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Voice Actors Who Look Like Their Characters

Every now and then, a voice actor will bear an absurd resemblance to the cartoon character he or she plays. Although we’re aware that the characters at hand were likely animated with the voice actors’ features in mind, we still enjoyed discovering how much Snow White looks like the woman who provides her voice, Adriana Caselotti, and how much Up’s Carl Fredricksen looks like Ed Asner with glasses. After the jump, we’ve placed a collection of famous cartoon characters side by side with their voice actor twins. Check ‘em out, and hit the comments to add any other character and actor combinations that you’ve found to be similarly fascinating.

Adriana Caselotti and Snow White

In 1937, 21-year-old Adriana Caselotti made her debut as the very first leading Disney lady in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In the years following the film’s success, Caselotti was under contract with Walt Disney and prohibited from accepting other leading roles, as they might “spoil the illusion of Snow White.” As a result, her post-Disney appearances were few. You know the voice that sings, “Wherefore art thou, Romeo” during “If I Only Had a Heart” in The Wizard of Oz? That’s Caselotti, and so is the singer in Martini’s bar as George Bailey prays in It’s a Wonderful Life. Both roles were uncredited. Life’s hard when you’re a Disney princess.

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