dice, and locked in his temple with his other prize, a feast.
She has been a vocal performer on episodes of animated television series, including as Aphrodite on Hercules: The Animated Series, and as Springfield Elementary School student Alexandra Whitney on The Simpsons.
She confirms that Hylas is dead and that Hercules is not to continue with the others, and directs them to seek the blind soothsayer Phineas ( Patrick Troughton ), whom they find tormented by two Harpies sent by Zeus to punish him for misusing his gift of prophecy ; these winged females would steal Phineas ' food leaving him only noisome scraps.
She had roles in many Disney films including Beauty and the Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Mulan and the posthumously released Toy Story 2 where she provided the yodeling for Joan Cusack's Jessie The Yodeling Cowgirl as well the voice of Jessie for the line of Toy Story 2 talking toys and games.
She also provides the voices of Desiree in the Nickelodeon animated television series, Danny Phantom, Volcana in Superman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited, Hecate in Hercules: The Animated Series, and Kate Corrigan in the Hellboy animated films.
She said, " The other highly memorable story is about a bookworm from earth who winds up on another planet, where his spindly body is transformed into that of an extraterrestial Hercules.
She had recurring parts on multiple television series such as Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and co-hosted America's Funniest People from 1992 – 1994.
She had a recurring role as Deianira in three of the Hercules: The Legendary Journeys television movies in 1994, and then in the regular television series.
She starred in several indie films ( Alice, Angst ), and eventually landed a recurring role on New Zealand television series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess, amongst guest roles on several television series.
She eventually garnered international attention for her recurring role as Hercules ' mother on the syndicated adventure series, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, a role she played intermittently from 1995 to 1998.
She returns at a crucial moment and impales the Skrull god Kly ' bn on the spine of the slain god-eater Demogorge, eldest child of Gaea, when the Skrull god is knocked back by Hercules.
She and family
She was Ellen Aldridge, a widow of good repute who was employed by Gorton's wife and lived with the family.
She was apparently the pioneer in her family because she had no close relatives in this country at that time.
She was a dedicated, supporting wife and mother who looked out for the interests of her children and the future of her family.
She arranged for Alexander to marry Sallustia Orbiana, the daughter of a noble Patrician family, but grew so jealous of Sallustia ’ s influence over her son that she had her banished from court.
She avoided urban and street scenes as well as the nude figure and, like her fellow female Impressionist Mary Cassatt, focused on domestic life and portraits in which she could use family and personal friends as models.
She left for Paris with cousin May Whitlock, forsaking several suitors and overcoming the objections of her family.
She resumed life with her family, and they supported her fully, acknowledging her chosen path and demanding of her little in the way of household responsibilities, " I was never once asked to do an errand in town, some bit of shopping … so well did they understand.
She began her musical career in 1980, when she briefly joined her family band Clannad before leaving to perform solo.
She has given live performances on various television shows, events and ceremonies ( her most recent appearance was in Gaoth Dobhair in the summer of 2005, which coincided with a tribute event to the Brennan family that took place in Letterkenny ), but she has yet to do a concert.
She enjoyed a happy marriage and in later life, devoted time to Alde House and gardening, travelling with younger members of the extended family.
She later moved to Russellville, Arkansas with her family, where she graduated from Russellville High School in 1979.
She was likely related to the Goicoechea family, a wealthy dynasty into which the artist's son, the feckless Javier, had married.
She was the first empress ( like Empress Wu in China ) consort of Japan who was not a daughter of the imperial family itself.
She was brought up within a narrow low church Anglican family, but at that time the Midlands was an area with a growing number of religious dissenters.