20 Things You Didn't Know About Shrek • Page 3 of 21

By Kirsty Bachor

15th December 2019

3. The Character Of Donkey Was Based On A Real Life Miniature Donkey

You may have noticed that Donkey was a little smaller than average with funny, stumpy legs. This was actually based on a miniature donkey called Perry, who the animation team met in real life.

Shrek’s donkey

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In the end, they still mixed traces of Eddie Murphy’s face to Donkey, though.

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