42 Favourite Voice Actors and Actresses

by Random_as_Pie | created - 07 Jun 2014 | updated - 07 Jun 2014 | Public

Because I like the Number 42, that's why. I also have loved cartoons as far back as I can remember and will love them until the day I die. These are in the order that I think of them. Some of them are part of my childhood, some are ones I admire now, and some fall into both categories.

1. H. Jon Benjamin

Actor | Archer

H. Jon Benjamin was born on May 23, 1966 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Archer (2009), Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and Home Movies (1999).

2. Tara Strong

Actress | Batman: The Killing Joke

Tara Strong began her acting career at the age of 13 in Toronto, Canada. She landed several TV, film, and musical theater roles as well as her first lead in an animated series as the title role of "Hello Kitty." After a short run at Toronto's Second City theater company, she moved to Los Angeles ...

3. Fred Tatasciore

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Fred Tatasciore is a voice actor/animator known for his work in film, television and games. He can be heard regularly on Fox's "Family Guy," "American Dad," and "The Cleveland Show." He plays Aaarggggh! and many characters on the new show, "Trollhunters" (for Netflix by Guillermo Del Torro), For ...

4. Megumi Hayashibara

Actress | Papurika

Megumi Hayashibara was born on March 30, 1967 in Tokyo, Japan. She is an actress, known for Paprika (2006), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) and Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997). She has been married to Amiya Masaharu since April 30, 1998.

5. Tiffany Grant

Actress | Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni

Tiffany Grant was born on October 11, 1968 in Houston, Texas, USA as Tiffany Lynn Grant. She is an actress and writer, known for Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) and Azumanga Daioh (2002). She was previously married to Matt Greenfield.

6. Steve Blum

Actor | Star Wars: Rebels

With hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, "Wolverine" from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and more),...

7. Tabitha St. Germain

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Tabitha St. Germain (also known by the alias of Paulina Gillis) is a Canadian actress. She has made the transition from stage work to voice work, and has since become one of the core voice actresses working in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As Paulina Gillis, she won a Dora Award in 1995 for ...

8. Jim Cummings

Actor | Christopher Robin

Born James Jonah Cummings on November 3, 1952, he grew up in Youngstown, Ohio.

Sooner or later, he moved to New Orleans. There, he designed Mardi Gras floats, was a singer, door-to-door salesman, and a Louisiana riverboat deckhand.

Then Cummings moved to Anaheim, California, where he started his ...

9. Frank Welker

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Frank Welker was born in Colorado. He followed his dream in California, and started a voice acting career which has amassed over five decades of hundreds of credits, accolades, and friends. Frank worked with fellow voice actors Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Don Messick, Heather North, and Indira/...

10. Maurice LaMarche

Actor | Futurama

Maurice LaMarche was born on March 30, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Zootopia (2016). He has been married to Robin Eisenman since May 19, 1991. They have one child.

11. Ashleigh Ball

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Ashleigh Ball was born on March 31, 1983 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Ashleigh Adele Ball. She is known for her work on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010), My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013).

12. Andrea Libman

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Andrea Libman was born on July 19, 1984 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Andrea Eva Libman. She is known for her work on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010), My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013). She has been married to Jeffrey Howes since September 2014.

13. John DiMaggio

Actor | Futurama

John DiMaggio was born on September 4, 1968 in North Plainfield, New Jersey, USA as John William DiMaggio. He is known for his work on Futurama (1999), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017). He has been married to Kate Miller since October 22, 2014.

14. Tom Kenny

Actor | SpongeBob SquarePants

Tom Kenny grew up in East Syracuse, New York. When Tom was young he was into comic books, drawing funny pictures and collecting records. Tom turned to stand-up comedy in Boston and San Francisco. This led to appearances on every cable show spawned by the stand-up epidemic of the '80s and '90s as ...

15. Tom Kane

Actor | Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Tom started doing voiceover work professionally at the age of 15, in his hometown of Kansas City. By the time he got out of college he had done several hundred commercials, then he moved to Hollywood and started landing Movie Trailers, Network Promos, Games, Feature Films and Cartoons.

First came ...

16. Peter Cullen

Actor | Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Peter Cullen was born on July 28, 1941 in Montreal, Québec, Canada as Peter Claver Cullen. He is known for his work on Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014) and Transformers: The Last Knight (2017).

17. Aya Hirano

Actress | Death Note: Desu nôto

Aya Hirano was born on October 8, 1987 in Nagoya, Japan. She is an actress, known for Death Note (2006), The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006) and Fairy Tail: Priestess of the Phoenix (2012).

18. Nicole Oliver

Actress | Wonder

Nicole Lyn Oliver was born in Ottawa, Ontario. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from York University, a Masters Degree in Communication from Royal Roads University, and additional training from the British American Drama Academy in Oxford and London. She was a prominent member of the Union of...

19. Claire Margaret Corlett

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Claire Margaret Corlett was born on July 9, 1999. She is an actress, known for My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010), Dinosaur Train (2009) and To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020).

20. Michelle Creber

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Michelle Creber is a Canadian teen actress, singer, dancer, musician, song-writer and voice artist who is known around the world as the speaking/singing voice of Apple Bloom (and the singing voice of Sweetie Belle) in the hit animated TV series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. She was born to ...

21. Harry Shearer

Actor | The Simpsons

Harry Shearer was born in 1943 in Los Angeles, California. His film debut was with Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953), followed by The Robe (1953). Probably best known for his Saturday Night Live (1975) gigs, his NPR satire program "Le Show" and The Simpsons (1989)...

22. Hank Azaria

Actor | The Simpsons

Hank Azaria was born on April 25, 1964 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Henry Albert Azaria. He is an actor, known for The Simpsons (1989), Free Agents (2011) and The Birdcage (1996). He was previously married to Helen Hunt.

23. Kristen Schaal

Actress | Gravity Falls

Kristen Schaal is an American actress, voice artist, writer, and comedian. She is best known for her roles as Mel on the HBO series Flight of the Conchords, Louise Belcher on FOX animated comedy Bob's Burgers, and Mabel Pines on Gravity Falls. Other notable roles include her appearances as a ...

24. Eugene Mirman

Actor | Delocated

Eugene Mirman is an actor, known for Delocated (2009), Eugene! (2012) and Flight of the Conchords (2007). He has been married to Katie Tharp since 2015.

25. Dan Mintz

Actor | Bob's Burgers

Dan Mintz is an actor and writer, known for Bob's Burgers (2011), Veep (2012) and Son of Zorn (2016). He has been married to Margie Kment since May 29, 2011.

26. Beau Billingslea

Actor | Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

Beau Billingslea was born on December 18, 1944 in Charleston, South Carolina, USA as John Daniel Billingslea Jr. He is known for his work on Halloween: H20 (1998), Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005). He is married to Cecelia Marie Thompson. They have two ...

27. Jessica Calvello

Actress | Shingeki no kyojin

Jessica Calvello was born on August 8, 1973 in Webster, Texas, USA as Jessica Lynn Calvello. She is known for her work on Attack on Titan (2013), Go Nagai's New Cutey Honey (1994) and Excel Saga (1999).

28. Kôichi Yamadera

Actor | Innocence

Yamadera is a famous Japanese voice artist and actor, born 17 June 1961 in Miyagi, Japan. A graduate from Tohoku Gakuin University's economics school, he is affiliated with Across Entertainment. Before that, he was affiliated with the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society.

He is very prolific...

29. Mel Blanc

Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...

30. Romi Pak

Actress | Hagane no renkinjutsushi

Ms. Pak is among the newer voice actors in the anime industry. She is of Korean descent and was born in Tokyo in 1972. Among her works is for the TV series Digimon Adventure 2 (2000), in which she is the voice of Ken Ichijouji / Digimon Kaizer.

31. Daisuke Ono

Actor | Shingeki no kyojin

Daisuke Ono was born on May 4, 1978 in Kochi, Japan. He is an actor, known for Attack on Titan (2013), JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012) and Uchu Senkan Yamato 2199: Tsuioku no Kokai (2014).

32. Mark Hamill

Actor | Star Wars

Mark Hamill is best known for his portrayal of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy - Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - a role he reprised in Star Wars: Episode VII - ...

33. Rob Paulsen

Actor | Animaniacs

Rob Paulsen was born on March 11, 1956 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Robert Fredrick Paulsen III. He is known for his work on Animaniacs (1993), Pinky and the Brain (1995) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012). He has been married to Parrish Todd since 1983. They have one child. He was previously ...

34. Billy West

Actor | Futurama

Billy West was born on April 16, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as William Richard West. He is an actor, known for Futurama (1999), Space Jam (1996) and The Ren & Stimpy Show (1991). He is married to Violet West.

35. Don Messick

Actor | The Last Unicorn

Don Messick is a legendary voice actor who spent his entire adult-hood in entertainment. He started out wanting to be a ventriloquist. Thankfully for cartoon lovers that career didn't pan out. How do you think his potential career would've stacked up against Edgar Bergen and later, Paul Winchell? ...

36. Unshô Ishizuka

Actor | Cowboy Bebop: Tengoku no tobira

Unshô Ishizuka was born on May 16, 1951 in Katsuyama, Japan as Yukinori Ishizuka. He was an actor, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Wolf's Rain (2003) and Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust (2000). He died on August 13, 2018.

37. Jennifer Hale

Actress | Mass Effect 3

Jennifer Hale was born on January 1, 1965 in Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada as Jennifer Leigh Hale. She is an actress, known for Mass Effect 3 (2012), Mass Effect (2007) and Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). She has been married to Barry Oswick since 2009. They have one child.

38. Michael Bell

Actor | The Transformers: The Movie

Michael Bell was born on July 30, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Transformers: The Movie (1986), G.I. Joe (1985) and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004). He has been married to Victoria Carroll since January 1, 1968. They have one child.

39. Cathy Weseluck

Actress | My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic

Cathy Weseluck was born on August 21, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is known for her work on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010), My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls (2013).

40. Wally Wingert

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Wally Wingert was born on May 6, 1961 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA as Wallace Eugene Wingert. He is known for his work on Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005), Batman: Arkham Asylum (2009) and Batman: Arkham City (2011).

41. Kath Soucie

Actress | Zootopia

Her vocal talents have enabled her to voice a wide variety of characters of all ages, from Fifi La Fume and Little Sneezer in Tiny Toon Adventures, to Dexter's mother in the popular cartoon Dexter's Laboratory, Grace in Bruno the Kid, Janine Melnitz in The Real Ghostbusters, Linka from Captain ...

42. John Roberts

Actor | Bob's Burgers

Emmy nominated John Roberts provides the voice of Linda on the Emmy winning FOX animated prime time comedy Bob's Burgers. He has appeared several times on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Watch What Happens Live, IFC's Comedy Bang! Bang!, Archer and The Awesome's. He's currently touring ...



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