Gargamel is the arch enemy of the Smurfs. This impoverished wizard and his cat, Azrael, are always plotting to invade the Smurfs' village and either eat them or turn them into gold. Paul Winchell performed the character's voice. And he is also known as grouchy, arrogant, rough, gluttonous, attentive, mean, evil, loud, goofy, accountable, responsible, generous (briefly), great-hearted (briefly), nasty, gentle (briefly), ambitious, ruthless, genuine (briefly), affectionate (briefly), sneaky, mischievous, earnest, lion-hearted and loyal when necessary.