The faces of many voice actors may not be known, but their voices are familiar all around the world. In honor of Nancy Jean Cartwright’s birthday which is on the 25th of October 1957, we want to celebrate these heroes who have helped bring life to our classic cartoon characters. Here is a list of top 10 famous voice actors in no particular order.
Nancy Jean Cartwright
Nancy Jean Cartwright is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. She was born on October 25, 1957, in Dayton Ohio. Cartwright is popularly known for her voice role as
in the animated television series
She also voices for other characters on the show, including
SAN DIEGO, CA – JULY 11: Actress Nancy Cartwright (L) and producer/writer Al Jean attend ‘The Simpsons’ panel during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 11, 2015, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
In 1978, Cartwright moved to Hollywood where she trained with voice actor Daws Butler
She was able to get her first professional voice role in the animated series
, where she voiced as
Her success in
got her other jobs where she voiced as
Cartwright bagged many awards including the
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Voice-Over Performance
in 1992 and an Annie Award for Best Voice Acting in the Field of Animation in 1995.