28 Disney Characters That Start With O

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There are thousands of Disney characters, and although you may struggle to think of any that begin with O aside from everyone’s favourite snowman, Olaf, there are actually quite a few.

olaf from frozen

On a Disney cruise, you’ll have the chance to meet lots of Disney characters and Marvel superheroes. Will there be any beginning with O? Let’s see who to look out for..

Here’s a complete list of Disney characters with names that start with O, in alphabetical order…

Disney Characters That Start With The Letter O

Oafish Guard from The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Oafish Guard appears alongside the Brutish Guard as Judge Claude Frollo’s most trusted guardsmen n Disney’s 1996 animated feature film, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The Oafish Guard gets knocked out by Phoebus during the battle at Notre Dame, where they and Frollo’s other soldiers fight the people of Paris and the French army.

Oaken from Frozen / Frozen II

Oaken is a Disney character that starts with O and is the proud owner of Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post and Sauna in Disney’s animated hit Frozen. The sudden snowstorm unleashed by Queen Elsa has left him with too many summer items which he is keen to promote to Anna and Sven who arrive at the store looking for winter gear. 

Obby from Atlantis: Milo’s Return

Obby is a lovable obidalbedsugs (a.k.a. lavadog) in this Atlantis straight-to-video sequel. He is a faithful companion to Milo Thatch and Kida Nedakh. After Kida restores Atlantis to its former glory using the Heart of Atlantis, Obby accompanies Kida when she embarks on a  journey to visit Milo. 

Officer Higgins from Zootopia

Officer Higgins is a male hippo and a member of the Zootopia Police Department in the Disney movie Zootopia. There are actually two pretty much identical hippo police officers called Officer Higgins. One wears a “Higgins” name badge and is Chief Bogo’s assistant. The other is a field officer that goes in search of missing mammals in Tundratown.

Ol’ Jammer from Planes: Fire & Rescue

Ol’ Jammer is a Disney character starting with O in Planes 2: Fire & Rescue. He has been a loyal and trustworthy tour bus at Piston Peak for 72 years and knows every trail, stream, rock, and tree, and is eager to share this vast knowledge with visitors. He becomes the superintendent when the Secretary of the Interior fires Cad Spinner.

Olaf from Frozen / Frozen II

Olaf is a living talking snowman created by Elsa, and probably one of the most popular Disney characters starting with O. He has an inexplicable love for all things summer. Anna encounters Olaf when searching for Elsa and recognizes him as the snowman that her sister used to make when they were young. He joins Anna on her quest to find Elsa and restore summer, becoming firm friends along the way.

Old Arturo from Encanto

Old Arturo is a minor character in Disney’s musical feature film, Encanto. He’s one of the townspeople living in the village along with the family Madrigal. Old Arturo comes to the Casita the day after it crumbles, looking for reassurance that the magic isn’t fading.

Old Heretic from The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Old Prisoner or Old Heretic is a minor character beginning with O in Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He is an elderly man who appears as a running gag in the film. He keeps on getting accidentally freed from prison and cheers with joy, before he ends up inadvertently trapping himself in yet another prison.

Old Timer from Toy Story of Terror/Toy Story 4

Old Timer is a character in the 2013 Halloween special Toy Story of Terror. Old Timer is a toy alarm clock with a white mustache and beard that was one of the toys stolen by Ron.

Whilst held captive the toys use him to track how much time their operations are taking and estimate how much time they have left. 

Oliver from Oliver & Company

There aren’t many O Disney characters with a movie named after them, but Oliver is one. Oliver is a cute, kind, and caring kitten who finds himself living on the streets in the movie Oliver and Company. Oliver meets Dodger on the streets and becomes part of Fagin’s gang. A young girl called Jenny finds and helps Oliver but she ends up getting caught up in Fagin’s world so Oliver must help her and his friends. 

Olivia Farmer from The Fox and the Hound 2

Olivia Farmer is one of the lesser known Disney characters beginning with O, she appears in the movie sequel The Fox and the Hound 2. In the film, she accompanies Winchell P. Bickerstaff to help him with his quest to find talented performers at the fair.

Olivia Flaverham from The Great Mouse Detective

Olivia Flaversham is one of the main characters in The Great Mouse Detective. She is the daughter of a talented toymaker who has been  kidnapped by Professor Ratigan. Olivia seeks out Basil, the great mouse detective so that he can help her find her father. He agrees to this as Ratigan is his arch-nemesis.

Ollie from Home On The Range

Ollie is a pig who lives on the Little Patch of Heaven Farm in Home on the Range. He is cheerful and always tries to find the bright side, even when it is hard to find.

When the cows disappear, some of the animals think that they have abandoned them but Ollie reminds them that the cows wouldn’t do that.

Onus from Treasure Planet

Onus is one of the least famous Disney characters that start with the letter O. He is one of the crew of John Silver’s pirate ship heading for Treasure Planet. Thanks to the fact that he has several eyes, he is perfectly equipped for his role as the lookout although he often predicts that bad things will happen.

Oppenheimer from The Pirate Fairy

Oppenheimer is a Disney character that starts with O who appears in the Disney movie The Pirate Fairy.

In The Pirate Fairy, he was the cook in Captain James Hook’s crew. He traps the fairies under a crate and when they attempt to escape, he places a bag of flour on top to prevent them from leaving.

Oracle from Aladdin and the King of Thieves

The Oracle is a supporting character in Disney’s 1996 sequel, Aladdin and the King of Thieves. She is an all-knowing spirit inside a mysterious staff, who is capable of answering any question. 

The Oracle is bound by one rule: every person may ask her a single question and be answered. The Oracle cannot answer another question from the same person. 

Orddu from The Black Cauldron

Orddu is one of a trio of witches in The Black Cauldron. They are all Disney characters that start with O and are always making bargains to obtain power.

They sold the Black Cauldron to obtain Taran’s magic sword. Later on, they agree to take the broken cauldron back in exchange for restoring the life of Gurgi.

Orgoch from The Black Cauldron

Orgoch is one of three witches in The Black Cauldron. They are always making bargains in order to increase their power.

They sold the Black Cauldron in exchange for Taran’s magic sword. Later on, they take the broken cauldron back in exchange for restoring the life of Gurgi who had died trying to destroy the cauldron.

Orville from The Rescuers

Orville is a seagull pilot who appears in the animated adventure The Rescuers. He flies Bernard and Miss Bianca to the Devil’s Bayou to find and rescue Penny.

Unfortunately, he crashes on arrival at the Bayou and then has trouble leaving since he is only able to lift off when he jumps from a great height.

Orwen from The Black Cauldron

Orwen is the third of the witches in The Black Cauldron, all of who make this list of Disney characters beginning with O. They are power hungry and will do anything to increase their power including swapping the Black Cauldron for Taran’s magic sword and raising the dead to get it back later. 

Osvaldo from Encanto

Osvaldo is one of the most recent Disney character names that start with O. He is a nice villager who is friendly with the Madrigal family and is always happy to help them. He gives Mirabel a gift because she has no gift and asks her to wish Antonio good luck at his gift ceremony.  

Otis from Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure

Otis is an unkempt Chinese Crested dog from Disney’s 2001 film Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp’s Adventure. Otis is one of the dogs at the pound when the Dogcatcher puts Scamp into the kennel with Reggie. When Tramp, Scamp, and Angel leave the pound, Otis yells at them to come back and free him. They don’t.

Otis from Cars 2

Otis is a Disney Pixar character that starts with O who arrived in Radiator Springs sometime before the events of Cars 2. In the movie, he is broken down by the road when Mater comes to salvage him. Mater speeds off to see Lightning McQueen, forgetting that he is towing Otis and sending sparks flying. 

Otters from Finding Dory

The otters are characters in the movie Finding Dory. They are sea otters that live in the Marine Life Institute.

None of them have any spoken dialogue but they are capable of cuddling each other to make the humans coo and stop traffic. This is used as a plan to rescue Nemo and Marlin who are inside a truck.

Otto from Robin Hood

Otto is a Disney character that starts with O in the 1973 animated Disney film Robin Hood. He is a hound dog who is the village blacksmith but he has suffered an accident and has his leg in a cast. Like the other common folk of Nottingham, he loves Robin Hood and is loyal to King Richard. The Otto Disney character may be a background character but he’s well loved.

Owl from Sleeping Beauty

Owl is one of the Forest Animals who are supporting characters in Disney’s 1959 film Sleeping Beauty. Aurora seems to be the only human who can communicate with them. She sings to wake them and they flock to her. Owl nearly falls down from a tree when he wakes up but Aurora saves him with her basket.

Owl from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh / Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search For Christopher Robin / Winnie the Pooh: Seasons of Giving / The Tigger Movie / Piglet’s Big Movie / Winnie the Pooh

Owl is one of the characters who appear in numerous Winnie the Pooh movies. He is one of Christopher Robin’s fondest friends and acts as his eyes and ears in the Hundred Acre Wood and his flying ability helps him to solve problems. He is a typical wise old owl character, but, the wisdom he shares is often questionable.

Owl Friend from Bambi / Bambi II

Friend Owl or Owl Friend is a supporting character in Disney’s 1942 animated feature film, Bambi. He is an owl in the forest who is known to all residents and is very close with the royal family (Bambi’s family). He dislikes the Springtime because the animals and birds tend to become ‘twitterpated’ which is his nickname for falling in love.

So there you have it. If you need an O character for a costume party, you’ll be simply spoilt for choice! Here’s a recap of them all for you…

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