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Donkey character jug produced in China by Galerie of Hebron, Kentucky, circa 2004. Donkey is a fictional character created by William Steig and adapted by DreamWorks Animation for the Shrek franchise. He is voiced primarily by Eddie Murphy. Donkey is an anthropomorphic donkey and his appearance is modeled after a miniature donkey named Perry. He is depicted with grey fur, brown eyes, and a black mane. In the franchise, he is the sidekick and best friend of Shrek, husband to Dragon, and father to a litter of Dronkeys. As the series' comic relief character, Donkey is well-regarded by critics for his wit, wisdom, and humor.
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