Carl Fredricksen (Up)

Last Updated on: April 1st, 2024

Who is Carl Fredricksen?

Carl Fredricksen is a fictional character and the protagonist of the 2009 Disney/Pixar animated film “Up.”

He is an elderly widower and former balloon salesman, who ties thousands of helium balloons to his house and flies to South America in an effort to fulfill a promise he made to his deceased wife. He is voiced by actor Ed Asner. Carl is a complex and relatable character, known for his stubbornness, his love for his wife and his desire for adventure.

The film was a critical and commercial success, and Carl’s character has been praised for his depth, humor and emotional resonance. He also appeared in other forms of media such as video games and theme park attractions.

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The Collection:

Here is the Internet’s largest collection of Carl Fredricksen related movies, TV shows, toys and other products. As always, new pieces are added to this collection regularly.

Movie Appearances




Song Appearances

Married Life (Song)

“Married Life” is a song from the 2009 Disney-Pixar animated film “Up”. The song was composed by Michael Giacchino and is played during the opening…




Park Appearances

Pixar Pals Countdown To Fun! Parade | Disney World

Here is everything you need to know about Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios’ extinct Pixar Pals Countdown To Fun! parade including history, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!


World of Color | Disneyland

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing World of Color show at Disneyland including history, reviews, fun facts, photos and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!




Related Products



Up Deluxe Figure Play Set

Adventure is out there at playtime with the cast of Disney and Pixar’s Up in this deluxe set of nine sculpted figures. Recreate favorite movie scenes or…




Up Loungefly Mini Backpack

Adventure is out there when flying to exotic locales with this Loungefly mini backpack strapped to your back. Whether you’re on a rocky tepui or…





Carl Funko Pop! Vinyl Figure (Up)

Give Carl Fredricksen a new home in your Funko Pop! Vinyl Figure collection. This Kawaii-styled sculpt will age gracefully when placed on your dash or…


Up House Sketchbook Christmas Ornament

Up House Sketchbook Christmas Ornament Description: Give your holiday home décor an Up-lift with this finely detailed Sketchbook Ornament of Carl Fredricksen’s house as it floats…




In the News

  • Ed Asner, Voice of Carl Fredricksen in Disney Pixar’s ‘Up,’ Dies at 91, September 1, 2021