Kelly Macdonald voice of Merida
Kelly Macdonald (born February 23, 1976) is a Scottish actress, known for her role in the independent film Trainspotting (1996) and mainstream releases such as Nanny McPhee (2005), Gosford Park (2001), Intermission (2003), No Country for Old Men (2007), and Brave (2012). On television, she is known for her roles in Boardwalk Empire, The Girl in the Café and State of Play.
Emma Thompson voice of Elinor
Emma Thompson (born April 15, 1959) is a British actress, comedian and screenwriter. She first came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End (1992). The following year Thompson garnered dual Academy Award nominations, as Best Actress for The Remains of the Day (1993) and as Best Supporting Actress for In the Name of the Father (1993).
In 1995, Thompson scripted and starred in Sense and Sensibility, which earned her an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role among other awards. Other notable film and television credits have included the Harry Potter film series, Much Ado About Nothing (1993), Wit (2001), Love Actually (2003), Angels in America (2003), Nanny McPhee (2005), Stranger than Fiction (2006), Last Chance Harvey (2008), An Education (2009), Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), and Men In Black 3 (2012).
Billy Connolly voice of Fergus
William "Billy" Connolly, Jr., CBE (born November 24, 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor. In the early 1970s, he made the transition from folk-singer with a comedic persona to full-fledged comedian. Connolly is also an actor, and has appeared in such films as Indecent Proposal (1993); Muppet Treasure Island (1996); Mrs. Brown (1997), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA; The Boondock Saints (1999); The Man Who Sued God (2001); Water (1985); The Last Samurai (2003); Timeline (2003); Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004); Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006); Open Season (2006); The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008); and Open Season 2 (2008).
Julie Walters voice of The Witch
Julia Mary "Julie" Walters, CBE (born February 22, 1950) is an English actress and novelist. She came to international prominence in 1983 for Educating Rita. It was a role she had created on the West End stage and it won her BAFTA and Golden Globe awards for Best Actress. She is best known internationally for her on-screen characterisation of Molly Weasley in seven of the eight Harry Potter films. In 2006, she came fourth in ITV's poll of the public's 50 Greatest Stars in the UK. She is also well known for her collaborations with Victoria Wood, such as appearing in and co-writing with her the award-winning sitcoms Victoria Wood As Seen On TV and Dinnerladies.