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There you are, doinking around on Facebook while your wee one watches cartoons when you hear it. A voice you recognize but can't quite place. YOU KNOW THAT VOICE!

You're totally not crazy. Many famous faces lend, or have lent, their voices to the animated screen, bringing characters large and small to life.

Voice acting is actually a lucrative career, one in which Rachel FredericksonThe Biggest Loser winner, worked before becoming a tabloid celebrity because of her dramatic weight loss. 

Some got their starts that way, while others retreated to the world of animation when their faces were too famous for them to play any other roles. 

Scroll through 21 celebrities who have voiced cartoon characters and see which ones you recognize immediately, and which come as a total surprise:

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Mandy Moore brought Tangled's Rapunzel to life on the big screen. Now she's Sheriff Callie on Sheriff Callie's Wild West.

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Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman's untimely deaths left voids in their unfinished projects.

While the Fast & Furious franchise opted to use Walker's real-life, non-acting brother to finish up, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay​ will go on with a computer-generated image of Plutarch Heavensbee in Hoffman's place. 

None of that would matter had those men had their very own celebrity doppelgänger. 

And after creating this celebrity look-alike gallery, we're sort of shocked no one tapped Joseph Gordon-Levitt to fill in for Heath Ledger. (Just wait until you get to #7 and see what we mean.)

Prepare to have your mind blown, ladies and THGers. These 19 celebrity look-alikes are so similar you won't believe they aren't related. (They aren't. We checked.)

Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel looks more like Katy Perry than she does her own sister. No Bones about it.

For more doppelgänger-y goodness, you can always watch The Vampire Diaries online

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The present met the future on The Late Show last night.

Stephen Colbert appeared as a guest on the program for the first time since CBS announced he'd be taking over for David Letterman some time in 2015.

After Letterman joked in his monologue that the Comedy Central star was just stopping by to “sign the lease,” he told Colbert that he’s “thrilled” over his selection as a replacement.

"They could have just as easily hired another boob like me," Dave said. "But they didn't.

They hired a boob like me," Colbert responded. "Every boob is like a snowflake, Dave. We're all unique in our own way."

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Some time in 2015, Stephen Colbert will take over as host of The Late Show.

He will replace David Letterman at the helm of this program and, based on their Tweets, most celebrities see this as a good thing.

But Rush Limbaugh is not most celebrities.

In an epic rant yesterday, the conservative radio personality BLASTED CBS for making this selection, saying the network "just declared war on the heartland of America."

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David Letterman will soon be out.

And Stephen Colbert is officially in.

The Comedy Central host was announced today as the replacement for Letterman on The Late Show when he steps down next year - and, based on initial celebrity reaction via Twitter, this is very good news...

David Letterman and Stephen Colbert

Ryan Seacrest: Can't wait to get to know the real Stephen Colbert. Congrats @StephenAtHome.

Michael Ian Black: Congratulations to Stephen Colbert the person and condolences to Stephen Colbert the character.

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CBS has confirmed that Comedy Central staple Stephen Colbert will replace the retiring David Letterman as host of The Late Show sometime in 2015.

The host, writer and executive producer of The Colbert Report will take over for Letterman when he retires from the broadcast at some point next year.

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A five-year deal between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, CBS President & CEO, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment.

Letterman announced his retirement April 3. The legendary comedian and critically acclaimed host of The Late Show has hosted the series for 21 years.

Colbert’s premiere date is unknown, but it will obviously occur after Letterman determines a timetable for his final farewell tour broadcasts in 2015.

CBS added that specific creative elements, as well as the producers and the location for the Colbert-hosted Late Show, are still to be determined and announced.

Not like there's a rush, given that this is a year away if not more. It's a small wonder the network announced this so quickly and didn't let the buzz build. Oh well.

Colbert replacing Letterman: Good choice? Vote!

 

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As he announced on last night's Late Show, David Letterman is retiring in 2015 which gives CBS execs just a few months to secure a replacement for the beloved host. No mean feat, given the high stakes in the late night ratings battle and giant shoes Dave's successor will need to fill.

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Jon Stewart hosts The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Some believe the comedian is a contender to replace David Letterman on CBS' The Late Show.

So who should the network choose to fill such an important role? Well, the race is wide open with several late night hosts up for contact renewal within the next year. Check out the gallery above for some of the frontrunners.

Big names like Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert may find themselves competing with lesser-known basic cable stalwarts like Bravo's Andy Cohen.

Dark horse candidates like Chelsea Handler could bring an all new audience to the CBS late night lineup, but the network execs (typically not adventurous types) may choose to play it safe by promoting Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson.

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Stephen Colbert 1, Internet 0.

Last week, the hashtag #CancelColbert trended nationwide after the Twitter account @ColbertReport posted an excerpt of a joke told by the show's host.

Taken out of context, it definitely came across as racist against Asians.

So, what did the comedian have to say for himself last night?

First, he made it clear that he does not run the account from which the Tweet came.

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Has Stephen Colbert finally gone too far?

The Comedy Central host is in scalding hot water after he Tweeted a joke on Thursday that many find horribly inappropriate and offensive.

The message was a quote from Wednesday night’s broadcast - in a segment about Daniel Snyder responding to plea for a Redskins name change by announcing a foundation to help Native Americans - but it’s easy to see why, taken out of context, it would stir up some major controversy:

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The Tweet has since been deleted.

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It turns out that Wagner the White Shepherd is not the only fan of Daft Punk.

On last night's Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert and a few famous friends kicked off "StePhest Colbchella  '013" by dancing around to "Get Lucky," roller skating and spinning like there's no tomorrow.

Watch now as Jeff Bridges, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon and others get down to the song of the summer:

Seriously, Obama was on The Tonight Show yesterday, yet this performance has stolen all the late-night headlines.

It's easy to see why.