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The Real Voices Behind Popular Pixar Film Characters (22 pics)

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Jordan Nagai as Russell

Fun Fact: Russell’s shape is intended to be round, like the balloons in the film.

Ellen DeGeneres as Dory

Fun Fact: The role of Dory was written for DeGeneres. It was the first time anyone had approached her with a role written specifically for her.

Patton Oswalt as Remy

Fun Fact: Pixar insisted that Oswalt not make up a “rat voice” for Remy but instead use his normal speaking voice.

Tom Hanks as Woody

Fun Fact: Tom Hanks has said that he usually doesn’t do sequels but that Toy Story is an exception.

Allison Janney as Peach

Fun Fact: Finding Nemo came about because the directors thought the inside of an aquarium would be perfectly suited to computer animation.

Ed Asner as Carl Fredricksen

Fun Fact: Ed Asner is most known for his work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, where he won three Emmys.

John Ratzenberger as The Abominable Snowman

Fun Fact: Ratzenberger has voiced a part in every Pixar movie. His most notable character is Hamm from the Toy Story franchise.

Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor

Fun Fact: Writer Brenda Chapman based the character of Elinor on herself, while Merida was based on her daughter.

Brad Bird as Edna Mode

Fun Fact: He also wrote and directed The Incredibles.

Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head

Fun Fact: John Lasseter came up with the idea for Mr. Potato Head’s personality because he thought that anyone whose facial features fell off would have a chip on their shoulder.

John Goodman as Sulley

Fun Fact: While Goodman was recording, the character of Sulley was changed from being a janitor to being a Top Scarer at Monsters Inc.

Billy Connolly as King Fergus

Fun Fact: During filming Connolly changed several words to make them more authentically Scottish.

Hayden Panettiere as Dot

Fun Fact: Director Andrew Stanton wanted there to be a small girl in the film because he had just had a daughter.

Wallace Shawn as Rex

Fun Fact: In The Incredibles, Wallace Shawn voices Mr. Incredible’s very angry boss, Gilbert Hupf.

Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear

Fun Fact: Buzz Lightyear is colored purple and lime green because lime green is John Lasseter’s favorite color and purple is his wife’s favorite color.

Owen Wilson as Lightning McQueen

Fun Fact: Lightning McQueen can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds.

Elissa Knight as EVE

Fun Fact: EVE stands for Extraterrestrial Vegetation Evaluator.

Steve Buscemi as Randall Boggs

Fun Fact: Steve Buscemi said that voice recording for Randall occurred on and off for over two years.

Bob Peterson as Dug

Fun Fact: Peterson is also the voice of Mr. Ray, the singing schoolteacher, in Finding Nemo.

Ben Burtt as WALL-E

Fun Fact: Ben Burtt was a key sound editor in Lucasfilm’s early Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.

Kelly Macdonald as Princess Merida

Fun Fact: Merida is both the first Disney–Pixar princess and the first female lead in a Pixar film.

Alexander Gould as Nemo

Fun Fact: Despite his role in Finding Nemo, Gould has said that he is a fan of sushi.






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