Rugrats: The Faces Behind The Voices

Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Phil and Lil had a lot of adventures and messy diaper changes in ‘Rugrats’ from 1991-2004

The scripts were funny, the animation was unique, the theme tune was catchy..

.. (that’ll be in your head all day), but what about the voice-cast?

Did you know Babe the pig was also the voice of Chuckie (later replaced by Bart Simpson)? Tommy is Buttercup from ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ and Angelica’s mom is also Seymour Skinner’s mom?

Check it it out after the jump!

Tommy Pickles.. 

.. is Elizabeth Daily

Elizabeth was an singer in the 80’s who later found huge success as a voice-artist. During the 90’s she was married to Paris Hilton and Pamela Anderson’s ex Rick Salomon and has two daughters with him.

That’s right there’s a direct link between Rugrats and Paris Hilton’s sex tape.

Elizabeth has also voiced – Buttercup in ‘The Powerpuff Girls’

..and Babe in ‘Babe 2: Pig in the City’,

In fact she took over voicing Babe from her co-woker Christine Cavanaugh who just happens to be..


.. was Christine Cavanaugh

Christine actually retired from voice-acting in 2001 for personal reasons.

She also voiced Babe the pig but did not return for the sequel as she decided it wasn’t enough money (she was replaced by Elizabeth Daily, see above).

Christine was also the voice of Dexter from Dexter’s Labratory!

When Christine retired Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson) replaced her as Chuckie and Candi Milo replaced her as Dexter. Christine died in December 2014 aged 51.

Phil and Lil are.. 

… Kath Soucie

Kath also voiced Phil and Lil’s mom in ‘Rugrats’, along with ..

Janine in ‘The Real Ghostbusters’.. 

Fifi LaFume in ‘Tiny Toons’..

.. and Dexter’s mom in ‘Dexter’s Labratory’.

Angelica is.. 

.. Cheryl Chase

Cheryl has also voiced supporting characters on ‘Ren & Stimpy’.  She is also a writer and singer.

Didi Pickles is.. 

Melanie Chartoff

Melanie was a comedic actress who has previously played Principal Grace Musso on ‘Parker Lewis Can’t Lose’. 

She has also appeared in ‘Desperate Housewives’, has invented an ecological drainage system and was Playboys’s ‘Breast of the Month’ in October 1981.

Stu Pickles is.. 

.. Jack Riley

Jack was a sitcom actor who had also starred in ‘St Elsewhere’.

Drew Pickles is .. 

..Michael Bell

Michael was also the voice of The Wonder Twins on ‘Superfriends’

Grouchy Smurf, Lazy Smurf and Handy Smurf on ‘The Smurfs’

Prowl, Scrapper, Sideswipe, Bombshell, First Aid, Swoop, Gort, Brainstorm and Doctor Fujiyama in ‘The Transformers’.

 Charlotte Pickles is.. 

.. Tress MacNeille

Tress is one of the top voice-acting artists in the world.  Her credits include..

..Babs Bunny from ‘The Tiny Toon Adventures’. 

.. Dot Warner in ‘Animaniacs’..

Agnes Skinner, Crazy Cat Lady, Lunch-lady Doris and more in ‘The Simpsons’ and Colin the Irish boy in ‘The Simpsons Movie’. 

She was also the voice of Chip in ‘Chip n Dale Rescue Rangers’ , is the current voice of Daisy Duck and Wilma Flintstone and voices Mom on ‘Futurama’. 

Grandpa Lou Pickles was.. 

both David Doyle (until his death in 1997)

.. and Joe Alaskey

David Doyle was best known for playing Bosley on ‘Charlie’s Angels’.  He died of a heart-attack in 1997 aged 67.

Joe was also the voice of Plucky Duck on ‘The Tiny Toon Adventures’.. 

.. Stinky the ghost in ‘Casper’ 

Joe has also voiced Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, and Tweety in recent cartoons and games (original voice Mel Blanc died in 1989).

The voice-cast of Rugrats, we salute you!