Comedians in Animated Films

10 comedians-turned-cartoon stars

As "Kung Fu Panda 2" brings Jack Black's Po the Panda flying back into theaters, we look at some other masters of mirth who've voiced our favorite animated lead roles.

This award-winning ogre and his band of dysfunctional fairy-tale characters have achieved Top 10 status.
This supervillain with a heart of gold was voiced by a former member of the Groundlings who knows his way around a cowbell.
 'Open Season'
Boog the Bear is a lovably gruff grizzly that gets a reality check when he's punked by a goofy buck.
  'Despicable Me'

Gru is a dastardly mastermind — with an out-of-this-world scheme — whose heart is melted by a trio of orphans.
  'Bee Movie'
Not only did this comedian provide the voice of Barry B. Benson in this buzz-worthy flick, he wrote the screenplay as well.

Remy, the Parisian pest who dreams of being a gourmet chef, led this Pixar film to achieve high honors.
  'Horton Hears a Who!'
In this Seussian adaptation, Horton the Elephant risks his life to prove "a person's a person, no matter how small."
  'Ice Age'

In this series Manny the Woolly Mammoth is the reluctant leader of a ragtag crew of prehistoric pals trying to avoid extinction.
  'Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs'
In this children's book adapted for the big screen, Flint Lockwood is a screwy scientist whose invention accidentally floods the world with food.