45 Disney Characters That Start With W

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You might be struggling to think of any Disney Characters that begin with W. But in fact, there are over 40 of them.

You’ll probably even see some of these on your Disney cruise. Meeting Woody from Toy Story was certainly one of the highlights of my vacation! I’ve never seen Wall-E on a Disney ship, but he’s one of my favourites too.

Wall-e on an abandoned place

So, read on for a complete list of all of the Disney characters names that start with the letter W…

Disney Characters That Start With W

Wade Ripple from Elemental

One of the newest Disney characters starting with W, Wade is a water element and city inspector who ends up falling in love with Ember. He’s one of the main protagonists of the film and is very emotional, frequently crying.

Wahn from Raya and the Last Dragon

Wahn is a minor Disney character that starts with W in the 2021 animated feature film, Raya and the Last Dragon. He’s a soldier in Fang’s army and only speaks when he questions Namaari while hunting Raya in Tail. Namaari attacks him for suggesting that they return to Fang since Raya is probably turned to stone.

Wallace Wesley from Home On The Range

Mr. Wallace Wesley is a major character in Disney’s 2004 animated feature film, Home on the Range. Wesley is a businessman who works on the black market selling stolen cattle. He wears a purple tuxedo and a purple hat. 

WALL-E from WALL-E

WALL- E is the titular character from the 2008 Disney/Pixar animated movie. He is a waste-collecting robot created by the Buy n Large corporation to move the garbage plaguing Earth in the future. Years of loneliness and never-ending work allowed him to gain consciousness and a dream of getting more from life. 

Walrus from Alice In Wonderland

The Walrus is a minor character beginning with W in Disney’s 1951 animated feature film, Alice in Wonderland. The Walrus is an obese figure with light brown skin and thick mustache, he is a jobless traveler whose story is told to Alice by Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum.

Wardrobe from Beauty and the Beast / Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical World

The Wardrobe is a supporting character in Disney’s 1991 animated movie, Beauty and the Beast. She was once the castle’s lady-in-waiting (and a former opera singer) but has been cursed by the Enchantress and transformed into a sentient wardrobe.

Wasabi from Big Hero 6

Wasabi is a major Disney character that starts with W in the animated movie Big Hero 6. He is one of a group of young superheroes in a team called Big Hero 6. He is super smart and an expert in martial arts which he amplifies with plasma blade weapons. 

Waylon from The Fox and the Hound 2

Waylon is a hound dog who appears in The Fox and the Hound 2. Waylon is a member of the Singin’ Strays and is the twin brother of Floyd. They look almost identical except that Waylon has a red collar while Floyds is green. He is voiced by Jim Cummings.

Webby Vanderquack from DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp

Webby Vanderquack is a major Disney character beginning with the letter W who appears in the DuckTales series. Webby is the granddaughter of Bentina Beakley who is Scrooge’s maid cook, and the nephews’ nanny. Both have been adopted into the Duck’s extended family, and Webby is asked to call him “Uncle Scrooge” even though they’re not related.

Webster from Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical World

Webster is the castle’s writer, who was transformed into a dictionary and is one of Beast’s servants in Belle’s Magical World, the third film in the Beauty and the Beast franchise. He means well but has a long tongue and is disliked by the other servants. The Beast strikes him when he offers unwanted synonyms for Belle’s insults.

Wee Dingwall from Brave

Wee Dingwall is a minor Disney Pixar character beginning with W who appears in the 2012 movie Brave. He is the son of Lord Dingwall and one of the suitors trying to impress Princess Merida and win her hand in marriage.

Weird Girl from Frankenweenie

Weird Girl appears in Tim Burton’s 2012 movie Frankenweenie. She is a 12 year old girl who is in a school class with Victor Frankenstein. She is well known for her eerie gaze, and strange personality. 

Wendy Darling from Peter Pan / Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land / Tinker Bell

Wendy Darling is a major character in Disney’s 1953 animated classic, Peter Pan. She is a young girl who lives in London and is whisked away one night by Peter Pan and taken to the isle of Neverland.  

Whale from Finding Nemo

Whale is a supporting character in the 2003 Disney Pixar movie, Finding Nemo. He is an enormous blue whale met by Marlin and Dory while they attempt to find Nemo. He only speaks whale, but luckily so does Dory.

Wheezy from Toy Story 2

Wheezy appears in Disney/Pixar’s 1999 animated film, Toy Story 2. Wheezy is a squeaky toy penguin who ends up in a yard sale. Woody goes on a mission to save him but ends up being stolen by Al.

White Rabbit from Alice In Wonderland

The White Rabbit is a major character from Disney’s 1951 animated film Alice in Wonderland. He serves as the Queen of Hearts’s royal herald, and speaks the famous line “I’m late! I’m late for a very important date! No time to say “Hello”, goodbye! I’m late, I’m late, I’m late!”.

Whizzer from One Hundred and One Dalmatians

Whizzer is one of Pongo and Perdita’s puppies in the animate movie 101 Dalmatians (1961). Whizzer has a very weak bladder that leads him to suffer from frequent accidents throughout the film and its sequels.  

Wide Chick Pitty from Cars

The Wide Chick Pitty appears as one of the five pitties working for Chick Hicks in the movie Cars. As one of Chick’s pitties, Wide Chick is obliged to wear a mustache and laugh very loudly at all of his boss’ jokes.

Widow Tweed from The Fox and the Hound / The Fox and the Hound 2

Widow Tweed is a major character in Disney’s 1981 animated feature film, The Fox and the Hound. She is a motherly figure known for her kindness and takes in the orphaned Tom and raises him.

Wiggins from Pocahontas

Wiggins is a Disney character that starts with W who appears in the 1995 animated feature film, Pocahontas. He was Governor Ratcliffe’s manservant and generally followed the orders given to him, but he is not a bad or evil character, merely clueless. 

Wilbur from The Rescuers Down Under

Wilbur is a supporting character in Disney’s 1990 sequel The Rescuers Down Under. He is the brother of Orville from the first film and has replaced him in running Albatross Airlines and he acts as transport to Bernard and Bianca despite the snowstorm.

Wilbur Robinson from Meet the Robinsons

Wilbur Robinson an important character in Disney’s 2007 animated feature film, Meet the Robinsons. He is the 13-year-old son of Franny and Lewis “Cornelius” Robinson. Wilbur usually moves quickly and when he time travels he uses stealth and takes on the fake persona of a “Time Continuum Task Force” officer.

Wilden Lightfoot from Onward

Wilden Lightfoot is an elf who is a Disney Pixar character that starts with W in the movie, Onward. He is the father of Ian and Barley Lightfoot. He dies when his sons were very young but left them a staff and a spell he wrote to bring him back for a day when Ian turns 16 years old.

Wilhelmina Bertha Packard from Atlantis: The Lost Empire / Atlantis: Milo’s Return

Wilhelmina Bertha Packard is a minor character who appears in Disney’s 2001 feature film Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Wilhelmina is an elderly woman who works as a sarcastic radio operator that spend her time chain smoking.

Willie the Giant from Fun and Fancy Free

Willie the Giant is the main antagonist in Mickey and the Beanstalk, which is the second half of Disney’s 9th full-length animated feature film Fun and Fancy Free. Willie is a very childish character who loves toys and is not considered very bright due to his inability to pronounce certain words, like pistachio. 

Willie the Whale from Make Mine Music

Willie is an opera-singing sperm whale who appears in Disney’s 1946 short, The Whale Who Wanted To Sing At the Met, a segment of the 1946 animated feature, Make Mine Music. The Opera Director couldn’t believe that a whale could sing Opera so took a trio of tough sailors to look for the singers he thought Willie must have swallowed.

Winchell P. Bickerstaff from The Fox and the Hound 2

Winchell P. Bickerstaff is a Disney character that starts with W in The Fox and the Hound 2. He is a talent scout who visits the country fair to find some talented performers for the Grand Ole Opry. 

Wind Titan from Hercules

Wind Titan is also known as Stratos and is one of the fictional Titans and one of the supporting antagonists from Disney’s Hercules. He is a Titan that has the look of an anthropomorphic tornado with red eyes and a red mouth. He was voiced by Corey Burton.

Windgust from The Good Dinosaur

Windgust is a character in the underrated animated movie The Good Dinosaur. He is a Guidraco and a member of Thunderclap’s gang who attacks Arlo and Spot from the sky. He ends up falling into the river and is carried away helplessly downstream. 

Windlifter from Planes: Fire & Rescue

Windlifter is a heavy-lift helicopter who appeared in Planes: Fire & Rescue. He is a member of Piston Peak Air Attack team and able to carry dozens of trees or huge trucks. He has great wisdom, knows a lot of fire folklore and can sense fires before they’re even spotted.

Windstar from Soul

Windstar appears in Disney Pixar’s 2020 animated feature film, Soul. Windstar is one of three mystics (along with Dancerstar, and Dreamerwind) who encounter Joe Gardner and 22 in the Astral Plane area, accompanied by Moonwind.

Winford Bradford Rutherford from Cars

Winford Bradford Rutherford is a racing car that raced for the RPM team in the Piston Cup Racing Series in the animated movie Cars. He is a Capitol Motors Verve XT, painted yellow, with the RPM logo on his hood and the number 64 on his doors.

Wingo from Cars

Wingo is a recurring character in the Cars franchise who is a member of the Delinquent Road Hazards. Although he could be seen as an antagonist in most instalments of the series, he has helped Lightning McQueen on occasion. 

Winifred from The Jungle Book

Winifred is an Indian elephant who is the wife of Colonel Hathi in Disney’s 1967 film The Jungle Book. She is snarky and sarcastic, often reminding Hathi of his faults, but is caring towards others and helps instigate the search for Mowgli the man-cub. 

Winnie from Planes: Fire & Rescue

Winnie is a Disney character that starts with W and is the loving companion to Harvey in the 2014 Disneytoon Studios animated feature film, Planes: Fire & Rescue. Together, they travel to Piston Peak Park 50 years after they honeymooned there. 

Winnie the Pooh from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 

One of the best-known and best-loved of all the Disney characters beginning with W is Winnie the Pooh (or Pooh for short). He is a honey-loving teddy bear that belongs to Christopher Robin and goes on many adventures with his friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Winston from Oliver & Company

Winston is the Foxworth family’s butler in Disney’s Oliver & Company. He is in charge of Jenny while her parents are away and is the caretaker to Oliver and George. He was voiced by William Glover.

Winston Deavor from Incredibles 2

Winston Deavor is the head of a world-class telecommunications company and a major character in the 2018 Disney/Pixar animated film Incredibles 2. He is a brilliant businessman but is quite down to earth. He hopes to bring the supers back from banishment. 

Witch from Brave

The Witch is a mysterious elderly lady who lives deep in the overgrown forest as a woodcarver. She has magical powers but people are afraid of her. She is a minor supporting character in the 2012 Disney/Pixar animated film, Brave. 

Wolf from The Sword In The Stone

The Wolf is a dangerous but unlucky character who meets Wart in the forest in Disney’s 1963 feature film The Sword in the Stone. He tries to catch the boy several times but never succeeds in eating him.  

Woody from Toy Story / Toy Story 2 / Toy Story 3 / Toy Story 4

Sheriff Woody is the familiar lead character in the Toy Story movies. He is a vintage pull-string cowboy doll who is Andy’s favourite toy until the arrival of Buzz Lightyear one birthday. Although initially he feels threatened by Buzz’s arrival, they become friends and share many adventures. 

Woody Car from Cars

Woody is a woodie wagon that was the favouite in Andy’s garage until the arrival of Buzz. This is Woody, the cowboy from Toy Story, in Cars form. He appears in Toy Car Story which is a great parody of the Toy Story movies. 

Woolter from Zootopia

Woolter is a Disney character that starts with W in Disney’s 2016 animated feature film Zootopia. He is a large ram who is one of Bellwether’s minions. Woolter and his partner Jessie are a nod toward the lead characters in Breaking Bad. 

Wreck-It Ralph from Wreck-It Ralph / Ralph Breaks the Internet

Wreck-It Ralph is the titular protagonist of Disney’s 2012 animated feature film its 2018 sequel. After 30 years as a wrecker in his own game, and feeling he lacks recognition for his efforts, he embarks on a game jumping adventure across Litwak’s Arcade. 

Wynnchel from Wreck-It Ralph

Wynnchel is a minor antagonist in Disney’s 2012 animated feature film Wreck-It Ralph. He is a doughnut security officer who served as King Candy’s henchman (alongside Duncan) during his reign over Sugar Rush. They are both pretty incompetent and often fail the tasks asked of them. 

That concludes the list of all of the Disney characters whose names begin with W. Here’s a quick recap for you in the form of a numbered list.

List of Disney Characters That Start With The Letter W:
  1. Wade Ripple from Elemental
  2. Wahn from Raya and the Last Dragon
  3. Wallace Wesley from Home On The Range
  4. WALL-E from WALL-E
  5. Walrus from Alice In Wonderland
  6. Wardrobe from Beauty and the Beast / Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical World
  7. Wasabi from Big Hero 6
  8. Waylon from The Fox and the Hound 2
  9. Webby Vanderquack from DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp
  10. Webster from Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical World
  11. Wee Dingwall from Brave
  12. Weird Girl from Frankenweenie
  13. Wendy Darling from Peter Pan / Peter Pan 2: Return to Never Land / Tinker Bell
  14. Whale from Finding Nemo
  15. Wheezy from Toy Story 2
  16. White Rabbit from Alice In Wonderland
  17. Whizzer from One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  18. Wide Chick Pitty from Cars
  19. Widow Tweed from The Fox and the Hound / The Fox and the Hound 2
  20. Wiggins from Pocahontas
  21. Wilbur from The Rescuers Down Under
  22. Wilbur Robinson from Meet the Robinsons
  23. Wilden Lightfoot from Onward
  24. Wilhelmina Bertha Packard from Atlantis: The Lost Empire / Atlantis: Milo’s Return
  25. Willie the Giant from Fun and Fancy Free
  26. Willie the Whale from Make Mine Music
  27. Winchell P. Bickerstaff from The Fox and the Hound 2
  28. Wind Titan from Hercules
  29. Windgust from The Good Dinosaur
  30. Windlifter from Planes: Fire & Rescue
  31. Windstar from Soul
  32. Winford Bradford Rutherford from Cars
  33. Wingo from Cars
  34. Winifred from The Jungle Book
  35. Winnie from Planes: Fire & Rescue
  36. Winnie the Pooh from The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 
  37. Winston from Oliver & Company
  38. Winston Deavor from Incredibles 2
  39. Witch from Brave
  40. Wolf from The Sword In The Stone
  41. Woody from Toy Story / Toy Story 2 / Toy Story 3 / Toy Story 4
  42. Woody Car from Cars
  43. Woolter from Zootopia
  44. Wreck-It Ralph from Wreck-It Ralph / Ralph Breaks the Internet
  45. Wynnchel from Wreck-It Ralph
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