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Characters who appeared in the Disney animated film, Alice in Wonderland. For the original book characters, click here.

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Voiced by: Kathryn Beaumont (1951-2005), Hynden Walch (2005-present), Kat Cressida (in tandem with Kathryn Beaumont)
Voiced in French by: Marie-Claire Marty (1951), Séverine Morisot (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Barbara Rylska
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Teresita Escobar

A curious and imaginative young girl and the protagonist of the movie.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: When it comes to Bill the lizard. In the original book, she intentionally got him blown out of the chimney, in the film she accidentally sneezed him out and felt sorry for him.
    Dodo: Well, there goes Bill.
    Alice: (looking up the sky) Poor Bill.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: Due to her sizeshifting, she does this twice to the denizens of Wonderland.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: Okay, Alice. You wanted a world where nothing made sense. What do you think of it?
  • Break the Cutie: She tearfully sings "Very Good Advice" when she feels lost and thinks she will never come back home. By the end of the song, she's crying even harder.
  • Butt-Monkey: Trolled by nearly everything Wonderland can throw at her.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Considering all events of the movie took place in one of her dreams... that's one disturbed kid. She's probably considered a bit odd in the real world, however in Wonderland she's easily the Only Sane Woman.
  • Constantly Curious: In the beginning, as she chases a white rabbit when she finds out he can walk and talk like a human.
  • Damsel out of Distress: When she cries a river after being scared she would be trapped in Wonderland, she saves herself by luckily falling into a bottle. Then she avoids being set on fire by shrinking. She then escapes the Queen of Hearts by running away and waking up.
  • Dub Name Change:
    • In Spanish, her name is Alicia.
    • In Finnish, she is known as Liisa.
    • She is called Liza in Albanian.
  • Dull Surprise: Several of her reactions throughout the film are hilariously underwhelmed.
  • Go Among Mad People: Discussed in the opposite when Alice says that she doesn't "want to go among mad people!"
  • Gratuitous Princess: Isn't actually a princess, but she's a Princess of Heart in the Kingdom Hearts series.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The Foolish to her sister's Responsible. She doesn't pay attention to her sister's lessons and wants to live in her own world.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She's a kind girl with light blonde hair.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: During the song "Very Good Advice" she feels worthless, claiming she never learns and is only able to bring trouble on herself.
  • I Am Very British: Alice is a British girl (who's exact home in England is unknown, but she's no cockney), and thus speaks with a very posh accent.
  • Incredible Shrinking Man: Again as a result of Wonderland's size shifting. She spends a large early part of the film insect sized and talking to the life below.
  • Ink-Suit Actor: Kathryn Beaumont and Alice look(ed) alike.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes: They represent her youthful innocence, curiosity, and imagination.
  • Inopportune Voice Cracking: When Alice attempts to hit a high note when she's singing "All In a Golden Afternoon", her voice cracks, and she can't go on. Apparently, it was an improvised moment for that scene.
  • Kindhearted Cat Lover: She adores her cat Dinah. Her initial reaction to meeting the Cheshire Cat enforces this trope.
  • Little Miss Snarker: Often in reaction to the insanity around her.
    Queen of Hearts: That's the most important piece of evidence we've heard yet. Write that down!
    Jury: Twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle, twinkle...
    Alice: Twinkle, twinkle. What next?
  • Modesty Shorts: She wears knee-length pantalettes under her dress, and that's a good thing with all the size changing she does.
  • Ms. Imagination: "If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense..."
  • Negated Moment of Awesome: Her speech to the Queen of Hearts is negated because she's shrinking down while giving it.
  • Only Sane Woman: At least compared to the denizens of Wonderland that aren't the White Rabbit, she is more rational.
  • Pinball Protagonist: Wonderland kind of keeps throwing insane situations at her, and she must manage to live through all of it.
  • Plucky Girl: She's not afraid to speak her mind!
  • Sizeshifter: Constantly, because of all kinds of magic substances she keeps encountering.
  • Signature Headgear: Her black hairband, which has become so strongly associated with her that she's responsible for hairbands being referred to as "Alice bands".
  • Skewed Priorities: Obsessed with catching up with the white rabbit, even as her life becomes more threatened or she undergoes bizarre situations such as being shrunk. She has a reality check later however, and just wants to get home.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: More in terms of maturity than in being crude. In the beginning of the film, Alice is extremely childish and immature but speaks in a proper and sophisticated way that makes her sound more sensible than she actually is. It slowly becomes more genuine as she becomes Only Sane Man to Wonderland's crazier and crazier residents.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Just look at her telling the Queen of Hearts off.
  • True Blue Femininity: The only outfit she's seen wearing is her blue dress, which is reflected in her proto-feminine behavior in Wonderland.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Often reacts to the bizarre events of Wonderland with mild perplexity.
  • Younger Than They Look: She looks more like a proper Disney Princess than a 10-year-old girl. Maybe that's why she's one of the Princesses of Heart?

Residents of Wonderland

    White Rabbit
"Oh my goodness! I'm late, I'm late, I'm late!"

Voiced by: Bill Thompson, Corey Burton (1983-current)
Voiced in French by: Paul Villé (1951), Guy Pierauld (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Kazimierz Brusikiewicz
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Luis Manuel Pelayo

The neurotic rabbit that Alice is following throughout the movie and the reason she gets stuck in Wonderland in the first place.

    The Doorknob

Voiced by: Joseph Kearns (original), Corey Burton (Current)
Voiced in French by: Jacques Bauchey (1951), Georges Atlas (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Roman Kłosowski
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Guillermo Portillo Acosta

A sentient doorknob.
  • Canon Foreigner: The only character not to be taken from the original stories.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He appeared in the beginning of the movie, serving as the way into Wonderland. The Doorknob appears again in the film's climax where he serves as the exit from Wonderland. He also reveals to Alice that she's already out of Wonderland by showing her sleeping form behind him.
  • Cool Gate: Has an interdimensional portal inside him in Kingdom Hearts.
  • Heavy Sleeper: Especially in the Kingdom Hearts series, where he only cares about sleeping.
  • Nice Guy: Probably the only one who's even remotely helpful to Alice in the whole movie.

    Mr. Dodo
"To skipping, hopping, tripping, clopping
Fancy free and gay,
I started it tomorrow,
but I'll finish yesterday."

Voiced by: Bill Thompson
Voiced in French by: Jean Brochard (1951), Jean-Henri Chambois (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Witold Kałuski
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Salvador Carrasco

A minor character from the movie, though he has a bigger role than his book counterpart and is merged with another character, Pat the Gardener.

    Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum

Voiced by: J. Pat O'Malley (Original movie), Corey Burton (Current)
Voiced in French by: Jacques Balutin (Dee), Albert Augier (Dum) (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Kazimierz Brusikiewicz
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Edmundo Santos (Dee), Carlos Max García (Dum)

Two identical fat brothers and minor characters of the movie.
  • Acrofatic: Both of them jump and make acrobatics as if they were human balloons or air horns (even making honk sounds while they're at it).
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Both are fat, loud, and always scrapping for a fight.
  • Creepy Twins: Even though they are playful, there's something really off-putting about them.
  • Large Ham: Everyone here qualifies.
  • Single-Minded Twins: The two have pretty much the same personality.
  • The Storyteller: They tell Alice the story of the carpenter and the walrus.
  • Those Two Guys: Those two twins, actually.
  • Trickster Twins: They act mischievous and annoying towards Alice on purpose.
  • Twin Banter: Often speaking at the same time.
  • Vocal Dissonance: There are moments where they appear to be speaking together, but only one voice is heard.

    The Walrus 

The leader of the duo in "The Walrus and The Carpenter" story.

  • Adaptational Villainy: While neither he nor the Carpenter were particularly good people in the original poem, he was much more remorseful in the poem. Here, however, he's depicted as an arrogant, manipulative, greedy, evil aristocrat.
  • Fat and Skinny: The Fat to The Carpenter's Skinny.
  • Fat Bastard: A very fat and very greedy con artist.
  • Nice Hat: Wears a little top hat.
  • No Name Given: Only known as "The Walrus".
  • Villain of Another Story: He never meets Alice because he's just part of a story told by Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.
  • Villainous Glutton: He devours cute little sentient oysters.
  • Wily Walrus: He takes all the oysters for himself instead of sharing with the Carpenter, like he did in the poem. Also, this movie portrays the oysters as youngsters, making the Walrus seem even more monstrous!

    The Carpenter 

The Walrus's sidekick.

    The Oysters 

A family of young oysters and their mother.

  • Adult Fear: One wonders how Mother Oyster will react when she learns her children has been eaten. Though considering that they appear at the end, she might have nothing to worry about.
  • Eaten Alive: The way they get eaten by the Walrus.
  • Only Sane Woman: Mother Oyster. She avoids death because of it.
  • Too Dumb to Live: No prizes for guessing what the oysters not taking their mother's advice about staying in the sea to heart led to.
  • Unexplained Recovery: The young oysters appear at the end running around the rock Mr. Dodo is standing on with the other characters.

    The Flowers
Voiced by: Doris Lloyd (Rose), Norma Zimmer (White Rose)

A group of sentient (and singing) flowers.

  • Alpha Bitch: They look down on Alice because she isn't a flower like them, calling her "nothing but a common mobile vulgaris" and a "weed".
  • Beauty Is Bad: Beautiful flowers on the outside, but not that nice at all.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: They initially appear to be rather friendly, singing a lighthearted and happy song about themselves, but when Alice tells them she's not a flower, they change attitude and start being openly mean to her.
  • Evil All Along: They're mainly xenophobic towards anyone who isn't a flower, and might've become violent to Alice had she not ran away.
  • Fantastic Racism: The flowers are very nice and accommodating to Alice until they discover she is not a flower. Then they become hostile, having decided that if she is not a flower, she must be a weed.
  • Jerkass: They're really quite rude to Alice, especially Iris.
  • Token Good Teammate: Arguably their leader Rose, who at least tries to defend Alice once, saying "Please, girls" when the others were mistreating her. Also, the little rose bud definitely qualifies.
    Daisy: Hahaha! Just look at those stems!
    Iris: Rather scrawny, I’d say.
    Rose bud: I think she’s pretty!
    Rose: Quiet, bud!

    Mr. Caterpillar

Voiced by: Richard Haydn (Alice in Wonderland) Corey Burton (Current)
Voiced in French by: Philippe Dumat (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Roman Wilhelmi
Voiced in Latin American Spanish: Guillermo Portillo Acosta

A blue creature who smokes a hookah.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: Like the Cheshire Cat, he's more of a Jerkass in the Disney movie than in the book.
  • Berserk Button: Don't insult his height. Ever.
  • Blowing Smoke Rings: Or in this case, letters. And a few other illustrations.
  • Catchphrase: "Who are you?"
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: He screams at Alice quite often during the scenes he appears in.
  • Hypocritical Humor: He complains about Alice's impatience and temper with him. Just a moment later, he gets angry at Alice for mocking his height and then loses patience when Alice keeps asking what he means (in this case, the mushrooms that allow one to grow).
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Like in the book, though the jerk part is slightly more pronounced—he's haughty, impatient and short tempered, but he does give Alice helpful advice.
  • Large Ham: He isn't as loud as most of the other characters but he still hams up his questions with emphasis on the letters.
  • Master of Illusion: Can create images with the smoke from his hookah.
  • Pride: He takes pride in his three inch height.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: "WHO. ARE. YOU?"
  • Second-Face Smoke: Inflicts this on Alice.

    Cheshire Cat

Voiced by: Sterling Holloway (Alice in Wonderland), Tony Pope (Disneyland Attraction), Hal Smith (Wonderful World of Disney), Jim Cummings (Current)
Voiced in French by: Yves Furet (1951), Roger Carel (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Zbigniew Kancler
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Irving Lee

A mysterious pink and purple striped cat with a devious, mischievous personality.
  • Adaptational Jerkass: The book version, despite his oddness, was helpful. While not malicious outright, the film's version serves more as a Troll victimizing Alice and exacerbating her situation. His portrayal in the Kingdom Hearts series is mainly neutral. He does help Sora with proving Alice's innocence, but later on sends a Trickster to attack him (Though he may have been giving a quick warning before it arrived). He's at his worst in the manga adaptation for Kingdom Hearts: 358/2 Days, where he throws a hedgehog at the Queen of Hearts and frames Roxas for it.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Seems like some people at Disney thought he was too much of a Jerkass and in one of the novelizations of the movie, the scene in the court is actually changed to the Cat redeeming himself with a pseudo-Big Damn Heroes moment; instead of showing up to make things worse for Alice at the trial, he shows up to confess, and to distract the Queen and the guards with a lot of nonsense, some of which is taken directly from the original book, allowing Alice to escape in the confusion. In later appearances in other stories and spin-offs, he's been softened up a bit and is more of a Blue-and-Orange Morality type.
  • Amazing Technicolor Wildlife: This adaptation is probably the one that started this for other adaptations. In the colored version of the original book, he looked like a bigger version of an ordinary brown cat.
  • Catchphrase: He sings the first part of Jabberwocky almost every time he appears, but he's particularly fond of starting and finishing conversations with "And the mome raths outgrabe..."
  • Cats Are Magic: He can disappear and reappear at will.
  • Cats Are Mean: He gives Alice horrible advice on who to ask for help, gets her in trouble with the queen constantly, and causes a big chase scene at the end with everyone in Wonderland after Alice.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: He comes across as snarky in a smug way when he's trolling Alice.
  • Cheshire Cat Grin: This should go without saying.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: "Almost everyone is mad here. Ha... ha ha ha ha ha! You may have noticed that I’m not all there myself.... "
  • False Friend: To Alice.
  • Fat Bastard: He seems to delight in getting Alice into trouble with the Queen. Whether Alice is actually the intended target of his mischief or he simply enjoys angering the Queen is not made clear.
  • Idiotic Partner Confession:
    Alice: Now as for you, Your Majesty... *starts shrinking* "Your Majesty," indeed! Why, you're not a queen! You're just a fat, pompous, bad-tempered old — *finally realizes she has shrunk down to normal size and is smaller than the Queen* — tyrant.
    Queen of Hearts: *smiling dangerously* And what were you saying, my dear?
    Cheshire Cat: *suddenly appears* Well, she simply said you're a fat, pompous, bad-tempered old tyrant! *chuckles and disappears again*
  • Jerkass: In the movie, at least. While in his first two appearances he appears to be quite friendly and not overly malicious, in the later parts of the film he seems to go out of his way to get Alice into trouble, for no good reason.
  • Kick the Dog: After letting Alice take the blame for his pranks against the Queen, he vanishes, only to return at the end of Alice's trial, after Alice's failed attempt to stand up for herself, to make sure things go as bad as possible for her.
  • A Kind of One: Introduces himself as a Cheshire Cat
  • Literalist Snarking: Does this a lot.
  • Reality Warper: Moreso here than in the original book.
  • The Trickster: In the Disney film; and what is more, many other versions of this character follow it as well, having the cat get Alice in trouble, but never being truly mean-spirited, just mysterious.
  • Troll: Best summed up in the following exchange with Alice:
    Cheshire Cat: Oh, and by the way. If you'd really like to know, he went that way.
    Alice: Who did?
    Cheshire Cat: The White Rabbit.
    Alice: He did?
    Cheshire Cat: He did what?
    Alice: Went that way.
    Cheshire Cat: Who did?
    Alice: (getting frustrated) The white Rabbit!
    Cheshire Cat: What rabbit?
    Alice: But didn't you just say...oh dear!
  • Visual Pun: Is fond of making these.
    Cheshire Cat (while his head is off his body and he's standing atop it like a circus ball): Can you stand on your head?

    Mad Hatter

Voiced by: Ed Wynn (Alice in Wonderland), Corey Burton (Current)
Voiced in French by: Marcel Charpentier (1951), Jacques Balutin (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Jerzy Magórski
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Dagoberto de Cervantes\\

An insane resident of Wonderland who is best friends with the March Hare.

    March Hare

Voiced by: Jerry Colonna (Alice in Wonderland), Maurice LaMarche (Current)
Voiced in French by: Claude Rollet (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Wiesław Gołas
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by
': Roberto Espriú

The Mad Hatter's equally kooky best friend.


Voiced by: Jimmy MacDonald
Voiced in French by: Lisette Lemercier (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Zofia Raciborska
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Edmundo Santos

A friend of the Mad Hatter and the March Hare who lives in a teapot.

    The Cards 

Giant, sentient playing cards under the Queen of Hearts' rule.

  • Killed Offscreen: Three of them are dragged away to be beheaded.
  • Nice Guy: The three cards who Alice helps are quite kind to Alice when she helps paint the roses, and when under the anger of the Queen of Hearts, they all blame each other, but avoid pinning the blame on Alice.

    Queen of Hearts
"All ways are my ways!"

Voiced by: Verna Felton (Alice in Wonderland), Tress MacNeille (1983-2005), April Winchell (2005-current)
Voiced in French by: Germaine Karjean (1951), Paule Emanuele (1974)
Voiced in Polish by: Hanna Skarżanka
Voiced in Latin American Spanish by: Gloria Iturbe

The main antagonist, she is the despotic ruler of Wonderland.
  • Adaptational Villainy: In the book, the King pardons anyone that she sentences to death, so no one is actually harmed by her.
  • Adipose Rex: The fat Queen of Hearts is a female example.
  • Ax-Crazy: Very much so.
  • Berserk Button: Practically everything for the Queen of Hearts. And she enjoys it.
  • Catchphrase:
    • She has a tendency to remind people that "ALL WAYS ARE MY WAYS!"
  • The Caligula: An Ax-Crazy ruler whose answer to everything is a beheading.
  • Composite Character: Of the Queen of Hearts and the Red Queen from Lewis Carrol's books. She also has some qualities that are similar to the Duchess.
  • Dirty Coward: When Alice turns into a giant during the trial, she is the most scared.
  • The Dreaded: Everyone is terrified of her and her reactions, except maybe the March Hare (who has no problem screaming in her face) and the Cheshire Cat.
  • Evil Is Hammy: If her Catchphrase wasn't evidence enough.
  • Fat Bitch: As Alice puts it, a "fat, pompous, bad tempered old tyrant".
  • Faux Affably Evil: She pretends to be nice to Alice when telling her she should act like a proper lady before threatening to cut off her head.
  • God Save Us from the Queen!: She has a huge temper and has anyone who upsets her executed.
  • Gonk: Just as unattractive as she is unpleasant.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: "I warn you, child... if I lose my temper, you lose your head!"
  • Happily Married: With the King of Hearts, oddly enough.
  • High Collar of Doom: Her dress has a large, white collar, and she's not a nice person. The collar even creates a contrast when she's angry, emphasizing how red her face is.
  • It's All About Me: "ALL WAYS ARE MY WAYS!"
  • Jerkass: It's not just her temper, she actually enjoys being cruel to people.
  • Karma Houdini: Nothing bad happens to her, though she's just a figment of Alice's dreams, anyway.
  • Large and in Charge: And her king is very small in comparison.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Her voice is powerful enough to blow the jury members out of their box at one point.
  • Mood-Swinger: She has huge mood swings, from content to enraged at a moment's notice.
  • No Indoor Voice: She screams most of her sentences.
  • Panty Shot: The Queen of Hearts' white, heart-printed, ankle-length bloomers are on display after the Cheshire Cat causes her to flip over and upside down, with a flamingo used as a croquet mallet or club to lift up her dress.
  • Pet the Dog: Her one good trait is that she actually does appear to love her husband, and will actually do things like holding a trial instead of an execution and not just rushing through said trial if her husband really wants it and asks politely for it.
  • Pimped-Out Dress: A red, black, and whitenote  dress to go with the card motif.
  • Plot-Irrelevant Villain: The movie is really just wacky nonsense. There really isn't much plot for her to be irrelevant to.
  • Psychopathic Womanchild: She's basically a spoiled bratty child trapped in the body of a tyrannical adult queen.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Courtesy of the natural playing card colors.
  • Slasher Smile: Lots of them. The animators put a lot of imagination into showing just how much the Queen seems to enjoy losing her temper.
  • Suddenly SHOUTING!: On occasion.
    Queen of Hearts: That's the most important piece of evidence yet!...WRIIIIITE THAT DOWN!!!
  • Tempting Fate: "LET ME HAVE IT!!!" [gets hit in the face with some jam]
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: She's much taller than the King of Hearts.
  • Villain Song: "Who's Been Painting My Roses Red?"
    "For painting my roses REEEEEEED
    Someone will lose their head!
  • Would Hurt a Child: She's perfectly willing to have a little girl beheaded. All because she made her lose her temper.
  • Your Answer to Everything: Beheading, of course.

    King of Hearts
Voiced by: Dink Trout, Tony Pope (Disneyland Attraction); Teddy Bilis (European French dub)

The Queen's short and submissive husband.

  • Adaptational Villainy: He goes from pardoning executions in the book to openly supporting them.
    King: [after the Queen sentences another card to death] Off with his head! Off with his head! By order of the King! You heard what she said!
  • Happily Married: With the Queen of Hearts, oddly enough.
  • Henpecked Husband: He at least tries.
    King: Consider, my dear. Uh... we called no witnesses... Uh... couldn't we... uh... maybe one or two? Huh? Maybe?
    Queen: Oh, very well. But get on with it!
  • Minion with an F in Evil: He is not nearly as bad as his wife, the Queen, he even tries as much as possible to keep her calm.
  • My Friends... and Zoidberg: He could probably share notes with the Trope Namer.
    White Rabbit: Her Imperial Highness, Her Grace, Her Excellency, Her Royal Majesty, the Queen of Hearts! ...and the King.
    • And later again:
      White Rabbit: "Your majesty? Members of the Jury? Loyal subjects?... And the king."
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Tries to be one, anyway.
  • Tiny Guy, Huge Girl: Tiny Guy to the Queen's Huge Girl.

Other Characters


Alice's pet kitten from the real world.

  • Cute Kitten: A small, red, adorable-looking kitten. Look at the picture!
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her pink bow.
  • Reused Character Design: Early designs for Dinah were lifted directly from a Figaro model sheet. She was originally supposed to be a black cat.
  • She's a Man in Japan: Dinah becomes a male cat named Oreste in the Italian dub, for complicated reasons of language adaptation.note 

    Alice's Sister 
Alice's oldest sister.
  • Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: The Responsible. She tries to instruct Alice (Foolish) who doesn't pay attention and wants to live in her own world.
  • No Name Given: Alice never talks about her and we never learn her first name.
  • Only Sane Woman: The sanest character in the entire movie. Justified, as she never goes to Wonderland.


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