Disney studios have produced thousands of characters, from feisty protagonists to memorable supporting characters.
Can you name some of the most popular Disney characters starting with T?
Disney characters that start with T include the protagonists Tiana, Tarzan, Tramp, and Taran, and important supporting characters such as Tadashi, Tiger Lily, Thumper, Tigger, Tweedledee, and Tweedledum. Of course, Tinker Bell and Timon also start with T.
Read on for a complete list of Disney characters beginning with T.
Tadashi (Big Hero 6)
Tadashi is the older brother of prodigal Hiro, the robotics prodigy.
He is also a very accomplished robotics student and created the medical robot Baymax.
Tadashi dies when he races into a burning building to try and save someone who is trapped.
But after his death, Hiro does not believe this was an accident, and he teams up with some friends to investigate.
Tae Young (Turning Red)
Tae Young is a member of the Korean-Canadian boy band 4* Town that performs in Mei Lee’s city.
He is often called the cute one in the band, and he cares for an injured dove at some point in the film.
Taffyta Muttonfudge (Wreck-it Ralph)
Taffyta Muttonfiidge is one of the racers in the Sugar Rush game with the theme of strawberry candy.
She tries to prevent Banellope from racing in a match that might win her a place as an avatar in the game.
Tala is Moana’s grandmother and one of the elders on the island of Motunui. She knows most of the Polynesian myths and legends.
While she is considered by many to be crazy, she explains to Moana why the sea changed and helps her connect to her calling with the ocean.
Tamatoa is a giant crab with a love of all things shiny.
He considered himself beautiful and superior to all other creatures, fueling a villainous attitude.
He is in possession of the sea hook of Maui, which Moana must retrieve for Maui to return Te Fiti’s life-giving heart.
Tanana (Brother Bear)
Tanana is the female shaman of the native tribe. She gives each member of the tribe their totem.
When Kenai becomes a bear, she tells him where he can find Sitka so that he can restore him to human form.
Tantor is a gentle African elephant who has been friends with Tarzan from a very young age and usually accompanies him on his adventures.
He supports his friend’s relationship with Jane and helps him woo the young woman.
Taran (The Black Cauldron)
Taran was a foundling child discovered and raised by the wizard Dallben. Among other things, he helped him care for the prophetic pig Hen Wen.
When the Horned King wants to use Hen Wen to find and use the Black Cauldron, Taran does his best to stop this.
As a result, he meets and falls for Princess Eilonwy, and the two embark on an adventure alongside the bard Fflewddur Fflam, Gurgi, and Doli.
As a baby, Tarzan was rescued and raised by a family of apes, though he often struggles to prove to his adoptive father that he can fit in.
Things change for Tarzan when a group of humans show up, including the beautiful and intelligent Jane.
Tarzan must now choose between the life he has always known and discovering the human world.
Terpsichore is one of the muses in Hercules. Together they act as a Greek chorus to move the story along.
She is the muse of dance and teaches Hercules how to dance.
Terk is a young gorilla who has been best friends with Tarzan since he was adopted into the group as a child.
She acts as an older sister, always protecting Tarzan and trying to help him fit in.
While initially suspicious of Jane and what she will do to her friend, Terk soon accepts her.
Terri and Terry (Monsters University)
Terri and Terry are a pair of conjoined twin monsters with very different personalities. Together they are at Monsters University in the Oozma Kappa fraternity.
They participate in the scaring games with the rest of the fraternity to try and secure their place within the university’s scare program.
Terry is a soul accountant responsible for keeping track of all the souls that go into the Great Beyond.
She becomes upset when Joe Gardner’s soul returns to Earth and disrupts her count.
She is determined to restore order, or at least the numbers, by retrieving his soul.
Thaddeus Bile (Monsters, inc.)
Thaddeus Bile, also known as Phlegm, is a trainee scarer at Monsters Inc, working on the laugh floor.
Children seem to find him funny rather than scary.
But while this is a problem at first, it becomes an asset when the company switches from scare power to laugh power.
Thalia is one of the muses in Hercules. Together they act as a Greek chorus to help move the story along.
Thalia is the muse of comedy. She is the shortest of the five, plays the trumpet, and usually makes mischief.
Thomas O’Malley (The Aristocats)
Thomas O’Malley is a streetwise alley cat who falls in love with Duchess while she is finding her way home. He helps her and her kittens on their journey.
He helps the other animals fight Edgar when he tries to send Duchess away again and is eventually allowed to stay with them as family.
Thomas is a young man who joins the expedition to America.
He idolizes John Smith and forms a close friendship with him after John saves his life.
He is the one who accidentally shoots Kacoum in a misguided attempt to save John.
But then he also leads the others in a revolt against Governor Ratcliffe when he wants to destroy the natives.
Thumper is a young rabbit and the best friend of Bambi. He is known for thumping his foot on the ground to make a vibrating sound.
He considers himself worldly but usually gets himself and his friends in trouble.
Like his friend, he eventually grows up and falls in love.
Thunderbolt (101 Dalmatians)
Thunderbolt is a famous German Shepherd who stars in the TV show Wonder Dog.
The Dalmatian puppies love to watch his show.
Thunderclap (The Good Dinosaur)
Thunderclap is a flying Nyctosaurus and leads a gang of Pterosaurs. They follow dangerous storms and scavenge the hurt and injured.
They think they have spotted a tasty feast with Arlo and Spot. But these seemingly small dinosaurs give them a very hard time.
Tiana (The Princess and the Frog)
Tiana is a young woman living in New Orleans with her seamstress mother.
She is a wonderful cook like her father and wants to open the restaurant he always dreamed of.
When an outfit that her mother makes for her encourages Prince Naveen to mistake her for a princess, he kisses her to try to restore him from frog to human form. Instead, they both end up frogs.
They embark on an adventure together to restore their human forms and bring down the witch doctor who cursed them. The pair also fall in love along the way.
Tibbs (101 Dalmatians)
Sergeant Tibbs is a tabby cat who helps Pongo and Perdita in their quest to save their puppies from Cruella De Vil.
He is the one who heard the puppies barking at the De Vil place that helps locate the puppies.
Tiger Lily (Peter Pan)
Tiger Lily is the beautiful daughter of the chief of the Neverland Indians.
She is friends with Peter Pan, and the two share at least one kiss.
Captain Hook kidnaps her as he believes she knows where Peter is. The Indians assume that the Lost Boys took her, and they come into conflict.
Peter Pan eventually saves Tiger Lily, and she is returned to her people.
Tigger (Winnie the Pooh)
Tigger is a tiger toy belonging to Christopher Robin and one of the animals that live in the imaginary Hundred Acre Woods.
Unlike most tigers, Tigger loves to bounce. He is boisterous and optimistic, always helping his friend Pooh, and irritating his friend Rabbit.
Timon (The Lion King)
Timon is a meerkat who travels the world with his best friend Pumbaa, a warthog.
The two live by the “problem-free” philosophy Hakuna Matata.
They encounter Simba shortly after his father’s death when he has been driven out of the Pride Lands. The pair take the young lion under their wing.
Timothy Q. Mouse works for the circus and takes a liking to Dumbo. He convinces him to use his unique large ears to learn to fly and become a star.
He stands up to the other elephants when they bully Dumbo after his mother has been placed in solitary confinement.
Tinker Bell (Peter Pan)
Tinker Bell is the fairy companion of Peter Pan and is often a troublemaker.
She provides the fairy dust that lets Wendy, George, and Michael fly to Neverland.
She is fatally injured when she tries to save Peter from an explosion that Captain Hook has planted.
But she is restored to life by the love and belief of the people around her.
Tipo (The Emperor’s New Groove)
Tipo is the oldest child of Pacha and Chicha, and he may have psychic powers.
When his father is with Kuzco, he has a dream about them going over a waterfall. His sister then reveals that she also had a dream.
Tito (Oliver and Company)
Tito is a Mexican Chihuahua and is the smallest dog in Fagin’s gang.
He considers himself a ladies’ man and a tough guy and is not afraid to take on dogs much bigger than himself, including Roscoe and DeSoto.
Mr. Toad (Ichabod and Mr. Toad)
J. Thaddeus Toad is a small and adventurous animal who loves to jump on the latest fad, whether hunting, boating, or flying!
His enthusiasm often leads to problems, not least significant debts.
He even ends up in prison for not paying what he owes. Luckily, his friends are there to help.
Toby (The Great Mouse Detective)
Toby is the Basset Hound of Sherlock Holmes and helps the mouse detective Basil in many of his cases.
He often acts as a transport for the mice and takes on larger animals such as Professor Ratigan’s cat Felicia.
Tod (The Fox and the Hound)
Tod is the orphaned fox the Widow Tweed takes in to live on her farm.
Despite being natural enemies, he forms a close friendship with the dog Copper.
But Copper’s owner Amos becomes obsessed with hunting and killing the fox.
Tom is the leader of the construction workers who are charged with building a shopping mall on the site of Carl’s home.
He tries to kindly convince Carl to move to a retirement home, but Carl doesn’t want to hear it.
Tong (Raya and the Last Dragon)
Tong is a giant and the last survivor of the people of Kumandra’s Spine Land, which was decimated by the Druun plague.
As the last of his people, he is the guardian of his land’s dragon gem, and he decides to join up with Raya to save the world from the Druun.
Read more: Character Guide for Raya and the Last Dragon (including Heights and Ages)
Tony Rydinger (The Incredibles)
Tony Rydinger is a popular Western View Junior High School student, and Violet has a serious crush on him.
He likes Violet too, and he invites her to go to the movies with him. But in the sequel, he gets caught up in the battle with the Underminer.
He learns Violet’s true identity only to have his memory of her wiped.
Tony (Lady and the Tramp)
Tony is the Italian owner of Tony’s, the restaurant where Tramp takes Lady to eat. He has always liked the dog.
When he realizes that Tramp is on a date, he orders Joe to cook them something special, and then the two serenade the couple.
Toughy (Lady and the Tramp)
Toughy is one of the pound dogs and, like his companions, would prefer to be somewhere else.
Toulouse (The Aristocats)
Toulouse is the oldest of Duchess’ three kittens, and he feels he needs to be tough and help the others when they find themselves in the streets of France.
While his siblings have musical talent, Toulouse paints and dreams of becoming a famous painter.
Towser (101 Dalmatians)
Towser is a Blood Hound and one of the dogs that hear the message about the missing dalmatian puppies.
Tramp (Lady and the Tramp)
Tramp is a streetwise stray dog who falls for the lovely cocker spaniel Lady when she is forced out of her house by Aunt Sarah.
He courts the lady dog and helps her find her way home. There he also helps protect the baby of the house and is soon adopted into the family.
Lady Tremaine (Cinderella)
Lady Tremaine is Cinderella’s wicked stepmother. Cinderella’s father married her to give his daughter a family after her mother’s death.
When Cinderella’s father dies, Lady Tremaine treats Cinderella as a house servant and is jealous of her beauty compared to her daughters.
Lady Tremaine is determined that one of her daughters will marry Prince Charming and is not pleased when she realizes that he has fallen for Cinderella.
Trigger (Robin Hood)
Trigger is one of the two vultures that acts as a henchman for Prince John. He assists the Sheriff in his arrest of Friar Tuck.
Trigger is the more intelligent of the pair but is still not wary enough as he trusts his crossbow “Ol’ Betsy” to protect him.
Triton (The Little Mermaid)
Triton is the king of the merpeople and the father of Ariel and his sisters.
He is greatly concerned about his daughter’s obsession with the human world. As he considers it dangerous.
He frantically searches for his daughter when she goes missing and even agrees to take her place in Ursula’s contract to save her.
Trixie (Toy Story 3)
Trixie is a blue Triceratops toy that belongs to Bonnie. She encourages Woody to participate in Bonnie’s role-playing games when he arrives.
Trixie fires up Bonnie’s computer to help Woody find his way home.
Trusty (Lady and the Tramp)
Trusty is a bloodhound and a house dog who is friends with Lady from the dog park. They warn Lady of Tramp when he shows up there.
Later, when he and his friend Jock realize they have misjudged Tramp, they track down the dogcatcher’s wagon to save him.
Tuck (A Bug’s Life)
Tuck is one-half of Tuck and Roll, a pair of Hungarian pillbugs that perform in the circus.
The two often don’t know what is going on, as they don’t speak much English and tend to bicker.
This helps in the fight against the grasshoppers, and Hopper is distracted by their amusing fighting.
Tug (Brother Bear)
Tug is a giant black bear, and the leader of the Salmon Run bears.
Despite his size, he is very friendly. He lets a family of chipmunks live in his cave (after accidentally destroying their home), and he welcomes Kenai into the group.
Chief Tui is the leader of the Motunui and the father of Moana.
After the seas change and Tui loses a loved one to the ocean, he develops aquaphobia and forbids his people from sailing beyond the reefs surrounding their island.
This creates conflict between father and daughter, and Moana feels the ocean’s pull. She is soon forced to sea to save her people.
Tuk Tuk (Raya and the Last Dragon)
Tuk Tuk is a strange creature that is part pill bug, part armadillo, and part pug, but most importantly, he is Raya’s beloved pet.
He accompanies Raya on all her adventures from childhood to adulthood and is the one to save the day on more than one occasion.
Tuke (Brother Bear)
Tuke is one of a pair of Canadian moose that befriend the bears Kenai and Koda.
Rutt and Tuke don’t believe Kenai that he was originally human but form a friendship anyway.
It is their arguing that helps Koda find a way to forgive Kenai for killing his mother.
Turnbuckle (Treasure Planet)
Turnbuckle is from the alien species known as the Zirrelian and looks like a humanoid snail. He is the helmsman on the Treasure Planet expedition.
He takes part in Silver’s mutiny. While it appears that he dies, he survives and joins a new pirate crew.
Turkey Lurkey (Chicken Little)
Turkey Lurkey is the major of the animal community in which Chicken Little lives, known as Oakey Oaks.
He is fairly incompetent and mostly relies on his bodyguards showing him cue cards to remember what to say.
Widow Tweed (The Fox and the Hound)
The Widow Tweed is a kindly farmer who takes in the fox Tod as a companion after the death of her husband.
She stands up to the hunter Amos Slade to protect Tod but realizes that she must release him to a nearby game preserve.
Tweedledee and Tweedledum (Alice in Wonderland)
Tweedledee and Tweedledum are a pair of twins that Alice encounters in Wonderland. They tend to speak nonsense and offer Alice little help finding her way.
When Alice describes herself as curious, they tell her the story of the curious oysters that the Walrus ate.
Two Fingers (The Princess and the Frog)
Two Fingers is one of the three grog hunters that pursue Naveen and Tiana in the Bayou.
While he rarely talks and usually just grunts, he is the most menacing of the three.
Tyler (Turning Red)
Tyler is a boy at Mei Lin’s school, and he initially bullies her and her friends.
But he does this because he is interested in the group and is soon adopted as one of their friends.