Animated Movies The Best Animated Voiceover Performances  

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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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5,955 616
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Woody - "Toy Story"
2
4,930 3,259
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
The Genie - "Aladdin"
3
2,660 563
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shrek - "Shrek"
4
2,388 1,038
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."
5
2,445 695
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."
6
2,319 784
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"
7
3,871 1,777
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Donkey - "Shrek"
8
2,865 1,352
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Dory - "Finding Nemo"
9
2,591 1,038
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"
10
2,841 688
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mufasa - "The Lion King"
11
1,968 556
Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Timon - "The Lion King"
12
1,864 649
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Scar - "The Lion King"
13
867 367
Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
c.mcgarity added Ghostbusters, The Transformers: The Movie, The Return of the King
Legendary Scooby Doo Voice actor. 
14
1,691 684
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"
15
1,400 653
Mark Hamill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
CharlesHodge added The Joker - "Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker"
Joker
16
744 340
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
appius49 added Pinocchio, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Breakfast at Tiffany's
Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon
17
1,926 640
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gru - "Despicable Me"
18
1,692 656
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mater - "Cars"
19
1,352 537
Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember
20
887 446
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Leonard Bronte added 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 (Family Guy), Gorilla (King of the Hill), Rasslor (Dexter's Laboratory)
21
1,610 531
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shenzi - "The Lion King"
22
1,532 591
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Marty - "Madagascar"
23
1,537 514
Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Manny - "Ice Age" films
24
580 223
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tom Islava added Edward Scissorhands, The Ten Commandments, The Great Mouse Detective
The Great Mouse Detective, 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo, Michael Jackson's Thriller
25
1,297 503
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Iago - "Aladdin"