He is a Brooklyn-accented lion who serves as Dumbo's right-hand partner, popcorn server, ticket taker, and sideshow barker. He has a knot in his tail. He was inspired by the character of Timothy Q. Mouse from the 1941 film.
Lionel was with Dumbo when they first started out.
- Lionel holds the distinction of not just being the first Disney character that Jim Cummings voiced, but also his first voice acting role in general.