'The Boss Baby': Meet the Voices Behind the Animated Characters

8:00 AM 3/24/2017

by Kara Haar

Alec Baldwin, Jimmy Kimmel, Lisa Kudrow, Tobey Maguire and Steve Buscemi are among the cast of the new movie.

This baby runs the household.

From DreamWorks Animation, The Boss Baby stars the voice of Alec Baldwin as a briefcase-carrying, suit-wearing baby that partners up with his 7-year-old brother. The two team up to to overturn the CEO of Puppy Co. Along the way, they must save their parents and prove to the world that love is an undeniable force.

Below, see who voices the characters in the movie, which hits theaters Friday.

  • Alec Baldwin

    Boss Baby

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    Alec Baldwin takes the lead role of the Boss Baby. His character takes charge by ordering around other babies, demanding sushi and making private phone calls from his crib. On this adventure, his job is to keep his older brother and the other babies in order while protecting the world with love.

    At the movie's premiere in New York on Monday, Baldwin shared the memo he thinks his character would send to President Trump — whom Baldwin portrays on Saturday Night Live — while speaking to The Hollywood Reporter: "The Boss Baby’s advice to Donald Trump would be to try harder to work well with others."

    Baldwin's upcoming credits also include Blind, which also stars Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott and is set for release later this year, and a voice role in 2018's Arctic Justice: Thunder Squad.

  • Jimmy Kimmel

    Ted Templeton

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    Jimmy Kimmel voices the father of the baby in the movie. He is a loving parent who is clueless of his baby’s adult mannerisms and crazy adventures. Him and his wife soon become pawns in the schemes brought upon by their children.

    Kimmel, who hosts ABC's late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live, also voiced roles in Crank Yankers, which he co-created, and appears in the upcoming The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards.

  • Lisa Kudrow

    Janice Templeton

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    Lisa Kudrow voices the mother in the film. She is blinded by the cuteness of her children and is unaware of her baby’s plans to help the world.

    Her other recent credits include Table 19, The Girl on the Train and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.

  • Miles Christopher Bakshi

    Young Tim

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    Miles Christopher Bakshi voices Tim, the baby’s 7-year-old brother. The jealousy of his cute new baby brother leads him to suspicions, and he is determined to find out his secrets. Ultimately, he must help his baby brother in defeating the Puppy Co.

    Bakshi also has voiced roles in Shrek Forever After and several Shrek-themed shorts.

  • Tobey Maguire

    Older Tim/Narrator

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    Tobey Maguire tells the story of his 7-year-old self — an ordinary boy with a bossy baby for a brother.

    Maguire, known for roles including Spider-Man, also has several producing credits on his resume, including the upcoming The Best of Enemies and Natchez Burning.

  • Steve Buscemi

    Francis E. Francis

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    Steve Buscemi voices Francis E. Francis, the CEO of Puppy Co. He is determined to put Baby Corp. out of business and will do whatever it takes to do so.

    Buscemi, who recurs as various characters on Portlandia, can be seen in the upcoming films Lean on Pete and The Death of Stalin to be released later this year. 


  • ViviAnn Yee


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    ViviAnn Yee voices Staci in the film. She is the baby’s assistant and tries her best to adhere to her duties, even though she can’t read or write.

    Yee will appear in the upcoming films I Am Still Here and Color Positive. 

  • Eric Bell Jr.


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    Eric Bell Jr. voices the triplets in the film. The three babies are excited to assist the boss baby in the mission. In matching outfits, they are overly eager to help with anything that comes their way.

    Bell also voiced a role in 2016's Pelé: Birth of a Legend.

  • Conrad Vernon


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    Conrad Vernon voices the character of Euguene, the big brother and righthand man of Francis. He assists Francis with his evil plans and makes sure nothing gets in his way of market domination.

    The voice-over actor has had roles in the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, among numerous others.