Tony Anselmo

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Tony Anselmo
Born
Anthony Anselmo

(1960-02-18) February 18, 1960 (age 59)
Alma materCalifornia Institute of the Arts
OccupationVoice actor, animator
Years active1980–present
Known forThe voice of Donald Duck
AwardsDisney Legend Award (2009)

Anthony "Tony" Anselmo (born February 18, 1960) is an American voice actor and animator. He has been the voice of Donald Duck since 1985. He took over the role after Clarence Nash's death in 1985. Anselmo spent three years as his understudy.[1] Anselmo has also shared voice-over duties (with Russi Taylor) for Huey, Dewey and Louie since 1999. He has voiced the nephews on Mickey Mouse Works and House of Mouse. He also lent his voice to minor characters in The Great Mouse Detective, Mickey's Around the World in 80 Days and Phineas and Ferb.

Anselmo has also worked as a voice actor for the Kingdom Hearts series. This featured Donald Duck as one of three main characters. He also provided the voice of Donald in the video game Kinect Disneyland Adventures in 2011. Anselmo attended the Character Animation program at the California Institute of the Arts. As an animator, Anselmo has worked on such Disney theatrical films as The Black Cauldron, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Tarzan and The Emperor's New Groove. In September 2009, Tony Anselmo was named a Disney Legend.[2]

Filmography[change | change source]

Film[change | change source]

Year Film Voice Notes
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Thug Guard #3 (voice)
1987 Down and Out with Donald Duck Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Huey Dewey and Louie (voice)
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Donald Duck (voice)
1990 The Prince and the Pauper Donald Duck (voice)
1999 Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas Donald Duck (voice)
2000 Fantasia 2000 Donald Duck (voice)
2001 Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie (voice)
2002 Mickey's House of Villains Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie (voice)
2004 The Lion King 1½ Donald Duck (voice)
2004 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers Donald Duck (voice)
2004 Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas Donald Duck (voice)
2007 Mickey's Great Clubhouse Hunt Donald Duck (voice)
2009 Mickey's Adventures in Wonderland Donald Duck (voice)
2009 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Choo-Choo Express Donald Duck (voice)
2010 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Road Rally Donald Duck (voice)
2011 Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Space Adventure Donald Duck (voice)

Television[change | change source]

Year Television Voice Notes
1986 D-TV Valentine Donald Duck (voice)
1987–1988 DuckTales Donald Duck (voice)
1988 Totally Minnie Donald Duck (voice)
1988 Mickey's 60th Birthday Donald Duck (voice)
1989–1990 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Donald Duck (voice)
1990 Disney Sing-Along Songs: Disneyland Fun Donald Duck (voice)
1993 Bonkers Donald Duck (voice)
1994–1995 Mickey's Fun Songs series Donald Duck (voice)
1995 Gargoyles Additional voices (voice)
1996–1997 Quack Pack Donald Duck (voice)
1998 The Spirit of Mickey Donald Duck (voice)
1999–2000 Mickey Mouse Works Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie (voice)
2001–2003 Disney's House of Mouse Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey and Louie (voice)
2006–present Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Donald Duck (voice)
2011 Phineas and Ferb Additional voices (voice)
2012–present Minnie's Bow-Toons Donald Duck (voice)
2013 Wheel of Fortune: Making Disney Memories Week Donald Duck (voice)
2013–present Mickey Mouse Donald Duck (voice)

Video games[change | change source]

Year Video Game Voice Notes
2000 Mickey's Speedway USA Donald Duck (voice)
2000 Donald Duck: Goin' Quackers Donald Duck (voice)
2002–present Kingdom Hearts series Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney Golf Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney's PK: Out of the Shadows Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney Sports Soccer Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney Sports Skateboarding Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney Sports Football Donald Duck (voice)
2002 Disney Sports Basketball Donald Duck (voice)
2003 Disney's Party Donald Duck (voice)
2003 Toontown Online Donald Duck (voice)
2008 Disney Think Fast Donald Duck (voice)
2010 Epic Mickey Donald Duck (voice)
2011 Kinect Disneyland Adventures Donald Duck (voice)
2012 Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two Donald Duck (voice)
2012 Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion Donald Duck (voice)
2014 Disney Magical World Donald Duck (voice)
2014 Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Donald Duck (voice)

Animator[change | change source]

Year Film Animation
1985 The Black Cauldron Assistant animator
1986 The Great Mouse Detective Key assistant animator
1988 Oliver & Company Animating assistant
1989 The Little Mermaid Character animator
1990 The Prince and the Pauper Character animator
1991 Beauty and the Beast Animator: "Wardrobe"
1992 Aladdin Assistant animator: "Jasmine"
1994 The Lion King Key assistant animator: additional "Young Simba" and miscellaneous characters
1995 A Goofy Movie Key assistant animator (uncredited)
1995 Pocahontas Key assistant animator: "Flit"
1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame Associate lead key clean-up animator: "Gypsies, Guards and Others"
1997 Hercules Key assistant animator: additional clean-up animation
1998 Mulan Additional key assistant clean-up animation
1999 Tarzan Lead key assistant animator: "Porter"
2000 Fantasia 2000 Additional animator, key clean-up animator
2000 The Emperor's New Groove Key assistant animator: "Pacha"
2002 Treasure Planet Key assistant animator: "Sarah" and miscellaneous characters
2004 Home on the Range Key assistant animator: "Miscellaneous"
2004 Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers Animation clean-up: "Donald Duck", key clean-up artist
2005 Pooh's Heffalump Movie Clean-up artist

References[change | change source]

  1. "If It Quacks Like This Odd Duck, It Must Be Tony Anselmo". People/Time Inc. 18 May 1987. Retrieved 15 April 2015.
  2. The Walt Disney Company (September 1, 2009). "2009 Disney Legends Award Recipients to Be Honored During D23 Expo in Anaheim". Press release. http://news.prnewswire.com/ViewContent.aspx?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/09-01-2009/0005086237&EDATE=. Retrieved July 15, 2010.