Skip To Content

    27 Side-By-Side Pictures Of Disney Characters And The Famous Actors Who Voiced Them

    Ferris Bueller is Simba from The Lion King??

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which famous actors they were surprised to find out voiced Disney characters. Here are the fascinating results.

    1. Nicole Scherzinger as Sina, aka Moana's mom, in Moana

    Gregg Deguire / Getty Images, Disney

    2. Jonathan Groff, aka FBI agent Holden Ford in Mindhunter and King George in Hamilton, as Kristoff in Frozen

    Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Disney

    "The same guy who deep dives into the minds of heinous serial killers in Mindhunter is also the lovable goof who speaks for a reindeer in Frozen. WHAT?!"


    3. Donny Osmond as Li Shang's singing voice in Mulan

    Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Disney

    "I had no idea until Donny Osmond performed 'I'll Make a Man Out of You' on an episode of Dancing with the Stars."


    4. Matthew Broderick, aka Ferris Bueller, as adult Simba in The Lion King

    Jemal Countess / Getty Images, Disney

    "I only found out about Matthew Broderick voicing Simba a few weeks ago, and I was so surprised. I had no idea Ferris Bueller had voiced the main character in The Lion King!"


    5. Scott Weinger, aka Steve Hale in Full House, as Aladdin in Aladdin

    Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Disney

    "It's always a shock every time I remember Steve Hale from Full House voiced Aladdin."


    6. Moira Kelly, aka Karen Roe in One Tree Hill, as adult Nala in The Lion King

    Jason Merritt / Getty Images, Disney

    "I watched One Tree Hill, and then I coincidentally watched The Lion King pretty soon after. I kept thinking, 'Why does Nala’s voice sound so familiar?!'"


    7. Christian Bale, aka Christopher Nolan's Batman, as Thomas in Pocahontas

    Araya Diaz / Getty Images, Disney

    "Literally mind blown."


    8. Christopher Daniel Barnes, aka Greg Brady in The Brady Bunch Movie, as Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid

    Getty Images, Disney


    9. Joey Lawrence as Oliver in Oliver & Company

    Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images, Disney

    "I found that out when I was obsessed with Joey Lawrence in the early- to mid-'90s."


    10. Oprah as Eudora, aka Tiana's mother, in The Princess and the Frog

    David Livingston / Getty Images

    "The fact that I never noticed Oprah voiced Eudora is upsetting."


    11. Zachary Levi as Flynn Rider in Tangled

    Kevin Winter / Getty Images, Disney

    12. Rowan Atkinson, aka Mr. Bean, as Zazu in The Lion King

    Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Disney

    13. Kathleen Turner as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

    Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images, Disney

    14. Christopher Jackson, aka George Washington in Hamilton and Benny from In the Heights, as Chief Tui's singing voice in Moana

    Neilson Barnard / Getty Images, Disney

    15. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, aka Elaine in Seinfeld, as Laurel Lightfoot in Onward

    Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Disney


    16. Tom Selleck as Cornelius, aka adult Lewis, in Meet the Robinsons

    Mark Sagliocco / Getty Images, Disney

    "It took me so long to get the joke in the movie when Wilbur said his dad looks like Tom Selleck."


    17. Kristen Bell as Anna in Frozen

    Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Disney

    "Finding out that Kristen Bell voiced Anna was both surprising and totally plausible at the same time. Also, who knew she could sing?!"


    18. Eddie Murphy as Mushu in Mulan

    Lars Niki / Getty Images, Disney

    "No wonder that voice was so familiar!"


    19. Ariel Winter as Sofia in Sofia the First

    Arturo Holmes / Getty Images, Disney

    20. Mandy Moore as Rapunzel in Tangled

    Frazer Harrison / Getty Images, Disney

    "I just found out two weeks ago that Mandy Moore voiced Rapunzel. I've liked her since A Walk to Remember!"


    21. Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jim in Treasure Planet

    Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images, Disney

    22. Emma Thompson as Queen Elinor, aka Merida's mother, in Brave

    Gareth Cattermole / Getty Images, Disney


    23. Tony Goldwyn, aka President Fitzgerald Grant in Scandal, as Tarzan in Tarzan

    Jamie Mccarthy / Getty Images, Disney

    "Out of curiosity, I wanted to see what the person who voiced Tarzan looked like. My jaw literally dropped when I found out it was the same man who played the president of the US on Scandal."


    24. Joaquin Phoenix as Kenai in Brother Bear

    Jean-baptiste Lacroix / Getty Images, Disney

    "Joaquin's voice in the movie sounded so bright and almost childish compared to his usual quiet and brooding voice."


    25. Eartha Kitt as Yzma in The Emperor's New Groove

    Scott Gries / Getty Images, Disney

    "I never noticed until I rewatched the movie recently. Eartha's voice captures Yzma's evil intentions so perfectly."


    26. Danny DeVito as Phil in Hercules

    Stuart C. Wilson / Getty Images, Disney

    "When I found out, I was shocked, but now I can’t imagine how I didn’t know it was him!"


    27. And finally, Ming-Na Wen, aka Agent May in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Fennec Shand in The Mandalorian, as Mulan in Mulan

    Amy Sussman / Getty Images, Disney

    "She's one of the only actresses who plays a Marvel, Disney, and Star Wars character."


    Which actors did you not realize voiced Disney characters? For a chance to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts, follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

    Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.