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Cupid is one of Santa Claus' reindeer, originally named in the poem A Visit from St. Nicholas. He is named after Cupid, the god of love as depicted in Roman mythology.


Prominent appearances

In the following specials, Cupid makes a prominent appearance in the story and/or has a speaking part.

Picture Production Year Voiced by Notes
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie 1998 David Kaye Cupid is the brother of Dasher, Comet, and Blitzen, and also Arrow's father and Rudolph's uncle.
Donner 2001 Mark Acheson
The Flight Before Christmas 2008
Cupid in Merry Madagascar
Merry Madagascar 2009 Nina Dobrev In this spin-off from the Madagascar films, Cupid (depicted as a female) falls in love with Private the penguin.
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Puppy Star Christmas 2018 Jennifer Elsie Cox

Minor appearances

In the following specials, Cupid is named onscreen, but only has a minor/silent role and/or is indistinguishable from the other reindeer.

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Santa's team DasherDancerPrancerVixenCometCupidDonnerBlitzenRudolph (Rankin/Bass version)
Others AnnabelleArrowBarnabyBlizzardBlizzBuckyClarice (her father) • DartDelphiFireballFredFrostGargoff • Gift Givers of the Grove (AliceAuroraBori) • Gobie (His friendsGrandfather) • GrandpaGrandsanta's Pet ReindeerHollyJonniLeaderLenniLightningMitziMrs. DonnerMrs. PrancerNicNikoOld JingleOliveOonaPrancyPinkyRennyRobbieRogerRustySagaSanta Claus's Reindeer's Great-Great-GrandchildrenScratcherSchnitzelSparkleStrikerSvenTapirThrasherTobiasZoey (Her father and mother)