Timon and Pumbaa
Timon and Pumbaa are an animated meerkat
The meerkat or suricate, Suricata suricatta, is a small mammal belonging to the mongoose family. Meerkats live in all parts of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana, in much of the Namib Desert in Namibia and southwestern Angola, and in South Africa. A group of meerkats is called a "mob", "gang" or "clan"...

 and warthog
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 duo introduced in Disney
The Walt Disney Company
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's popular 1994 animated film The Lion King
The Lion King
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. Timon was portrayed through his many appearances by Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane
Nathan Lane is an American actor of stage and screen. He is best known for his roles as Mendy in The Lisbon Traviata, Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls, Pseudolus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to...

 (in all three films and early episodes of the show), Max Casella
Max Casella
Max Casella is an American actor. He is known for his roles on the television series The Sopranos, Doogie Howser, M.D., and as the voice of Daxter in the Jak and Daxter video game series.-Life and career:...

 (the original actor in the The Lion King Broadway musical
The Lion King (musical)
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), Kevin Schon
Kevin Schon
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 (in certain episodes of the show), Quinton Flynn
Quinton Flynn
Quinton Joseph Flynn , is an American voice actor, actor and writer....

 (in certain episodes of the show), Bruce Lanoil
Bruce Lanoil
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 in the Wild About Safety shorts and in Kingdom Hearts II
Kingdom Hearts II
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, while Pumbaa is voiced by Ernie Sabella
Ernie Sabella
Ernest "Ernie" Sabella is an American actor, who is best known for his role as the official voice of Pumbaa from the The Lion King.-Life and career:...

 (in all of his animated speaking appearances), and was portrayed by Tom Alan Robbins
Tom Alan Robbins
Tom Alan Robbins is an American actor. He recently returned to the role of Pumba in The Lion King, a role he originated at The Lion King's Broadway opening. Before returning to The Lion King, he appeared in the Broadway production of Is He Dead?, a comedy written by Mark Twain, as Hans von...

 in the original cast of the Broadway musical.