Cynthia Brisby
Cynthia Brisby
Background information
Feature films The Secret of NIMH
The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators Don Bluth
Heidi Guedel
Andy Gaskill
Troy Saliba
Voice Jodi Hicks (As A 4 Year Old)
Whitney Claire Kaufman (As An 8 Year Old)
Andrea Libman
Performance model
Honors and awards
Inspiration Ducky, Tagalong Rabbit
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality Sweet, gentle, fun, playful, very fidgety (briefly), unafraid, impatient, shrewd, curious, beautiful, tomboyish (in the sequel|), confident, fearless, nurturing, thoughtful, humble, independent, affectionate, benign, respectful, imaginative, selfless, brave, clever
Appearance Small, pudgy yellow mouse, brown eyes, wears green bow around her waist, barefoot (in the first movie), plump, dark blonde hair parted in the middle, blue overalls (in the sequel)
Alignment Good
Home The patch by the stone
Relatives Jonathan Brisby (father-deceased), Elizabeth Brisby (mother), Teresa Brisby (sister), Martin Brisby and Timothy Brisby (brothers)
Allies Auntie Shrew, Jeremy
Enemies Jenner, Dragon
Likes Auntie Shrew, playing, watching her mom
Dislikes Her brother sick, danger, the home sinking
Powers and abilities
Fate She watches Jeremy & Miss Right in the grass
Quote "Hi, Auntie!"
"Aw, that poor turkey fell down."

Cynthia Brisby is one of Mrs. Brisby's children in The Secret of NIMH. She is a little yellow mouse who only wears a green present bow around her. She is voiced by Jodi Hicks.


Cynthia Brisby is a very sweet, playful, innocent and slightly tomboyish yet beautiful little girl and is the youngest child in the family. She likes it when Auntie Shrew comes over to visit. She is 4 years old (by human age).

Role in Film

Cynthia is the youngest child in the Brisby family. She is also half the size of her own bigger sister.


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