Meet The Real Actors Who Voiced Our Favorite Characters
Animated movies have been a huge part of Hollywood since the start of animation. But unlike most movies with actors, they require good voiceover artist who can convey their emotions without facial movements. There are many talented voice-over artists in the industry today such as Seth McFarlane, William Richard West, Morgan Freeman, Mel Blanc, etc.
But have you ever watched an animate movie and felt like you heard that voice somewhere? Maybe because it’s your favorite actor.
1Barley from ‘Onward’
‘Onward’ was a movie by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures released on March 6th, 2020. The movie has a number of famous actors voicing specific roles in the movie with one of the leads being actor Chris Pratt who voiced ‘Barley Lightfoot’. The movie received mixed to positive reviews.
2Ian from ‘Onward’
Speaking about the movie ‘Onward’, even actor Tom Holland voiced one of the main characters. ‘Ian Lightfoot’ who is Barley’s younger brother was voiced by the actor. Tom is better known for his role in the MCU as ‘Spiderman’. This is not Tom’s first voice-over work as he also lent his voice in the movie ‘Dolittle’ and ‘Spies in Disguise’.
3Vanellope from ‘Wreck-It Ralph’
‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and its sequel ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ both had a few well-known celebrity voice actors. ‘Ralph’ was voiced by actor John C. Reilly who is a much beloved and well-respected actor while actress and stand-up comedian Sarah Silverman voiced the adorable and sassy ‘Vanellope von Schweetz’.
4Lilo from ‘Lilo & Stitch’
‘Lilo & Stitch’ was released in 2002 and is an adventure science fiction comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney. The movie has now become an iconic movie among its animated category and Daveigh Chase voiced ‘Lilo’. Many of you don’t know the actress very well but she played the ghost character in 2002’s ‘The Ring’ and has done quite a lot of voice-over work.
5Tiana from ‘The Princess and the Frog’
The voice for ‘Tiana’ from the animated movie ‘The Princess and the Frog’ was actress and singer Anika Noni Rose. ‘Tiana’ was the first African-American princess in Walt Disney Pictures. She also lent her voice in the 2013 movie ‘Khumba’ and reprised her role as ‘Tiana’ in ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’.