If you have a good ear and memory for voices, you’ll probably occasionally find yourself saying “That’s Johnny Depp!” or “That’s Whoopi Goldberg!” when an animated character starts talking in a movie. In fact, a lot of big names have put their voice to a cartoon character at one point or another. It might be that it’s nice for actors who are also parents to do a family-friendly film their kids can enjoy or it might be that they can do it with messy hair in gym clothes and nobody will be the wiser.Thanks to our pals at Bored Panda, we have these photos showing thirteen iconic animated characters next to the actors who voiced them. Take a look!
The awesome Whoopi Goldberg was the voice behind Shenzi from The Lion King.
Did you know Master Tigress from Kung Fu Panda was voiced by Angelina Jolie?
Everyone’s favorite mutant, Leela from Futurama was voiced by Katey Sagal.
John Goodman was the voice of the awesome Sully from Monster’s Inc.
Jim Carrey provided the voice of Horton from Horton Hears a Who.
Funny man Adam Sandler played Dracula in Hotel Transylvania
Everyone knows that the late, great Robin Williams was behind the voice of Genie from Aladdin.
Cameron Diaz voiced Princess Fiona in Shrek.
Dory from Finding Nemo and Finding Dory was voiced by Ellen Degeneres.
Cheeky Brit Russell Brand was the voice of Dr. Nefario from Despicable Me.
It’s no surprise that Johnny Depp provided the voice of Victor in Tim Burton’s The Corpse Bride.
And, it’s equally unsurprising that Helena Bonham Carter was the voice of Emily.
The legend that is Bill Murray loaned his voice to play the eponymous orange cat in the Garfield movie.