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List Rules Vote for the individual voiceover performance, not the best overall actor.

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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4,196 1,911
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Robin Williams The Genie - "Aladdin"

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3,300 1,211
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Eddie Murphy Donkey - "Shrek"

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2,391 951
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ellen DeGeneres Dory - "Finding Nemo"

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2,188 655
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tim Allen Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

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1,991 730
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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2,024 388
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Goodman James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

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1,922 596
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

9
2,403 391
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James Earl Jones Mufasa - "The Lion King"

10
1,649 444
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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2,197 470
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Myers Shrek - "Shrek"

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1,539 510
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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710 231
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
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1,445 537
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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1,054 485
Mark Hamill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
CharlesHodge added Mark Hamill The Joker - "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker" - Joker

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553 231
Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
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1,596 523
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Steve Carell Gru - "Despicable Me"

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892 403
Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Helena Bonham Carter Corpse Bride - "Corpse Bride"

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1,429 521
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Larry the Cable Guy Mater - "Cars"

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1,370 414
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi - "The Lion King"

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361 119
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tom Islava added 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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478 234
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
appius49 added Mel Blanc Pinocchio, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Breakfast at Tiffany's - Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon

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1,231 421
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Samuel L. Jackson Lucius Best / Frozone - "The Incredibles"

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1,307 468
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Chris Rock Marty - "Madagascar"

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1,088 392
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gilbert Gottfried Iago - "Aladdin"

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1,151 414
Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mandy Moore Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember

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1,044 454
Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Will Ferrell Megamind - "Megamind"

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1,141 350
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jack Black Po - "Kung Fu Panda"

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1,320 430
Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ray Romano Manny - "Ice Age" films

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1,001 434
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ben Stiller Alex - "Madagascar"

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1,092 344
Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ed Asner Carl Fredricksen - "Up"

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913 400
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Hugh Jackman Bunny - "Rise of the Guardians"

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1,244 403
Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Cameron Diaz Princess Fiona - "Shrek"

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1,263 374
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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1,139 327
Matthew Broderick is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Matthew Broderick Adult Simba - "The Lion King"

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1,131 401
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Johnny Depp Rango - "Rango"

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918 372
John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Cleese Lord Farquaad - "Shrek"

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913 395
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Bill Murray Garfield - "Garfield"

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684 306
Tim Curry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
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965 403
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
mdmbasiclife9 added Seth MacFarlane Ted - "Ted"

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763 291
John C. Reilly is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
WarrenMitchell added John C. Reilly Ralph - Wreck-It Ralph

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239 31
James Woods is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
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941 336
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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793 340
Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Patton Oswalt Remy - "Ratatouille"

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197 56
Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tom Islava added Brad Bird The Incredibles, Ratatouille, The Iron Giant - Edna Mode

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994 377
Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Queen Latifah Ellie - "Ice Age" films

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364 160
Jim Cummings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
wawwhite1 added Jim Cummings The Lion King, Aladdin, Shrek - he's in everything Disney!

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231 92
Ewan McGregor is listed (or ranked) 48 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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862 361
Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jim Carrey Multiple Roles - "The Christmas Carol"

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221 120
Lucky Yates is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
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