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By now I'm fairly sure that the world and its mother know that That '70s Show 'cutie patooty' Mila Kunis provides the voice of Meg Griffin in Family Guy, in fact her voice has become so iconic you can probably recognize it without even looking at the screen.

However, some of the world's most infamous celebs have also leant their voices to our favorite cartoon characters, and have done so so quietly that we'd never even guess it was them! Such as these 10, for example:

1. Fergie - Sally Brown from 'Peanuts'

Known For: Her Lovely Lady Lumps

However, before Fergie gave her fergalicious self to the world, she was voicing the character of Sally in Peanuts for three '80s animated movies: It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown, Snoopy's Getting Married, Charlie Brown and The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show.

2. Jaleel White - 'Sonic The Hedgehog'

Known for: Family Matters, Fake It Til You Make It, Are We There Yet?, Drunk History

While still staring in Family Matters, a 16-year-old Jaleel was also voicing the animated Sonic The Hedgehog – a role he picked up again in 1999 for the TV series Sonic Underground.

3. Vin Diesel - 'The Iron Giant'

Known For: The Fast and the Furious, xXx, Riddick, The Last Witch Hunter

Before Vince made the big time, you can hear his dulcet tones escaping from the body of a massive Iron Giant in Brad Bird’s 1999 directorial debut.

4. Michael Cera - Brother Bear from 'The Berenstain Bears'

Known For: Superbad, Juno, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Arrested Development, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

Michael Cera might be a fully fledged member of Hollywood's comedy clan now but it hasn't always been that way. One year before he made himself a household name in Arrested Development he was voicing the character of Brother Bear in The Berenstain Bears, which he carried on until 2005.

5. Jeff Goldblum - Verminous Skumm from 'Captain Planet'

Known For: Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Igby Goes Down, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, Portlandia

Only a couple of years before Goldblum found fame in huge blockbusters like Jurassic Park and Independence Day, he was voicing the eco-villain Verminous Skumm in Captain Planet.

6. J.K. Simmons - The Yellow M&M

Known For: Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Thank You for Smoking, Spider-Man 3, Juno, Burn After Reading, Whiplash

You'll definitely recognize J.K. Simmons's voice from super hit films like Spider-Man and Whiplash, but did you know he voiced the yellow M&M in a TV advert too?

7. Flea - Donnie from 'The Wild Thornberrys'

Known For: Being addicted to the shindig. And appearances in Back to the Future Part II and Part III, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Thrashin', and The Big Lebowski

From 1998 to 2004, The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist and co-founder, Flea, a.k.a Michael Peter Balzary, also voiced Donnie from The Wild Thornberrys TV series. He also voiced the character in the feature length productions The Wild Thornberrys: The Origin of Donnie, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, and Rugrats Go Wild.

8. James Avery - The Shredder from 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Known For: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, The Prince of Egypt, Pepper Ann, Dr. Dolittle 2, That '70s Show, That's So Raven

Uncle Phil wasn't always a strict father figure we came to love in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, in fact, before that TV series hit our screens he was far from it. From 1987 to 1993 he voiced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle's villain The Shredder, a character he also voiced for the series 1991 TV movie.

9. Jessica Walter - Fran Sinclair from 'Dinosaurs'

Known For: 90210, The Big Bang Theory, Arrested Development, Jennifer Falls, Archer

Forever the matriarch, before championing the nest as Lucille in Arrested Development she found her footing voicing mama dino Fran Sinclair in ABC's early '90s show, Dinosaurs.

10. Brad Garrett - Hulk Hogan from 'Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N' Wrestling'

Known For: Everybody Loves Raymond, Night at the Museum, Ratatouille, Tangled, Fargo

He plays Raymond's dorky brother in Everybody Loves Raymond, but before he scored that big role he was voicing another TV favorite, Hulk Hogan in Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N' Wrestling.

Source: Mental Floss, Imdb


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