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Caitlin Sanchez

Caitlin Sanchez (born January 17, 1996) is an American actress, best known for being the second voice of the title character Dora in the Nickelodeon animated series for children Dora the Explorer. Caitlin was born in Englewood, New Jersey to Cuban American parents. As of 2008, Caitlin was being home schooled, and is a resident of Fairview, in Bergen County, New Jersey. She is a jazz fan who has played the piano since she was five and enjoys listening to the music of John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk and vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. When NPR's Siegel indicated that it was unusual for someone her age to be a fan of Thelonious Monk, Caitlin responded that "He has this really unique style. He kind of hits the piano really hard. And I love his offbeats. Sometimes he goes on-beat; sometimes he goes off. He's full of surprises." In 2008, Sanchez took over the voice role of the seven-year-old lead character in Dora the Explorer. She was selected from among 600 girls who auditioned for the part. Interviewed on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, Sanchez told host Robert Siegel that the show first aired when she was four-years old and that she had grown up

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