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Who's Who? Wednesday

August 29, 2012


Genie is one of the main characters from the Walt Disney 1992 hit film 'Aladdin.' He can also be seen in in films such as 'Mickey's House of Villains,' 'The Return of Jafar,' 'Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed in at the House of Mouse,' 'Aladdin and the King of Thieves,' and a cameo in 'The Lion King 1 '.' In television shows he can be found in 'House of Mouse,' and 'Aladdin.' In video games he can be found in Disney TH!NK Fast, Aladdin, Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Disney Princess Enchanting Storybooks, Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge, and in the Kingdom Hearts series. He can also be found in other merchandise such as books, clothing, toys, pins, and he is even a vinylmation.

He hails from Agrabah, where he stays at the Sultans palace with his friends Aladdin, Jasmine, Abu, Carpet, the Sultan, Iago, and Rajah. He can also count on the rest of the good characters to help him and his friends if needed. His enemies include Jafar, Mechanicles, Abis Mal, Nasira, and Mozenrath. He also has issues with the rest of the Disney villains.

Genie is blue, but he can change his form at any moment. He has a black beard, black hair, and extremely pointy ears. Until he is freed by Aladdin he wears gold bracelets to signify that he is a slave and stuck in the lamp. He also wears an earring and can change clothes at the snap of his finger.

He was animated by Eric Goldberg, and he has been voiced by a few different people over the years such as Robin Williams, Jim Meskimen, and Dan Castellaneta.

Genie can be found in Disney theme parks around the world as a meet and greet character. He can also be found in Spectromagic, World of Color, Celebrate a Dreams Come True Parade, Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular, Fantasmic, Wishes, Mickey's Soundsational Parade, It's a Small World, DreamLights, and Sorcerer's of the Magic Kingdom to name a few. He can also be found on the Disney Cruise Ships and in the Disney On Ice shows.


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