10 Most Famous Voice Actors

Thursday, March 10 by Sheldon Reid

The ten most famous voice actors are artists who have used their vocal talents to find success. Although you may not see them, they have made large contributions to television shows and movies.

  1. Mel Blanc. Many fans remember Blanc, “The Man of a Thousand Voices,” as a legend at Warner Brother’s Studio. He was the voice actor behind many iconic characters, such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam and Porky Pig.
  2. Dan Castellaneta. "D’oh!" In addition to voicing Homer Simpson in the long-running television comedy “The Simpsons,” Castellaneta also voices many other characters in the show. He is one of the highest paid voice actors in America.
  3. James Earl Jones. Jones has served as a narrator voice for many movies and television programs. He also provided the authoritative voice of Darth Vader in the original “Star Wars” trilogy.
  4. Seth McFarlane. You may already know of McFarlane as the creator of the animated comedy show “Family Guy,” "The Cleveland Show” and “American Dad!” However, he also lends his voice to various characters within the show. 
  5. Seth Green. Green is a well-known writer and actor for various comedy shows. His frequently puts his voice acting talents to work in the show “Robot Chicken.”
  6. Steven Blum. Blum is a famous voice actor who usually provides vocal work for anime and video games. For example, he voices the protagonist of the anime series “Cowboy Bebop” as well as the main character in the game “Final Fantasy VII: Dirge of Cerberus.”
  7. Tara Strong. Strong is a voice actor for various animated shows, such as “Teen Titans” and “The Powerpuff Girls.” Throughout her career, she has voiced both male and female characters.
  8. Hank Azaria. Alongside Dan Castellaneta, Azaria voices a great deal of the cast of “The Simpsons.” As of 2010, this voice actor’s talents have earned him numerous Emmy Awards and nominations.
  9. Tom Kenny. Kenny’s voice plays a large role in the children’s show “SpongeBob Squarepants.” He voices SpongeBob, the narrator and several other characters throughout the series. You can also hear this voice actor’s work on “Futurama,” where he voices the main character, Yancy Fry.
  10. Jeff Bergman. Bergman is responsible for providing the modern voices of many classic Warner Brother’s characters. After the death of Mel Blanc, this voice actor took over the role of Bugs Bunny.
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COMMENTS

  1. March 10, 2011 3:36 am

    Andi

    The main character in Futurama is Philip J. Fry, voiced by the famous voice actor Billy West, who is conspicuously absent from this list.


  2. March 10, 2011 3:36 am

    Andi

    The main character in Futurama is Philip J. Fry, voiced by the famous voice actor Billy West, who is conspicuously absent from this list.