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This list contains information about the best animated voiceover performances in film, ranked by your votes. Several famous actors and actresses have lent their voices to to help create some of the most iconic animated characters of all time. Some of these celebrities voiced Disney characters while others teamed up with Dreamworks. Several Academy Award winners are also among the best voice over actors, and have given great voice over performances.

Which Hollywood actors have given some of the best animated VO performances in film? Robin Williams is at the top of the list. Robin Williams's iconic performance as Genie in Aladdin is one of the best vocal roles in any Disney film. Tom Hanks and Tim Allen also gave great performances as Woody and Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story movies. Johnny Depp brought the character of Rango to life with his expressive vocals.

Some famous women also voiced animated characters. Angelina Jolie and Lucy Liu both gave great performances in Kung Fu Panda. Oscar-winner Meryl Streep did a great job being the voice of reason as Mrs. Fox in The Fantastic Mr. Fox. Perhaps one of the the best animated voiceovers from a famous actress would be Cameron Diaz's portrayal of Princess Fiona in Shrek.

Which animated voice overs are your favorite? Vote on this list and let your voice be heard in the comments section.
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Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tom Hanks Woody - "Toy Story"

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Robin Williams The Genie - "Aladdin"

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Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Eddie Murphy Donkey - "Shrek"

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Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tim Allen Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

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Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ellen DeGeneres Dory - "Finding Nemo"

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Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Billy Crystal Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

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Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

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John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Goodman James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

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James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James Earl Jones Mufasa - "The Lion King"

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Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Nathan Lane Timon - "The Lion King"

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Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Myers Shrek - "Shrek"

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Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jeremy Irons Scar - "The Lion King"

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Mark Hamill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mark Hamill The Joker - "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker" - Joker

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Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Angela Lansbury Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

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Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Randy Savage Spider-Man, Bolt, Ready to Rumble - voice of:  Thug (Bolt),  Sasquatch (The X's),  Leonard Ghostal (Space Ghost Coast to Coast),  Master Sergeant Emily Dickinson Jones (Duck Dodgers), "Macho Man" Randy Savage ...

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Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Casey Kasem Ghostbusters, The Transformers: The Movie, The Return of the King - Legendary Scooby Doo Voice actor. 

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Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Steve Carell Gru - "Despicable Me"

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Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Larry the Cable Guy Mater - "Cars"

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Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mel Blanc Pinocchio, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Breakfast at Tiffany's - Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon

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Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Samuel L. Jackson Lucius Best / Frozone - "The Incredibles"

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Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Chris Rock Marty - "Madagascar"

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Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mandy Moore Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember

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Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Will Ferrell Megamind - "Megamind"

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Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Helena Bonham Carter Corpse Bride - "Corpse Bride"

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Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gilbert Gottfried Iago - "Aladdin"

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Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi - "The Lion King"

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Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ray Romano Manny - "Ice Age" films

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Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ben Stiller Alex - "Madagascar"

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Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jack Black Po - "Kung Fu Panda"

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Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Hugh Jackman Bunny - "Rise of the Guardians"

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Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Vincent Price Edward Scissorhands, The Ten Commandments, The Great Mouse Detective - The Great Mouse Detective, 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo, Michael Jackson's Thriller

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Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ed Asner Carl Fredricksen - "Up"

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Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Cameron Diaz Princess Fiona - "Shrek"

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Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Michael J. Fox Stuart Little - "Stuart Little"

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Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Johnny Depp Rango - "Rango"

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John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Cleese Lord Farquaad - "Shrek"

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Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Matthew Broderick Adult Simba - "The Lion King"

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Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Bill Murray Garfield - "Garfield"

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Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Seth MacFarlane Ted - "Ted"

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Tim Curry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tim Curry Fern Gully: The Last Rain Forest, Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King, The Rugrats Movie

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John C. Reilly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John C. Reilly Ralph - Wreck-It Ralph

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Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Patton Oswalt Remy - "Ratatouille"

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Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Danny DeVito The Lorax - "The Lorax"

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Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Queen Latifah Ellie - "Ice Age" films

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Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Brad Bird The Incredibles, Ratatouille, The Iron Giant - Edna Mode

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Jim Cummings is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jim Cummings The Lion King, Aladdin, Shrek - he's in everything Disney!

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Ewan McGregor is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ewan McGregor Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Trainspotting

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James Woods is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James Woods Hercules, Once Upon a Time in America, The Virgin Suicides

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Will Smith Oscar - "Shark Tale"

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Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jim Carrey Multiple Roles - "The Christmas Carol"