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Toon is a term popularized by the 1988 film Who Framed Roger Rabbit; it commonly refers to distinguish characters appearing in cartoons from regular humans. Related to this usage are:

toon may also refer to:


  • Newcastle United F.C., a football (soccer) team also nicknamed "The Toon"
  • Tōon, Ehime, a Japanese city in Ehime Prefecture
  • Toon, the former name of Ferdows, a city in South Khorasan Province, Iran
  • Toon, Somaliland, a town in the Garoodi region of Somaliland



Father-and-son American football wide receivers:

  • Al Toon (Albert Lee Toon Jr.; born 1963), former professional American football player
  • Colin Toon (born 1940), English footballer who played for Leicestershire
  • James Toon (1916–1987), English cricketer who played for Northamptonshire
  • Joseph Toon (1879–1950), English cricketer
  • Malcolm Toon (1916–2009), American diplomat
  • Maurice Toon, New Zealand paralympic boccia player
  • Michael Toon (born 1979), Australian rowing coxswain
  • Michael Simon Toon (born 1977), English filmmaker and builder
  • Nick Toon (Nicholas Adam Toon; born 1988), American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints
  • Owen Toon (born 1947), American professor of atmospheric and oceanic sciences
  • Paige Toon (born 1975), English romantic fiction writer
  • Peter Toon (1939–2009), English Anglican priest
  • Thomas F. Toon (1840–1902), Confederate States Army brigadier general

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  • Toon van Driel (born 1945), Dutch cartoonist. He is the winner of the 1988 Stripschapprijs
  • Toon Dupuis (1877–1937), Dutch sculptor and medallist of Belgian origin
  • Toon Greebe (born 1988), Dutch darts player
  • Toon van Helfteren (born 1951), Dutch former basketball player and coach
  • Toon Hermans (1916–2000), noted Dutch comedian, singer and writer
  • Toon Hiranyasap (born 1954), Thai film actor
  • Toon Meerman (born 1933), retired Dutch footballer who was active as a striker
  • Toon Oprinsen (1910–1945), Dutch football midfielder
  • Toon Pastor (born 1929), former boxer from the Netherlands
  • Toon Tellegen (born 1941), Dutch writer, poet, and physician, known for his children's works


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