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Meet The People Behind Your Favorite Animated and Video Game Characters

Animated movies, cartoons and videogames have played an important role in our lives, especially when growing up. The interesting thing about this is that even though there are famous cartoon characters who people love to watch, there aren’t that many people who actually know what the faces of the actors who play them look like. We are not talking only about Disney’s movies, but also the face behind the woman who voices the famous iPhone AI assistant, Siri. If you want to learn more about voice acting and to see who is playing your favorite characters, then you have arrived at the right website because we are going to present the people who voice your top 20 favorite characters.

Robin Williams has played in numerous movies that people loved watching while growing up. However, one of the actor’s most successful characters was actually off-camera. We are talking about the Genie from Aladdin.

Just like Robin Williams, Rowan Atkison is a great comedian and actor who brought funny characters to life with his great acting skills. What many of Rowan Atkison’s fans don’t know about him is that he played the role of Zazu from The Lion King.

Since we are talking about The Lion King, we need to mention that Whoopi Goldberg was the one who voiced Shenzi, the evil-minded hyena. Since no one realized that Whoopi Goldberg is actually voicing Shenzi, we think it’s safe to say that the actress did a great job.

Jason Marsden is a great voice actor and he voiced lots of popular characters such as Max Goof. The voice actor has also lent his talents to the highly popular videogame called Fallout: New Vegas where he played Craig Boone.

Doug Lawrence didn’t just play the role of Filburt Shellbach and Plankton, he also helped write the scripts for the two shows. Spongebob Squarepants is one of the most beloved cartoons ever made and Doug Lawrence played an important role in that.

Everyone who has watched at least one episode from Futuruma will agree with us when we say that Bender is a hilarious character. This is why we had to include John DiMaggio on our list who is the voice actor that brought Bender to life on our TV screens.

Even though most of you will know Fergie from singing in The Black Eyed Peas, the singer actually had a different career when she was younger. Fergie was a child actor and she voiced Sally Brown in the popular The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show.

Lacey Chabert is a successful actor both on-screen and off-screen. She has played in many popular movies and also voiced famous characters such as Eliza Thornberry and Meg Griffin in Family Guy before Mila Kunis took over.

Everyone loves Homer Simpson, but have you ever thought what the person who is voicing him looks like in real life? The answer to that question is featured in the picture above. Dan Castellaneta is the name of the voice actor who plays the iconic character.

Jerry Orbach is an outstanding actor who loves to play on Broadway. However, when he is not playing on Broadway the actor is bringing popular characters such as Lumiere from Beauty and The Beast to life with his voice.

Considering the fact that Helena Bonham Carter is the wife of famous director Tim Burton, no one should be surprised to find out that she was picked to play the role of Emily in Corpse Bride.

Hercules is one of the most hilarious cartoons ever made and a large part of that is thanks to Danny DeVito who lent his voice in order to bring the character Phil to life on our TV screens. 

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have a close relationship and this is why they always make great movies together. One of those movies is the animation Corpse Bride where Johnny Depp takes on the role of Victor Fan Dort.

The animated movie Up was groundbreaking for its time and the heartwarming story that it featured made the movie a worldwide hit. Nonetheless, Carl who is the main character is voiced by Ed Asner.

The movie Shrek features lots of amazing characters and one of them is Puss in Buss. This feline is sneaky and it’s really skilled with swords. This made Antonio Banderas the perfect actor to bring Puss in Boots to life with his voice.

Everyone who owns an iPhone has spent more time talking to the woman featured in the picture above than with their friends. The woman’s name is Susan Bennett and she is the voice behind Apple’s artificial intelligence assistant named Siri.

Ellen DeGeneres is a successful talk show host and when she is not spending time on set, she is lending her voice to bring popular animated movie characters to life. Did you know that Ellen DeGeneres is the actor who plays Dory?

Simba is a beloved character from the movie The Lion King. What many people don’t know about Simba is that he is played by none other than Matthew Broderick himself.

Tom Hanks plays the role of Woody in the Toy Story series. A fun fact about this movie is that Tom Hanks sounds so similar to his brother Jim that the movie studio let Jim fill in for Tom when he was busy filming other movies.

Will Smith has starred in lots of amazing movies and Shark Tale is the one which stands out the most. Will Smith played the role of Oscar alongside other incredible actors such as Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Martin Scorsese and many others.


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