Animated films these days bring quite a bit of star power. From Dwayne Johnson in 2016's Moana, or Mel Gibson as John Smith in 1995’s Pocahontas, John Leguizamo, who voiced Bruno Madrigal in Encanto, and you can't miss Winfrey's signature vocals as Princess Tiana's hardworking mom Eudora in Disney's "The Princess and the Frog," Disney and Pixar definitely have a knack for pulling in the big names.
We've put together a list of cartoon characters and the real voices behind them, and you'd be surprised to learn about these famous actors who surprisingly voiced Disney characters. Scroll through to find out who has lent their vocal talents to your favorite movie characters.
#1 Willem Dafoe as Gill in Finding Nemo
#2 John Krasinski as "Frightening" Frank McCay in Monsters University
#3 Angela Bassett as Dorothea Williams in Soul
#4 Matthew Broderick as adult Simba in The Lion King
#5 Cree Summer as Princess Kida in Atlantis: The Lost Empire
#6 John Leguizamo as Bruno Madrigal in Encanto
#7 Oprah as Eudora, aka Tiana's mother, in The Princess and the Frog
#8 Jerry Orbach as Lumière in Beauty and the Beast
#9 Tate Donovan as Hercules in Hercules
#10 Stephanie Beatriz as Mirabel Madrigal in Encanto
#11 Nicole Scherzinger as Sina, aka Moana's mom, in Moana