Top 10 Cartoon Characters of All Time


Tom and Jerry

Created: 1940
Creators: William Hanna and Joseph Barbera

Tom and Jerry is an American series of theatrical animated cartoon pictures. The constant battle and humorous violence between Tom and Jerry made it the most famous television series of all time. Between 1940 and 1957, William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created and directed 114 Tom and Jerry shorts at the MGM cartoon studio in Hollywood. Tom and Jerry has successfully made a special place in the hearts of worldwide audience equally popular among children as well as adults. Tom and Jerry series has also been recognized as one of the most famous animated cartoon films in American cinema.


Charlie Brown (Peanuts)

Created: 1950
Creator: Charles Schultz
Voice: Peter Robbins

Peanuts, a Sunday American comic strip, has been written and demonstrated by Charles M. Schulz in 1950. The strip is widely known as the most influential in the comic strip history with a total of 17,897 strips. It is also known as the longest story that has been ever told by the same human being. Peanuts was so popular that each comic strip would appear in more than 2,600 newspapers and it had over 355 million readers in 75 countries. It was translated into 21 languages.



Created: 1932
Creator: Art Babbitt
Voice: Pinto Colvig

Goofy is a cartoon character; a tall, anthropomorphic dog, created by Art Babbitt in 1932 at Walt Disney Productions. Goofy has been portrayed as tremendously dirty with least intellect but sometimes clever in situations. Goofy is one of the most popular characters who wears a turtle neck and vest, with blue pants, long brown shoes, white gloves, and a tall hat. Goofy is a good friend of Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.


Sylvester J. Pussycat & Tweety

Created: 1945
Creator: Friz Freleng
Voice: Mel Blanc

Sylvester J. Pussycat, is a fictional character, in the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies repertory created by Friz Freleng in 1945. He is three-time Academy Award-winning Tuxedo cat who chases Speedy Gonzales,(an animated cartoon of a mouse in the same series) Tweety Bird (fictional Yellow Canary), and Hippety Hopper (giant mouse). The name “Sylvester” is a scientific name for the wild cat species.


Bugs Bunny (Looney Tunes)

Created: 1938
Creator: Tex Avery
Voice: Mel Blanc

Bugs Bunny is an American animated personality created by Mel Blanc in 1938 at Leon Schlesinger Productions. Bunny is a grey colored rabbit or hare who is especially famous for his frivolous and insouciant behavior. He is a trickster who has been in animated cartoons including the Looney Tunes as well as Merrie Melodies series of short films. Bugs Bunny has appeared in films more than any other animated character or personality across the globe.


Fred Flintstone (The Flintstones)

Created: 1960
Creators: William Hanna & Joseph Barbera
Voice: Alan Reed

The Flintstones is an animated American television sitcom (situation comedy) created by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera in 1960. The Flintstones shows events of a working class Stone Age man’s lifestyle with family as well as best friend, Barney and Betty Rubble with the adopted son named Bamm-Bamm living the next door. Fred Flintstone is the protagonist of the cartoon series.


Mickey Mouse

Created: 1928
Creator: Walt Disney
Voice: Walt Disney

Mickey Mouse is a one of the world’s most recognized and famous cartoon personality created by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks in 1928. It was created at The Walt Disney Studio. Mickey is a black mouse who wears red shorts, large yellow shoes, and white gloves. He is considered to be the most adventurous and enthusiastic mouse and also the lucky charm for The Walt Disney Company.


Pinky & The Brain (The Animaniacs)

Created: 1993
Creator: Tom Ruegger
Voice: Rob Paulsen

Pinky and the Brain, an American animated television series, was created by Tom Ruegger in 1993. Among plenty of cartoon characters who aspired to be dominant, the Brain was most successful as a benevolent dictator. For three years, from 1995 to 1998, Pinky and the Brain were encircled into their show on The WB Television Network named Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky and the Brain with 65 episodes that were produced by Steven Spielberg and Warner Bros. Animation. The characters Pinky and Brain are genetically improved mice developed in laboratory and they exist in a cage in the Acme Labs research facility.


Shaggy Rogers (Scooby-Doo)

Created: 1969
Creators: Joe Ruby, Ken Spears, Iwao Takamoto, Fred Silverman
Voice: Casey Kasem

Norville “Shaggy” Rogers is a fictional character in the American animated television series Scooby-Doo created by Joe Ruby, Ken Spears, Iwao Takamoto and Fred Silverman. Scooby-Doo is the adventures series and it is about crime-solving teenagers. Shaggy, nearly voracious appetites, is portrayed as coward who often goofs up at the time of solving mysteries. In the whole series, he is always with mystery solving gang through the spookiest of places. Whenever Shaggy is scared he uses his catch phrase “Zoinks!”, literally he is always frightened. Shaggy often searches out the “monsters” and “ghosts” that are usually at the heart of the gang’s mysteries and distract them by providing false information.


Pepe Le Pew (Looney Tunes)

Created: 1945
Creator: Chuck Jones
Voice: Mel Blanc

Pepé Le Pew is a fictional character in the series of cartoons Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies created by Chuck Jones in 1945. Pepe Le Pew is a French skunk that always wanders around in Paris especially in the springtime. Usually everybody runs away from him because of his malodorous scent.