Masters of Disguise: Best Disney Disguises

Last updated July 20th 2023

In this photo gallery, we take a look at Disney characters who wore the best disguises. Some use magic; others have to be more resourceful...

Basil and Dawson

Basil and Dawson's many disguises
Every good detective needs a good disguise, and Basil and Dawson have plenty hanging in their closets. (The Great Mouse Detective)

Pongo, Perdita and puppies

Pongo, Perdita and their puppies disguised as black labradors
Pongo, Perdita and their puppies cleverly roll around in soot to pass as black labs in front of Cruella DeVil. (101 Dalmatians)

Puppy personality quiz


Baloo dancing in his orangutan disguise
Baloo wears a skirt of banana skins and coconuts for his questionable female orangutan disguise. (The Jungle Book)

The Jungle Book quiz

Esmeralda and Djali

Esmeralda and Djali posing as an old man smoking a pipe
Esmeralda and Djali pose together as an old man smoking a pipe on a street corner to avoid the guards. (The Hunchback of Notre-Dame)

Evil Queen

The Evil Queen and the Witch
Using a spell, the Evil Queen disguises herself as an old woman to trick Snow White into taking a bite of the poisoned apple. (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs)

Snow White quiz


Lefou the snowman
Lefou is unrecognizable under his snowman disguise, complete with a carrot nose, while staking out Belle's house. (Beauty and the Beast)

Beauty and the Beast quiz


Genie poofs easily into so many different forms it's hard to keep track. (Aladdin)

Aladdin quiz


Jafar wears an intricate disguise to lure Aladdin to the Cave of Wonders. (Aladdin)

Jumba and Pleakley

Jumba and Pleakley in disguise
Aliens Jumba and Pleakley wear several disguises to blend in among humans. (Lilo and Stitch)


Kuzco disguises himself as a (remarkably ugly) woman, so that he might dine at Mudka's Meat Hut, which does not serve llamas. (The Emperor's New Groove)


Mulan cuts off her hair and wears her father's uniform, posing as the male soldier Ping in the Chinese army. (Mulan)

Mulan quiz

Pain and Panic

Pain, Panic
Pain and Panic transform themselves into snakes, innocent-looking kids and a winged horse, all in an attempt to get the better of Hercules, on the orders of the ruler of the Underworld, Hades. (Hercules)

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Robin Hood and Little John

Robin, Little John
Robin Hood and Little John use many disguises to sneak around undetected, stealing from the rich to give to the poor: fortune tellers, a beggar, a duke, a stork... (Robin Hood)


Ursula transforms herself into the Ariel look-alike Vanessa and uses Ariel's voice to fool Prince Eric. (The Little Mermaid)

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