20 Most Popular Animated Characters Of All Time



16. Mr. Magoo

First appearing in the animated cartoon The Ragtime Bear in 1949, Mr. Magoo comes in at number 16 on our list of most popular animated characters. Mr. Magoo is essentially a wealthy, retired man who, on account of his near blindness, finds himself in outrageous situations on a regular basis. This in itself has endeared Mr. Magoo to generations, thus winning the character a well-deserved spot on our list.

15. Scooby Doo and Shaggy

First appearing in “Scooby Doo, Where Are You?” in 1969, Scooby-Doo and Shaggy come in at number 15 on our list. Both are part of the “Mystery Gang”, a group of four teengers set in the 1960’s who, along with the pet dog Scooby Doo, travel the country solving mysteries. The characters have been popular ever since, so much so that they starred in several live action movies in the 2000’s. Mix in the original show’s theme song and you’ve got the makings of some of the most popular animated characters of all time.

14. Porky Pig

One of the most recognizable Warner Brothers animated characters, as well as all time, Porky Pig comes in at number 14 on our list. Originally created by Friz Freleng and Bob Clampett in the 1930’s, Porky Pig was so popular that he even found his way to acting as the closing character in many “Merrie Melodies” cartoons by saying to the audience “That’s all folks!

13. Daffy Duck

Yet another Warner Brothers Animation character to grace our list, the number 13 most popular animated character of all time is Daffy Duck. Sometimes portrayed as a wacky duck driving fellow character Porky Pig crazy, or as an uptight and mean spirited character that acts as a foil for fellow animated character Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck always manages to entertain the audience.