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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5,874 594
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Woody - "Toy Story"

2
4,844 3,236
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
The Genie - "Aladdin"

3
2,589 545
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shrek - "Shrek"

4
2,331 1,023
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

5
2,395 685
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

6
2,272 771
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

7
2,550 1,023
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

8
3,807 1,769
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Donkey - "Shrek"

9
2,811 1,342
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Dory - "Finding Nemo"

10
2,786 678
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mufasa - "The Lion King"

11
1,927 543
Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Timon - "The Lion King"

12
1,817 635
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Scar - "The Lion King"

13
836 354
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
1,658 672
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

15
1,350 636
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
713 327
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
1,893 634
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gru - "Despicable Me"

18
1,665 643
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mater - "Cars"

19
1,320 523
Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember

20
874 425
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
1,586 518
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shenzi - "The Lion King"

22
1,507 505
Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Manny - "Ice Age" films

23
1,503 581
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Marty - "Madagascar"

24
560 211
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
1,273 493
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Iago - "Aladdin"