Top 50 Most Famous Disney Animal Characters

Top 50 Most Famous Disney Animal Characters


Disney Studios have created many animated films and TV series for children and teens. They may be a means of entertainment, but they also teach many important life lessons like brotherhood, loyalty, integrity, love, heroism, etc.


To teach these lessons, Disney uses animal characters to the best effect possible. All its popular films and TV shows have important animal characters that perform as sidekicks, friends, mentors, nemesis, and more.


Some of these animal characters are comedic in nature, some are caring or nurturing while others are protective, guiding or even enemies. In every role they play, Disney’s animal friends have always stolen the show and our hearts along the way.


To reminisce on some of the best animal characters, Entoin has created a new list of Top Disney Animal Characters, which are unforgettable, entertaining and nostalgic to readers of all ages.


So, without any more delay, let us start off with a list of the most memorable animals from Disney films and TV series that we all love.




1. Mickey Mouse (Walt Disney anthology series)


Mickey Mouse (Walt Disney anthology series)


Mickey Mouse is an animated cartoon character created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928. He is a cheerful and plucky anthropomorphic mouse that wears red shorts, white gloves, and yellow shoes.


Mickey is identified by his round ears and speaks in a falsetto voice with 1930s slang. Mickey’s essence is that of an underdog who overcomes adversity through quick wit and a can-do spirit.


He is inspired by Hollywood figures, such as Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Fred Astaire, and Harold Lloyd. Mickey’s greatest attribute is his wit and ability to come up with quick plans to rescue friends from peril.


Even with his foibles, Mickey retains a can-do spirit that allows him to smile in the face of danger and move past his mistakes. He is a reliable leader and devoted friend, always looking out for the less fortunate despite often being in undesirable predicaments.




2. Simba (The Lion King)


Simba (The Lion King)


Simba is the son of Mufasa and Sarabi and the mate of Nala, with whom he has two children, Kion and Kiara. Scar, Simba’s uncle, killed Mufasa, which led to Simba’s exile.


After living with Timon and Pumbaa, Simba returned to the Pride Lands and defeated Scar. As the new king, Simba exiled any lionesses who remained loyal to Scar. Kovu, Scar’s protégé, infiltrated Simba’s pride, but after falling in love with Kiara, he betrayed and abandoned the Outsiders.


Zira, Kovu’s mother, orchestrated an ambush on Simba, and the Outsiders and Simba’s pride battled. After the battle, Simba accepted Kovu back into his pride and approved of his marriage to Kiara.




3. Shere Khan (The Jungle Book)


Shere Khan (The Jungle Book)


Shere Khan is the main antagonist in Disney’s 1967 animated film, The Jungle Book. He is a powerful Bengal tiger feared for being the most ferocious predator in the jungle and his hatred of man due to their use of guns and fire.


Despite his physical power, he also has a twisted sense of honour and a complex personality, demonstrated by his avoidance of unnecessary unpleasantness with other apex predators. Shere Khan’s hatred for mankind is so deep that he perceives every human as a threat to the jungle.


He also has an extreme case of pyrophobia, which has driven him to vow to kill any human that steps foot in the jungle. In The Jungle Book 2, Shere Khan becomes even more obsessed with killing Mowgli and abandons his sense of self-preservation.


However, in the climax of the film, he gives his word to spare Shanti if Mowgli gives himself up.




4. Nemo (Finding Nemo)


Nemo (Finding Nemo)


Nemo is the young, energetic, and friendly protagonist in the Disney-Pixar film Finding Nemo. He is a small, slender and orange clownfish with big white and small black stripes, scarlet eyes, and an underdeveloped right fin.


Nemo’s overprotective father Marlin’s actions lead to Nemo being captured by scuba divers, which causes a rift between them. However, after learning of his father’s bravery and love, Nemo becomes braver and hopeful, leading a school of fish to freedom and reuniting with his father.


In the sequel, Nemo shows a more mature and loyal personality, handling the mission to find Dory’s family and forgiving her short-term memory loss.



5. Bambi (Bambi)


Bambi (Bambi)


Bambi was originally the main character in Felix Salten’s Bambi, a Life in the Woods and made cameos in several Disney cartoons. In the Disney films, his species was changed from roe deer to white-tailed deer.


Bambi is similar to any deer in the forest, with a charming personality, curious nature, and a good voice. As he grows, he becomes more mature, but even in young adulthood, he remains a young buck with a graceful build and a naïve, shy nature.


Bambi’s physical appearance changes as he grows, with a fur coat of safety orange and wheat spots as a fawn, dark fur and budding antlers as a teenager, and black antlers and a muscular frame as an adult.



6. Sid (Ice Age)


Sid (Ice Age)


Sid is a ground sloth who was abandoned by his family and eventually joined a group of animals that became his “Herd”. Along with his friends Manny and Diego, Sid journeyed through the tundra to return a human baby to his tribe.


He later found a new home in a valley that flooded and met a female mammoth named Ellie, who became Manny’s wife. Sid attempted to take on a leadership role by taking young animals on a hike but made numerous mistakes.


He mistakenly set forth a turn of events that saw the creation of the Grand Canyon. Sid also raised three dinosaur eggs as his own children. Later, he met Brooke and found true love.


Despite his laziness and excessive talking, Sid cared about his friends and family.



7. Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)


Stitch (Lilo & Stitch)


Stitch, also known as Experiment 626, is a genetically engineered character in the Lilo & Stitch franchise. He was designed to be strong, indestructible, intelligent, and mischievous, with the primary function of destroying everything he touches.


Despite being unlikable to many, Stitch’s true place is with Lilo and her ʻohana. Stitch’s appearance reflects the idea that you don’t have to look “normal” to fit in, despite being called “ugly and deformed” by some characters.


Stitch is emotionally fragile, behaves like a child having tantrums, and can be aggressive and destructive. However, Lilo supports Stitch in making the right decisions and becoming more self-aware, resulting in Stitch having friends, family, and a purpose worth believing in.



8. Winnie The Pooh (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh)


Winnie The Pooh (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh)


Winnie the Pooh is a honey-loving, anthropomorphic teddy bear from the franchise of the same name. Created by A. A. Milne and popularised by Disney, Pooh is characterised as “a bear of very little brain” with a childlike and innocent demeanour.


Despite his limited intelligence, he is loyal, optimistic, and can be courageous in tough times. Pooh is known for his unending appetite for honey and often visits Rabbit’s house to borrow some.


He has a round belly, yellow fur, black dot eyes, a black nose, and small round ears, and wears a small red short-sleeved shirt. Despite his naive nature, Pooh occasionally displays some wisdom and is described as “a bear of very big heart.”



9. Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland)


Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland)


The Cheshire Cat is a character from Lewis Carroll’s novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. The cat is unique because it maintains a cool, grinning outsider status and has insight into the workings of Wonderland as a whole.


The Cheshire Cat points out that Wonderland is ruled by nonsense, and Alice’s normal behaviour becomes inconsistent with its operating principles, so she becomes mad in the context of Wonderland.


The cat appears and disappears at will, engaging Alice in amusing but sometimes perplexing conversation. The cat sometimes raises philosophical points that annoy or baffle Alice. At one point, the cat disappears gradually until nothing is left but its grin, prompting Alice to remark that “she has often seen a cat without a grin but never a grin without a cat.”



10. Bolt (Bolt)


Bolt (Bolt)


Bolt is a white German shepherd and the star of a live-action superhero series. He is conditioned to believe he is an authentic superpowered canine. When he becomes separated from his owner, Penny, Bolt embarks on a journey in the real world to find her.


He is headstrong and appears stubborn as it takes a lot for him to be beaten down. He is surprisingly quick to realise his understanding of the world is wrong, given the fact that he spent most of his life completely isolated from the real world.


Bolt is also focused on finding Penny, rarely speaking of his superhero role, which would explain why he is able to accept that he does not have any superpowers after only a few days.


Bolt is a very caring individual who will stay faithful to his closest friends. As he began learning to become a normal dog, he came to possess the common dog-like playfulness.



11. Sven (Frozen)


Sven (Frozen)


Sven is a reindeer and a close friend of Kristoff. The two were raised by trolls and Sven serves as Kristoff’s conscience, urging him to accompany Anna on her journey and realise his feelings for her.


Sven has a friendly personality and is curious about his surroundings, often giving them a sniff or lick. Despite not being able to speak, Sven has a keen awareness of his companions, convincing Kristoff to return to Arendelle to be with Anna.


Sven is strong and possesses stamina, able to pull a sledge with great speed and sustain it for a considerable duration. He can even launch himself across large gaps and lift Kristoff using just his head.



12. Nala (The Lion King)


Nala (The Lion King)


Nala is a female lion who is the queen consort of Pride Rock through her marriage to Simba. As a cub, she was betrothed to Simba, and they were best friends.


When Scar lied about Simba’s death, they were separated and Nala sought help outside the kingdom. She met a grown-up Simba during her search and urged him to reclaim his birthright.


Nala fought against Scar with the rest of the pride and welcomed Simba as the new king when they won. As an adult, Nala was mature, responsible, forceful, and sharp-tongued, and she held Simba accountable for neglecting his duty to the Pride Lands.


She encouraged Simba to give Kovu a chance and trusted her children to take care of themselves. Nala was loving and motivated her cubs to work together.



13. Manny (Ice Age)


Manny (Ice Age)


Manfred (Manny), a male woolly mammoth, is the protagonist in all five Ice Age films and is voiced by Ray Romano. In the first movie, Manny was a grouchy mammoth who lost his family but later became a good person with the help of his new friends Sid and Diego.


In the second movie, he was in denial about the possibility of mammoths going extinct and struggled to form a relationship with Ellie, a female mammoth he met, due to lingering feelings for his family.


However, he eventually became Ellie’s mate. In the third movie, he became an overprotective father-to-be. Throughout the films, Manny forms close friendships with Sid and Diego, becoming a loyal mate, a good friend, and a worthy leader.


Manny’s and Ellie’s baby daughter is named Peaches.



14. Abu (Aladdin)


Abu (Aladdin)


Abu is a mischievous, kleptomaniacal monkey who is a major character in Disney’s 1992 animated feature film, Aladdin. He is Aladdin’s loyal pet and partner-in-crime but can be greedy and selfish in his stealing tendencies, leading to trouble and even frustrating Aladdin.


Despite this, Abu has a soft heart and can be influenced by Aladdin’s kindness and his own sense of morality. He is among Aladdin’s most loyal and loving companions and becomes jealous when Aladdin’s attention is given to someone else.


In the television series, Abu is often paired with the far more antagonistic and greedy Iago, which highlights his ability to grow and mature but still has occasional instances of slipping back into his thieving tendencies.



15. Dory (Finding Dory)


Dory (Finding Dory)


Dory is a regal blue tang with short-term memory loss who helps Marlin find his son in Finding Nemo. Despite her ditzy personality, Dory is very optimistic, kind, and supportive.


She is also friendly, fun, and warm-hearted, earning her fast friends. She is naive and oblivious at times but she can be somewhat intelligent, as she can read “human” and communicate with whales.


Dory has shown separation anxiety and a ruthless side when threatening to feed a crab to seagulls. Her short-term memory loss seems to improve as she develops a close relationship with Marlin.


In Finding Dory, Dory remembers her family and shows separation anxiety again.



16. Donald Duck (Walt Disney anthology series)


Donald Duck (Walt Disney anthology series)


Donald Duck is a cartoon character created by Walt Disney who wears a sailor suit, cap, and bow tie. His most dominant trait is his fiery temper, which is predominantly expressed through explosive tantrums and fits of quacking and squawking.


However, despite his negative traits, Donald is a warm and loving character at his core. He is also shown to be insecure and envious of Mickey Mouse’s popularity. Donald is often portrayed as having difficulty holding down a job, and his attempts at various professions often go comically wrong.


He has several memorable phrases, including “What’s the big idea?”, “Aw, phooey!”, and “Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy!”



17. Maximus (Tangled)


Maximus (Tangled)


Maximus is a character in Disney’s animated film “Tangled” who serves as the captain’s horse of the Corona Royal Guard. Maximus is a skilled, determined and law-abiding horse dedicated to apprehending the criminal Flynn Rider when he steals Princess Rapunzel’s crown.


He has a strong rivalry with Flynn and stops at nothing until he is behind bars, but later reforms his views and relationship with Flynn. Despite his respect for the law, Maximus’ greatest desire is to do what is right, even if it means breaking the law.


Maximus has a soft heart underneath his tough exterior and is easily moved by acts of compassion. Apples seem to be one of the few things that can suppress Maximus’ temper.


Maximus is a large white horse with a blond mane, tail, and brown eyes, and wears a distinct saddle with the sun symbol of the kingdom.



18. Pegasus (Hercules)


Pegasus (Hercules)


Pegasus is a key character in Disney’s 1997 animated movie “Hercules” and is portrayed as Hercules’ best friend and personal steed. He has a unique personality that blends that of a noble horse and a bird, often clicking his tongue and whistling.


Pegasus has exceptional strength, speed, stamina, and insight that help him avoid surprise attacks from gods and monsters. He is fiercely loyal to Hercules, quickly becoming hostile towards those who try to harm him.


Pegasus can also be envious and petty, as evident by his initial mistrust of Megara. However, he can change his heart and become affectionate towards those who treat Hercules well.


Pegasus is depicted as a white horse with large wings and a blue crest.



19. Tod (The Fox and The Hound)


tod (the fox and the hound)


Tod is a English fox cub from 1981 Disney animated film The Fox and the Hound. He is the best friend of Copper, a hound dog, and the two are inseparable as puppies. However, as they grow older, their friendship is tested by their different instincts and backgrounds.


Tod is a curious and adventurous fox. He loves to explore the forest and play with Copper. He is also very intelligent and resourceful. When he is captured by hunters, he manages to escape using his cunning and wit.


Despite his mischievous nature, Tod is also a kind and compassionate fox. He cares deeply for his friends and family, and he is always willing to help those in need. He is also a loyal friend to Copper, even when their friendship is threatened by their different backgrounds.



20. Minnie Mouse (Walt Disney anthology series)


Minnie Mouse (Walt Disney anthology series)


Minnie Mouse, an anthropomorphic mouse character created by Walt Disney in 1928, is known for her sweet personality, polka-dotted dresses, and signature catchphrase, “Yoo-hoo!”. Initially portrayed as a starving musician, singer, and songwriter, Minnie later became a frequent participant in Mickey’s adventures and was recognized for her contributions to animation in 2018 with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


In recent years, she has appeared as a fashion icon and the figurehead of the Rock the Dots merchandise promotions. Minnie is intelligent, sophisticated, kind, empathetic, and sometimes passive while also being stubborn and outspoken when dealing with adversaries.


She is a lover at her core and believes in “true love.”



21. Tramp (Lady & the Tramp)


Tramp (Lady & the Tramp)


Tramp is a stray dog who falls in love with a Cocker Spaniel named Lady in the Disney movie “Lady and the Tramp.” He’s a laid-back dog with street smarts who enjoys his freedom but also becomes a house pet after marrying Lady and having a litter of puppies in the sequel.


Tramp is known for being flirtatious, avoiding dogcatchers, and dealing with junkyard dogs. Despite initially being cynical about humans, he becomes a loving yet firm father to his children. Tramp is a medium-sized dog with a scruffy appearance, mostly medium brown with a light tan muzzle and stomach and a cream-coloured stripe from his muzzle to his chest.


He wears a red collar with a diamond-shaped licence.



22. Diego (Ice Age)


Diego (Ice Age)


Diego is a sabre-toothed tiger who initially belonged to a pack of other sabres but later joined a herd of animals consisting of a mammoth named Manfred, a sloth named Sid, and later, a female mammoth named Ellie.


He became loyal to the herd and had a change of heart regarding his role as a hunter. Diego is shown to have a short temper when insulted or made fun of but also displays a fun side at times.


He fell in love with a female sabre named Shira, and they later got married after defeating Shira’s captain, Gutt. Diego developed a fondness for children and planned to start a family with Shira.


Diego was built like other sabres, with a compact, muscular build, retractable claws, and long canine teeth for hunting.



23. Remy (Ratatouille)


Remy (Ratatouille)


Remy is the blue-grey rat from Disney•Pixar’s 2007 animated film, Ratatouille, with a passion for food and dreams of becoming a professional chef. He has an exceptional sense of smell and can identify different ingredients in a dish.


Due to his love for food, Remy becomes friends with a spectral representation of his hero, the late Auguste Gusteau. Remy also befriends a human, Alfredo Linguini, who calls him “Little Chef” and cannot cook.


Remy’s gift with food allows him to create delicious, high-quality dishes that never fail to impress diners, including top food critic Anton Ego. Remy’s dream comes true when he becomes the head chef at the La Ratatouille bistro in Paris.



24. Timon (The Lion King)


Timon (The Lion King)


Timon is a meerkat and a major character in Disney’s 1994 animated film, The Lion King, as well as the protagonist of the 2004 film, The Lion King 1½. Along with his best friend Pumbaa the warthog, he lives a relaxed lifestyle under a “Hakuna Matata” philosophy.


Although Timon can be self-centred, he has a good heart and is loyal to his friends and family. He is a daydreamer and often relies on others’ protection due to his low status in the food chain.


He and Pumbaa argue frequently, but their bond is strong, and Timon is protective of Pumbaa. In The Lion King 1½, Timon treats Simba like his own son. However, Timon can be selfish, as seen in the Timon & Pumbaa TV series, but he learns from his mistakes and is willing to take responsibility.



25. Pumbaa (The Lion King)


Pumbaa (The Lion King)


Pumbaa is a character in Disney’s The Lion King and The Lion King 1½. He is a gluttonous warthog and Timon’s best friend. Despite his pungent odour, Pumbaa follows the philosophy of Hakuna Matata and remains happy-go-lucky.


Pumbaa is a loving and open-hearted character with childlike innocence that is sometimes mistaken for stupidity. However, he has both common sense and impressive knowledge of things from nature to science, often trying to teach Timon.


Pumbaa can be absent-minded and react literally, but he has a strong sense of loyalty and devotion towards his friends. He saves the day when Timon’s selfishness gets him into trouble, and he is willing to risk his life to help Simba despite Timon’s refusal.



26. Pluto (Walt Disney anthology series)


Pluto (Walt Disney anthology series)


Pluto is a dog character in Mickey Mouse’s world created by Walt Disney. Unlike other characters, Pluto is represented as a normal dog without speech or the ability to walk upright.


He acts as Mickey’s sidekick, best friend, conscience, and pet. Pluto is loyal, intelligent, and has a powerful sense of smell. He dislikes cats, loves to fall in love, and can be a bit clumsy at times.


The bond between Mickey and Pluto is strong, and Pluto’s recurring love bug doesn’t overshadow their friendship. Despite being mistaken for stupidity, Pluto is intelligent and can escape from trouble.


His defining short is Playful Pluto, where he tries to escape from flypaper with no dialogue.



27. Baloo (Jungle Book)


Baloo (Jungle Book)


Baloo is a fun-loving and easygoing sloth bear who befriends a man-cub named Mowgli in Disney’s 1967 animated film, The Jungle Book. Though he is characterised as lazy and carefree, Baloo has a big heart and is loyal to his friends.


He loves jazz music, parties, and the jungle beats and is considered the life of the party in the jungle. Baloo ultimately joins Bagheera in escorting Mowgli to the Man Village, putting aside his own desires for the safety and well-being of his friend.


In the sequel, Baloo reunites with Mowgli and takes him back to the jungle, but eventually realises that the man-cub has matured and belongs in the civilization of his own kind, and encourages him to go back with his friend Shanti.



28. Mushu (Mulan)


Mushu (Mulan)


Mushu is an Eastern dragon who is different from his Western counterparts in many ways. He is small, about the size of a lizard, and can breathe fire, although his fire-breathing ability is not impressive.


He is also portrayed as being very durable and almost immortal. Mushu can understand other animals and claims to have the ability to see through objects, although this is likely a joke.


Despite not being considered a “real” dragon, Mushu is a beloved character and a key figure in Disney’s Mulan franchise. Mushu agrees to help Mulan to get back his position as the guardian of the Fa clan. However, later he helps her out of concern and affection.



29. Robin Hood (Robin Hood)


Robin Hood (Robin Hood)


Robin Hood, an anthropomorphic fox, is the protagonist in Disney’s 1973 animated film of the same name. He is depicted as attacking Prince John and his agents, who have impoverished Nottingham with high taxes rather than stealing from the rich to help the poor.


Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw who is beloved by the townspeople for his deeds, and he is known for his mastery of archery and disguising himself. He is also kind-hearted, generous, and self-sacrificing.


Robin is aware that he cannot marry Maid Marian due to his status as an outlaw, and he has a realistic view of life. Despite this, Robin is still loved by all the citizens of Nottingham and England in general.



30. Daisy Duck (Walt Disney anthology series)


Daisy Duck (Walt Disney anthology series)


Daisy Duck is an anthropomorphic duck, Donald Duck’s girlfriend, and Minnie Mouse’s best friend. She is initially portrayed as a stylish and elegant prima-donna, but her personality evolves to become a fun-loving and fashion-forward diva.


Daisy loves fashion and shopping above all else but can be a bit eccentric and overbearing at times, and her bombastic and talkative nature can occasionally annoy her friends. Despite this, Daisy is generally level-headed and mature and is always there for Donald, encouraging him to change his ways for the better.


She has faith that her boyfriend is a good person despite his flaws and uses their relationship to better Donald’s life. Daisy’s love for attention is most notably seen in House of Mouse, but she realises that friendship is more important than fame.



31. Ellie (Ice Age)


Ellie (Ice Age)


Ellie is a woolly mammoth who is Manny’s mate and the mother of their daughter, Peaches, in the Ice Age franchise. She is introduced in Ice Age: The Meltdown as a fun-loving mammoth who thinks she’s an opossum, much like her adoptive brothers, Crash and Eddie.


Ellie is also witty, clever, and nice but can be stubborn. She later realises her true identity as a mammoth and becomes Manny’s mate. In subsequent films, she is shown as an independent woman who is a little overwhelmed by Manny’s over-protectiveness but remains firm in her decisions.


Overall, Ellie is a kind, sarcastic, strong, comical, and beautiful mammoth who loves those close to her and is willing to go to great lengths to save them.



32. Lady (Lady & The Tramp)


Lady (Lady & The Tramp)


Lady is the main female character in Disney’s animated movie, Lady and the Tramp. She is a Cocker Spaniel owned by Jim Dear and Darling. Lady is initially shy and naive but is shown to be brave and protective when needed.


She falls in love with Tramp, a stray mutt, and has four puppies. In the sequel, Lady becomes a more responsible and motherly figure. In the 2019 remake, Lady’s personality is a bit more cocky and prejudiced towards street dogs but still maintains her kind and curious attitude.


Lady has dark brown ears and brown eyes, beige fur, a tan muzzle and belly, and a docked tail. She wears a light blue collar with a gold diamond-shaped licence.



33. Jiminy Cricket (Pinocchio)


Jiminy Cricket (Pinocchio)


Jiminy Cricket is a character in the Disney movie “Pinocchio,” appointed by the Blue Fairy to be Pinocchio’s official conscience. He is initially portrayed as a wisecracking, quirky cricket who does not believe in magic or dreams.


He becomes easily frustrated with Pinocchio’s behaviour and even abandons him out of anger. However, throughout the movie, he grows and becomes more loyal to Pinocchio, eventually seeing him as his best friend.


Jiminy learns to believe in magic and dreams and develops into a sage and devoted figure. He is rewarded for his growth by becoming an official conscience, and subsequent appearances show him as a mild-mannered, soft-spoken character.



34. Maid Marian (Robin Hood)


Maid Marian (Robin Hood)


Maid Marian is a vixen and the love interest of Robin Hood in Disney’s 1973 animated film. She is King Richard’s niece, but their exact relationship is never revealed, and it’s assumed that Richard is her uncle by marriage.


Marian is a kind, loving, and beautiful woman who loves children and plays the role of damsel-in-distress when Skippy and his friends visit the castle. Marian wears a pale-lavender floor-length dress with a matching coloured sash, a deep pink blouse with large, puffy sleeves, a gold brooch with a blue gem, and simple lavender high-heel pumps.


Her wedding outfit is a white version of her normal outfit. After she and Robin Hood get married, Marian develops a mother-son relationship with Skippy.



35. Goofy (Walt Disney anthology series)


Goofy (Walt Disney anthology series)


Goofy is an anthropomorphic dog and animated character known for his slapstick comedy style. He is often seen with his friends Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. Goofy is clumsy, unintelligent, and humble, and tends to miss the obvious, act childish, and get confused easily.


Despite his accident-proneness, his optimistic and blissful personality usually keeps him from harm. However, his actions often annoy those around him, although he is supportive and caring towards his loved ones.


Goofy is charming and infectiously welcoming, but he is aware of his limited intelligence and sometimes dislikes being goofy. Nevertheless, he has shown intelligence in certain areas, such as sports, and is a reliable single parent to his son Max.


Goofy has also played antagonist roles in some cartoons, showcasing his versatility as a character.



36. Thumper (Bambi)


Thumper (Bambi)


Thumper is a character in Disney’s 1942 film Bambi, known for his habit of thumping his foot. He is a young, comical rabbit and the first and closest friend of Prince Bambi, teaching him the ways of the forest.


Despite being mistaken for a female, Thumper is actually male and means well but can be mischievous. As a young adult, Thumper continues to speak loudly and thump his foot.


He has grey fur, hazel eyes, a white tail, and a white patch on his chest. His paw pads are pink, and as a kitten, he has a missing left incisor, while as a buck, he has both incisors and whiskers.



37. Dug (Up)


Dug (Up)


Dug is a golden retriever and one of the main characters in the movie Up. He appears in Dug’s Special Mission and the Disney+ series Dug Days as the main character and in George & A.J. as a minor character.


Dug is a fun-loving, playful, and friendly dog who likes almost everybody he comes across. He is also good at following rules, but he can be an airhead at times.


Dug wears a special collar that translates his thoughts into speech. He idolises Carl and becomes attached to him quickly. In the end credits, it is revealed that Dug had many puppies with another golden retriever.



38. Bagheera (The Jungle Book)


Bagheera (The Jungle Book)


Bagheera, a wise and respected black panther, is one of Mowgli’s mentors and best friends in the jungle. He rescues the infant man-cub and ensures his safety by entrusting him to the wolves and watching over him until he is ready to return to humanity.


Although caring, he can be easily frustrated and intolerant of tomfoolery, leading to heated arguments with Mowgli. Bagheera is also the foil of Baloo, the bear, and they often annoy each other with their opposing personalities.


Despite their differences, they share a brotherly bond and eventually set them aside to remain best friends. Bagheera is a devoted ally who makes it his mission to protect those he cares about in the jungle.



39. Iago (Aladdin)


Iago (Aladdin)


Iago is a parrot who serves as Jafar’s sidekick in Disney’s animated feature film, Aladdin. He craves power, despises crackers, and is easily frustrated. Iago proposed to marry Jasmine to seize control of the city and aided Jafar in his schemes.


Despite being highly antagonistic in the original film, Return of Jafar shows a different side to Iago. He has the capability to grow and reform, which is possible due to Aladdin’s compassionate nature.


Iago becomes a loyal ally to Aladdin and Jasmine, though he retains his aggressive, narcissistic and rude nature in a more comedic light. He still plots schemes to cheat the citizens of Agrabah but has a sense of morality and ultimately sacrifices his greed for the greater good.



40. Sebastian (Little Mermaid)


Sebastian (Little Mermaid)


Sebastian is a major character in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, serving as King Triton’s advisor and court composer. Despite his high position, Sebastian is usually tasked with watching over Triton’s youngest daughter, Ariel.


He is generally carefree and fun-loving, especially when it comes to music, but must also be strict and no-nonsense due to the urgency of his job. Sebastian’s loyalty and kindness are his most striking traits, especially towards Ariel with whom he has developed a paternal bond.


He tries to protect her, but his anxiety and inferiority complex cause him to worry about his usefulness to his friends and the king. However, his loved ones feed his ego and remind him of his self-worth.



41. Pascal (Tangled)


Pascal (Tangled)


Pascal is a chameleon and the pet of Rapunzel in Disney’s Tangled franchise. He is a true and loyal friend to Rapunzel and acts as a driving force in encouraging her to leave the tower.


Pascal is also protective of Rapunzel and shows no remorse for those who harm her. However, he can be affectionate to those who seem worthy, as seen through his friendship with Maximus and support for Rapunzel’s relationship with Flynn.


As a chameleon, Pascal can change colour to express his mood and is one of the main protagonists in Tangled: The Series.



42. Tuktuk (Raya and The Last Dragon)


Tuktuk (Raya and The Last Dragon)


Tuk Tuk is a character in the animated movie Raya and the Last Dragon. He is a hybrid creature, part pill bug, part armadillo, and part pug. Tuk Tuk is Raya’s faithful companion, and his main role in the movie is to transport Raya and her friends through Kumandra’s varied terrains in their quest to find the last dragon and save the world.


Although Tuk Tuk is adorable and brave, he is not without his flaws, like his tendency to get distracted and his picky taste in food. Despite this, he proves to be a valuable ally and a loyal friend to Raya throughout their journey. Tuk Tuk is Raya’s pet with the ability to transform into a ball and roll along.



43. Scar (The Lion King)


Scar (The Lion King)


Scar is the main antagonist of Disney’s 1994 animated feature film, The Lion King. Scar is the brother of Mufasa and second-born Prince of the Pride Lands, next in line to assume the throne as king until Simba’s birth, which embittered him with jealousy and entitlement.


Scar is highly intelligent and prides himself on his wit. He is known to be resentful of Mufasa and Simba, leading him to develop a regicidal plot to take over the kingdom with the aid of his hyena minions.


He is highly manipulative and a fierce fighter, holding his own against the much younger Simba. Scar suffers from low self-esteem and is highly sensitive to Mufasa’s mention, indicating he is vulnerable to bouts of indecision and insecurity.



44. Rafiki (The Lion King)


Rafiki (The Lion King)


Rafiki is a character in Disney’s 1994 animated film, The Lion King. He is a mandrill who serves as a shaman and Royal Mjuzi of the Pride Lands. Rafiki is known for his eccentricity and his unconventional methods of teaching.


Despite his quirks, Rafiki is extremely wise and takes his role as a sage of the Pride Lands seriously. He works diligently to ensure the balance of the “Circle of Life” remains intact and becomes deeply saddened when it is broken.


Rafiki is also deeply connected to the spiritual world and is seen communicating with Mufasa’s spirit in The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride.



45. Alvin Seville (Alvin and The Chipmunks)


Alvin Seville (Alvin and The Chipmunks)


Alvin Seville is the ringleader of The Chipmunks and the main protagonist of the series and movies. He is charming, carefree, musical, and free-spirited, but his impulsive behaviour often lands him and his brothers in trouble.


Despite this, Alvin cares deeply for his family and friends and will do anything to help them. He comes up with crazy schemes to accomplish his goals, whether it’s gaining fame or keeping Dave from finding out what mischief he’s up to.


Although he can be viewed as disrespectful or arrogant, Alvin ultimately sets things right when he goes too far. Unlike Dave, he acts like the manager of the band and is willing to help them succeed.



46. Meeko (Pocahontas)


Meeko (Pocohontas)


Meeko is a mischievous and greedy raccoon, who is one of Pocahontas’ animal friends in the movie. He loves to steal food and is usually seen with Flit or Percy, who find him annoying.


Meeko is shown to be Pocahontas’ confidante when her father wants her to marry Kocoum and accompanies her as she investigates the settlers from London. He nearly blows Pocahontas’ cover when he almost leads settler John Smith to her hiding spot.


However, after witnessing John Smith’s kindness to Meeko, Pocahontas begins to change her thoughts about the settlers. Meeko has a love for food, especially John Smith’s biscuits.



47. Hei Hei (Moana)


Hei Hei (Moana)


Heihei is a rooster character in the Disney movie Moana. He joins the film’s protagonist and Maui on their ocean journey accidentally. Heihei has a red comb, and blue-green feathers and is portrayed as a clueless village idiot, accident-prone, and easily distracted.


Despite his behaviour, Heihei has some level of awareness. During the climax, he demonstrates his understanding of the importance of Te Fiti’s heart to Moana by risking his life to help her save it from falling into the ocean during a battle.


Although he is a complication to Moana’s mission, she loves him unconditionally and protects him on their journey.



48. Eeyore (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh)


Eeyore (The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh)


Eeyore is a pessimistic and gloomy stuffed donkey in Winnie the Pooh stories. He is stuffed with sawdust and lives under a small, teepee-style house made of sticks. Eeyore’s tail is a defining feature that frequently detaches and gets lost.


His character is cynical, appreciates his gloominess, and enjoys sad stories. Despite his negative outlook on life, Eeyore is a good friend, reliable, and can be insightful. In some episodes, he is portrayed as the smartest, wisest, and most down-to-earth resident of Hundred Acre Woods, with the most common sense.


Although he loves thistles and sugar cubes, he is seen sulking under a rain cloud or eating thistles in “Eeyore’s Gloomy Place.”



49. Cleo (Pinocchio)


Cleo (Pinocchio)


Cleo is Geppetto’s pet goldfish in Disney’s 1940 animated film, Pinocchio. She is a small and slender goldfish with orange fins and peachy scales. Cleo is always seen in her fishbowl and is very affectionate, particularly towards Geppetto and Figaro.


When Pinocchio is given life by the Blue Fairy and sent off to school, Cleo, Geppetto, and Figaro set up a dinner to celebrate. However, Pinocchio does not return, and they end up in the belly of Monstro the Whale.


Cleo builds her own tombstones, knowing she will perish if they don’t escape. Pinocchio arrives and concocts a plan to free them, which succeeds but results in his demise. Eventually, they return home, and when Pinocchio is revived, a celebration is held.



50. Judy Hopps (Zootopia)


judy hopps (zootopia)


Judy Hopps is the protagonist of Disney’s 2016 animated film Zootopia. She is the first rabbit officer of the Zootopia Police Department, and she is determined to prove herself and make the world a better place.


Judy is a bright, optimistic, and determined rabbit. She is also very intelligent and resourceful. She is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in, even when she is faced with opposition.


Judy’s journey in Zootopia begins when she is assigned to a parking meter duty. However, she goes beyond her job to solve a case of missing predators.


Judy Hopps is a role model for young people everywhere as she teaches us the importance of following our dreams. She also teaches us that it is important to be open-minded and accepting of others, regardless of their background.



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