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Epic Voice Actors Photo Gallery at LIFE

By Stephanie Ciccarelli

August 26, 2009

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Woman covering her eyes and smilingEver wondered what the faces behind the voices look like?

Some of them are familiar, iconic, and maybe even surprising!

Discover 17 visages responsible for creating the voices we all know so well, courtesy of the Epic Voice Actor collection at LIFE.com.

A Story in Pictures

Voice actors are usually recognized for their voices, and in rare instances, their faces become almost as iconic as the voices they create.

I was referred to LIFE.com and their feature on Epic Voice Actors, including pictures of the following people:

๏ Mel Blanc
๏ Dan Castellaneta
๏ Alan Reed
๏ Seth MacFarlane
๏ Frank Oz
๏ Matt Stone and Trey Parker
๏ Tom Kenny
๏ Billy West
๏ Hank Azaria
๏ Nancy Cartwright
๏ Wayne Allwine and Russi Taylor
๏ Tony Anselmo
๏ Harry Shearer
๏ Jorge Arvizu (the Spanish Bugs Bunny)
๏ Mark Hammill

Click on the following link if you're curious to see pictures of these Epic Voice Actors.

Return to VOX Daily after you've visited and let me know what you think!

Best wishes,


©iStockphoto.com/Cat London

Related Topics: Alan Reed, Dan Castellaneta, epic voice actors, famous voice actors, LIFE.com, Mel Blanc, Seth MacFarlane



    Thank you for the link to this fascinating gallery!

    Be well,

    Posted by:

      What a great link. I not only enjoyed the faces behind the voices, but the other links to photos are fascinating as well.


      Posted by:

        Great list.

        Now that's something to aspire to!

        Posted by:

          If you've enjoyed these pictures, you're certainly going to like these: http://www.coutant.org/celeb.html

          Posted by:

            What a great way to meet the face of the voice! I had a fun time with my daughter playing guess which character this person voices.

            Posted by:

              Wow...thanks for sharing, Steph! I knew about 75% of them...but so nice to do the "oh wow...so THATS what they look like" thing!
              I think the funniest moment was reading that Mickey & Minnie Mouse's voices got married! Could you just IMAGINE (in character) their bedroom banter?!!

              Posted by:

                What I wouldn't give to see those actors in action!!! ...especially those who voice several characters from one show! What fun it would be to watch them transform as they deliver the different characters!

                Posted by:

                  Nice to see that they aren't all beautiful! Gad, so much is pushed these days on public persona, it is reassuring that voice people don't have to be gorgeous to make the cut, it is all about the voice.

                  Posted by:
                  • Teri Holbert
                  • August 31, 2009 10:20 AM

                    Disappointed that Rob Paulsen and Maurice LaMarche are not on this list, nor is June Foray or Daws Butler.

                    Posted by:
                    • Joe Shirley
                    • September 8, 2011 11:48 AM

                      Great list although it's missing the ultimate voice of God. The late Don LaFontaine.

                      Posted by:
                      • E. Mundda
                      • September 8, 2011 12:25 PM

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