Dasher is one of Santa Claus's 8 reindeer, originally named in the poem The Night Before Christmas.


Prominent appearances

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

Image Production Year Voiced by Notes
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The Year Without a Santa Claus 1974 Dasher helps Santa travel to Southtown to find Jingle, Jangle Bells, and Vixen.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie 1998 Paul Dobson Dasher is brother to Comet, Cupid and Blitzen, and also Rudolph and Arrow's uncle.
Donner 2001 Mark Hildreth
The Flight Before Christmas 2008 Detlef Bierstedt (German); Morgan James (English) In this film, Dasher is the leader of The Flying Forces.
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Prep & Landing 2009 Nathan Greno Along with Dancer, Dasher is one of Santa's co-lead reindeer. According to his official character biography, he is Thrasher's second cousin.
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Get Santa 2014 Dasher appears in this film where he has flatulence problems
Elliot the Littlest Reindeer 2018

Minor appearances

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

External links

Santa's team DasherDancerPrancerVixenCometCupidDonnerBlitzenRudolph (Rankin/Bass version)
Others AnnabelleArrowBarnabyBlizzardClariceClarice's fatherDartDelphiFireballFredFrostGargoff • Gift Givers of the Grove (Alice/Aurora/Bori) • Gobie (His friends/grandfather) • GrandpaGrandsanta's Pet ReindeerHollyJonniLeaderLenniLightningMitziMrs. DonnerMrs. PrancerNicNikoOld JingleOliveOonaPrancyRennyRobbieRogerRustySagaSanta Claus's Reindeer's Great-Great-GrandchildrenScratcherSchnitzelSparkleSvenTapirThrasherTobiasZoey (her father/mother)
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