Can You Identify All of These Minor Disney Characters?

By: Khadija Leon
Image: Walt Disney Pictures

About This Quiz

We all love a good Disney movie, not only for the catchy tunes and comedic relief, but also because of the iconic characters, their appealing personalities and their exciting story lines. 

Everyone remembers the iconic main characters, which mostly include the princesses and their animal sidekicks, the princes and the heroes, and the villains, of course, without whom there would be no point to the movie. These characters are often talked about, and their images appear on T-shirts and lunchboxes.

However, there are also the minor characters who, although they may not appear in many scenes or not even have a talking role, add that missing "oomph" to the movie. They are often seen interacting with the main characters in some way. They may not be remembered for their 15 seconds on-screen, but they nevertheless played a vital role in the ultimate outcome of the movie.

How well do you know the many minor Disney characters? If you were shown a series of these characters, who you may have overlooked, will you be able to guess what their name is or remember which movie you saw them in? To find out how well you've been paying attention to every little detail, you should take this quiz!

Juju is the pet snake of Mama Odie from the 2009 animated film, "The Princess and the Frog." Known for being extremely loyal and affectionate, Juju acts as Odie’s eyes and personal assistant in their hidden home.

Edna “E” Mode is a character from The Incredibles" and its sequel, "Incredibles 2," which was released in 2018. She is a fashion designer who is known for creating costumes for superheroes and for calling everyone “dahling.”

Pua is the pet pig and best friend of Moana from the movie with the same name. Not only is he extremely loyal to her, but he is also her biggest supporter who will accompany her on many of her adventures - except those which are life-threatening.

Ellie Fredricksen is a character from the movie "Up." Despite dying early on in the movie, she inspires her husband Carl to go on the adventure of a lifetime to Paradise Falls – a trip the couple had planned together.

Rex is a plastic Partysaurus Rex who happens to be one of Andy’s many toys from the Toy Story franchise. Despite his outward appearance, the dinosaur is insecure and nervous. He is an easily excitable and kind toy.

Cheshire cat is a mysterious and mischievous pink and purple striped cat who was first seen in the film "Alice in Wonderland." He is best known for his cheeky grin and for having the ability to disappear at will.

Scuttle is a seagull which viewers first met in Disney’s 1989 film, "The Little Mermaid." The eccentric and amusing friend of Princess Ariel seemed to be an expert on human objects, but in actuality, knew nothing about them – calling a fork a dinglehopper.

Lucius Best, who goes by the superhero name Frozone, is a character from the films "The Incredibles" and "Incredibles 2." Portrayed by actor Samuel L. Jackson, he is a good friend and ally of Mr. Incredible, and he has the ability to freeze surfaces.

Philoctetes is a half-human, half-goat who appeared in the animated film "Hercules," the story of the Greek God. He played the role of Hercules’ trainer and later friend who, while having a heart of gold, was easily irritated by people.

Laverne is one of the three gargoyles from the animated movie, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." She plays the role of a mother figure and the voice of reason for Quasimodo. She is also quick to scold the other gargoyles, Victor and Hugo, for their ineptness.

Sarabi is a lioness who happens to be the Queen of King Mufasa, and by extension, Pride Rock. She is also the mother of Simba, the future king. She is a wise and courageous mother who is in charge of the other lionesses and the hunting parties.

The Emperor of China, played by actor Pat Morita, is the wise and compassionate ruler of China in the movie Mulan and its sequel Mulan II. Despite Mulan breaking strict rules for her involvement in the army, he is the one who recognizes her for her bravery.

Grand Pabbie is the wise ruler of the trolls who live in the Valley of the Living Rock, in the movie "Frozen." He is often seen giving people advice in the form of riddles and metaphors, which are often taken the wrong way.

Timothy Q. Mouse is the brave and fearless best friend of Dumbo the elephant, the title character from the 1941 animated film. His main goal throughout the movie is to make his pal happy by helping him to rescue his mother.

Cleo is the affectionate pet goldfish of Geppetto the puppeteer in the 1940 animated film, "Pinocchio." Although she never says a word, she is often seen responding to different situations by smiling or twirling around in the water.

Professor Archimedes Q. Porter is the father of Jane in the 1999 animated film, "Tarzan." When he first appears in the movie, he travels to Africa with his daughter Jane and guide Clayton, in order to study gorillas. They later meet Tarzan.

Nana is a St. Bernard and the nursemaid of the Darling children in the 1953 animated film, "Peter Pan." The caring and protective dog is shown to be responsible for the children’s health and is seen giving them medicine almost every night.

King Stephen is the husband of Queen Leah and the father of Princess Aurora in the movie "Sleeping Beauty." The film shows him to be a loving father and soft-spoken man who goes to great lengths to protect his only child from Maleficent’s curse.

Vladimir is one of the pub thugs from the 2010 animated film, "Tangled." When viewers first encounter Vladimir blocking the door to the Snuggle Duckling, he appears to be a menacing and ruthless man, but after being encouraged to follow his dreams by Rapunzel, he reveals that collecting ceramic unicorns is his passion.

M-O, short for Microbe-Obliterator, is one of the robots aboard the Axiom in the movie "Wall-E." His role in the movie is to clean items which have been deemed contaminated, but he is also seen trying to clean WALL-E.

Crush the sea turtle is a character who helps Dory and Marlin find their way to the Sydney Harbor, in order to save Nemo in the movie "Finding Nemo." Known for talking like a surfer dude, the 150-year-old turtle is also the father of Squirt.

Bing Bong is the helpful and fun-loving imaginary friend of Riley in the animated movie "Inside Out." As Riley grew up, she stopped playing with her friend, leaving him jobless and a bit lonely until he meets Joy. They team up in an effort to save Riley.

Bo Peep is a porcelain figurine from the Toy Story franchise who was based on the nursery rhyme, Little Bo Peep. The shepherdess is very caring but also has a sassy side, and she is quite close to the other toys as well as Woody, her boyfriend.

Wiggins is the clueless and cheerful manservant to Governor Ratcliffe, the main antagonist in the movie "Pocahontas." In the film, he is seen doing various activities, from feeding and bathing Percy the dog to dressing the Governor in his armor.

Iago is the loud-mouthed, short-tempered and sarcastic parrot often seen accompanying Jafar in the movie "Aladdin." Toward the end of the movie and in the sequel, the bird reformed his evil ways, joining Aladdin and Jasmine to save the day.

Wee Dingwall is the son of Lord Dingwall and one of the suitors who is competing for Merida’s hand in marriage. He is portrayed as a young, awkward, underdeveloped man who seems to be daydreaming most of the time.

Hermes is a Greek God living on Mount Olympus who, much like his mythological counterpart, is the royal messenger of the Gods. His winged sandals enable him to fly very quickly, and his staff (Caduceus) is his main source of magic.

Often thought to be a baboon, Rafiki is actually a mandrill and one of many characters from the 1994 classic, "The Lion King." In the movie, he plays the role of the eccentric, wise and spiritual shaman of Pride Lands.

Eeyore is a cynical and pessimistic stuffed donkey who belonged to Christopher Robin, both of whom appeared in "The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh." Despite his cynical persona, Eeyore is a very reliable and insightful character who will help out in times of need.

Grandmother Fa is the mother of Fa Zhou and the paternal grandmother of Fa Mulan, the title character of the animated movie. The witty and bold woman is well versed in her Chinese traditions, which she would like to instill in granddaughter Mulan.

Charlotte La Bouff is the flamboyant and spoiled southern belle from the 2009 animated film, "The Princess and the Frog." She is one of Tiana’s only friends, and she is also the daughter of one of the richest men in town.

Fifi, sometimes referred to as Babette and Plumette, is the flirtatious and sassy feather duster from the movie "Beauty and the Beast." She is also the girlfriend of Lumiere and one of the castle workers who the Enchantress’ spell was placed on.

Marshmallow is a snow-monster which was created to serve as the bodyguard to the Snow Queen in the 2013 movie "Frozen." Said to represent Elsa’s desire to be on her own, the snow creature is extremely territorial and can be quite aggressive.

Becky is a loon (bird) who appeared in the 2016 animated film, "Finding Dory." The offbeat and kooky bird who always seems to be confused was mostly seen carrying Marlin and Nemo around when they needed some assistance.

Roquefort is a small mouse who lives in the mansion of Madam Bonfamille, who is the owner of the Aristocats – Duchess and her children Toulouse, Marie and Berlioz. When the family of cats goes missing, he is one of the first to go looking for them.

Sergeant Tibbs is a tabby cat and the sidekick of Colonel, the Old English Sheepdog, in the movie "101 Dalmatians." Together the two play a crucial role in helping Pongo and Perdita rescue their puppies.

Georgette is a prize-winning poodle belonging to the Foxworth family, who spoil her rotten in the movie "Oliver & Company." Initially jealous of all of the attention that was given to Oliver, she became more sympathetic toward him by the end of the movie.

In the movie 1997 animated movie "Hercules," Hera is the queen of the Gods, wife of Zeus and mother of Hercules. She is portrayed as a kind, loving and overprotective mother which is a sharp contrast from Greek mythology.

Lucifer is a spoiled and greedy cat who belongs to Lady Tremaine, from the movie "Cinderella." Along with his mistress and sisters Drizellla and Anastasia, he is very hostile towards Cinderella and is often seen trying to make things harder for her.

Roz is a character and one of the monsters from the movies "Monsters, Inc." and "Monsters University." In the first movie, the large yellow slug is the administrator for Scare Floor F which leads to the children’s closet doors.

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