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Who voices the character "Finger" in The Fifth Element?

We don't know. No official sources have talked about this, and with a movie this old, I doubt they ever will. Multiple theories exist around the web. From TheGamer: This would be because Finger was ...
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Was Carrie Fisher's voice used in Rogue One?

Princess Leia was portrayed and voiced by Norwegian actress Ingvild Deila. They used archival footage to make character look and sound like Carrie Fisher. Image Courtesy: Movie Pilot As per this ...
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Why does Hollywood rarely hire well-known voice-actors/actresses instead of well-known actors/actresses to voice-act animations?

Because movie making is a business and having well known actors and other celebrities voice characters helps sell the movie. I'm sure Hollywood would prefer to hire less expensive talent for all ...
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Why did Al Pacino drastically change his voice from clean to rasping?

20 years is not a short amount of time. Regardless, Pacino's voice has changed over the years, which is natural. In addition, his acting style has changed signficantly from the early Godfather days to ...
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Was Carrie Fisher's voice used in Rogue One?

YES According to this interview with Rogue One sound editors Matthew Wood and Christopher Scarabosio, it's an old recording of Fisher: Gwynne Watkins (Yahoo Movies): Carrie Fisher, who died ...
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When the singing voice is also the regular voice

The major factor will be whether the director is happy with the voice actor's singing voice. Speaking lines of dialogue and singing songs are two different skill sets and people who are good at one ...
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Homer's deeper voice

The change in Homer's voice is tied to how Homer's role in The Simpsons changed. Initially, Homer was not the main character to the extent that he ended up becoming in later seasons. That's not to ...
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Characters in Star Wars: The Clone Wars voiced by their movie actors

In the 2008 film, which acted as a pilot for the series, Christopher Lee and Samuel L. Jackson reprised their respective roles as Count Dooku and Mace Windu. They did not reprise their roles in the ...
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Did Nana Visitor actually sing the song that her character sings?

Were these song recorded for the episode, or did they just cast a professional singer and use his album tracks for the show? It was Nana Visitor singing. Actress Nana Visitor, who began her acting ...
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Is the voice casting done before or after computer graphics?

Normally it is done before the animation. The voice acting is done and then the animators will match the animation of the characters to the voice. They will sometimes use the movement of the actors ...
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How do they keep maintaining the same dubbing voice in TV shows which longs for several years?

In the case of the Simpsons, all of the main characters have been voiced by adults, and the same adults have voiced the same characters since the show started. As for the Powerpuff Girls, many ...
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What was the last episode/movie Majel Barrett recorded?

Her last Star Trek related cinematic work was in the 2009 reboot Star Trek. The lens flare-iffic clip below has her mocking young Chekov: But her last Star Trek ...
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Homer's deeper voice

It's not explained in the show. For question 1) In the earlier "The Tracy Ullman Show" shorts (which is where "The Simpsons") came from, Dan Castellaneta (an actor on "Tracy Ullman") provided the ...
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Why did three boys voice Wart in The Sword in the Stone?

The budget is to blame: Part of the problem stemmed from a simple lack of money. Despite the success of One Hundred and One Dalmatians, Disney did not want to risk that much money on the film, ...
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How does the voicing for "Ma vie de Courgette" work in British and American English?

I got this on DVD a while back and I can confirm that the American cast did record multiple versions. In my British English version the boy is called "Courgette" and there is no separate cast, the ...
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Did Powerless use Adam West’s voice?

Yes, he was. From the official trailer. Note he's named in the title.
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Dib's voice, in Invader Zim

Invader Zim is the love child of a megalomaniac and executive meddling. J.V. visión for the show is incredibly dark for what is supposed to be a children's show, and Nick couldn't commit to it. ...
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In Mr. Holland's Opus, who sang for Rowena?

According to the IMDb Trivia Jean Louisa Kelly, who plays Rowena, did all her own singing & dancing she is in fact a trained singer, dancer, and actress. In addition to movies she has done a ...
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Does voice-acting go through an editing process?

Bear in mind the sound recordists aren't limited to a single recording track, like an old tape machine. They have literally as many tracks as they need, all on computer, using such as Protools, Logic ...
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When the singing voice is also the regular voice

Sometimes the reverse can happen to where the director is happy with the singing performance but not with the acting performance. Nightmare Before Christmas comes to mind. Danny Elfman the composer ...
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What was the last episode/movie Majel Barrett recorded?

According to her IMDB, 2010? After her death, though and Star Trek 2009, which she may have recorded in studio though it was released after her death.
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How was the movie Vaiana translated into the European English version?

Trivia section on IMDb states (without references though) that In many European countries, the title and main character were changed to Vaiana to avoid referencing Italian actress Moana Pozzi. The ...
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Is that Matt Smith's real voice in Patient Zero?

All the indications are this this is Smith doing a somewhat interesting American accent. It's not surprising that it's coming off different from his usual English one. It's forced and so it naturally ...
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Why does the grandmother in Rapsittie Street Kids talk in gibberish?

This was, according to the actor (Debra Wilson) that voiced the grandmother, an intentional stylistic choice. She's simply supposed to be elderly and slightly doddery. Mad TV star Debra Wilson was ...
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Unlisted/uncredited voice "Khalaid"(?) in S01E07 of Gary and his Demons

Upon my research, I looked up who the actor from Picnicface is, and... Sure enough, he (Mark Little) is the voice of "Gary", the main character of Gary and his Demons: https://www.imdb.com/name/...
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