Entertainment The Best Animated Voiceover Performances  

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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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5,921 608
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Woody - "Toy Story"

2
4,893 3,249
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
The Genie - "Aladdin"

3
2,632 556
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shrek - "Shrek"

4
2,362 1,032
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

5
2,420 692
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

6
2,299 779
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

7
3,844 1,774
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Donkey - "Shrek"

8
2,841 1,347
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Dory - "Finding Nemo"

9
2,569 1,034
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

10
2,814 685
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mufasa - "The Lion King"

11
1,949 550
Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Timon - "The Lion King"

12
1,841 643
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Scar - "The Lion King"

13
852 361
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
1,676 678
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

15
1,377 647
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
732 335
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
1,911 638
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gru - "Despicable Me"

18
1,680 651
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mater - "Cars"

19
1,338 529
Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember

20
882 435
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
1,597 524
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Shenzi - "The Lion King"

22
1,519 584
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Marty - "Madagascar"

23
571 216
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 23 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

24
1,522 509
Ray Romano is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Manny - "Ice Age" films

25
1,284 498
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Iago - "Aladdin"