35 Side-By-Side Pictures Of Disney Characters And The Famous Actors Who Voiced Them

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A while back, we wrote a post about famous actors who surprisingly voiced Disney characters. In the comments, readers from the BuzzFeed Community shared even more celebs they were shocked by. Here are the interesting results:

Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.

1.Stephanie Beatriz, aka Rosa in Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Carla from In the Heights, as Mirabel Madrigal in Encanto

Actor Stephanie Beatriz

"I was surprised when I found out Mirabel was played by Stephanie Beatriz. I've only seen Stephanie in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, where her character Rosa is very dry, serious, and threatening. I had no idea Stephanie had such an awesome singing voice!"

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Tibrina Hobson / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

2.Willem Dafoe, aka Norman Osborn/Green Goblin from Spider-Man, as Gill in Finding Nemo

Actor Willem Dafoe
Steve Granitz / FilmMagic / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

3.John Krasinski as "Frightening" Frank McCay in Monsters University

Actor John Krasinski

"John Krasinski voices a minor character in Monsters University, which I didn’t notice until my third time watching it!!!"

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Jason Mendez / Getty Images, Walt Disney StudiosMotion Pictures

4.Angela Bassett as Dorothea Williams in Soul

Actor Angela Bassett
Arturo Holmes / Getty Images for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

5.Matthew Broderick, aka Ferris Bueller, as adult Simba in The Lion King

Actor Matthew Broderick

"I only found out about Matthew Broderick voicing Simba a few weeks ago, and I was so surprised. I had no idea Ferris Bueller had voiced the main character in The Lion King!"

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Jemal Countess / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

6.Cree Summer, aka Susie from Rugrats, as Princess Kida in Atlantis: The Lost Empire

Actor Cree Summer

"For a long time, I didn’t know that Cree Summer was the voice of Kida in Atlantis: The Lost Empire. When I found out, I was really shocked that Susie from Rugrats and Kida were the same actor. It was a pleasant surprise."

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Gregg Deguire / WireImage / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

7.John Leguizamo, aka Sid the Sloth from Ice Age, as Bruno Madrigal in Encanto

Actor John Leguizamo
Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

8.Oprah as Eudora, aka Tiana's mother, in The Princess and the Frog

Oprah Winfrey

"The fact that I never noticed Oprah voiced Eudora is upsetting."

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David Livingston / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

9.Jerry Orbach, aka Dr. Jake Houseman in Dirty Dancing, as Lumière in Beauty and the Beast

Actor Jerry Orbach

"I was surprised to find out that the dad from Dirty Dancing was the voice of Lumière. Beauty and the Beast is my favorite Disney movie, and I didn't find that out until recently!"

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Bruce Glikas / FilmMagic / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

10.Tate Donovan, aka Jimmy Cooper in The O.C., as Hercules in Hercules

Actor Tate Donovan
Michael Kovac / Getty Images for Acura, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

11.Nicole Scherzinger as Sina, aka Moana's mom, in Moana

Singer and actor Nicole Scherzinger
Gregg Deguire / Getty Images, Disney

12.Rowan Atkinson, aka Mr. Bean, as Zazu in The Lion King

Actor Rowan Atkinson
Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

13.Moira Kelly, aka Karen Roe in One Tree Hill, as adult Nala in The Lion King

Actor Moira Kelly

"I watched One Tree Hill, and then I coincidentally watched The Lion King pretty soon after. I kept thinking, 'Why does Nala’s voice sound so familiar?!'"

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Jason Merritt / Getty Images, Disney

14.Craig T. Nelson, aka Steve Freeling in Poltergeist, as Mr. Incredible in The Incredibles

Actor Craig T. Nelson

"Craig T. Nelson in The Incredibles! I was rewatching Poltergeist recently, and I couldn't figure out why the dad's voice sounded so familiar until I looked on his IMDb page!"

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Jean Baptiste Lacroix / WireImage / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

15.Tony Goldwyn, aka President Fitzgerald Grant in Scandal, as Tarzan in Tarzan

Actor Tony Goldwyn

"Out of curiosity, I wanted to see what the person who voiced Tarzan looked like. My jaw literally dropped when I found out it was the same man who played the president of the US on Scandal."

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Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

16.Kelly Marie Tran, aka Rose Tico in the Star Wars franchise and Jules Shaw in Sorry for Your Loss, as Raya in Raya and the Last Dragon

Actor Kelly Marie Tran at the premiere for 
Tristan Fewings / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

17.Christian Bale, aka Christopher Nolan's Batman, as Thomas in Pocahontas

Actor Christian Bale

"Literally mind blown."

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Araya Diaz / Getty Images, Disney

18.Christopher Jackson, aka Broadway's George Washington in Hamilton and Benny from In the Heights, as Chief Tui's singing voice in Moana

Actor and singer Christopher Jackson
Neilson Barnard / Getty Images, Disney

19.Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor, aka Merida's mother, in Brave

Actor Emma Thompson

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Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images, Disney

20.Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jim in Treasure Planet

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Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

21.Jonathan Groff, aka FBI agent Holden Ford in Mindhunter and King George in Hamilton, as Kristoff in Frozen

Actor Jonathan Groff

"The same guy who deep dives into the minds of heinous serial killers in Mindhunter is also the lovable goof who speaks for a reindeer in Frozen. WHAT?!"

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Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

22.Ming-Na Wen, aka Agent May in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Fennec Shand in The Mandalorian, as Mulan in Mulan

Actor Ming-Na Wen

"She's one of the only actresses who plays a Marvel, Disney, and Star Wars character."

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Amy Sussman / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

23.Christopher Daniel Barnes, aka Greg Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie, as Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid

Actor Christopher Daniel Barnes
Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

24.Julia Louis-Dreyfus, aka Elaine in Seinfeld, as Laurel Lightfoot in Onward

Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

25.Scott Weinger, aka Steve Hale in Full House, as Aladdin in Aladdin

Actor Scott Weinger

"It's always a shock every time I remember Steve Hale from Full House voiced Aladdin."

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Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

26.Joey Lawrence as Oliver in Oliver & Company

Actor and musician Joey Lawrence

"I found that out when I was obsessed with Joey Lawrence in the early- to mid-'90s."

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Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images, Disney

27.Kathleen Turner as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Actor Kathleen Turner
Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

28.Zachary Levi as Flynn Rider in Tangled

Actor Zachary Levi
Kevin Winter / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

29.Tom Selleck as Cornelius, aka adult Lewis, in Meet the Robinsons

Actor Tom Selleck

"It took me so long to get the joke in the movie when Wilbur said his dad looks like Tom Selleck."

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Mark Sagliocco / Getty Images, Disney

30.Mandy Moore as Rapunzel in Tangled

Actor and singer Mandy Moore

"I just found out two weeks ago that Mandy Moore voiced Rapunzel. I've liked her since A Walk to Remember!"

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Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

31.Joaquin Phoenix as Kenai in Brother Bear

Actor Joaquin Phoenix

"Joaquin's voice in the movie sounded so bright and almost childish compared to his usual quiet and brooding voice."

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Jean-baptiste Lacroix / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

32.Eddie Murphy as Mushu in Mulan

Actor Eddie Murphy

"No wonder that voice was so familiar!"

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Lars Niki / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

33.Eartha Kitt as Yzma in The Emperor's New Groove

Actor and singer Eartha Kitt

"I never noticed until I rewatched the movie recently. Eartha's voice captures Yzma's evil intentions so perfectly."

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Scott Gries / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

34.Danny DeVito as Phil in Hercules

Actor Danny DeVito

"When I found out, I was shocked, but now I can’t imagine how I didn’t know it was him!"

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Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Buena Vista Pictures / Courtesy Everett Collection

35.And finally: Samuel L. Jackson as Frozone in The Incredibles

Actor Samuel L. Jackson

"Still blows my mind."

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Gregg Deguire / WireImage / Getty Images, Walt Disney Co. / Courtesy Everett Collection

Which actors did you not realize voiced Disney characters? Let us know in the comments below!

Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.