List of fictional primates in animation

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This is a list of fictional primates in animation, and is a subsidiary to the list of fictional primates. Non-tailed primates such as chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans are included in the Apes section. Tailed primates such as monkeys, baboons, aye-ayes and marmosets are included in the Monkeys section. This list does not include humans, prehistoric human related species or humanoids.


Ape Species Origin Notes
Bingo Gorilla Banana Splits
Bobo Chimpanzee Kim Possible Debuted in the second episode (airtime) of Season 1,[1] and returned in the 13th episode.[2]
Bobo Haha Chimpanzee Generator Rex an E.V.O. chimp with the ability to speak, also he is Rex's sidekick and best friend. He wears an eye patch and fez.
Booby Chimpanzee Perman
Charles Simian Chimpanzee Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys
Captain Gutt Gigantopithecus Ice Age 4: Continental Drift A pirate and master of the seas. He got his name from his fingernails to gut his victims including Scrat voiced by Chris Wedge.
Chim-Chim Chimpanzee Speed Racer Pet of Speed's younger brother
Darwin Chimpanzee The Wild Thornberrys and Rugrats Go Wild Eliza's pet chimp. Voiced by Tom Kane
Gorilla Gorilla Cromartie High School Considered smarter than most of the main characters. He is also an extremely talented sushi chef.
Gorilla Gorilla Dumbo
Gori-san Mountain gorilla Jungle King Tar-chan He is very gentle and kind, and like Etekichi is smarter than an ordinary gorilla, but unlike Etekichi he cannot talk.
Gorilla Gorilla Battle Spirits: Saikyou Ginga Ultimate Zero
Gorilla Goalie Gorilla Bedknobs and Broomsticks A gorilla is seen during the soccer match, where he is one of its two goalies, the other being the elephant. His roar is reused from Mickey's Garden, Disney's 1939 Silly Symphony cartoon, Disney's animated feature Dumbo, The Art of Self Defense, and Disney's 1954 cartoon short that is similar to Social Lion.
Gorilla Megalo Gorilla Kore wa Zombie desu ka? Of the Dead
Grape Ape Gorilla The Great Grape Ape Show A 40-foot-tall purple gorilla with the mind of a child.
King Gorilla Gorilla The Venture Bros. Super-villain and "scared straight" counselor
King Sokwe Gorilla The Lion Guard A mountain gorilla who is the father of Majinuni and Hafifu.
Kong Gorilla Cats Don't Dance A gorilla who appears when Danny and Sawyer are going to Little Ark Angel.
Johnny Gorilla Sing
King Louie Orangutan, Gigantopithecus The Jungle Book/TaleSpin/The Jungle Book (2016 film) Leader of the clan of monkeys, Louie's character was invented for the Disney film and does not appear in the original Rudyard Kipling book.
Magilla Gorilla Gorilla The Magilla Gorilla Show Mr. Peebles banana guzzling pet, waiting to be sold.
Maurice Gorilla Marsupilami Marsupilami's silent sidekick purple gorilla friend in a pink shirt
Mojo Jojo Chimpanzee The Powerpuff Girls A madman with megalomania and the archenemy of the Powerpuff Girls.
Mr. Nesmith Chimpanzee Planet Sheen In the service of NASA, originally a normal ape, but when his rocket crashed on an alien planet he developed advanced intelligence and the ability to speak, due to the higher gravity. Sheen Estevez, the star of the show, often incorrectly refers to him as a monkey, much to Nesmith's annoyance.
Optimus Primal Gorilla Beast Wars Leader of the Maximals
Mr. Teeny Chimpanzee The Simpsons Krusty the Clown's acting partner and possibly pet and, like Krusty, is addicted to cigarettes.
Phil & Mason Chimpanzee Madagascar (franchise) Two chimpanzees that work for penguins. Phil is silent using sign languages, while Mason does the talking
Terk Gorilla Tarzan One of Tarzan's friends. Voiced by Rosie O'Donnell.
Utan Orangutan Vandread
Windsor Gorilla Gorilla My Gym Partner's a Monkey A wise gorilla and another friend of Adam Lyon


Ape Species Origin Notes
Abu Monkey Aladdin Aladdin's best friend and sidekick.
Alakazam Macaque Alakazam the Great Is encouraged by monkeys to become their king. As a king he is rude and arrogant. His arrogance intensifies until King Amo teaches him a lesson.
Baboon Baboon Skunk Fu
Big Baboon Olive baboon The Lion Guard An olive baboon who is the leader of his troop.
Blip Monkey Space Ghost One of Space Ghost's sidekicks.
Bubbles Monkey Dragon Ball Z
Boots Monkey Dora The Explorer A 5-year-old monkey whom Dora met one day in the forest, is her best friend. He is friendly and enthusiastic, and usually wears nothing but his beloved red boots.
Buddhist Monkey Monkey Happy Tree Friends He is golden yellow and wears a brown-orange robe with brown beads and has a pattern of brown dots in the shape of a square on his forehead.
Captain Huggy Face Monkey WordGirl WordGirl's sidekick. Also known as Bob.
Ete-kichi Monkey Jungle King Tar-chan
Evil Monkey Monkey Family Guy The evil monkey that torments Chris Griffin in Family Guy.
Furge Monkey Seitokai Yakuindomo
Goku Monkey Gokudo
George Monkey Curious George
Giggles and Tickles Monkey 64 Zoo Lane Two monkeys who like to tickle each other.
Gleek Monkey Super Friends A blue "space monkey" and the pet of Zan and Jayna, the Wonder Twins.
I.R. Baboon Baboon I Am Weasel
Jacob P. "Jake" Spidermonkey Spider monkey My Gym Partner's a Monkey Adam's best friend.
Kiki Monkey Magical Sentosa He is the former mascot of Sentosa, Singapore.
Lazlo Spider monkey Camp Lazlo
Master Monkey Gee's golden langur Kung Fu Panda Member of the Furious Five.
Makini Mandrill The Lion Guard A mandrill who is Rafiki’s apprentice.
Minka Mark Spider monkey Littlest Pet Shop (2012 TV series) She is an energetic artist.
Monkey Monkey Dexter's Laboratory An ordinary looking laboratory monkey, but unknown to Dexter a superhero who stars in the Dial M for Monkey shorts.
Monkeys Monkey Dumbo
Miss Lucy Simian Baboon The Amazing World of Gumball The teacher and antagonist of Gumball Watterson
Mother's Goku Monkey Gokudo
Playful Heart Monkey Monkey Care Bears One of the Care Bear Cousins. He has yellow-orange fur and his belly symbol is a red heart-shaped balloon with party favours.
Rafiki Mandrill The Lion King A friend of the lion pride and wise mentor to a depressed adult Simba.
Sasuke Sarutobi Monkey Hyakka Ryouran: Samurai Bride
Tala Monkey Shimmer and Shine Shimmer's pet monkey.
Tumbili Red colobus The Lion Guard A red colobus who is the leader of his troop.
Yoyo Monkey Blinky Bill’s Extraordinary Balloon Adventure


Ape Species Origin Notes
Laini Galago The Lion Guard A galago who is the leader of her group.
Maurice Aye-aye Madagascar King Julien's advisor.
Momo Lemur Avatar: The Last Airbender A winged lemur.
Murphy Galago Daisougen no Chiisana Tenshi Bush Baby
Mort Mouse lemur Madagascar Small, cute and cuddly, he makes King Julien's favourite push and fling toy.
King Julien Ring-tailed lemur Madagascar Self indulgent and conceited, but fun-loving king of the Madagascar jungle.


  1. ^ Kim Possible, episode 2, Sink or Swim (7 June 2002)
  2. ^ Kim Possible, episode 13, Monkey Fist Strikes (13 September 2002)