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29th Apr '16 4:21:43 PM nombretomado
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* Early episodes of ''CaptainPlanet'' had such big names as Creator/MegRyan, Creator/MartinSheen, Music/{{Sting}}, and Creator/JeffGoldblum in various villainous roles and WhoopiGoldberg as Gaia, although by the second and third seasons, these had been replaced by professional voice actors. Also of note is that Creator/TomCruise was attached to voice Captain Planet, but it didn't work out.

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* Early episodes of ''CaptainPlanet'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Captain Planet|and the Planeteers}}'' had such big names as Creator/MegRyan, Creator/MartinSheen, Music/{{Sting}}, and Creator/JeffGoldblum in various villainous roles and WhoopiGoldberg as Gaia, although by the second and third seasons, these had been replaced by professional voice actors. Also of note is that Creator/TomCruise was attached to voice Captain Planet, but it didn't work out.
8th Apr '16 1:17:50 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* The Korean dub of the first ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'' movie has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.

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* The Korean dub of the first ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'' movie has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.Kang-ho, a very popular actor in his country and a favourite of film director Bong Joon-ho (who made films such as ''Film/MemoriesofMurder'', ''Film/TheHost'' and ''Film/{{Snowpiercer}}'').
8th Apr '16 1:14:17 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* The German dub of ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven'' has Charlie voiced by Harald Juhnke.



* The Korean dub of ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'' has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.

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* The Korean dub of the first ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'' movie has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.
4th Apr '16 5:08:07 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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As it turns out, professional voice actors are not exactly pleased that their jobs are being "poached" by actors from other disciplines (''especially'' Creator/BillyWest and Creator/TaraStrong), which makes sense, as it implies that the performing skills are interchangeable. While professional voice actors are capable of [[ManOfAThousandVoices utilizing a wide vocal or acting range]] to create a given character's personality, celebrities are usually cast for marketing purposes because audiences [[HeyItsThatVoice will recognize the popular actor]].

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As it turns out, professional voice actors are not exactly pleased that their jobs are being "poached" by actors from other disciplines (''especially'' Creator/BillyWest and Creator/TaraStrong), which makes sense, as it implies that the performing skills are interchangeable. While professional voice actors are capable of [[ManOfAThousandVoices utilizing a wide vocal or acting range]] to create a given character's personality, celebrities are usually cast for marketing purposes because audiences [[HeyItsThatVoice will recognize the popular actor]].actor.



** ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has Creator/AshleyTisdale (''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'') as Candace Flynn, Mitchel Musso (''Series/HannahMontana'') as her love interest Jeremy, and Alyson Stoner (who crops up in [[HeyItsThatGuy too many kid coms and TV movies to count]]) as Isabella Garcia-Shapiro.

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** ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' has Creator/AshleyTisdale (''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'') as Candace Flynn, Mitchel Musso (''Series/HannahMontana'') as her love interest Jeremy, and Alyson Stoner (who crops up in [[HeyItsThatGuy too many kid coms and TV movies to count]]) count) as Isabella Garcia-Shapiro.
23rd Mar '16 10:17:28 AM Willbyr
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* In the new Tagalog dub of ''VoltesV'', Megumi is voiced by Sandara Park. Yes, ''the'' one you know today as Dara from the KPop group Music/TwoNEOne.

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* In the new Tagalog dub of ''VoltesV'', ''Anime/VoltesV'', Megumi is voiced by Sandara Park. Yes, ''the'' one you know today as Dara from the KPop group Music/TwoNEOne.



* The Korean dub of {{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}} has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.

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* The Korean dub of {{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}} ''{{WesternAnimation/Madagascar}}'' has Alex voiced by Song Kang-ho.
20th Mar '16 8:37:12 PM Prfnoff
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** 1997's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' had Rip Torn, Danny Devito and James Woods.

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** 1997's ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' had Rip Torn, Danny Devito Creator/DannyDeVito and James Woods.



** Rosie O'Donnell, Wayne Knight and Creator/BrianBlessed in ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' (1999).

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** Rosie O'Donnell, Wayne Knight Creator/WayneKnight and Creator/BrianBlessed in ''Disney/{{Tarzan}}'' (1999).
11th Mar '16 8:22:51 PM JTurner82
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** Yet he is considered by some to have run afoul of the downside of this trope with his role as Jiji in Disney's dub of ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'', which many fans of the original consider to be wildly miscast.

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** Yet he is considered by some to have run afoul of the downside of this trope with his role as Jiji in Disney's dub of ''Anime/KikisDeliveryService'', which many fans of the original consider to be wildly miscast. (Unfamiliar viewers and certain critics, on the other hand, found his turn as Jiji to be an unbridled delight.)
9th Mar '16 10:01:19 AM Hossmeister
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* The Japanese dub of BeavisAndButthead is an interesting case, since the [=titular=] duo is voiced by Ryo & Atsushi Tamura[[note]] No relation, despise sharing the same last name.[[/note]], both members of the [[BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine Manzai duo London Booth No.1 No.2]]. Atsushi Tamura (Butt-head) is maybe the well-known member of the duo for Western viewers, since he voiced [[{{Eyeshield21}} Yoichi Hiruma]]. He also voiced [[TheSimpsonsMovie Bart Simpson]] in the theatrical version of the film.

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* The Japanese dub of BeavisAndButthead WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead is an interesting case, since the [=titular=] duo is voiced by Ryo & Atsushi Tamura[[note]] No relation, despise sharing the same last name.[[/note]], both members of the [[BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine Manzai duo London Booth No.1 No.2]]. Atsushi Tamura (Butt-head) is maybe the well-known member of the duo for Western viewers, since he voiced [[{{Eyeshield21}} Yoichi Hiruma]]. He also voiced [[TheSimpsonsMovie Bart Simpson]] in the theatrical version of the film.
6th Mar '16 8:36:16 PM SirTiki
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** 2013's ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' has KristenBell and ''Series/{{Glee}}'''s Jonathan Groff, but also features a number of Broadway stars, including Idina Menzel of ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', Josh Gad of ''Theatre/TheBookOfMormon'', and Santino Fontana of ''Film/{{Cinderella}}''. So, non-traditional celebrity voice actors, but celebrity voice actors nonetheless.

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** 2013's ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' has KristenBell Creator/KristenBell and ''Series/{{Glee}}'''s Jonathan Groff, but also features a number of Broadway stars, including Idina Menzel Creator/IdinaMenzel of ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'', Josh Gad of ''Theatre/TheBookOfMormon'', and Santino Fontana of ''Film/{{Cinderella}}''. So, non-traditional celebrity voice actors, but celebrity voice actors nonetheless.



** 2016's ''Disney/{{Zootopia}}'' has Creator/JasonBateman, Creator/IdrisElba, Creator/JKSimmons, Bonnie Hunt, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer and Music/{{Shakira}}.



** In ''[[Franchise/DisneyFairies The Pirate Fairy]]'', Captain Hook is voiced by TomHiddleston.
** Disney/TheJungleBook2'' has Haley Joel Osment and John Goodman

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** In ''[[Franchise/DisneyFairies The Pirate Fairy]]'', Captain Hook is voiced by TomHiddleston.
TomHiddleston and the Pirate Fairy is voiced by Creator/ChristinaHendricks.
** Disney/TheJungleBook2'' ''Disney/TheJungleBook2'' has Haley Joel Osment and John Goodman
3rd Mar '16 4:36:35 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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** Sheena Easton also voiced [[FieryRedhead Annah]] from ''PlanescapeTorment''.


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* Sheena Easton voiced [[FieryRedhead Annah]] from ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment''.
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