10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters

Pretty much every actor has a signature trait, and for some, it's definitely their voice. But some actors are a bit better at accents or changing their pitch than others. So much so that you probably didn't realize that they voice some of your favorite animated characters. Below we're sharing x famous screen actors who have also tried their hand at voice acting. Prepare to be surprised.

Michael Cera.

Many people believe that Michael Cera's acting debut was on Arrested Development, but it was only his screen acting debut. Before Cera made it big playing delightfully awkward teenagers, he was the voice of Brother Bear on The Berenstain Bears!

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 16: Michael Cera speaks with the media during the "This Is Our Youth" media call at the Sydney Opera House on March 16, 2012, in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Meg Ryan.

She was the queen of 90s rom-com, starring in classic films like When Harry Met Sally, You've Got Mail, and Sleepless in Seattle. Meg Ryan also voiced Anastasia in the synonymous cartoon about the real-life Russian princess.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16: Actress Meg Ryan attends the "Countdown To Zero" Photocall at the Palais des Festivals during the 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 16, 2010, in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin.

The oldest Baldwin brother is known for playing suave and witty characters, like Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock. Behind the sometimes serious facade, we all know he's really a funny guy who doesn't take himself too seriously. The funnyman has voiced a few children's cartoons, like The Boss Baby and The Spongebob Squarepants Movie.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Actor Alec Baldwin attends "The Boss Baby" New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 theater on March 20, 2017, in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic)


Is there anything Oprah can't do? In her long career, she's had a successful talk show, starred in feature films, edited and was usually the cover-girl of her own magazine, and started possibly the world's most famous book club. If all that wasn't enough, she also voiced Eudora (Tiana's mom) in The Princess and the Frog.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Oprah Winfrey attends the premiere of Disney's "A Wrinkle In Time" at the El Capitan Theatre on February 26, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Demi Moore.

This brunette bombshell is most famous for playing badass and/or controversial characters in films like G.I. Jane, An Indecent Proposal, and the 2000s Charlie's Angels reboot. She also voiced everyone's favorite gypsy, Esmeralda, in Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Demi Moore attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019, in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)

Mel Gibson.

The Oscar-winning actor has an impressive film career, having worked extensively in front and behind the camera as an actor, producer, and director. He's also worked behind the microphone, voicing John Smith in Disney's Pocahontas.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 07: Actor Mel Gibson attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Mad Max: Fury Road" at TCL Chinese Theatre on May 7, 2015, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bruce Willis.

You probably know action star extraordinaire Bruce Willis for starring in the Die Hard series. He has occasionally dabbled in other genres (remember his cameos on Friends and That 70s Show?), including children's cartoons! Willis has voiced characters in The Rugrats Movie and The LEGO Movie 2.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 19: Actor Bruce Willis attends Premiere of Dimension Films' "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For" at TCL Chinese Theatre on August 19, 2014, in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Brittany Murphy.

Made famous by her role in Clueless, Brittany Murphy quickly became Hollywood's sweetheart before her untimely death in 2009. Between starring in numerous comedies and dramas, Brittany Murphy also voiced Luanne in King Of The Hill and was one of the penguins in Happy Feet.

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
Brittany Murphy during "Happy Feet" London Premiere - Outside Arrivals at Empire in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by C. Uncle/FilmMagic)

Thomas Brodie-Sangster.

AKA, the cute kid in Love, Actually turned Game of Thrones star. Thomas Brodie-Sangster has come a long way from his child acting days, having branched out to major action films like the Star Wars series and The Maze Runner. But while building up his serious reputation on screen, he also voiced Ferb in Phineas and Ferb!

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 28: Thomas Brodie Sangster attends the "Stardust" Opening Film & UK Premiere during the 28th Raindance Film Festival at The May Fair Hotel on October 28, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Busta Rhymes.

Ok, so he's better known as a rapper, but Busta Rhymes has had his fair share of film and TV cameos. And that includes voice acting as dinosaur Reptar in The Rugrats Movie. Behind the cool facade, maybe Busta Rhymes is really just a big softie?

10 Actors You Didn’t Know Voiced Animated Characters
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 11: Musician Busta Rhymes attends the "King of the Dancehall" premiere screening party presented by Ciroc during the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival at EFS Lounge on September 11, 2016, in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Brilliant Consulting )