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Hayden Panettiere appears at a taping of Late Night With David Letterman in New York City on Aug. 28, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Humberto Carreno  / startraksphoto.com / Disney
09/08/2013

Ever wonder who voices some of your favorite Disney movie characters? Check out photos of celebrities such as Hayden Panettiere, Owen Wilson, Miley Cyrus, Kristen Bell and Tom Hanks who have voiced some of the most memorable Disney characters in recent years.

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11/10/2013
Tom Hanks and Geena Davis appear in a still from A League of Their Own. - Provided courtesy of Columbia Pictures

It has been more than 20 years since "A League of their Own" first hit theaters. Take a look at what the stars have been up to since the film's release, including Geena Davis, Tom Hanks, Madonna and Rosie O'Donnell.

11/12/2013
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Tom Hanks talks to OTRC.com at the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks at 2013 AFI Fest in Los Angeles on Nov. 7, 2013. He plays Walt Disney in the movie, which is about how Mary Poppins was brought to the big screen. - Provided courtesy of OTRC Tom Hanks talks about the first time he watched 'Mary Poppins.' ('Saving Mr. Banks' premiere, Nov. 7, 2013)
12/01/2013
Tom Hanks stars as Walt Disney in this scene from the 2013 film Saving Mr. Banks. The movie also stars Emma Thompson as Mary Poppins author P. L. Travers. - Provided courtesy of none / Walt Disney Pictures Trailer for 'Saving Mr. Banks' - Tom Hanks plays Walt Disney, Emma Thompson plays 'Mary Poppins' author.
12/12/2013
Tom Hanks appears in an interview with OTRC.com at the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks in Los Angeles on Dec. 9, 2013. - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC.com Tom Hanks talks about preparing to play Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks,' in theaters on Dec. 13, 2013.
12/01/2013
A clip from Disneys Saving Mr. Banks, in theaters on Dec. 13, 2013. - Provided courtesy of none / Walt Disney Pictures Watch a clip for the 2013 Disney film 'Saving Mr. Banks,' in theaters Dec. 13, 2013.
12/01/2013
A clip from Disneys Saving Mr. Banks, in theaters on Dec. 13, 2013. - Provided courtesy of none / Walt Disney Pictures Watch a clip for the 2013 Disney film 'Saving Mr. Banks,' in theaters Dec. 13, 2013.
12/11/2013
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Tom Hanks appears at the Saving Mr. Banks screening in Los Angeles, California (November 2013). - Provided courtesy of OTRC.com

Tom Hanks takes on the iconic Walt Disney in the upcoming film "Saving Mr. Banks."

Hanks portrays Walt Disney in the film centered around the making of the Disney classic, 1964's "Mary Poppins," which stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. The movie focuses on the relationship between Disney and "Mary Poppins" author Pamela Travers, played by Emma Thompson, as the two attempt to bring the story to the big screen.

OTRC.com caught up with Hanks at the film's recent Los Angeles premiere at the AFI Film Festival, where he spoke about preparing for his role as Walt Disney and what he first thought when he saw "Mary Poppins" as a child. Check out three highlights from Hanks' interview below.

12/01/2013
Tom Hanks appears at the Saving Mr. Banks screening in Los Angeles, California (November 2013). - Provided courtesy of none / OTRC.com Tom Hanks talks about preparing to play Walt Disney in 'Saving Mr. Banks,' in theaters on Dec. 13, 2013.
12/10/2013
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Mary Poppins stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke appear at the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Dec. 9., 2013. - Provided courtesy of Alberto E. Rodriguez / WireImage for Walt Disney Studios

"Mary Poppins" stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited on Monday night at the premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," which depicts how Walt Disney brought the former film to life.

The two were photographed embracing on the red carpet at the event, which took place at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Andrews, who is 78 and played the title character in "Mary Poppins," and Van Dyke, who turns 88 on Dec. 13 and played her love interest, chimney sweep (and one-man band) Bert, also posed for photos with "Saving Mr. Banks" stars Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell.

12/10/2013
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Mary Poppins star Julie Andrews, 78, appears at the premiere of Saving Mr. Banks at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Dec. 9., 2013. - Provided courtesy of Alberto E. Rodriguez / WireImage for Walt Disney Studios

"Mary Poppins" co-stars Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke reunited at the premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," which depicts how Walt Disney, played by Tom Hanks, brought the former film to life. Check out photos from the event, which took place at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California on Dec. 9, 2013.

11/18/2013
Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Angelina Jolie appears with partner Brad Pitt and son Maddox at the 2013 Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. - Provided courtesy of Matt Petit / A.M.P.A.S.

Angelina Jolie brought Brad Pitt and son Maddox to the 2013 Governors Awards, where she received an honorary Oscar for her humanitarian work and paid tribute to her late mother in a moving, emotional speech. See photos of the family at the event as well as pictures of Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Martin Short and Lansbury.

10/24/2013
Tom Hanks is seen greeting fan Sarah Moretti backstage of his Broaway show Lucky Guy in March 2013. - Provided courtesy of youtube.com/user/ritamabraham

Tom Hanks happily greeted super fan Sarah Moretti after a performance of the Broadway show "Lucky Guy" and there are videos, which can be seen below, from the heartwarming moment.

The videos of Hanks meeting Moretti, who has autism, spread like wildfire over the Internet on Thursday, Oct. 24, after a link was posted on Reddit.

10/21/2013
Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson attend the world premiere of Disneys Saving Mr. Banks at the closing night of the 57th BFI London Film Festival at the Odeon Leicester Square theater in London on Oct. 20, 2013. - Provided courtesy of David Dettmann / Walt Disney Studios

See photos of Tom Hank and Emma Thompson at Disney's "Saving Mr. Banks" premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 20, 2013. Hanks plays Walt Disney in the new movie, while Thompson plays 'Mary Poppins' author P.L. Travers.

10/08/2013
Tom Hanks chats with David Letterman on The Late Show with David Letterman on Oct. 7, 2013. - Provided courtesy of John Paul Filo / CBS

Tom Hanks has revealed that he has type 2 diabetes -- and maintains a good sense of humor about it.

The 57-year-old actor made his comments on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night, Oct. 7, after host David Letterman commented he looks "wonderful" and "like a kid."

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