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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"

2
4,463 2,114
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Robin Williams The Genie - "Aladdin"

3
3,504 1,388
Eddie Murphy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Eddie Murphy Donkey - "Shrek"

4
2,557 1,057
Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ellen DeGeneres Dory - "Finding Nemo"

5
2,117 785
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Billy Crystal Mike Wazowski - "Monsters, Inc."

6
2,323 733
Tim Allen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tim Allen Buzz Lightyear - "Toy Story"

7
2,157 432
John Goodman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Goodman James P. "Sulley" Sullivan - "Monsters, Inc."

8
2,047 647
Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Antonio Banderas Puss in Boots - "Puss in Boots"

9
2,547 421
James Earl Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
James Earl Jones Mufasa - "The Lion King"

10
1,755 479
Nathan Lane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Nathan Lane Timon - "The Lion King"

11
2,342 509
Mike Myers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mike Myers Shrek - "Shrek"

12
1,642 585
Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jeremy Irons Scar - "The Lion King"

13
810 302
Randy Savage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Leonard Bronte added 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 ...

14
679 284
Casey Kasem is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
c.mcgarity added Casey Kasem Ghostbusters, The Transformers: The Movie, The Return of the King - Legendary Scooby Doo Voice actor. 

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1,180 552
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

16
1,530 618
Angela Lansbury is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Angela Lansbury Mrs. Potts - "Beauty and the Beast"

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1,707 579
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Steve Carell Gru - "Despicable Me"

18
571 259
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 18 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

19
965 455
Helena Bonham Carter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Helena Bonham Carter Corpse Bride - "Corpse Bride"

20
1,513 564
Larry the Cable Guy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Larry the Cable Guy Mater - "Cars"

21
1,453 455
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Whoopi Goldberg Shenzi - "The Lion King"

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455 159
Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 22 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

23
1,317 443
Samuel L. Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Samuel L. Jackson Lucius Best / Frozone - "The Incredibles"

24
1,371 508
Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Chris Rock Marty - "Madagascar"

25
1,152 424
Gilbert Gottfried is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Gilbert Gottfried Iago - "Aladdin"

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1,220 372
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Jack Black Po - "Kung Fu Panda"

27
1,113 490
Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Will Ferrell Megamind - "Megamind"

28
1,208 446
Mandy Moore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Mandy Moore Tangled, The Princess Diaries, A Walk to Remember

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1,397 452
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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970 424
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Hugh Jackman Bunny - "Rise of the Guardians"

31
1,061 465
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ben Stiller Alex - "Madagascar"

32
1,153 371
Ed Asner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Ed Asner Carl Fredricksen - "Up"

33
1,315 432
Cameron Diaz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Cameron Diaz Princess Fiona - "Shrek"

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1,334 396
Michael J. Fox is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Michael J. Fox Stuart Little - "Stuart Little"

35
1,210 343
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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1,198 421
Johnny Depp is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Johnny Depp Rango - "Rango"

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964 392
John Cleese is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
John Cleese Lord Farquaad - "Shrek"

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970 413
Bill Murray is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Bill Murray Garfield - "Garfield"

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259 73
Brad Bird is listed (or ranked) 39 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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729 325
Tim Curry is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
dee123 added Tim Curry Fern Gully: The Last Rain Forest, Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King, The Rugrats Movie

41
815 310
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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302 48
James Woods is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Tom Islava added James Woods Hercules, Once Upon a Time in America, The Virgin Suicides

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1,019 429
Seth MacFarlane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
mdmbasiclife9 added Seth MacFarlane Ted - "Ted"

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414 173
Jim Cummings is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
wawwhite1 added Jim Cummings The Lion King, Aladdin, Shrek - he's in everything Disney!

45
985 358
Danny DeVito is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Danny DeVito The Lorax - "The Lorax"

46
829 361
Patton Oswalt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Patton Oswalt Remy - "Ratatouille"

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1,035 402
Queen Latifah is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Queen Latifah Ellie - "Ice Age" films

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262 111
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

49
902 382
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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929 478
Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Animated Voiceover Performances
Will Smith Oscar - "Shark Tale"