8 Cartoon Characters From Your Childhood Who Were Voiced By Canadians
Do Bubbles & Agent Pleakley spark a memory?
Time for a throwback! These childhood cartoon characters that you grew up watching were all voiced by Canadians, and you probably didn't even notice. Many of the actors have lent their voices to even more series that you know and love.
Feeling extra Canadian pride? These childhoodwere all produced in Canada and star cast members that come from all over the country.
There's also aincluding The Big Comfy Couch and Mr. Dressup that were all Canadian but you might not have noticed as a child.
Timmy Turner & Bubbles // Tara Strong
Toronto born Tara Strong has been in the acting industry since she was 13, per IMDb. She voiced Timmy Turner and Poof in The Fairly OddParents, and she was Bubbles in The Powerpuff Girls! With nearly 600 acting credits, Strong has voiced shows including Care Bears, Babar, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, and Little Bear among tons more.
Linda Flynn-Fletcher // Caroline Rhea
Phineas and Ferb's mom was voiced by Caroline Rhea who hails from Westmount, Québec. You may know her better by her face since she played Hilda Spellman on Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
Franklin Turtle // Noah Reid
David Rose's hubby on Schitt's Creek got his start voicing quite a few Canadian cartoons. Toronto's he voiced characters on Babar, The Magic School Bus, and Rolie Polie Olie.from 1997 to 2004. Plus,
Goku // Ian James Corlett
Ian James Corlett from Burnaby, BC voiced Goku, Master Roshi, and Doctor among more on Dragon Ball Z. Other animated series you can catch Corlett's voice on include G.I. Joe, Dragon Tales, and Johnny Test.
The Brain // Maurice LaMarche
Toronto's Maurice LaMarche is another actor with hundreds of well-known roles under his belt. He voiced The Brain on Pinky and the Brain, various characters on Futurama, and even Reverend Thomason and Fire Chief on King of the Hill.
Susie Carmichael // Cree Summer
Though born in LA, Cree Summer has dual American-Canadian citizenship having grown up in both Toronto and Saskatchewan, according to Famous Canadians. She voiced Susie Carmichael in Rugrats and even played Cleo on Clifford the Big Red Dog. With over 300 acting credits, her voice has appeared on Care Bears, The Proud Family, Danny Phantom and Codename: Kids Next Door.
Agent Pleakley // Kevin McDonald
Montreal's Kevin McDonald was the voice of Pleakley in Lilo & Stitch: The Series from 2003 to 2006. The actor mostly does live-action roles, appearing in The Kids in the Hall and That '70s Show.
Shrek // Mike Meyers
The hideous ogre you know and adore was voiced by Scarborough, Ontario's Mike Meyers. Along with the four movies in the Shrek franchise, there have also been seven other shorts that Meyers has voiced his character in.