Being a voice actor and being an on-screen actor are two completely different things, as many people have often said that voice actors are not able to rely on facial expressions and body movements to carry the point across. Despite that, there are people who are quite good at portraying the different roles. some of the most well-known voice actors include Mel Blanc, who was known as "the man of a thousand voices," Tom Kenny, who is the voice of Spongebob, and Jim Cummings, who has voiced many of Disney's characters.
Many of us would be surprised to learn that some of our favorite actors are responsible for the voices of some extremely popular Disney characters. Some of the actors have very distinctive voices, which makes it very easy to tell who they are, but there are those like Mindy Kaling, Christian Bale and Pat Carroll who many people are unable to identify by just hearing their voices.
How well do you know the voice of some of Disney's most popular characters? If you were given images of them, would you be able to tell us who the voice actor was? Well, this quiz was made for just that. Take it to see how many you can correctly identify!
Robin Williams was an award-winning American actor and comedian who is best remembered for starring in "Mork & Mindy," "Jumanji" and "Night at the Museum" - as well as his stand-up comedy. He is also known for being the voice of Genie in the movie "Aladdin."
Kristen Bell is an American actress who first made headlines after starring as the title character on the show "Veronica Mars." After starring in a series of films and television shows, she was the voice actress of Princess Anna in the movie "Frozen."
Ellen DeGeneres is an American comedian, producer and actress who is best known for being the host of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." She has starred in a number of films and she is also the voice of Dory, the forgetful blue tang fish, in "Finding Nemo" and "Finding Dory."
Eddie Murphy is one of the funniest actors in Hollywood and has starred in a number of films, including "Beverly Hills Cops," "The Nutty Professor" and "Trading Places." Although he is known as the voice of Donkey in the Shrek series, he is also the voice of Mushu in the movie "Mulan."
Tom Hanks is one of the highest-rated actors and producers in Hollywood. While some of his best works include "Saving Private Ryan," "The Terminal" and "Splash," he is also the voice of the beloved Sheriff Woodrow "Woody" Pride in the "Toy Story" film series.
Jodi Benson is an American actress and soprano singer who is best known for being both the speaking and singing voice of Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." She was also the voice of Barbie in the "Toy Story" franchise.
Samuel L. Jackson is a highly prolific actor who has appeared in over 100 films, some of which include Patriot Games, Pulp Fiction, Jurassic Park and his role as Nick Fury in the Marvel Comic series. He is also known for being the voice of Frozone in "The Incredibles."
Tate Donovan is one of the actors who has had so many roles that it can be difficult to remember all of them. One of the forgotten or lesser known ones is the demi-God Hercules, from the 1997 animated film with the same name.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is an American actor, producer and retired professional wrestler who first appeared on the big screen in 2002 in the movie "The Scorpion King." In 2016, he was the world’s highest paid actor and in that same year he was the voice of Maui in the animated film "Moana."
John Goodman is an American actor, known for playing the role of Dan Conner on the TV series "Roseanne" and for his role in the movie "The Big Lebowski." He is also known for taking on the voice role of Sully in "Monsters, Inc." and "Monsters University."
Emma Thompson has quite the resume, and while she is mostly known for starring in "Sense and Sensibility" and "Saving Mr. Banks," she was also the voice of the Scottish Queen Elinor in the Disney-Pixar 2012 animated film "Brave."
In 2010, actor Craig Ferguson put his voice acting skills to the test. One of his roles is that of Owl in the 2011 film "Winnie the Pooh," and he also played the role of Gobber the Belch in the "How to Train Your Dragon" franchise.
Steve Buscemi is an American actor, comedian and director who has starred in many hit movies, some of which include "Desperado," "Armageddon," "Big Fish" and "Fargo." The Golden Globe award-winning actor was also the voice of Randall Boggs from "Monsters, Inc."
Before the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress landed a lead role on the sitcom "Speechless" and before she appeared in "The Phantom of the Opera," she was the voice of Jane Porter from the 1999 animated movie, "Tarzan."
Joan Cusack is an Emmy Award-winning actress who has starred in many films and television shows, the most memorable of which is Showtime’s "Shameless." She was also the voice of Jesse the cowgirl in the "Toy Story" franchise.
Roseann (Rosie) O’Donnell is an American actress, author and Emmy Award-winning television host who has appeared in many cameos in different films. She is also the voice of Terk the ape in Disney’s animated film "Tarzan."
Mindy Kaling is an actress, writer and producer who has starred in many hit sitcoms, including "The Mindy Project" and "The Office." Apart from being the voice of Disgust in the movie "Inside Out," she has also done voice acting for films, including "Wreck-It Ralph" and "Despicable Me."
Estelle Harris is an American actress and comedian who is best known for her distinctive high-pitched voice and her role on "Seinfeld." She is also a voice artist whose most well-known role is Mrs. Potato Head from the "Toy Story" franchise.
Whoopi Goldberg is an Emmy, Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning actress, author and television host, with a very long list of movies on her résumé. One such role was playing the hyena Shenzi in the animated film "The Lion King."
Demi Moore is an American actress and model who appeared in the men’s magazine, Oui, when she was only a teenager. She later went on to star in a number of movies, one of which was as a voice actor for Esmeralda in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."
On every list of Hollywood A-listers, you will find Danny DeVito. The award-winning actor and filmmaker has starred in over 20 movies, and he has also done voice-overs for movies, one of which is Philoctetes the Satyr from the movie "Hercules."
Long before the world knew him as President Fitzgerald Grant III on ABC’s "Scandal" and Andrew Prior in the "Divergent" series, Tony Goldwyn was the voice of Tarzan in the 1999 animated feature film "Tarzan," as well as in the video game Kingdom Hearts.
Pat Carroll is a well-known actress who has had a successful career lasting over 50 years. Among her Emmy and Grammy award-winning roles, she was known for being the voice of the sea witch Ursula in Disney’s "The Little Mermaid."
Tim Allen is an American actor who is best known for playing the role of Tim “The Toolman” Taylor on the sitcom "Home Improvement" from 1991 to 1999. He is also well known for being the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the "Toy Story" franchise.
American actor, director, producer and comedian Billy Crystal has had quite a number of roles since gaining fame in the 1970s. One such role is the voice of monster Mike Wazowski in the Disney-Pixar "Monsters, Inc." franchise.
David Spade is an actor and stand-up comedian who rose to prominence during the 1990s when he starred on "Saturday Night Live." He later starred in movies, including "Grown Ups," and shows like "Rules of Engagement." He was also the voice of Kuzco in "The Emperor’s New Groove."
Miley Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter and actress who has is best known for playing the role of Hannah Montana from the series with the same name. The chart-topping singer has also played the voice of Penny in the animated movie "Bolt."
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, singer and entrepreneur who has been acting since he was a child. As an adult, he has starred in films like "Inception," "The Dark Knight Rises" and "500 Days of Summer," as well as the animated film "Treasure Planet" as the voice of Jim Hawkins.
Mandy Moore first rose to fame in 1999 when she released her debut single “Candy.” Less than 2 years later she started her acting career and has appeared in films including "A Walk to Remember," "The Princess Diaries" and the animated film "Tangled," where she voiced Rapunzel.
Matthew Broderick is an award-winning actor who is best known for playing the title character in "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs." He was also known for playing the adult voice of Simba in "The Lion King."
Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, actress and philanthropist who is best known for being the host of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Often called the Queen of All Media, she has also done voice acting for movies, including "The Princess and the Frog" as Eudora.
Mel Gibson is an American actor and filmmaker who is best known for the numerous action hero roles that he has played in the "Mad Max" series, as well as the "Lethal Weapon" franchise. He is also the voice of Captain John Smith in "Pocahontas."
Scott Weinger first appeared on people’s radars when he appeared on the sitcom "Full House." In 1992, he was the voice actor who took on the role of Aladdin in the movie with the same name. Today, he is a producer and writer for shows like "Galavant" and "Black-ish."
Idris Elba is an English actor, producer and musician who, during his time as an actor, has been nominated for every major award and won a Golden Globe. He has also done quite a bit of voice work, including as Chief Bogo from the movie "Zootopia."
Owen Wilson is an actor and screenwriter, known for playing the role of Hansel McDonald in the movie "Zoolander" and for being a writer in "The Royal Tenenbaums." He is also known for being the voice of Lightning McQueen in the "Cars" franchise.
Christian Bale is an English actor and producer who is best known for taking on the role of Batman in Christopher Nolan’s "Dark Knight" Trilogy. A little-known fact is that he was also the voice of Thomas in the movie "Pocahontas."
Idina Menzel is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She first rose to prominence when she starred as Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical "Rent." After starring in other musicals and television shows, she was both the talking and singing voice of Queen Elsa in the movie "Frozen."
Jonathan Taylor Thomas is an American actor and director who got his start at a young age when he portrayed Randy Taylor on the sitcom "Home Improvement." He was also known for being the voice of young Simba in the 1994 film, "The Lion King."
Zachary Levi is an American actor and singer who is best known for starring as Chuck Bartowski in the series "Chuck." He also starred in "Thor: The Dark World" and "Thor: Ragnarok" as Fandral, and he was also the voice of Flynn Rider in the animated film "Tangled."
James Wood is an American actor and producer who has made a name for himself playing the role of villains as a voice actor. One of those roles is the voice of Hades in the 1997 animated feature film "Hercules."