Famous 20th Century Voice Actors

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 1 Orson Welles

Orson Welles.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10, 1985

American filmmaker, Orson Welles, acted in and directed the 1941 film, Citizen Kane, which is considered to be one the greatest movies ever made. Though hailed as a genius, many of his films didn’t work at the box office. The Stranger, Macbeth, Chimes at Midnight, Touch of Evil and The Trial are some of the other films that he directed.

 2 Jim Henson

Jim Henson.
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Famous As: Puppeteer
Birthdate: September 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16, 1990

Jim Henson was an American animator, puppeteer, cartoonist, inventor, actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, and composer. He is credited with creating The Muppets, an ensemble cast of puppet characters, for which he achieved worldwide popularity. He is also credited with co-founding Muppets, Inc. in 1958, which eventually became The Jim Henson Company. In 2011, Jim Henson was named a Disney Legend.

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 3 Mel Blanc

Mel Blanc.
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Famous As: Voice Actor, Radio Personality
Birthdate: May 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco
Died: July 10, 1989

Mel Blanc was an American radio personality and voice actor. Dubbed The Man of a Thousand Voices, Blanc contributed immensely to the success of several theatrical cartoons by voicing famous characters, such as Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Barney Rubble, and Mr. Spacely. He was considered one of the most influential and important personalities in the voice acting industry.

 4 Casey Kasem

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Famous As: Radio Jockey, Voice Actor
Birthdate: April 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: June 15, 2014
Legendary RJ and voice actor Casey Kasem is remembered as the host of several hit radio countdown shows, most notably American Top 40. He had also voiced countless characters in animated children’s programs, such as Shaggy in the Scooby-Doo franchise. He was a vegan and took interest in American politics.

 5 Jim Cummings

Jim Cummings.
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Famous As: Actor, Dub actor, Singer
Birthdate: November 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Youngstown

 6 John DiMaggio

John DiMaggio
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Famous As: Actor, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Plainfield, New Jersey

 7 Frank Welker

Frank Welker
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Famous As: Actor, Dub actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Denver
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 8 John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo.
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Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: July 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

John Leguizamo is a popular stand-up comedian and actor who is credited with voicing Sid the Sloth in the Ice Age film series. Over the years, John Leguizamo has also played a major role in helping the Hispanic community and has been honored by organizations, such as the Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors.

 9 Wil Wheaton

Wil Wheaton.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Burbank, California

Wil Wheaton is best known for his roles in Stand by Me and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He has voiced countless animation films, audiobooks, and video games. An avid blogger, he has also written several books. He loves poker and has hosted many web shows, such as TableTop.

 10 Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: August 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Ord

 11 Seth Green

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Birthdate: February 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia

Seth Green is a popular American actor and voice artist who is credited with co-creating the famous adult animated comedy TV series Robot Chicken for Adult Swim. As a voice actor, Seth Green has contributed immensely to the success of series, Family Guy.

 12 Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California
Teri Hatcher is best known for her Golden Globe- and SAG Award-winning performance as Susan Mayer in Desperate Housewives. She also voiced Dottie in the Planes movies and was seen as Lois Lane in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman and as Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies.

 13 Robin Williams

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Famous As: American stand-up comedian
Birthdate: July 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: August 11, 2014

One of the finest comedians of all time, Robin Williams began his career as a stand-up comedian and soon moved to act in television and films. Though widely recognised for his comedic skills, the immensely talented Williams proved his versatility by taking up and successfully performing more serious roles in films like Good Will Hunting and The Fisher King.

 14 Andrew Lincoln

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Andrew Lincoln is best known for his Saturn Award-winning role of Rick Grimes in the horror series The Walking Dead. He has also played significant roles in the series This Life, Teachers, and Afterlife, and the movie Love Actually, and has appeared in plays such as A Christmas Carol.

 15 Adrianne Palicki

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio

Adrianne Palicki is an American actress known for playing important roles in TV series like Friday Night Lights and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adrianne Palicki went on to establish herself as a respectable actress despite suffering from celiac disease.

 16 Kathie Lee Gifford

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Famous As: TV Host, Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris

Kathie Lee Gifford achieved celebrity status by working as a television presenter. She then became a singer-songwriter and author, cementing her place in the entertainment industry. Also known for her charity work, Kathie serves as an ambassador for Childhelp, a non-profit organization working towards preventing child abuse.

 17 Sam Worthington

Sam Worthington
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Famous As: Actor, Voice actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming

 18 Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw
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Famous As: Stage actor, Television actor, Film actor, Voice actor
Birthdate: October 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clifton

 19 Nolan North

Nolan North
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Famous As: Actor, Baseball player, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Haven

 20 Jim Belushi

Jim Belushi.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

The younger brother of iconic comedian and actor John Belushi, Jim Belushi followed in his brother's footsteps to become a comedian and actor. He is also a passionate cannabis cultivator and plans to open a cannabis dispensary in Downtown Portland.

 21 Max Greenfield

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York
Max Greenfield is best known for his Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated performance as Schmidt in the series New Girl. Fans also loved him in Veronica Mars and The Neighborhood and as the voice of Roger in Ice Age: Collision Course. Greenfield is also associated with the non-profit Young Storytellers Foundation.

 22 Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

 23 Dee Bradley Baker

Dee Bradley Baker
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Puppeteer, Blogger, Dub actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bloomington

 24 T.J. Miller

T.J. Miller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

 25 Mike Colter

Mike Colter.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Mike Colter is an American actor known for portraying the eponymous character in the popular streaming television series Luke Cage. Thanks to his association with Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2015, Mike Colter is often credited with playing an important role in improving Marvel Television's business over the last few years.

 26 Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 24, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamden, Connecticut, U.S.
Died: July 8, 2012

Ernest Borgnine was an American actor well-known for his Cheshire cat grin and gruff but calm voice. An Academy Award winner, Borgnine's film career spanned over 60 years. Also known for his work on television, Ernest Borgnine voiced Mermaid Man, an important character in the popular series SpongeBob SquarePants. Ernest Borgnine's hometown Hamden, Connecticut named a street in his honor.

 27 Emily Mortimer

Emily Mortimer.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hammersmith

Emily Mortimer is an English-American screenwriter and actress. Mortimer, who started her acting career in stage productions, went on to establish herself as a bankable actress in the British film and TV industry. In 2010, she became an American citizen and has since been playing important roles in American films.

 28 Laura Bailey

Laura Bailey
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Famous As: actor, singer, television actor, voice actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Biloxi

 29 Nicollette Sheridan

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Worthing, Sussex, England
Model/actor Nicollette Sheridan is best known for her Golden Globe-nominated performance as Edie Britt in Desperate Housewives. Fans also loved her as Paige Matheson in Knots Landing and as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty. She has also appeared in films such as Beverly Hills Ninja. She owns a cruelty-free moisturizer brand.

 30 Clark Gregg

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Actor, director, and screenwriter Clark Gregg joined the show business after a series of odd jobs. He co-founded the off-Broadway Atlantic Theater Company at the beginning of his career in entertainment and proceeded to join films. He gained international fame for playing Agent Phil Coulson in many Marvel Cinematic Universe films in the 2010s.

 31 Matt Groening

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Famous As: Cartoonist, Animator
Birthdate: February 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland
Matt Groening is best known as the creator of the iconic animated sitcom The Simpsons, which is the longest-running American primetime TV series and has won Groening 11 Emmys. He had initially gained fame for the comic strip Life in Hell and also created Futurama and the Netflix series Disenchantment.

 32 Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK

 33 Troy Baker

Troy Baker
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor
Birthdate: April 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas

 34 Nasim Pedrad

Nasim Pedrad
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Famous As: Actor, Voice actor, Screenwriter, Television actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tehran

 35 George Lopez

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Famous As: Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: April 23, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles

George Lopez is an American actor and comedian. Lopez is best known for discussing race and ethnic relations in his stand-up comedy routine. His contributions to the Latino community have earned him several awards. In 2005, he was named in Time magazine's The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America list. Also a humanitarian, George Lopez heads his own charity.

 36 Sela Ward

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi

Sela Ann Ward is best known for her Emmy-winning role of Teddy Reed in Sisters. She won another Emmy and a Golden Globe for playing Lily Manning in Once and Again. Fans also loved her in the series House and CSI: NY, and the movie The Day After Tomorrow.

 37 Miriam Margolyes

Miriam Margolyes
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Famous As: Actor, Voice actor, Comedian
Birthdate: May 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oxford

 38 Bruce Greenwood

Bruce Greenwood
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Voice actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rouyn-Noranda

 39 Jeff Conaway

Jeff Conaway
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 27, 2011

 40 Andrew Dice Clay

Andrew Dice Clay
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: September 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

 41 John Hurt

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27, 2017
John Hurt is best remembered for his Academy Award-nominated performances in Midnight Express and The Elephant Man. His death scene in Alien is considered one of the most memorable in history. He lent his voice to The Lord of The Rings and appeared in the Harry Potter and Hellboy films.

 42 Dom DeLuise

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4, 2009

 43 Carey Lowell

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington, New York, United States

Carey Lowell is an American actress best known for playing Bond girl Pam Bouvier in the 1989 James Bond film Licence to Kill. From 2014 to 2016, Carey Lowell was involved in highly contested divorce proceedings after separating from actor Richard Gere whom she had married in 2002.

 44 Kevin Michael Richardson

Kevin Michael Richardson
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Famous As: Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx

 45 Kristy McNichol

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 11, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Kristy McNichol is a retired American comedian, singer, and actress. After being born into a middle-class family, McNichol started acting at a young age and went on to become one of the most popular teen stars of her generation. After her retirement, Kristy McNichol devoted her time to charity work and taught acting in Los Angeles.

 46 Larry the Cable Guy

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Famous As: Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice Actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pawnee City, Nebraska
Stand-up comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney, better known as "Larry the Cable Guy," soared to fame with Blue Collar Comedy Tour. He has authored a book named Git-R-Done, which is also his signature catchphrase. He was the voice of Mater in the Cars film series and has appeared in several movies.

 47 Andy Dick

Andy Dick
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA

 48 Richard E. Grant

Richard E. Grant
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mbabane, Hhohho, Swaziland

 49 Jason Beghe

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City
Jason Beghe is best known for playing Hank Voight in Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D., and other series of the Chicago franchise. He has also been part of films such as Phantom. He was once a follower of Scientology but later quit it and became a strong critic of the faith. 

 50 Dick Van Dyke

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Famous As: Actors
Birthdate: December 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Missouri

Richard Van Dyke is an actor, writer, singer and dancer. He became famous after working on radio and Broadway and later for his role in the television sitcom The Dick Van Dyke Show. He tasted more success after starring in musical films such Bye Bye Birdie and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  He has received many awards including Emmy, Tony and Grammy.