Ming-Na Wen

D23 Fab Five: Ming-Na Wen Shares Her Top Disney Heroines

By Jeffrey Epstein From Mulan to Agent Melinda May, Ming-Na Wen has a rich history of playing fierce warriors. In celebration of Mulan’s 20th anniversary, we asked her to name her top five “kick-butt” Disney characters. Princess Leia “Similar to Mulan, she followed her own heart and believed in herself. She’s truly just a soldier, …

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Julianne Hough

D23 Fab Five: Julianne Hough’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Ingrid Meilan It’s no surprise that Julianne Hough is a huge fan of Disney movies. The bubbly dancer, singer, and actress says that the music in Disney films has been something she’s loved for as long as she can remember. “Honestly, I just love every song that’s in all of these movies,” the Dancing …

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Carrie Ann Inaba

D23 Fab Five: Carrie Ann Inaba’s Favorite Disney Princesses

By Ingrid Meilan Carrie Ann Inaba wears her Disney fandom proudly. “Who isn’t a Disney fan?” the Dancing with the Stars judge asked while catching up with D23. The choreographer says that she’s always inspired by the music in Disney movies. “I love the songs in all the films. They’re just so magical,” she says. …

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Bruno Tonioli

D23 Fab Five: Bruno Tonioli’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Ingrid Meilan Dancing with the Stars judge Bruno Tonioli’s introduction to Disney was from the man himself. “When I was growing up in Italy,” he says, “We didn’t get a TV until the mid-1960s, and there was only one channel.” But that one channel, he says, played the most magical program of all. “We …

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Erin Andrews

D23 Fab Five: Erin Andrews’ Disney Family Memories

By Ingrid Meilan Erin Andrews is a lifelong Disney fan. “I grew up in Florida,” the Dancing with the Stars co-host tells D23, “So I was basically raised at Walt Disney World.” Living only 90 minutes from Orlando, the sportscaster says that she was lucky enough to visit the parks on a regular basis. “My …

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Laurie Hernandez

D23 Fab Five: Laurie Hernandez’s Favorite Disney Role Models

By Ingrid Meilan At the young age of 16, Olympian Laurie Hernandez is already a role model. In fact, after the gymnast took home the Mirrorball trophy on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars with partner Val Chmerkovskiy, Hernandez said that inspiring young people was her No. 1 goal. And while the spunky teenager …

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Jenna Elfman

D23 Fab Five: Jenna Elfman’s Favorite Disney Movies

By Tim Lammers Fifteen years after the conclusion of her sitcom Dharma and Greg, comedy great Jenna Elfman will celebrate her return to the ABC Primetime comedy lineup this spring with Imaginary Mary. In the series, Elfman stars as Alice, a successful ad executive whose imaginary childhood friend, Mary (voice of Rachel Dratch), turns up …

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Aimee Carrero

D23 Fab Five: Aimee Carrero’s Favorite Disney Princess Moments

As actress Aimee Carrero was growing up in Miami, Florida, Disney was a part of her life for as long as she can remember. “We’ve had Disney in the Carrero family for a very long time because my uncle is an Imagineer at the Orlando theme parks,” she explains, adding that Splash Mountain is a …

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