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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Littlefoot with sound clips and images.
Franchise: Land Before Time

Littlefoot is the brown 'Apatosaurus', often referred to as a "Longneck" from the Land Before Time franchise. He is often seen as the main character on the show/movie. His mother died in the first movie, in probably the most famous sequence from any of the movies. He acts as the leader of the group that contains Cera, Ducky, Petrie, Spike, and later Chomper and Ruby.

Littlefoot by far has had the most turnover when it comes to Voice Actors among the cast, being voiced or sung by 9 different actors as of the 13th movie.

Gabriel Damon voiced him in the original movie, Scott McAffee (brother of Anndi who was one of the actors who voiced Cera) voiced him in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th movies, Brandon LaCroix was the speaking voice of Littlefoot in the 5th movie while Thomas Dekker provided the singing voice. Dekker would take over as both the speaking and the singing voice for movies 6-9.

In the 10th, 11th, and 12th movies, Alec Medlock, Aaron Spann, and Nick Price voiced him respectively. Cody Arens has provided the speaking voice of Littlefoot in the latest movie as well as the television series. Anthony Skillman has provided the singing voice alongside Arens in those same incarnations.
Created by OptimusSolo on Mar 8 2010
Special thanks to CatsTuxedo, TylerMirage for additional sound clips.
The Land Before Time (1988)
LittlefootGabriel Damon
Gabriel Damon
The Land Before Time II: The Great Valley Adventure (1994)
LittlefootScott McAfee
Scott McAfee
The Land Before Time V: The Mysterious Island (1997)
LittlefootBrandon La Croix
Brandon La Croix
The Land Before Time: Return to the Great Valley (2000)
LittlefootLani Minella
Lani Minella
The Land Before Time VIII: The Big Freeze (2001)
LittlefootThomas Dekker
Thomas Dekker
The Land Before Time X: The Great Longneck Migration (2003)
LittlefootAlec Medlock
Alec Medlock
The Land Before Time XI: Invasion of the Tinysauruses (2004)
LittlefootAaron Spann
Aaron Spann
The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers (2006)
LittlefootNick Price
Nick Price
The Land Before Time (2007)
LittlefootCody Arens
Cody Arens
The Land Before Time XIII: The Wisdom of Friends (2007)
LittlefootAnthony Skillman
Anthony Skillman
The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (2016)
LittlefootFelix Avitia
Felix Avitia


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said at 11:44 AM on Sat Aug 27 2016
In my honest opinion, Gabriel Damon is the best. Not that the other actors do bad jobs, but he sounds the most sincere of the who knows how many. Nonetheless, I have nothing against any of the others, they're all fine. Gabriel, though, was the one who created the part initially.
said at 4:16 AM on Fri Jan 29 2016
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Gabriel Damon, though the rest are fine.
said at 7:44 AM on Thu Dec 10 2015
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They should probably hire a woman who can do a boy voice to avoid constant recasting..
said at 4:05 AM on Wed Aug 12 2015
For all of the four dinos she voiced, I have to say Lani is best as Littlefoot
said at 5:21 PM on Thu Jun 18 2015
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OK, Lani Minella would make a perfect Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Her Littlefoot sounds remarkably like an impression of Billie Mae Richards as opposed to any of the kids who actually voiced this character!
said at 12:18 PM on Thu Jun 11 2015
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It's hard to compare unless doing cutscenes. I was a younger sounding Littlefoot in the earlier activity games and they asked him to sound older in the later ones. Just letting you know
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 1:29 PM on Thu Jun 11 2015
@Lani Hi there, Ms. Minella! Thanks for stopping by! :) Always nice to see/hear the professionals speak about their work on the site.
said at 12:45 PM on Fri Oct 4 2013
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Geez, this guy changes voice every other movie. I'd say the original did him best.
said at 9:02 PM on Fri Sep 13 2013
Clearly, Littlefoot has the most voice actors of all the characters. Since they were all child actors, I'm guessing the idea is to keep Littlefoot sounding young. This makes sense because all child actors change voices when they get older, so they can't maintain the original voice any longer.
Spider RedNight
said at 2:41 AM on Tue Mar 13 2012
I think I'll have to go with McAfee; it sounds like the right mix of kid and maturity without getting squeaky or annoying.
TylerMirage (Admin)
said at 10:39 PM on Tue Mar 6 2012
I think they're all pretty good. None of them stand out as being 'better' than any others though, in my opinion. If I had to, I'd choose Thomas Dekker.
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 8:24 PM on Mon Mar 29 2010
Remarkable how similar some of the sound.

I don't like Arens voice
I like La Croix's voice but not for this character
I love Skillman as the singing voice but honestly in a very close call my two favorites are Price and McAfee
OptimusSolo (Admin)
said at 8:18 PM on Mon Mar 29 2010
Sorry for the mixture of singing and speaking clips. I was having trouble finding a few speaking clips from the recent movies.
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Who do you think has been the best from these Littlefoot voice actors?
Cody Arens
Scott McAfee
Brandon La Croix
Anthony Skillman
Gabriel Damon
Thomas Dekker
Alec Medlock
Aaron Spann
Nick Price
Lani Minella
Felix Avitia