10 Secrets Behind Disney Voice Actors


It is always fun to figure out secrets about actors. Sometimes they blow us away and we can’t believe we hadn’t heard about them before.

Adriana Caselotti, the voice behind Snow White was under contract where she couldn’t do any other film or media whatsoever. It basically torched her career.

Ilene Woods, the voice of 1950’s Cinderella had an early start to career at the age of two. She also had her own radio show at age 14.

Jeremy Irons, the voice of scar from The Lion King originally thought of being a veterinary surgeon.

John Goodman, who voiced Sulley in Monsters Inc. was originally supposed to be played by Bill Murray.

Anika Noni Rose who played Tiana in the Princess and the Frog was originally supposed to be played by Beyonce.

Kelly Macdonald who played Merida got her start at acting by showing up to an open casting call.

Edward Asner has won 7 Emmys making him the only male ever to win that many.

Bill Murray and his brothers created a restaurant called Murray Bros. Caddyshack in St. Augustine, Florida.

Auli’i Carvalho was the very last person who auditioned for the role of Moana and just so happened to get the part.

The young voices of Elsa and Anna were the children of the songwriters and director/screenwriter. It ended up being a very personal project.

There will always be more secrets out there that we haven’t heard of. What did you think of these secrets we compiled for you?