This is a listing of characters appearing in the Winnie the Pooh publications and the Disney adaptations of the collection.

Main Characters in the Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh, or Pooh for short, is a humanlike, soft-voiced, cuddly, lovable and peaceful plaything bear as well as the main protagonist. In spite of being naïve and slow-witted, he is a friendly, thoughtful and occasionally insightful character that is always ready to assist his close friends and also try his ideal. A prime motivation is his love for honey, which on a regular basis leads to problem.

In the books, Pooh is a skilled poet, as well as the tales are often stressed by his rhymes as well as “hums.” He is humble regarding his slow-wittedness, yet comfortable with his innovative gifts.

In the Disney adjustments, Pooh has a soft voice, puts on a red tee shirt as well as his catch phrases are “Oh, Bother!” and also “Think, think, assume”. He has been articulated by Sterling Holloway (1966– 1977), Hal Smith (1981– 1986) and also by Jim Cummings (1988– present).

Christopher Robin

The single human character in the tale books, he has a “happy” as well as caring character and also is someone who Pooh and the others admire. In spite of being a child, he is much smarter and more mature than most of the various other characters. Pooh takes into consideration both Christopher Robin and also Hog to be his buddies.

Christopher Robin matures significantly over the course of the books. Several chapters in Your home at Pooh Edge are worried about Christopher Robin starting to visit school as well as his raising book-learning. In the last phase, Christopher Robin leaves his stuffed pets behind and also asks Pooh to recognize and to always remember him.

In the Disney adjustments, he has a little sibling and also friend named Darby who is 6 years of ages and also hosts My Friends Tigger & Pooh after he leaves for college as well as has been voiced by Bruce Reitherman (1966 ), Timothy Turner (1974 ), Jon Walmsley (1968 ), Kim Christianson (1983 ), Tim Hoskins (1988– 1991), Edan Gross (1991 ), Brady Bluhm (1997– 1999), Tom Attenborough (2000 ), Tom Wheatley (2003 ), William Eco-friendly (2002 ), Paul Tiesler (2001– 2003), Struan Erlenborn (2007– 2010), Jack Boulter (2011 ), as well as Oliver Bell (2017 ).


Pooh’s best friend besides Christopher Robin. In the books he is a timorous tiny pet, who frequently takes his lead from Pooh unless gotten rid of by fear. Yet significantly through the tales he shows himself to be very brave when faced with a situation and also provided sufficient motivation (typically by Pooh). He is fond of “haycorns”.

In the Disney series he is kind, mild and also usually quite shy, but with Pooh by his side, he often overcomes his worries. His catch phrase is “Oh, D-D-Dear!”. Piglet resides in a beech tree that he likes to maintain cool and also neat, and also could sing quite possibly. He has been articulated by John Fiedler (1968– 2005), Phil Baron (1983– 1986) and by Travis Oates (2005– existing).


Pooh’s ever-glum, sarcastic and also pessimistic donkey close friend who has difficulty keeping his tail connected to his bottom, given that the nail maintains falling out. Eeyore has a residence constructed from sticks, which breaks down (lot of times in the Disney films as a running gag) and also needs to be rebuilt.

In the Disney animes, Eeyore is slow-talking and extra cautious than some of the various other animals, and is typically reluctant to go along with their actions, but normally does not bother attempting to oppose any person since he believes it to be futile to attempt. His catch phrase is “Thanks for noticing” as suggested to himself. He has been voiced by Ralph Wright (1966– 1983), Ron Feinberg (1981 ), Ron Gans (1983– 1986), Peter Cullen (1988– 2010, 2017) and by Bud Luckey (2011– existing).


Kanga is a female kangaroo and the doting mom of Roo The two live in a home near the Sandy Pit in the northwestern part of the woodland. Kanga is the only women character to show up in guides. She was based upon a stuffed plaything that came from Christopher Robin Milne.

When Kanga as well as Roo first concern the forest in phase 7 of Winnie-the-Pooh, every person believes Kanga is a tough pet, but uncover this to be false as well as come to be good friends with her. In the books, when Tigger comes to the forest, she invites him into her house, tries to locate him food he likes and also enables him to cope with her and also Roo. After this, Kanga treats him much the way she does her own kid.

Kanga is kind-hearted, calm, patient and manageable. She prefers to keep points tidy and organized, and also supplies motherly suggestions as well as food to anyone who asks her. She is protective over Roo, nearly fanatically, and treats him with kind words as well as mild technique. She additionally has a sense of humor, as exposed in chapter 7 of Winnie-the-Pooh when Bunny connives to abduct Roo, leaving Hog in his place; Kanga acts not to observe that Piglet is not Roo and continues to offer him Roo’s common bathroom, much to Piglet’s discouragement.

In the Disney adjustments, Kanga’s personality is unchanged (though she is a little bit more sensible as well as does provide Roo some level of freedom), but she plays a somewhat minimal function as well as does not appear as frequently as Roo does. Additionally, Tigger stays in his very own house rather than with Kanga (although he is seen often visiting her home). Kanga likewise has a love for carrots. She has been voiced by Barbara Luddy (1966– 1977), Julie McWhirter (1983 ), Patricia Parris (1988– 1991), Tress MacNeille (1999 ), Kath Soucie (2000– 2010) and by Kristen Anderson-Lopez (2011– present).


Kanga’s cheerful, playful and energetic joey, who is her child as well as relocated to the Hundred Acre Timber with her. His buddy is a young Heffalump named Lumpy who love to have fun with him. Roo is the youngest of the major characters.

Voiced in the Disney movies by Clint Howard (1966– 1977), Dori Whitaker (1974 ), Prick Billingsley (1983 ), Kim Christianson (1983– 1986), Nicholas Melody (1988– 1990), Nikita Hopkins (1999– 2005), Jimmy Bennett (2004– 2005), Max Burkholder (2007– 2010) and also by Wyatt Hall (2011– present).


Rabbit is among the characters not based upon a plaything once had by Christopher Robin Milne. He gets along, yet efficient in being quick-tempered and irritable. He fancies himself the smartest pet in the Hundred Acre Timber, because he is not scatterbrained like Owl. He demands doing points his way as well as is stressed with regulations, planning as well as order. He commonly managers others around, but deep down, he cares a lot regarding his pals.

In the Walt Disney films, he takes pride in his garden and dislikes it when the various other characters interrupt it. Disney’s Bunny likes gardening, cleansing, as well as magic techniques.

Articulated in the Disney films by Junius Matthews (1966– 1977), Ray Erlenborn (1983 ), Will Certainly Ryan (1983– 1986), Ken Sansom (1988– 2010) as well as by Tom Kenny (2011-present).


Pooh’s abundant, happy, less-than-responsible and occasionally trouble-making tiger close friend. He bounces around, specifically jumping on others. He contains power, outgoing, as well as prefers to have a good time as well as is so overconfident that he assumes that any kind of task is “exactly what tiggers do finest”. He ends up being Roo’s friend as well as later on Pooh’s when Roo as well as Lumpy become best friends.

In the Disney films Tigger generally mispronounces words, like ‘ridickerus’ (ridiculous) or ‘vill-i-an’ (bad guy) and often triggers mayhem instead of good. Nevertheless, Tigger is likewise shown to be hard, brave, positive and also resourceful; he is revealed to be safety of Roo when Kanga’s not around, as seen in “Too Smart For Strangers”. His major catchphrase is “Hoo Hoo Hoo!” when he mores than happy. He has been voiced by Paul Winchell (1968– 1999), Will Certainly Ryan (1983– 1986) and by Jim Cummings (1989– existing).

Characters He calls Pooh “Old Pooh Bear” and Bunny “Old Long Ears.”


Owl is the stuffy and talkative oldest primary character who offers himself as an advisor and also instructor to the others. He was not based on a stuffed plaything, so in the illustrations, he looks even more like a real-time pet.

Owl as well as most of his pals believe that he is the most intelligent pet in the timber, yet he is actually fairly scatterbrained. He frequently rambles on right into long-winded speeches and uses words that his close friends do not comprehend. Though Owl likes to existing himself as very experienced, like most of the other characters he does not mean very well– he also spells his own name “Wol”. When Pooh involves him for assistance in composing a birthday welcoming for Eeyore, Owl informs Pooh that he is composing, “A very delighted birthday with love from Pooh,” yet as a matter of fact composes “HIPY PAPY BTHUTHDTH THUTHDA BTHUTHDY.” Pooh, who could not read or compose himself, takes place his method pleased with Owl’s work as well as grateful for his assistance. When Rabbit (who is fairly literate) pertains to Owl to go over a notification that Christopher Robin has actually left, Owl can not check out the notice. However rather than confess this, Owl anxiously bluffs his way with the conversation up until he lastly methods Rabbit right into checking out the notice out loud, at which point Owl resumes his smart temperament as if he had actually known all along what it stated.

In guides, Owl has a superior but kindly manner towards the others. He could be cross as well as quickly annoyed, specifically when his good friends ignore or interrupt his long-winded speeches. He in some cases puts on analysis glasses as well as he utilizes his talons for hands, not his wings like in the Disney version. He stays in a tree known as The Chestnuts, called an “old world house of excellent beauty”. That residence is blown down by a tornado in the eighth chapter of Your home at Pooh Corner. Eeyore ultimately finds exactly what he believes is the excellent brand-new home for Owl, evidently without observing that it is really Pig’s residence. However, Hog provides the house to Owl. Owl calls his brand-new residence “The Wolery”.

In the Disney adaptations, Owl is far more jolly and friendly. He talks to a strong Southern English accent. He delights in telling stories concerning his loved ones, including his cousin, Dexter, whenever something reminds him of one, but much of his tales are meaningless or unreasonable. His house impacts down and he moves right into Pig’s home in Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day, however these occasions are neglected from Winnie the Pooh as well as a Day for Eeyore forward. In Go Back To Pooh Corner, Owl always puts on glasses as well as loves to cook. He does not show up in My Friends Tigger and Pooh

He has actually been articulated by Hal Smith (1966– 1991), Andre Stojka (1997– 2003) as well as by Craig Ferguson (2011– existing).

Repeating characters in The Brand-new Journeys of Winnie the Pooh.


A Dragon-like monster that showed up in the episode “Pooh Oughta Be in Pictures”, it was based on Godzilla.


A swarm of environment-friendly insects that attack Rabbit’s garden in a number of episodes of The Brand-new Adventures of Winnie the Pooh as well as attempt to consume his veggies. They appear like caterpillars, however are much shorter and also have only six limbs. The leader uses an antique bicorne and also imitates a military general. They are the major villains in Winnie the Pooh and also Christmas Too.

Christopher Robin’s mommy

Showing up only in The Brand-new Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and in Guide of Pooh: Stories from the Heart, Christopher Robin’s mother’s face is never shown. She is usually seen from behind, and when we see the front of her, she is generally seen from the chest down. She enforces the guidelines on her son, yet is typically calm and also person with him and also enjoys him significantly. His dad is never seen or pointed out. Similar to her child, she has brown hair.

Articulated by Patricia Parris and most recently Vicki Kenderes-Eibner.


A group of crows appears in a number of episodes of The New Experiences of Winnie the Pooh attempting to take Rabbit’s veggies. There are typically three or 4 of them. A larger as well as a lot more fiendish version of the crows show up just in “A Very Huge Animal” swiping food from a picnic and also eating corn in Rabbit’s garden. An upgraded version of the crows appears briefly in Springtime with Roo.


Owl’s young cousin that uses glasses. He showed up in “Owl in the Household” and also “The Bug Quits Below”. In the former, his parents Torbet and Ophelia appear, as well as in the last, he comes to be good friends with Roo, who is the same age as him, while Pooh babysits them. He chats in a similar fashion to Owl.

Articulated by Hal Smith.

Grandfather Gopher

Gopher’s grandfather that prefers to “dream” rather than “do”. Gopher calls him “Grandpappy”. He appears in “To Fantasize the Impossible Scheme” during the “Pewter Pickaxe” contest that Gopher is determined to see him win by constructing an above-ground underground city. He likewise shows up briefly in “Easy Come, Easy Gopher” as well as is stated in “Grown But Not Neglected”.

Voiced by Jim Cummings.

Daddy, Mom, and also Junior Heffalump

A family of Heffalumps who showed up in “There’s No Camp Like Home” and also “Trap as Trap Can”. Piglet was afraid of Heffalumps prior to they met as well as became pals. They stay in a house made from logs. Junior wants to make his father, who has lots of doubtful allergic reactions, happy with him.

The Packrat

Three rats (all articulated by Jim Cummings) that look like persisting villains. They steal anything they could and also leave a walnut in exchange, believing it as settlement. The orange Packrat is fat as well as dimwitted, the brown one is bad-tempered as well as whining, and also the gray one is their leader. They debut in “Just the Tooth” where they are extra like genuine bad guys, yet in “The Rats That Pertained To Supper”, they turn out to be misunderstood and also really aid the characters. Nevertheless, they always go back to their urge to take. Their 3rd and also final appearance remains in “Oh, Container!”


A large sheepdog belonging to a neighbor of Christopher Robin’s. He appears in “Sorry, Wrong Slusher” and “A Pooh Day Afternoon”. He is a wonderful dog, yet often makes trouble for the characters. Hog is afraid of him (as received “Sorry, Incorrect Slusher”, where he believes Skippy is the “slusher” that Christopher Robin and also the animals are afraid of). Unlike other pet characters, Skippy is not anthropomorphized.

Stan as well as Heff

Stan and also Heff are gangster-like villains that appeared in the episodes “The Great Honey Pot Robbery” as well as “A Bird in the Hand”. They are a Woozle and a Heffalump respectively and aim to swipe as much honey as they can. Stan is the smarter and a lot more irritable of the two and does a lot of the computing, while his dimwitted partner Heff supplies the muscle mass. He is also scared of computer mice and also assumes that Roo is a giant computer mouse.

Articulated by Ken Sansom as well as Chuck McCann specifically.


A large woozle who just appears in “The Terrific Honey Pot Burglary.” He is really exposed to be a great woozle, despite his size.

Persisting characters in My Pals Tigger as well as Pooh


Beaver resides in a dam near Poohsticks Bridge. He bears a strong resemblance to Gopher, that does not show up in My Pals Tigger and Pooh. Both are hard working rodents with similar looks as well as personalities, although Beaver is a little bit more relaxed.

Articulated by Jim Cummings.


Holly is among Santa’s reindeer. She and also her mommy Vixen show up in Super Sleuth Christmas Movie. Holly concerned the woodland to find Santa’s shed magic bag. The characters rescue her, aid her find the bag and also accompany her residence. When they reach the North Pole, she flies for the very first time. She returns for a visit in the episode “Residence For the Holly Days”. She is articulated by Makaila Baumel.

Mama Heffalump

Mama Heffalump is Lumpy’s mommy and the largest homeowner of the Hundred Acre Timber. She first shows up in Pooh’s Heffalump Film conserving Roo from being caught in a pile of logs, as well as later on appears in episodes of My Pals Tigger as well as Pooh.

Articulated by Brenda Blethyn/Patricia Parris.


Porcupine can play the groove as well as has a passion for food preparation however could not see without her glasses. She is a buddy with Turtle, who is the only character that could hug her because of her sharp quills. They were pen pals before he involved the forest.

Articulated by Tara Solid.


Twin possum brother or sisters first show up in “Topsy Turvy Tigger,” where they attempt to welcome others to their birthday celebration via use upside-down illustrations. They later show up in “Darby’s Im-possum-ible Case”, in which the characters are shown satisfying them for the first time. They look alike, yet have opposite personalities. The young boy is active and also outbound, while the girl is shy and flees from crowds.

Articulated by Sydney Saylor.


Raccoon first appears in “Darby’s Lost and Found” and also later on makes routine looks in the series. He supervises of a junk/fix-it store. He speaks a bit like a hippie, and is annoyed when Tigger refers to his “mask,” which is just component of his hair.

Articulated by Rob Paulsen.


Skunk first appears in “Skunk’s Non-Scents”. He is originally disturbed that he could not generate a skunk’s foul smell. After it is disclosed why and when skunks spray, he accomplishes it, pleasing himself. In “Beaver Obtains Skunked”, Beaver hesitates to accept him as a result of skunks’ reputation, but overcomes his prejudice and they come to be close friends.

Articulated by James Arnold Taylor.


Various unnamed squirrels show up often in the Hundred Acre Wood. They typically do not speak. They appear countless times in My Friends Tigger and also Pooh, sometimes playing a role in the story of an episode, as well as Buster likes to chase them. Squirrels also appear in The Tigger Film and also Hog’s Large Motion picture.


Turtle has actually been Porcupine’s close friend and also pen chum since prior to he pertained to stay in the woodland. He lives a slow-moving as well as simple life, moves gradually, and also talks with a southeastern USA accent. Turtle appreciates quiet activities like bird watching or playing checkers with his good friends. As a result of his shell, he is the only character that could hug Porcupine.

Articulated by Mark Hamill.


Woodpecker is a preoccupied woodpecker who aggravates Rabbit by pecking on his house as well as talks in a fast, bouncy and shrill voice. Although Owl does not appear in the collection, Woodpecker does share some attributes with him.


A bouncing robotic who only shows up in “Tigger Gets Bounced.” Rabbit constructed Springs to replace Tigger’s bouncing. Tigger and Springs compete in a jumping contest that finishes with Springs winning, which gratefully injures Tigger’s feelings. After Beaver mistakenly attempts to utilize Springs to mash dirty water (despite the fact that Bunny advises him that Springs isn’t intended to get wet), Springs after that brief circuits and becomes hostile. Tigger fights Springs while shielding others. After Tigger and Springs go away behind a hillside, an unseen battle is heard. In the end, Tigger appears from behind capital, wrapping up that he had actually beat Springs.

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