Daphne Scooby-Doo

Daphne Blake is one of the most iconic cartoon characters of all time. She was created in 1969 and has been a part of the Scooby-Doo franchise ever since.

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Daphne is known for her long red hair, her fashion sense, her sassy attitude, and her strong role in Mystery Inc.

Blake is a member of the mystery inc team, and she often uses her intuition to help solve cases.

Daphne is One of the Most Iconic Cartoon Characters

Her character is a sophisticated and money-hungry teen, just like Thalia Menninger in The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis.

Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! shows her birthday is December 25 so that it would create personal conflict for this greedy girl who wants everything around Christmas overshadowing her own special day.

The Pretty One in Mystery Incorporated

Daphne has always been known as “the pretty one” on the Scooby-Doo team. Daphne has been a mainstay of the franchise ever since, appearing in every incarnation from A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (1988) to What’s New, Scooby-Doo? (2002) to Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (2015).

Daphne Aspiring Super Model?

Daphne always wanted to be a supermodel and a detective as a youngster, according to Scooby-Doo: Behind the Scenes (which disappointed her parents). Her ambitions had an impact on her personal life; whenever she went on mysteries with the gang, she was always late for dates; they deny rumors that they are dating.

Daphne’s father lent them money to get started, and prior to buying the Mystery Machine, Daphne gave her folk’s gasoline money so they could go wherever there were mysteries to solve.

Danger Prone (Damsel in distress)

Daphne would become the beautiful, eager to solve clues, accident-prone member of the team. She always followed her instincts and worked alongside Fred Jones, Velma Dinkly, Shaggy Rogers, and Scooby-Doo’s Great Dane, Shaggy.

In the first season, Daphne was seen as a gorgeous yet risk-prone member of the crew (hence her name “Danger-Prone Daphne”).

She is frequently kidnapped, bound up, gagged, and then imprisoned as the damsel in distress.

During the 1980s, Daphne was notably absent from the franchise, with the series focusing on Scooby’s comedic shenanigans.


When “Whodunnit?” returned to the series in The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show (later retitled The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries), Daphne returned as an expert investigator aided by Shaggy and the two dogs, investigating supernatural events.

In 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, she continued to assist Scooby in combating evil supernatural forces.

Physical appearance

Daphne is a young female with an hourglass figure and fiery red hair that reaches her shoulders. Her most popular outfit is a purple dress, pink pantyhose, and purple shoes. She also adorns herself with a plastic purple headband and a green scarf.


While not as wise as Velma Dinkley, Daphne would always find a different solution to her issues. She grew more secure and took on a more active role over time, having acquired self-defense skills.


Daphne was vainer and more fashion-conscious in junior high, stopping in the middle of an investigation due to a dirt stain on her clothing rather than being afraid of ghosts (which she had a strong disbelief in). She would frequently call on her butler, Jenkins, to carry out numerous chores such as vanquishing monsters or driving away persons.

Skills and abilities

Daphne has shown a wide range of talents, such as black belt in Karate; she’s capable of using a number of.

  • She is adaptable and quick-thinking in a martial arts fight.
  • She’s also skilled with whatever she can find, which is a plus.
  • She’s also very good at surfing. She’s also a pianist, as well as a songstress.
  • She’s also an amazing motorcyclist, having ridden since she was five years old.
  • She can use her cosmetic accessories to unlock locked doors and cages.

Daphne’s relatives, including her four identical quadruplets (sisters)

  • Daphne’s parents are Robert and Elizabeth Blake, who were named in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. They are referred to as Barty Blake and Nan Blake in Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated. Frank Welker does the voice for her dad and Kath Soucie does the voice for daphne’s mom.
  • Daisy Blake is Daphne’s younger sister, a doctor. Jennifer Hale provided the voice for this character.
  • Dawn Blake: Daphne’s younger sister, a model.
  • Dorothy Blake: Daphne’s sister, a race car driver.
  • Delilah Blake: Daphne’s sister is in the Marine Corps. Jennifer Hale provides the voice for Daphne’s sister, Delilah Blake.
  • Daphne’s uncle, Matt Blake: Daphne’s father’s brother, a cattle rancher.
  • John Maxwell: Daphne’s maternal uncle, a movie director who goes by “JJ”.
  • Olivia Dervy: Daphne’s aunt, her mother’s sister.
  • Jennifer Blake: Daphne’s cousin.
  • Daphne’s cousin, a well-known French model named Danica LaBlake. Vanessa Marshall provides the voice for this character.
  • Shannon Blake is also Daphne’s cousin.
  • “Sandy” Blake: Daphne’s uncle, the proprietor of a seaside resort in Florida. Adam West provides the voice for this character.
  • Daphne’s cousin in the video games; Scooby-Doo! and First Frights, which was released on September 15, 2002.
  • Daphne’s younger cousin in the Scooby-Doo video game is named after her, as well.
  • The Thornton-Blake V: Daphne’s uncle, the proprietor of a golf course near Lake Erie.
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Daphne’s older sisters are Dawn, Dorothy, and Delilah, she has one younger sister: Daisy.

Shannon Blake

Shannon Blake is Daphne’s Scottish cousin. She resides in Blake Castle, on the shores of Loch Ness’ coast.

Shannon Blake has a demeanor and appearance that are quite comparable to Daphne from the United States. The only significant physical distinction between them is Shannon’s shorter hair.

Similarities in their Color Schemes

Their color scheme is also very similar (predominantly purple with some pink and green), but Shannon dresses in a far more boyish style than Daphne.

Shannon opted for a green short-sleeved shirt under a short-sleeved lavender shirt with green-and-purple plaid skirt and brown shoes, whereas Daphne wore a purple dress with pink tights and purple footwear (she also didn’t wear tights as Daphne did).

She Comes From Money

Daphne Blake is a member of an extremely wealthy family. The original 1969 series was inspired by a wealthier Thalia Menninger (from the 1950s sitcom “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”).

She Supplied the Cash for Mystery Incorporated

Throughout the scooby-doo show and its many iterations, Daphne’s wealth is referenced and alluded to… Including the most recent “Mystery Incorporated” season, in which it’s made clear multiple times that Daphne is supplying cash and resources to Fred and the team.


Sarah Michelle Gellar

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Daphne Blake is a fictional character who has appeared in the Scooby-Doo franchise since 2002, with Sarah Michelle Gellar playing her. Sarah does an excellent job playing Daphne Blake.

The Scooby-Doo movie director, Raja Gosnell wanted a real-life couple to play Daphne and Fred. His first choice was Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. but Prinze Jr. didn’t originally want to do the movie because he felt it wouldn’t live up to the Scooby cartoons, but Gellar talked him into it.

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

The first season of Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated was released on Toon Disney, while the second is available on Netflix and Hulu. The show started airing its first episode in spring 2008 as part of a block with Arthur but left for Nick Jr. at the end of that year.

It aired on Cartoon Network from 2009 to 2013 before moving to Boomerang UK from 2014 until 2016.

TBS acquired rights to future seasons in order to keep Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated playing after it ended its run.

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Mystery Incorporated returns to the show’s early years when Scooby and the gang were still solving mysteries in their neighborhood, though it makes numerous allusions to prior versions of the franchise.

Mystery Incorporated was the name of the team that Velma, shaggy, Fred, Daphne, and of course Scooby-doo were a part of.

The series follows Mystery Incorporated as they return to their hometown of Crystal Cove, a place that is haunted by ghosts and monsters.

Airing from 2002 to 2004, Daphne was voiced by Grey DeLisle who also played Daphne’s cousin Shannon Blake in the episode “Scooby-Doo! and the Legend of the Vampire” (2002).

Let’s Talk TV Series

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During the fourth run of the animated series Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo, Daphne was featured in several installments. In “Shiver and Shake, That Demon’s a Snake,” Daphne purchases an idol that is cursed by a snake demon. The snake demon attacks Daphne on the boat and demands an idol in return. Wendy is reunited with her old friend, Daphne, in the episode “The Scary Sky Skeleton.”

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (A Scooby-Doo series)

Hanna-Barbera’s A Pup Named Scooby-Doo is an American animated mystery comedy series. It is the eighth version of the Scooby-Doo franchise and focuses on younger versions of the title character and his human friends as they investigate mysteries, similar to the original television show.

A Pup Named Scooby-Doo was created by Tom Ruegger and first aired on September 10, 1988. The show aired for four seasons on ABC as well as during the syndicated block The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera. It ended on August 17, 1991.

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Scooby-Doo and the Loch Ness Monster (2004)

The Scooby-Doo gang travels to Scotland’s Loch Ness to visit the spectacular Blake Castle, where Daphne’s Scottish ancestors as well as her cousin, Shannon, reside.

The Loch Ness Monster later chases the gang, Shannon, and Del into a bog. Fred deduces that the Loch Ness Monster was just a decoy, and sets up a trap to catch the real one.

Spooky Island

Spooky Island is a horror-themed amusement park that is owned by Emile Mondavarious. The attractions vary from dancing “ghouls” to “monster” roller coasters to the Ring Of Fire.

Velma went to it. Scrappy-Doo took over the island and summoned real demons to steal people’s souls (protoplasm), possess their bodies, and create an army of possessed students to take over the world.

The Lady Vampire of the Bay

Daphne is unable to assist the gang in solving the mystery of The Lady Vampire of the Bay when she becomes unwell in “I Left My Neck in San Francisco.”

Because of Daphne’s vampire-like appearance, her blind reflection in the mirror, the bat flying around her bed, and herself returning to bed a few minutes later, Scooby, Shaggy, and Scrappy are convinced that Daphne is one.

When it turns out that Lefty Callahan is a vampire, shaggy realizes they made a mistake.

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