We have seen many Disney villains who are male, but there are some great female villains too. Female villains have appeared in many Disney films. They can be live-action or animated. Here are some of the best female villains in Disney movies.
Maleficent appeared in the animated film Sleeping Beauty, released in 1959. This film was directed by Clyde Geronimi, Les Clark, and Eric Larson. This film is about three fairies and a prince trying to save a princess from an evil queen. The voice actor for Maleficent was Eleanor Audley. There was also a live-action film named Maleficent. The character of Maleficent was played by .
Ursula appeared in the film The Little Mermaid, which was released in 1989.
are the directors of this film. This film is about a mermaid who is curious about life on land when she reaches the surface. Little Mermaid falls in love with a prince and decides to visit him more often. She asks for the help of a witch, who is evil, and later learns about her devious plan.
3. Cruella De Vil
Cruella first appeared in the Disney animated film One Hundred And One Dalmatians, released in 1961. This film was directed by Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, and Wolfgang Reitherman. This film is about a woman who wants to make a Dalmatian coat, who kidnaps Dalmatians, and the pup's parents are on a mission to save them. The voice artist for Cruella was Betty Lou Gerson. Later, two live-action films were made about Cruella.
4. The Evil Queen
The Evil Queen first appeared in the film Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs, released in 1937. This film was directed in 1965. This film is about a wicked witch who spells a curse on a beautiful young girl. The Evil Queen's voice was provided by Lucille La Verne.
Yzma first appeared in the film Emperor’s New Groove. This film was released in 2000. This film was directed by Mark Dindal. This film is about a king who turns into a llama and how a peasant helps him to recover his throne. The voice artist for Yzma was Eartha Kitt.
6. Lady Tremaine
Lady Tremaine first appeared in the animated film Cinderella. This film was released in 1950. This film was directed by Wilfred Jackson and Clyde Geronimi. This film is about a girl treated like a housemaid by her stepmother. When she meets the prince, her life changes completely. Lady Tremaine is considered the evil stepmother. Tremaine's voice artist was Eleanor Audley.
7. The White Witch
The White Witch first appeared in the film The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion,
, And The Wardrobe. This film was released in 2005. The main cast of this film includes
, Skander Keynes,
. This film is about a little girl who discovers a magical world inside a wardrobe. This character was played by Tilda Swinton.
8. Mother Gothel
Mother Gothel appeared in the film Tangled, released in 2010. This film was directed by
and Nathan Greno. This film is about a woman who has trapped a girl by saying that the outside world is cruel. She learns the truth when a thief enters her place and makes a deal to show her the world. The voice artist for Mother Gothel was
9. Queen Of Hearts
The Queens Of Hearts first appeared in the animated film
Alice In Wonderland
, released in 1951. This film was directed by Wilfred Jackson, Clyde Geronimi, and Hamilton Luske. This film is about a girl who follows a rabbit into a burrow and finds a magical world. The voice artist for the Queen of Hearts is
10. Madam Mim
Madam Mim is the villain in the animated film The Sword In The Stone, released in 1964. This film was directed by Wolfgang Reitherman. This film is about a poor boy who learns the power of love, kindness, and bravery with the help of a wizard and becomes a great king. The voice artist for Madam Mim is Martha Wenworth.