Red heads represent only around 2% of the world’s population but when it comes to Disney created characters red heads are represented quite well by the media giant. Not only are “Ginger” characters well represented but some of them are the most well known Disney characters of all time.

Disney has always tried to boast a broad, unique group of characters that are diverse and memorable. It’s hard to argue that the red haired characters that Disney has brought to life are some of the most memorable ever. From Ariel to Peter Pan we will always have a soft spot for most of these ginger characters on this list:

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Ariel

  • Ariel debuted in 1989 film Little Mermaid
  • Fourth Disney Princess
  • She is 16 yrs old in her debut movie
  • Ariel has very long, beautiful dark red hair
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Peter Pan

  • Peter Pan debuted in 1953
  • 14th Disney animated film
  • Known as the boy who never grows up
  • His age is never really known because in Neverland people never grow up
  • Peter Pan has medium length, messy red hair
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Anna

  • Anna debuted in 2013 animated movie Frozen
  • Voiced by actress Kristen Bell
  • She is 18 yrs old in the original Frozen movie
  • Anna has long bradied red hair but sometimes the color is referred to as “Strawberry Blonde”
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Jessica Rabbit

  • Debuted in 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
  • One of the most notorious “sex” symbols in animated film
  • In the novel which the film is based on Jessica is of German decent
  • Jessica Rabbit has long, sultry red hair with side bangs that usually cover her right eye
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Hercules

  • Hercules debuted in 1997 Disney film Hercules
  • Son of Zeus and Hera
  • Hercules has medium length bright reddish hair usually worn with a brown headband
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Merida

  • Merida debuted in 2012 Disney film Brave
  • She is a Scottish Princess and is 11th official princess in the Disney lineup
  • In her debut film she is a 16 yr old free-spirited girl
  • Merida has long, curly dark red hair
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Jessie

  • Jessie debuted in 1999 Disney film Toy Story 2
  • She is a pull-string doll
  • Her and Buzz lightyear seem to be developing a relationship by the end of the film
  • Jessie has long, dark red hair made of yarn
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Thumbelina

  • Debuted in 1994 in the film Thumbelina
  • She is very tiny, no bigger then a thumb hence the name Thumbelina
  • It is one of Disney’s worst performing movies at the box office
  • Thumbelina has long, full light red hair usually worn in a ponytail
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Phineas

  • Phineas debuted in 2007 on the Disney channel
  • Stars in the animated television series, “Phineas and Ferb”.
  • Phineas is around 8 to 10 years old and has a step-brother named Ferb also around the same age
  • Phineas has a small batch of bright red, spikey hair
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Kim Possible

  • Debuted in 2002 on the Disney channel
  • Stars in the animated action series, “Kim Possible”.
  • The show lasted 5 years before ending in 2007
  • Kim possible has thick, red/orange hair which flows in the shape of a heart
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Anastasia

  • Debuted in 1997 in the movie of the same name
  • Meg Ryan voiced the Anastasia character
  • The character is based of the real life Anastasia Romanov and was a Grand Duchess
  • Anastasia has long beautifully flowing red hair
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Quasimodo

  • Debuted in 1996 in the movie The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Quasimodo was born deformed with his main characteristic being a hunched back
  • Quasimodo is 20 yrs old based on a comment by Laverne early in the film
  • Quasimodo has long short, messy red hair
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Prince Hans

  • Debuted in 2013 animated movie Frozen
  • Prince Hans is the so called “bad guy” of the movie
  • Prince Hans has reddish, auburn hair which he styles with a middle part

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