80s cartoons collage image

Care Bears

What was it about

Care Bears

The Care Bears live in a faraway place up in the clouds called Care-a-Lot, which constitutes a part of the Kingdom of Caring. With the help of the Cousins and their Buddies, they go all around the world on Missions in Caring whilst Evil villains such as Professor Coldheart (DIC episodes), and Lord No Heart (Nelvana episodes), try to thwart their plans.


Good Guys

Care Bears  Tenderheart Bear headshot

Tenderheart Bear

Tenderheart Bear helps everyone show and express their feelings and helps his fellow Care Bears be the most caring they can be. His fur color is originally brown and later on orange. His tummy symbol (later called a Belly Badge) is a red heart with a pink outline.

Billie Mae Richards voice of Tenderheart Bear

Voiced by: Billie Mae Richards. Born November 21, 1921. Died September 10, 2010. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Cheer Bear headshot

Cheer Bear

Cheer Bear is a very happy and perky bear, who helps everyone be their happiest and cheer up those who are unhappy.


Voiced by: Melleny Brown. Born May 12, 1969.

Care Bears Wish Bear headshot

Wish Bear

Wish Bear helps make wishes come true, and although they don't always come true, making wishes and working hard to help make them come true is still fun.Twinkers, a wishing star, is her best friend (whom she met as a cub).

Janet Laine Green voice of Wish Bear

Voiced by: Janet Laine Green. Born December 31, 1951. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Funshine Bear headshot

Funshine Bear

Funshine Bear loves to play and tell jokes all the time, but sometimes forgets that there are times in life you must be serious. He is sunshine yellow and his tummy symbol is a smiling sun.

Voiced by: Patricia Black. Born 28 November 1972..

Care Bears Grumpy Bear headshot

Grumpy Bear

Grumpy Bear shows that while it's okay to be grumpy sometimes, it is also silly to let grumpiness go too far. He has also been the inventor/mechanic for the rest of the Care Bears. Anytime any other Care Bear calls him in the middle of his work, he accidentally bumps his head. He is cynical, surly, and rarely happy, hence his name, but he does value his friends and smiles on special occasions.

Bob Dermer voice of Grumpy Bear

Voiced by: Bob Dermer. Born in 1946. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Bedtime Bear headshot

Bedtime Bear

Bedtime Bear is a very sleepy bear. He helps everyone get a good night's sleep and have sweet dreams and often talks with a yawning voice.He is aqua blue and his tummy symbol is a blue, sleeping crescent moon with a yellow hanging star. He is the oldest.

Voiced by: Laurie Waller.

Care Bears Brave Heart Lion headshot

Brave Heart Lion

Brave Heart Lion is the self-appointed general of the Care Bear Cousins and a fearless yet compassionate friend to all. His job is to help people to be brave. And also he would stand up to Beastly. He is orange and his tummy symbol is a red heart with a gold crown hanging on the right side.

Dan Hennessey
 voice of Brave Heart Lion

Voiced by: Dan Hennessey. Born in Aug 25, 1941. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Lotsa Heart Elephant headshot

Lotsa Heart Elephant

The strongest of the Cousins in physical ability and perseverance, despite having a very weak mind. He is hot pink and he tummy symbol is a pink heart-stamped weight. Like real elephants, he uses his trunk to trumpet and carry things. Lotsa Heart often says, "And that's the truth!".

Luba Goy
 voice of Lotsa Heart Elephant

Voiced by: Luba Goy. Born November 8, 1945. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Proud Heart Cat headshot

Proud Heart Cat

A regular in the animated movies and series, Proud Heart Cat is the "purr-fectionist" of the Care Bears family, and reminds us to do our best in everything we do. She is turquoise with white paws and a white tail tip (originally pale orange) and her tummy symbol is a curved pink star with a red heart inside.

Stevie Vallance
 voice of Proud Heart Cat

Voiced by: Stevie Vallance. Born September 8, 1958. Image via IMDb.

Care Bears Swift Heart Rabbit headshot

Swift Heart Rabbit

The fastest of the Care Bear Cousins. Sometimes her cockiness and overconfidence can get her into trouble. She has sky blue fur with a white tail and his tummy symbol is a red heart with white or light blue wings.

Voiced by: Eva Almos.

Care Bears Good Luck Bear headshot

Good Luck Bear

Good Luck Bear is all about spreading good luck for everyone. He is deep green and his tummy symbol is a four leaf clover with heart-shaped petals. He has a crush on Polite Panda, but he likes Wish Bear too.

Dan Hennessey voice of Good Luck Bear

Voiced by: Dan Hennessey. Born Aug 25, 1941. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Love-A-Lot Bear headshot

Love-A-Lot Bear

Love-a-Lot Bear is a bear who helps spread love and help it along wherever she goes. Her tummy symbol (later called a Belly Badge) is a red heart with a pink outline and a pink heart with a yellow outline intertwined.

Linda Sorensond voice of Love-A-Lot Bear

Voiced by: Linda Sorenson. Born in January 1940. Image via Wikia.

Care Bears Birthday Bear headshot

Birthday Bear

Birthday Bear wants everyone to have happy birthdays and loves birthday parties and games. He is golden yellow and his tummy symbol is a cupcake with a candle.

Voiced by: Melleny Brown. Born May 12, 1969.

Care Bears Friend Bear headshot

Friend Bear

Friend Bear is a kind and friendly bear who shows what it means to be a good friend by learning that the best way to make friends, is just be yourself. She is orange with two interwined smiling flowers.

Voiced by: Eva Almos.

Care Bears Share Bear headshot

Share Bear

Share Bear helps others to learn about sharing the things they have. She shows that, through her symbol, sharing is caring. Her fur color is purple. Originally, Share Bear's tummy symbol was a pink heart-sprinkled ice cream soda with two straws.

Voiced by: Patricia Black. Born 28 November 1972.

Care Bears Champ Bear headshot

Champ Bear

Champ Bear loves to play sports and games; baseball is his favorite. But he is rubbish at squash and FIFA. He also teaches the value of good sportsmanship.

Voiced by: Terry Sears.

Bad Guys

Care Bears Professor Coldhear headshot

Professor Coldheart

Professor Coldheart is the Care Bears' first main nemesis in the first two TV specials and the DiC series. He is a mad scientist and inventor of numerous devices which he uses in his attempts to rid the world of caring. He has white hair. His scarf is blue and white and is positioned on his back.

Len Carlson voice of Professor Coldheart

Voiced by: Len Carlson. Born September 2, 1937. Died January 26, 2006. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears No Heart headshot

No Heart

No Heart is the main villain in the Nelvana episodes. An evil wizard who is pained by love and care, No Heart seeks to destroy all the feelings in the world. No Heart wears a magic amulet which gives him most of his power, including the power to shape-shift into animals. When he turns into any animal, he's revealed to have a mouth. No Heart lives in a dark castle in the matching storm clouds. Like many other fictional TV villains of the time, No Heart's obsession is world domination.

Chris Wiggins voice of No Heart

Voiced by: Chris Wiggins. Born January 13, 1931. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.

Care Bears Frostbite headshot


Frostbite is Professor Coldheart's dim-witted assistant. He often ruins his employer's inventions accidentally. He hates the Care Bears and does everything he can to stop them from their mission of spreading caring.

Steve Kramer voice of Frostbite

Voiced by: Steve Kramer. Born December 24, 1950. Image via Behindthevoiceactors.


Season 1

Season 2

Season 3


Care Bear Countdown, 4, 3, 2, 1

Who's that comin' from somewhere up in the sky?

Moving fast and bright as a firefly

Just when you think the trouble's gonna pounce

Who's gonna be there when it really counts?

Do the Care Bear Countdown

And send a wish out through the air

Just do the Care Bear Countdown

When you need them they'll be there

Don't be afraid when trouble's brewin' in your heart

If you can dream just send a wish out in the dark

And do the Care Bear's Countdown

5, 4, 3, 2, 1


Discussions & Comments