For many voice actors, the chance to star in a Disney animated movie is a a chance in a lifetime. And a lucky few have the opportunity to do just that and a whole lot more, working to bring to life magical characters for both Disney and its Pixar Studios.
Let's see which 8 voice-acting veterans had their fingers in all the pies when lending their vocals to these two rival production companies:
1. John Goodman
Pixar: Sulley in Monster's Inc & Monster's University
Disney: "Big Daddy" La Bouff in The Emperor's New Groove
John Goodman also starred as Pacha, the family-orientated peasant, in The Emperor's New Groove.
2. Craig Ferguson
Pixar: Lord Macintosh in Brave (technically also a joint venture with Disney)
Disney: The know-it-all Owl from Winnie the Pooh
3. Jodi Benson
Pixar: Barbie in Toy Story 1 & 2
Disney: Ariel in The Little Mermaid
Listen to Jodi's beautiful vocals in the clip of little Ariel singing 'Part of Your World:'
4. Brad Garrett
Pixar: Bloat the puffer fish in Finding Nemo
Disney: Hook Hand Thug in Tangled
And that's not the end to Brad's vocal achievements. He also played the role of Gusteau, the celebrity chef in Ratatouille.
5. Emma Thompson
Pixar: Queen Elinor in Brave
Disney: Captain Amelia in Treasure Planet
If you need reminding of the awesome movie that Disney's Treasure Planet was, here's the trailer:
6. Joan Cusack
Pixar: Jesse in Toy Story 2 & 3
Disney: Ugly duckling Abby Mallard in Chicken Little
7. Mindy Kaling
Pixar: Disgust in Inside Out
Disney: Taffyta Muttonfudge in Wreck-It Ralph
8. Whoopi Goldberg
Pixar: Stretch in Toy Story 3
Disney: Shenzi in The Lion King
Listen to Whoopi's distinctive vocals in The Lion King: