To be an actor, you don’t just require an attractive face and acting skills. Sometimes, an emotive voice is all it takes to become an actor, rather a voice actor. Voice actors are artists who excel at the art of voice-overs. In television and films, they are the voice behind the animated characters and bring to life the cartoon and the story. In radio, they are the quintessential links between audience and host. Voice actors or voice artists, as they are known as, are just as extremely talented as their on-screen counterparts. Most of them are blessed with a magnetic and emotive voice and are the real heroes behind the scene. The job profile of a voice artist varies – character voices, narratives, translations, automated dialogue replacements and automated announcements, they lend their voice for any of these. America has had numerous voice artists who have brought to life anime characters. They are legendary, they are prolific and they are supremely talented – their versatility has helped them experience variety of roles through their voice. Some of the dynamically vibrant voice actors include Mel Blanc, Walt Disney, Tom Kenny, Johnny Young Bosch, Steve Blum, Crispin Freeman, Jim Cummings and Joe Alaskey. It is to these that we owe the success of famous movies such as The Lion King, Up, The Simpsons, Tangled, Star Wars, and so on. Find out more about their life and works with this segment.
Robin WilliamsRobin Williams
21 July 1951
American stand-up comedian
Rashida JonesRashida Jones
25 February 1976
Actress

LizzoLizzo
27 April 1988
Singer

Kiernan ShipkaKiernan Shipka
10 November 1999
Voice Actress

Phil HartmanPhil Hartman
24 September 1948
Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian

Timothy OlyphantTimothy Olyphant
20 May 1968
Actor
Liam NeesonLiam Neeson
07 June 1952
Actor

Walt DisneyWalt Disney
05 December 1901
 

Dick Van DykeDick Van Dyke
13 December 1925
Actors

Bill HaderBill Hader
07 June 1978
Comedian
Rosario DawsonRosario Dawson
09 May 1979
Actress

Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
07 March 1956
Actor, Director
Seth MacFarlaneSeth MacFarlane
26 October 1973
Actor

Lucy LiuLucy Liu
02 December 1968
Actress

Lea MicheleLea Michele
29 August 1986
Actress, Singer, Composer
Adrianne PalickiAdrianne Palicki
06 May 1983
Actress

Kevin JonasKevin Jonas
05 November 1987
Musician
Gina CaranoGina Carano
16 April 1982
Mixed Martial Artist

Nathan FillionNathan Fillion
27 March 1971
Actor

Hasan MinhajHasan Minhaj
23 September 1985
Actor and Comedian
Gabriel IglesiasGabriel Iglesias
15 July 1976
Comedian, Actor, Voice Actor

Jonathan Taylor ThomasJonathan Taylor Thomas
08 September 1981
Actor, Voice Actor
Marsai MartinMarsai Martin
14 August 2004
Actress

James GarnerJames Garner
07 April 1928
 

Michael PeñaMichael Peña
13 January 1976
Actor

John AstinJohn Astin
30 March 1930
Actor
Madison DavenportMadison Davenport
22 November 1996
Actress
Lacey ChabertLacey Chabert
30 September 1982
Actress, Singer

Seth GreenSeth Green
08 February 1974
 

Fran DrescherFran Drescher
30 September 1957
Actress

Ariel WinterAriel Winter
28 January 1998
Actress
Wil WheatonWil Wheaton
29 July 1972
Actor

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John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
22 July 1964
Actor, Stand-up Comedian

Jim BelushiJim Belushi
15 June 1954
Comedian

Michael RookerMichael Rooker
06 April 1955
Actor

Russi TaylorRussi Taylor
04 May 1944
Voice Actress
Clark GreggClark Gregg
02 April 1962
Actor

Virginia MadsenVirginia Madsen
11 September 1961
Actress
Josh PeckJosh Peck
10 November 1986
Actor & Stand-up Comedian

Tara StrongTara Strong
12 February 1973
Voice Actor

Matt GroeningMatt Groening
15 February 1954
Cartoonist, Animator
Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
16 August 1953
TV Host, Actress

Skylar AstinSkylar Astin
23 September 1987
Actor
Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939
Actor

Sela WardSela Ward
11 July 1956
Actress

Teri HatcherTeri Hatcher
08 December 1964
Actress

Christopher AbbottChristopher Abbott
31 January 1986
Actor

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
24 January 1917
Actor
Jeffrey JonesJeffrey Jones
28 September 1946
Actor

Jeffrey WrightJeffrey Wright
07 December 1965
Actor

David Hyde PierceDavid Hyde Pierce
03 April 1959
Actor

Robin WeigertRobin Weigert
07 July 1969
Actress
Robby BensonRobby Benson
21 January 1956
Actor

Peter StormarePeter Stormare
27 August 1953
Actor
Josh GadJosh Gad
23 February 1981
Actor, Voice Actor

Samantha MathisSamantha Mathis
12 May 1970
Actress

Melvin Jerome Blank Mel Blanc
30 May 1908
Voice Actor, Radio Personality
Mena SuvariMena Suvari
13 February 1979
Actress

Sherilyn FennSherilyn Fenn
01 February 1965
Actress
Olivia OlsonOlivia Olson
21 May 1992
Actress

Stockard ChanningStockard Channing
13 February 1944
Actress

Mike JudgeMike Judge
17 October 1962
Actor, Animator, Director, Musician
Jason BegheJason Beghe
12 March 1960
Actor

Ted CassidyTed Cassidy
31 July 1932
Actor
Loretta SwitLoretta Swit
04 November 1937
Actress

George LopezGeorge Lopez
23 April 1961
Actor, Voice Actor

Phyllis SmithPhyllis Smith
10 July 1951
Actress

Max GreenfieldMax Greenfield
04 September 1980
Actor
Kristy McNicholKristy McNichol
11 September 1962
Actress
Carey LowellCarey Lowell
11 February 1961
Actress

Jason RalphJason Ralph
07 April 1986
Actor

Karen FukuharaKaren Fukuhara
10 February 1992
Actress

Willa HollandWilla Holland
18 June 1991
Actress, Model, Voice Actress
Tony SiricoTony Sirico
29 July 1942
Actor

Will EstesWill Estes
21 October 1978
Actor

Chris SarandonChris Sarandon
24 July 1942
Actor

Bruce BoxleitnerBruce Boxleitner
12 May 1950
Actor

Bill FagerbakkeBill Fagerbakke
04 October 1957
Actor, Voice Actor
Charisma CarpenterCharisma Carpenter
23 July 1970
Actress

Breckin MeyerBreckin Meyer
07 May 1974
Actor
Larry the Cable GuyLarry the Cable Guy
17 February 1963
Stand-up comedian, Actor, Voice Actor

George KennedyGeorge Kennedy
18 February 1925
Actor

Brian Doyle-MurrayBrian Doyle-Murray
31 October 1945
Actor
Robert CulpRobert Culp
16 August 1930
Actor

Mike ColterMike Colter
26 August 1976
Actor
Zach McGowanZach McGowan
05 May 1981
Actor

Tony ToddTony Todd
04 December 1954
Actor

Elizabeth PeñaElizabeth Peña
23 September 1959
Actress

Ben FeldmanBen Feldman
27 May 1980
Actor
Rhea SeehornRhea Seehorn
12 May 1972
Actress

Christa MillerChrista Miller
28 May 1964
Actress
Burt WardBurt Ward
06 July 1945
Actor

Ethan EmbryEthan Embry
13 June 1978
Actor
James Gilmore BackusJim Backus
25 February 1913
Actor

Sean GiambroneSean Giambrone
30 May 1999
Actor
Ryan PotterRyan Potter
12 September 1995
Actor