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Santa Claus is a traditional, secular figure of Christmas good cheer who is the best known (at least in modern times) mascot of Christmas, developed in the United States as an amalgam of the story of St. Nicholas and various other seasonal folk heroes, with many aspects provided by the classic poem A Visit From St. Nicholas. The Santa Claus myth is based largely on the Dutch holiday of "Sinterklaas" (a hastily pronounced "St. Nicholas", who comes down the chimney on the 5th/6th of December) and the imagery of the Saint in question carried over to his North Pole incarnation. (Note that in several countries in Europe, Sinterklaas and Santa Claus are considered two entirely different characters, each with their own elaborate holiday.)

Santa is traditionally depicted as a festively overweight old man with a beard, who wears a red suit with white trim and a matching cap, black boots and a black belt. He lives at the North Pole in a large workshop staffed by elves which produces toys year round, and every Christmas Eve he sets out in a flying sleigh pulled by eight reindeer and delivers toys and other gifts to the children and children-at-heart of the world out of the improbably large sack he carries with him, entering their houses by the chimney, filling their stockings, putting larger gifts under the tree, partaking of whatever food and drink the family left out for him( traditionally cookies and milk), then leaving how he came in.

Santa Claus appears in many Christmas specials and movies. His portrayal in them varies in many ways, as listed below.

Portrayals

The character known as Santa Claus has been portrayed in many films and television specials. Here is a partial list of the actors who have played him.

Live-action

Picture Performer Feature Year Notes

20th Century Fox

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Edmund Gwenn Miracle on 34th Street 1947 In his Oscar-winning performance, Gwenn portrays Kris Kringle, the resident of a Long Island old age home who takes up a job at Macy's Department Store in New York City, and wins the heart of an office executive.
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Ed Wynn Miracle on 34th Street 1959 The famous TV (and former vaudeville) comic played Kris Kringle in a live telecast on NBC.
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Sebastian Cabot Miracle on 34th Street 1974
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Sir Richard Attenborough Miracle on 34th Street 1994
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James Belushi Jingle All the Way 1996 Howard meets Santa Claus at the mall and he tells him that he wants to get his son Jamie a Turbo Man doll.

Disney

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Paul Maxey Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: "Holiday Time at Disneyland" 1962
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Jan Rubes One Magic Christmas 1985 Santa and Gideon the Christmas Angel help Ginny Grainger mother find the spirit of Christmas.
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Douglas Seale Ernest Saves Christmas 1988
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Tim Allen The Santa Clause 1994 Scott Calvin is a divorced father who is down on his luck when he accidentally kills Santa Claus and inadvertently becomes the new Father Christmas. He reappeared in The Santa Clause 2 and 3.
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Leslie Nielsen Santa Who? 2000
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George Wendt Santa Buddies: The Legend of Santa Paws 2009 George Wendt puts on the red suit and beard for this direct-to-video film.

Jim Henson Productions (and related shows)

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Art Carney The Great Santa Claus Switch 1970 Carney portrayed both Santa and his evil doppleganger, Cosmo Scam, who plots to take over Santa's workshop in this Jim Henson-created special edition of The Ed Sullivan Show.
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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street 1978 Big Bird sits out on the roof of 123 Sesame Street to catch Santa in the act of delivering presents. Santa appears when Big Bird dozes off and is only seen in shadow, disappearing the moment Big Bird awakes. His voice is previously heard over a telephone swallowed by Cookie Monster (the voice provided by Jon Stone).
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Charles Durning Elmo Saves Christmas 1996 When Elmo helps him get unstuck from the chimney on Christmas Eve, Santa grants three wishes to the 3½-year-old Muppet. When Elmo wishes that every day was Christmas, Santa, along with Lightning the Reindeer, shows Elmo the consequences of that wish.
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Charles Edward Hall Elmo's World: Happy Holidays! 2002 Elmo visits Santa at his home in the North Pole. Hall also portrays Santa in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring The Rockettes.
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Kevin James Elmo's Christmas Countdown 2007
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Richard Griffiths A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa 2008

Nickelodeon

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All That: Episode 225 1995 At the beginning of the episode, Santa visits the greenroom, where the cast members tell him what they want for Christmas. Later, he appears in an Adventures of Superdude sketch in which he gets captured by Milkman, but is fortunately rescued by Superdude.
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Kenan and Kel: "Merry Christmas, Kenan" 1996 At the end of the episode, Santa brings Kenan the Roadblazer Deluxe Elite mountain bike that he wanted.
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Michael Bell SpongeBob SquarePants: "Christmas Who?" 2000 A live-action Santa flies over Bikini Bottom after Squidward finds a note from him.
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Team Umizoomi: "Santa's Little Fixers" 2010 A live-action Santa appearing in an animated show.
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Donavon Stinson A Fairly Odd Christmas 2012 As this movie is a follow-up to The Fairly OddParents, this Santa is meant to be the same version from the show's Christmas episodes.

Miscellaneous

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Art Carney The Twilight Zone: "Night of the Meek" 1960 A rare videotaped telecast of CBS' sci-fi series created and written by Rod Serling saw Carney as a department store Santa.
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John Call Santa Claus Conquers the Martians 1964 Santa gets kidnapped by martians who believe that their planet needs someone like him. In the end, he suggests that a martian named Dropo be the Mars equivalent of him.
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Art Carney The Night They Saved Christmas 1984 Jackie Gleason's long-time second banana once again played jolly old St. Nicholas, this time saving his workshop from evil oil prospectors.
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David Huddleston Santa Claus: The Movie 1985 The story of Santa's origins are revealed from the days before he became a Christmas hero all over the world.
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Richard Mulligan The Twilight Zone: "Night of the Meek" (1985 remake) 1985 Mulligan (left) takes over the role of a drunken department store Santa made famous by Art Carney in the remake.
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Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends: "Thomas and the Missing Christmas Tree" 1986 Santa Claus (AKA Father Christmas) makes a cameo appearance as a guest dropped off by Harold the Helicopter. He is also mentioned by Thomas in "Thomas and Percy's Christmas Adventure".
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Kort Falkenberg The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!: "Santa Claus Is Coming to Flatbush" 1989 Santa pays a visit to Mario and Luigi.
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Henry Hammack Barney: Waiting for Santa 1990 Barney reads The Night Before Christmas to Michael and Amy, children he has befriended, all while Santa himself is in the living room doing his usual work. He falls asleep just as he comes to "With a little old driver, so lively and quick, I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick". Santa whispers the last quotation to the camera after that.
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Lloyd Bridges 'Tis a Gift 1990 Santa Claus (also known as Mr. Nicholas) visits Shining Time Station. He catches a train called "The Northern Star".
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Robert Miliam Wee Sing The Best Christmas Ever! 1990 Poofer the Elf brings in Santa to the workshop. Santa helps Gusty to figure out the problem, so he brings Dermie to try on some brand-new glasses. On Christmas morning, he gives the Smith parents, Barbara and Larry a doll and a football.
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Robyn Archer - Eating on the Plane 1991 Santa Claus, who is dressed up by one of the kids and on the plane, is working on the computer while making a cameo appearance.
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Don Mincey Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas 1992 The Kidsongs Kids and Ms. Morganstern visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the North Pole.
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Robert Fliss Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers: "I'm Dreaming of a White Ranger" 1995 Santa's workshop is overrun by Goldar and Rito Revolto, forcing the Power Rangers to save him and the elves.
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Charles Durning Mrs. Santa Claus 1996 Durning played Santa Claus twice in the same year, as the costar of Angela Lansbury's titular character in this made-for-TV movie musical.
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Jonathan Mill Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas 1997 Santa Claus appears during "Wiggly, Wiggly Christmas", "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", "Go Santa Go", "Christmas Picnic", "Let's Clap Hands for Santa Claus" and "Jeff's Christmas Tune".
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William Hootkins Like Father, Like Santa 1998 Santa is the father to a son (Harry Hamlin) who is a ruthless tycoon in the toy industry.
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Cameron Lewis The Wiggly Big Show 1999 Santa Claus returns to do "Wiggly Christmas Medley".
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Gerry Parkes Must Be Santa 1999
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Fred Gaffney Yule Be Wiggling 2001 Santa Claus appears on The Wiggles for the third time.
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Edward Asner Elf 2003
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Charles Durning Mr. Saint Nick 2004 Durning dons the red suit a third time, playing Kelsey Grammer's father in this made-for-cable film.
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Franko Torrelli Santa's Rockin'! 2004 Santa makes an appearance in The Wiggles once again.
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George Wendt Santa Baby 2006 Santa falls ill and his daughter (Jenny McCarthy) has to fill in for him on Christmas Eve.
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John Goodman The Year Without a Santa Claus 2006
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Paul Giamatti Fred Claus 2007 Santa is the brother of the title character.
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George Wendt A Colbert Christmas: The Greatest Gift of All! 2008 Wendt appeared as St. Nick in Steven Colbert's Christmas special.
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Paul Sorvino Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe 2009 In this sequel to Santa Baby, the Oscar-winning actor took over the role previously played by George Wendt.
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W. Morgan Sheppard Farewell Mr. Kringle 2010 Sheppard plays Kris Kringle in a live-action role.
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R.D. Reid The Night Before the Night Before Christmas 2010 St. Nick is in a jam at a house on December 23rd.
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James Cosmo The Santa Incident 2010 An inept U.S. Homeland Security agent holds Santa for invading U.S. airspace.
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George Wendt Merry-In-Laws 2012 George Wendt once again portrays Santa, this time with Shelley Long (who previously starred alongside him on Cheers) appearing as Mrs. Claus.
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Bert Newton Go, Santa, Go! 2013 Bert Newton appears as Santa in The Wiggles' latest Christmas DVD.

Animated

Picture Performer Feature Year Notes

Disney

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Allan Watson Santa's Workshop 1932 Santa reads letters from children as he prepares for his big night. This same version of Santa was seen again the following year in The Night Before Christmas as he embarks upon a home filled with children.
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Hal Smith Bonkers: "Miracle at the 34th Precinct" 1993 While testing out in his new sleigh, Santa accidentally falls out and lands in Burbank, California, where he loses his memory and hangs out with Fall-Apart Rabbit, who nicknames him Jim.
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Edward Ivory The Nightmare Before Christmas 1993 Santa is held captive by Oogie Boogie while Jack Skellington poses in his place.
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Daran Norris The Schnookums and Meat Funny Cartoon Show: "Jingle Bells, Something Smells" 1995
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James Earl Jones Recess: "Yes, Mikey, Santa Does Shave" 1998 In this special, the real Santa is an African-American man with a cleanly-shaven beard.
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Earl Boen Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: "Holiday Time" 2000 Santa recruits Buzz Lightyear's help in retrieving his time-stopping device from Evil Emperor Zurg.
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Corey Burton House of Mouse: "Clarabelle's Christmas List" 2002 This version of Santa appears to be the same one who appeared in the Silly Symphonies shorts.
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Chuck McCann Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas 2004
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John Astin Higglytown Heroes: "Twinkle's Wish" 2004
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Dee Bradley Baker Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: "Mickey Saves Santa" 2006 This version of Santa later reappeared in the hour-length episode "Choo-Choo Express".
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Jeffrey Tambor My Friends Tigger & Pooh: Super Sleuth Christmas Movie 2007
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Daran Norris The Replacements: "Dick Daring's All-Star Holiday Stunt Spectacular V" 2008
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Clancy Brown Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation! 2009 Santa arranges for Dr. Doofenshmirtz to build the Naughtyinator with which to ruin Christmas, and a CD of him singing (under the alias Sal Tuscany) for Perry to use to foil the doctor's plan. He later uses the sauna in the rest stop that Phineas and Ferb built for him and reads Phineas' letter, saying all Phineas wished for was to be like him.
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W. Morgan Sheppard Prep & Landing series 2009 Santa is codenamed "The Big Guy". His face is never fully shown onscreen, except from a distance in a few shots in Operation: Secret Santa.
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Doc McStuffins: "A Very McStuffins Christmas" 2013

Rankin/Bass

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Stan Francis Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 1964 A skinny (and very cranky) Santa fattens himself up before asking Rudolph to guide his sleigh through the stormy weather on Christmas Eve.
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Paul Frees Frosty the Snowman 1969 Hocus Pocus flags down Santa as the only magical being who can bring Frosty back to life after he's melted in a greenhouse.
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Mickey Rooney Santa Claus is Comin' to Town 1970
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This same version reappeared in The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974), Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976), and Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979). Notably, he was instead voiced by Paul Frees in Rudolph's Shiny New Year.

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas 1974
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Pinocchio's Christmas 1980 Santa is seen in a fantasy sequence where Pinocchio is teaching his toys to dance (this scene is cut from ABC Family's broadcasts). He later shows up to bring Pinocchio and Dr. Cricket back home to Geppetto's workshop.
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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus 1985 Santa, known at this time as just Claus, grew up in the Forest of Burzee and was raised by the immortal Necile.

Warner Bros.

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The Shanty Where Santy Claus Lives 1933
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Mel Blanc Bugs Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales 1979
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation 1989 A clumsy Santa is depicted during the film's opening title sequence.
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Earl Boen A Pinky and the Brain Christmas 1995
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Tom Hanks The Polar Express 2004 Hanks' role in this CGI movie was one of many in this 2004 adaptation of Chris Van Allsburgh's story.
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Mickey Rooney A Miser Brothers' Christmas 2008 As this special is a sequel to The Year Without a Santa Claus, this version of Santa is meant to be the same as the above-mentioned version from that special (albeit with a slightly different design). Mickey Rooney reprised the role for this special.
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Fred Tatasciore Scooby-Doo! Haunted Holidays 2012
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Barry Corbin The Looney Tunes Show: "A Christmas Carol" 2012

Hanna-Barbera

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Hal Smith The Flintstones: "Christmas Flintstone" 1965 When he's sick with a flu, Santa has Fred Flintstone substitute for him.
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Hal Smith A Christmas Story 1972
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Hal Smith A Flintstone Christmas 1977 Like in the first Flintstones Christmas production, Santa has Fred substitute for him.
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Hal Smith Casper's First Christmas 1979 All that Casper wants for Christmas is for his friend Hairy Scary's house to not be torn down. Although Hairy doesn't believe in Christmas, Santa Claus nevertheless delivers him a deed to the condemned house.
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Hal Smith Yogi's First Christmas 1980
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Peter Cullen Christmas Comes to Pac-Land 1982
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Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone: "Santa-Napped" 1990
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Hal Smith The Town Santa Forgot 1993 To repay Jeremy Creek for his unexpected kindness, Santa makes him his assistant in his annual trek. This would notably be the last production in which Santa was voiced by Hal Smith, who died the following year.
T.K. Carter What a Cartoon!: "George and Junior's Christmas Spectacular" 1995

DiC Entertainment

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Heathcliff: "North Pole Cat" 1985
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The Super Mario Bros. Super Show: "Koopa Klaus" 1989
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Frank Welker Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas 1992
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Jay Brazeau Sonic Christmas Blast 1996 At the end of this special, Santa retires and gives his position to Sonic.
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Super Duper Sumos: "Santa's a Big Fat Sumo" 2000

Nickelodeon

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Neil Ross Rugrats: "The Santa Experience" 1992
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Brian Doyle-Murray CatDog: "A Very CatDog Christmas" 1999
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Tom Arnold (Corporate Santa); Kevin Michael Richardson (Magic Santa) The Fairly OddParents 2001 According to "Christmas Every Day!", Santa has the image and personality of a corporate CEO outside of Christmas. Every Christmas Eve, all the fairies transfer their magic to him, transforming him into his more familiar jolly appearance. However, he is always depicted in his familiar jolly form in his later appearances on the show (including "Merry Wishmas").
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Merry Nickmas: "Holiday Party" 2002 Based loosely off of the version from the Rankin/Bass Rudolph special, he is referred to as St. Nick as a direct reference to the channel's name and laughs to the tune of the Nickelodeon jingle.
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Howie Dorough Dora the Explorer: "A Present for Santa" 2002 The Backstreet Boys member voiced Santa in the first Christmas episode of the Nick Jr. animated series.
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Mel Brooks The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: "Holly Jolly Jimmy" 2003 Santa is shown to be a supergenius much like Jimmy.
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Pat Fraley My Life as a Teenage Robot: "A Robot for All Seasons" 2004
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Harry Chase Dora the Explorer: "Dora's Christmas Carol Adventure" 2009 Looks the same as in the first Dora the Explorer Christmas special, but has a different voice actor this time.
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Conan O'Brian The Backyardigans: "The Action Elves Save Christmas Eve" 2009 Although never seen, Snappy the elf talks to Santa by cell phone.
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Kevin Michael Richardson Back at the Barnyard: "It's an Udderful Life" 2009 Santa comes down with a case of ferret fever.
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Matthew W. Taylor T.U.F.F. Puppy: "A Doomed Christmas" 2011 In T.U.F.F. Puppy, Santa is depicted as an anthropomorphic polar bear.
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John Goodman SpongeBob SquarePants: "It's A SpongeBob Christmas!" 2012 Unlike in the first SpongeBob Christmas special, Santa is depicted as resembling an anthropomorphic "sea pig".
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PAW Patrol: "Pups Save Christmas" 2013

Cartoon Network

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Jeff Bennett Dexter's Laboratory: "Dexter Vs. Santa's Claws" 1998 Dexter attacks Santa and shaves his beard in an attempt to prove that he is really his dad in a costume.
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Tom Bosley Johnny Bravo: "Twas the Night" 1997 Johnny mistakes Santa for a burglar and accidentally knocks him out, forcing him to take over for Santa. At the end of the episode, Santa gives Johnny boxing gloves, vowing that next year is "Round 2".
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Earl Boen A Johnny Bravo Christmas 2001 In the second Johnny Bravo Christmas episode, Johnny travels to the North Pole when he forgets to send his and his mother's letters to Santa. Upon being reminded of the previous episode's events, Santa upholds his promise to Johnny.
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Michael Bell The Powerpuff Girls: 'Twas the Fight Before Christmas 2003 Santa is tricked into believing that all the kids in the world are naughty after Princess Morbucks switches the headlines around on his naughty and nice lists.
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Danny Antonucci Ed, Edd n Eddy's Jingle Jingle Jangle 2004
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Tom Kane and Phil LaMarr Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: "A Lost Claus" 2005 Pictured here are a pair of a gaggle Imaginary Santas who are created every Christmas by kids fighting with each other. (The real Santa is never shown onscreen in this special.)
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Gilbert Gottfried Billy & Mandy Save Christmas 2005
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Dee Bradley Baker Codename: Kids Next Door: "Operation: N.A.U.G.H.T.Y." 2005 Santa doesn't actually go flying around the world; instead he uses a sleigh-shaped computer to transport presents and coal into the homes of good and bad children, respectively.
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Tom Kenny Camp Lazlo: "Kamp Kringle" 2007
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Ed Asner Regular Show: "The Christmas Special" 2012 Santa Claus doesn't look a lot like how most people imagined he'd look like (he says TV producers made that appearance up). He has really long hair, which he has tied back into a ponytail. He wears a black jacket that is unbuttoned, revealing a red shirt, which is tucked in. He also wears brown pants, a belt, and a red scarf, and does not wear the familiar Santa hat. The only thing people got right about him was his beard. He also isn't fat at all; in fact, he has a six-pack.
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Brian Blessed The Amazing World Of Gumball: "Christmas" 2012 As a result of being struck by a car, he believes he is a random homeless man. Richard and the kids believe him to be Santa, but he hasn't the faintest clue what they are talking about. The kids' attempts at getting his memories back only succeed in annoying him. Eventually, Nicole reveals that Santa Claus is nonexistent, causing him to realize how worthless he is. At the lowest point in his depression, he is struck in the head again, causing him to regain his memories.

20th Century Fox

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Ed Asner Olive, the Other Reindeer 1999
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Hank Azaria The Simpsons: "Simpsons Christmas Stories" 2005
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Bruce McGill Family Guy: "Road to the North Pole" 2010
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Dan Castellaneta The Simpsons: "The Fight Before Christmas" 2010 In Bart's Polar Express-inspired dream, Santa is portrayed by Krusty the Clown.
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Billy Gardell Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas 2011

Miscellaneous

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Frank Welker A Chipmunk Christmas 1981
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Fairy Princess Minky Momo: "Please, Santa Claus" 1982
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Carrol O'Connors The Glo Friends Save Christmas 1985
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George and the Christmas Star 1985
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Les Lye Babar and Father Christmas 1986
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Andrew Hill Newman A Wish For Wings That Work 1991 Somewhat like in Prep & Landing, Santa's face is almost never fully shown onscreen except from a distance.
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Up on the Housetop 1992
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William Shatner Eek! The Cat: "It's a Very Merry Eek's-Mas" 1993
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Jim Cummings Spot's Magical Christmas 1995
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Jim Cummings The Mask: "Santa Mask" 1995
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Keith Knight The Busy World of Richard Scarry: "Sally Cat's Christmas Dream" 1995 In Sally Cat's dream, Santa is portrayed by Huckle and Sally's father, John Cat.
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Ed Asner The Story of Santa Claus 1996
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Jim Cummings Earthworm Jim: "For Whom the Jingle Bell Tolls" 1996 Queen Slug-For-A-Butt captures Santa and brainwashes him into helping her plant brainwashing microchips in the brains of all the children on Earth. However, Santa is returned to normal after a speech by Jim and defeats the Queen, revealing to the heroes that he is also Woltan, the Norse God of Judgement.
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Trey Parker South Park 1997
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Jim Cummings The Online Adventures of Ozzie the Elf 1997
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Jonathan Winters Santa vs. the Snowman 1997
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John Goodman Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie 1998
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Takko Ishimori (Japanese)

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Pokémon: "Holiday Hi-Jynx" 1998 In the Pokémon world, Santa works with Jynx as his elves and a team of Rapidash.
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Ricky Tomlinson Robbie the Reindeer 1999
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Hamtaro: "Merry Christmas!" 2000
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The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus 2000 Santa, known at this time as just Claus, grew up in the Forest of Burzee and was raised by the immortal Necile.
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Jim Staahl Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer 2000
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Gary Chalk Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Island of Misfit Toys 2001 As this special is a sequel to Rankin/Bass's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, this version of Santa is meant to be the same as the above-mentioned version from that special (albeit with a slightly different design).
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David Kaye Jackie Chan Adventures: "A Jolly J-Team Xmas" 2002
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Mickey Rooney The Happy Elf 2005 Referred to as "Big Red" by Eubie, Santa is again voiced by Mickey Rooney here, but is otherwise not meant to be the same version from Santa Claus is Comin' to Town.
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Andy Griffith Christmas is Here Again 2007
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Super Why!: "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" 2008 Super Why and his friends learn what makes Santa give gifts to children on Christmas Eve.
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William Shatner Gotta Catch Santa Claus 2008
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Kid vs. Kat: "Kid vs. Kat vs. Christmas" 2009 Santa is a pie maker who makes pies at Bootsville. Kat gets angry when he finds out he was not the real Santa.
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Simon Pryce Dorothy the Dinosaur Meets Santa Claus 2009
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Carl Reiner Merry Madagascar 2009 Santa is mistaken for the Great Red Night Goblin that comes every "Julienary" throwing black rocks at the animal residents of the east African island. Alex the Lion accidentally causes Santa to crash and catch a case of amnesia, prompting Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman, and the penguins to substitute for him. This same version of Santa also appears in The Penguins of Madagascar episode "The All Nighter Before Christmas", with Reiner reprising the role.
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Jim Broadbent Arthur Christmas 2011
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Hoops & Yo-Yo Ruin Christmas 2011 Santa gets his first visit from Hoops and Yoyo as a young stableboy who makes a special toy.
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The Elf on the Shelf: An Elf's Story 2011 Jolly Old Saint Nick is in charge of all the Scout Elves.
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The Snowman and the Snowdog 2012
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SheZow: "SheZon's Greetings" 2013

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