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


Prominent appearances

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

Picture Production Voiced by Year Notes
Prancer 1989
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie Alec Willows 1998 In this film, Prancer is shown to have a wife, Mrs. Prancer who was Rudolph's teacher when he was a yearling.
Robbie the Reindeer trilogy Paul Whitehouse (UK)

Brad Garrett (US)

1999, 2002, 2007 Prancer is shown to be the strongest member of team and is Robbie's best male friend. In the third film "Close Encounters of the Herd Kind", he starts a relationship with Donner's sister Em.
Prancer Returns 2001 In this sequel to the 1989 film, Prancer is shown to have a son also called Prancer.
Donner Nicole Oliver 2001 In this special, Prancer is portrayed as female.
The Flight Before Christmas Dennis Schmidt-Fob (Finnish)

Paul Tylak (English)

2008 In this animated film, Prancer is the father of the main character, Niko.
Prancer in Ice Age A Mammoth Christmas
Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas T. J. Miller 2011
Prancer - PAW Patrol
PAW Patrol: "Pups Save Christmas" 2013
Last Chance for Christmas 2015 In this film, Prancer gets a foot injury leaving him unable to join the other reindeer in pulling the sleigh. This results in Santa's stockman John travelling to Alaska to find a replacement reindeer.

Minor appearances

In the following specials, Prancer is named onscreen, but 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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