‘Adventure Time’ Turns 10: Meet the Actors Behind the Voices (PHOTOS)

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Adventure Time Voice Actors Jeremy Shada
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Jeremy Shada (Finn the Human)

In addition to his voice roles in the shows Adventure Time and Voltron: Legendary Defender, Shada has appeared onscreen in the TV dramas ER, Lost, and Parenthood, among others.

Adventure Time Voice Actors John DiMaggio
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John DiMaggio (Jake the Dog)

Aside from Adventure Time, DiMaggio is perhaps best known for voicing Bender in the Futurama franchise. On the big screen, he has voiced characters in Wreck-It Ralph, Zootopia, and the Transformers series.

Adventure Time Voice Actors Tom Kenny
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Tom Kenny (The Ice King)

You’ve undoubtedly heard Kenny’s voice before: He’s the actor who voices SpongeBob SquarePants in the porous yellow guy’s TV shows, video games, and films. The role earned him a Daytime Emmy Award in 2018.

Adventure Time Voice Actors Hynden Walch
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Hynden Walch (Princess Bubblegum)

Walch is another veteran voice actor, giving life to Starfire in Teen Titans and Teen Titans Go! and Summer in Henry Hugglemonster, among her many other voice roles.

Adventure Time Voice Actors Olivia Olson
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Olivia Olson (Marceline the Vampire Queen)

If you’re at all familiar with Christmas rom-coms, you’ve seen Olson before: She played Joanna in 2003’s Love Actually. She also voiced Vanessa Doofenshmirtz in Phineas and Ferb.

Adventure Time Voice Actors Niki Yang
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Niki Yang (BMO)

When she’s not voicing cartoon characters, Yang is a writer, storyboard artist, and director who has worked on the Cartoon Network shows Clarence, Craig of the Creek, and Summer Camp Island.

Adventure Time Voice Actors Pendleton Ward
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Pendleton Ward (Lumpy Space Princess)

Ward isn’t just an Adventure Time cast member — he’s the creator of the show! He also created the web series Bravest Warrior and co-created the upcoming Netflix animated series The Midnight Gospel.

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10 years ago this month, TV viewers first ventured to the Land of Ooo and met Finn and his shape-shifting dog, Jake, in the premiere of Adventure Time on Cartoon Network on April 5, 2010. By the time the animated series finished eight years later, it had racked up eight Primetime Emmy Awards, three Annie Awards, and even a Peabody Award.

“Purely and wonderfully imaginative in the manner of classic theatrical cartoons past, it entertains even as it subtly teaches lessons about growing up, accepting responsibility, and becoming who you’re meant to be,” the Peabody Board raved in 2015.

A four-part revival, Adventure Time: Distant Lands, is due for release on HBO Max later this year, but in the meantime, we’re celebrating the show’s 10th birthday by spotlighting its voice actors. Flip through the gallery above to put faces to the voices.