Many of the meerkats featured in Meerkat Manor and Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins were played by multiple "actors" or given alias names. These alterations were made to reduce the complexity of the show, allowing viewers to keep track of characters easier. Below is a list of each character from the show and their associated actors and/or real names. Each character is listed under the name of the group they went by on the show (which are not neccessarily their real groups).
First Three Seasons
Flower played by Flower(VWF026), Rocket Dog(VWF060) and Zorilla(VGGF012). In seasons 1, 2 and 3 she mostly acted as herself. She was breifly played by Rocket Dog adopting Axel in the episode Journey's End. That same episode she was breifly played by Zorilla. In The Story Begins, she was portrayed by eight different meerkats. Two of these were Rocket Dog and Zorilla, the rest were unknown.
Zaphod played by Zaphod(VVM032). He played himself for all four seasons of Meerkat Manor, however, he was mostly played by an unknown male in The Story Begins. In the movie Zaphod was portrayed as a Lazuli member.
Tosca played by Baddiel(VWF049) in season one. Though she was occasionally played by unknown juveniles throughout various episodes. She was played by an unknown meerkat in the final episode, Moving On.
Daisy played by Super Furry Animal Whiskers(VWF062), Armanita Ditch(VWF064) Finn(VWF091). For most of season 1 and 2 Super Furry Animal acted as Daisy, excluding the episode Balance of Power where she was portrayed by Armanita Ditch. In season 3 Finn played pregnant Daisy in the later episodes.
Kinkaju played by Kinkaju(VWF059) in seasons 1, 2 and 3.
Shakespeare played by Shakespeare(VWM054) in season 1.
Maybelline played by Monkulus(VWF063) in seasons 3 and 4. However, the pregnant Maybelline in season 3 was played by an unknown subordinate female.
Rocket Dog played by Rocket Dog(VWF060) in season 3 and 4.
Big Will played by Big Will(VWM038) in season 1 and 2.Stato(VWM050) in season 1.
Sparkle played by Bananas(VWF097) in season 3. She was mentioned in the episode The Tale of Len and Squiggy, babysitting Flower's pups. Her scene of caring for Len and Squiggy was immensely cut in the US version.
Rocky played by Hawkeye(VWF072) in season 1.
Mitch played by Mitch(VWM074), Logan(VWM073), Arrested Development(VWM069) and Machu Pichu(VWM083). He mostly played himself in the first three seasons, excluding one episode in the third season (Journey's End) where his litter-mate, Logan, took his role. In the first three episodes of season 2, the Mitch seen roving was played by Arrested Development. In season four he was played by Machu Pichu.
Einstein played by Logan(VWM073) in season 1 and 2.
Cruise played by Cruise(VWF075) in season 1 and 3. She was only mentioned once in season 3, in the episode A New Day.
Jogu played by Jogu(VWM081) in season 1, 2 and 3.
McMurphy played by Maladoy(VWM080) in season 1 and 3. In season 3 he was only mentioned once, in the episode A New Day.
Sophie played by Tina Sparkle(VWF076), Finn(VWF091) and Ella(VWF095). The real Sophie died during Yossarian's burrow move. The character was portrayed by Tina Sparkle in season 1, 2 and half of 3. The the remainder of season 3 she was played by Finn. In season 4 she was played by Ella.
Spud played by Spud(VWM078) in season 1 and 2.
Petra played by Petra(VWF082) in season 1.
Dudley played by Machu Pichu(VWM084) in season 1. In season two he also played Colombus. Then in season four Machu Pichu played Mitch.
Clive played by Ningaloo(VWM083) in season 1.Mary-Pat played by Popkat(VWF085) in season 1.
Basil played by Kim(VWF089) in season 1.
Parsley played by Flo(VWF090) in season 1.
Rose played by Finn(VWF091) in season 1.
Attila played by Baker(VWM096) in season 2.
Achilles played by Miles(VWM094) in season 2.
Mango played by Ella(VWF095) in season 2.
Chutney played by Billy(VWF093) in season 2.
Athena played by Bananas(VWF097) in season 2.
Apollo played by Butch Cassidy(VWM098) in season 2.
Blossom played by Sundance(VWF099) in season 2.
Pepper played by Alonzo Mourning(VWM100) in season 2.
Nutmeg played by Orinoco(VWM101) in season 2.
Bing played by Panthro(VWM102) in season 2.
Shelly played by Cheetara(VWF103) in season 2.
Millie played by Wiley Kat(VWF104) in season 2.
Suggs played by Suggs(VWM109) in season 3.
Izzy played by Izzy (VWF110) in season 3.
Buster played by Busta(VWM111) in season 3
Len played by Ren(VWM112) in season 3. In the British version Ren went by his real name.
Squiggy played by Stumpy(VWM113) in season 3. In the British version Stumpy went by his real name.
Argon played by unknown meerkats in The Story Begins,
Aphrodite played by unknown meerkats in The Story Begins,
Thumper played by unknown meerkats in The Story Begins,
Hazel played by unknown meerkats in The Story Begins,
Petal played by unknown meerkats in The Story Begins,
The Next Generation
Below is a list of meerkats that first appeared in season 4 (The Next Generation), they were not mentioned at all in the previous seasons.
Zorro played by Zarathustra(VWM067)
Seacrest played by Jogu(VWM081), Flava Flav(VWM070), Burdock(VWF115), Pozzo(VWM065) and Maladoy(VWM0080) in season 4. Pozzo and Maladoy portrayed Seacrest as a rover and sentinel. Jogu acted as Seacrest mating with Nikita(Zorilla). Flava Flav played Seacrest being attacked by the Commandos and Burdock played Seacrest joining the Aztecs.
Baker played by Baker(VWM094)
Miles played by Miles(VWM096)
Dizzy played by Panthro(VWM102)
Wiley Kat played by Wiley Kat(VWF104)
Duke played by Karim(VWM108)
Rita played by Amira(VWF117). In the UK version she went by her real name.
Nugget played by Nugget(VWM123)
Beaker played by Beaker(VWM124)
Juno played by Juno(VWM125)
Flashman played by Marico(VWM126)
Pickle played by Oriole(VWF0127)
Chips played by Sabota(VWM128). He was mistaken as a female on the show.
The Aztecs played as themselves in seasons 3 and 4.
Angie played by Billy(VWF093) in season 4.
EJ played by Flo(VWF090) in season 4.
Bananas played by Bananas(VWF087) in season 4.
McCartney played by Marmite(VAZM001) in season 4.
Lennon played by Tofu(VAZF002) in season 4.
Ringo played by Abaca(VAZF003) in season 4.
Harrison played by Piglet(VAZM004) in season 4.
Cazanna played Cazanna(VLF046) in seasons 1 and 2. She was seldom mentioned in season 1.
Big Si played Basil(VVM015) in season 1.
JD played by JD(VLM073) in season 2.
Pancake played by Pancake(VLF092) in season 2.
Marilyn played by Aretha(VLF094) in season 2.
Penny played by Penny (VLF097) in season 2.
Izzy played by Izzy(VL087) in season 2.
Sondheim played by Stinker(VYM005) in season 2. In the UK and AU version he went by his real name.
Squeak played by Thundercat(VLM114) in season 2.
Bubble played by Bubble(VLF113) in season 2.
Vivian in season 2 and 3. In the fourth season they were portrayed by the real Commandos.
Hannibal played by Jim Bob(VYM059) in seasons 2 and 3.
Ozzy played by Douglas(VYM061) in season 2.
Rosie played by Kleintjie(VGGF014) in season 4.
Philippe played by Philippe(VYM129) in season 4.
Venus played by Beatrice(VCDF019) in season 4.
Annie played by AnnieAnnieAnnie(VCDF011) in season 4.
Serina played by Sereina(VCDF027) in season 4.
Samba played by Samba(VCDF030) in season 4.
Coop was played by CoopVCDM034) in season 4.
Young Ones and real Zappa group. The Young Ones played as the Zappa during encounters with the Whiskers. The real Zappa had a territory far away from the Whiskers and were mostly used in the later episodes.
Lola played by Lola(VZZF042) in season 3. However, in the episode (Farewell My Lovely) the female mating with Zaphod was an unknown meerkat.
Punk played by Punk(VZZF044) in season 3.
Houdini played by Dougal(VZZM025) and Aurinko(VYM122) in season 3. Aurinko was the rover who mated with Flower and other Whiskers females. Dougal acted as the dominant male Houdini later in the season.
Axel played by Axel(VYM137) in season 3 and 4.
Slash played by VYP138. in season 3.
Rose played by VYP139 in season 3.
Melanie played by Tequila(VYF115) in season 3.
The Starsky played as themselves in season 3.
Shady played by Shady(VYM134) in season 3.
Woopie played by De La Soul(VWF058) in season 3.