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Top ten actors who should stick to voice acting

Actors who did well in voice acting roles but bombed in live action roles.
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    1Seth MacFarlane
    Voices four characters in Family Guy and had success on the big screen as the voice of Ted. Bombed in A Million Ways To Die In The West

  • 2Patrick Warburton
    A legendary voice actor for his work on Family Guy, The Venture Bros., Hoodwinked, and The Emperor's New Groove. On the other hand: Movie 43.

  • 3Steve Carell
    Voice acted to great success in Despicable Me, Horton Hears a Who, and Over the Hedge. Then there's Dinner for Shmucks and Evan Almighty. . .

  • 4Adam Sandler
    Completely unrecognizable in Hotel Transylvania. As for live action: WatchMojo has an entire list dedicated to his flips. Nuff' said.
    The new voice of Owl in Winnie the Pooh, excellent in How To Train Your Dragon and Brave. . . And last appeared in real time in Kick-Ass as himself.

  • 5Craig Ferguson
    The new voice of Owl in Winnie the Pooh, excellent in How To Train Your Dragon and Brave. . . And last appeared in real time in Kick-Ass as himself.

  • 6Eddie Murphy
    Well-received as Donkey in Shrek, but otherwise responsible for some of the greatest misfires in recent history (Meet Dave, Pluto Nash, Norbit, etc.)

  • 7Mike Myers
    Were it not for Shrek, The Cat in the Hat and The Love Guru would have tanked his career indefinitely.

  • 8Wanda Sykes
    Rio, Ice Age: Continental Drift and Over the Hedge vs. Pootie Tang, My Super Ex-Girlfriend and Evan Almighty

  • 9Chris Rock
    Became synonymous with Marty in Madagascar, and also well-received in Bee Movie. For live action, the part of "Himself" comes up a lot.

  • 10Sean Connery
    Didn't bomb in any big roles, but did officially retire after getting burnt out by one. But his voice is so iconic he couldn't not be welcomed as a voice actor.

  • 11Jim Carrey
    Horton Hears a Who! and A Christmas Carol vs. Dumb and Dumber To & Mr. Popper's Penguins

  • 12Sacha Baron Cohen
    Unrecognizable as King Julien. Insufferable in Bruno and The Dictator.

  • 13Jada Pinkett Smith
    Generally well-received in Madagascar and Princess Mononoke. Got a Razzy nom for her work in The Women.

  • 14David Schwimmer
    A dead ringer for Melman in Madagascar. An extra in John Carter.

  • 15Cedric the Entertainer
    Would you rather see more of Maurice in Madagascar or Leadbotton in Planes? Or another A Haunted House movie?

  • 16Ben Stiller
    Madagascar and Megamind. Neither was a work of art, but they are compared to Little Fockers, Tower Heist, and Zoolander.

  • 17Martin Short
    His voice acting resume is extensive: Treasure Planet, Madagascar, The Wind Rises, Jimmy Neutron, etc. His last big live action role was as Jack Frost in The Santa Clause 3.

  • 18Tim Allen
    He IS Buzz Lightyear. And that single role has helped him escape the shame that has continued to plague everyone else in Wild Hogs.

  • 19Jason Alexander
    Jason Alexander has only ever successfully escaped association with George Costanza once: As Eric Duckman.

  • 20Nathan Lane

  • 21Horton Hears a Who! and A Christmas Carol vs. Dumb & Dumber To and Mr. Popper's Penguins
    Ignore this one. It was the case for Jim Carrey that wound up in the wrong text box.

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