Charles Martinet – Voice of Mario

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Charles Martinet (born September 17, 1955) is an American actor and voice actor best known for voicing Mario in the Super Mario video game series. He has voiced Mario, the titular character in Nintendo’s flagship video gamefranchise since 1995. He also voices Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth, Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, and others.

As ‘the voice of Mario’, he has become a well-known personality among fans of video games. As such, he has made several public appearances at several video game related events. Besides performing his well-known Mario voice, fans can meet him and take pictures with him, or ask for his autograph. He has made regular appearances at game events such as Electronic Entertainment Expo, Gamescom, and the Eurogamer Expo, as well at launch events of games like Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Film

  • Brotherhood of Justice (1986) (TV) …. Deputy
  • Hard Traveling (1986) …. Dist, Atty, Cobb
  • The Dead Pool (1988) …. Police Station Reporter #1
  • Mom (1990) …. Mr. Hernandez
  • The Last of His Tribe (1992) (TV) …. Assistant Museum Director
  • Criminal Hearts (1995) (as Charles Martinez) …. Juan
  • Nine Months (1995) …. Arnie
  • Death in Granada (1997) …. Gravedigger
  • The Game (1997) …. Nicholas’ Father
  • A Thousand Men and a Baby (1997) (TV) …. Seattle cab driver
  • Sheer Passion (1998) …. Lou
  • The Californians (2005) …. City Councilman

Television

  • Midnight Caller …. Mark Heller (1 episode, 1989)
  • Matlock …. Bo Edmunds (1 episode, 1989)
  • Reasonable Doubts …. Bartender (1 episode, 1992)
  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (1993) …. Pilot B
  • Fourways Farm (1994) …. US Narrator
  • Compromising Situations …. Sal (1 episode, 1995)
  • Nash Bridges …. Hermsdorf (1 episode, 1996)
  • Air America …. David Dixon (1 episode, 1998)
  • ER …. Eddy (1 episode, 2002)
  • NYPD Blue …. Court Officer (1 episode, 2003)

Video games

  • Super Punch-Out!! (1994, 1995, 1998) …. Announcer, Referee, Boxers, Little Mac
  • Mario’s Game Gallery (earlier released as Mario’s FUNdamentals) (1995, 1996, 1997) …. Mario
  • Space Quest 6: The Spinal Frontier (1995) …. Pa Conshohocken, Ray Trace, P’Tooie
  • Solar Eclipse (1995) …. Spinner
  • Super Mario 64 (1996, 1997) …. Mario
  • Mario Kart 64 (1996, 1997) …. Mario, Luigi (International version), Wario (International version)
  • The ClueFinders 4th Grade Adventures: Puzzle of the Pyramid (1998) …. Sir Alistar Loveless III
  • Mario Party (1998, 1999) …. Mario
  • Rising Zan: The Samurai Gunman (1999) …. Master Suzuki
  • Star Wars: X-Wing Alliance (1999) …. Adm. Holtz
  • Super Smash Bros. (1999) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario Golf (1999) …. Mario (Baby Mario/Metal Mario), Luigi, Wario
  • Carmen Sandiego’s Great Chase Through Time (1999) …. William Shakespeare, Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Dr. Seuss Toddler (1999) …. The Cat in the Hat
  • Dr. Seuss Preschool (1999) …. The Cat in the Hat, Yertle the Turtle
  • Dr. Seuss Kindergarten (1999) …. The Cat in the Hat
  • Slave Zero (1999, 2000) …. Old One, Sangonar
  • Mario Party 2 (1999, 2000) …. Mario
  • Mario Tennis (2000) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Skies of Arcadia Legends (2000) …. Vigoro
  • Mario Party 3 (2000, 2001) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Shadow of Destiny (2001) …. Homunculus
  • Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (2001) …. 2-1B, AT-AT driver, OOM-9
  • Mario Kart: Super Circuit (2001) …. Mario
  • Wario Land 4 (2001) …. Wario
  • Super Mario Advance (2001) …. Mario, Luigi, Wart, Clawgrip, Tryclyde, Fryguy, Mouser
  • Forever Kingdom (2001, 2002) …. Darsul
  • Luigi’s Mansion (2001, 2002) …. Luigi, Mario
  • Mad Dash Racing (2001, 2002)
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee (2001, 2002) …. Mario/Dr. Mario, Luigi
  • Cel Damage (2001) …. Fowl Mouth, Various
  • Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 (2002) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Jet Set Radio Future (2002) …. Gouji Rokkaku
  • Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast (2002) …. Bespin guard 2, Civilian Male, Imperial Officer 2, Rebel Shock Trooper 3
  • Super Mario Sunshine (2002) …. Mario/Shadow Mario, Toadsworth, Piantas (Male)
  • Mario Party 4 (2002) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Shinobi (2002) …. Voice
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgame$! (2003) …. Wario
  • Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour (2003, 2004) …. Mario/Shadow Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Gladius (2003) (voice) …. Additional Voices
  • WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Party Game$! (2003) …. Wario
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (2003, 2004) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Wario World (2003, 2004) …. Wario
  • Mario Party 5 (2003) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 (2003) …. Mario, Luigi
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) …. Easterling Soldiers
  • Pac-Man Vs. (2003, 2004) …. Announcer (Mario)
  • Mario Golf: Advance Tour (2004) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong (2004) …. Mario/Mini-Mario Toys
  • Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (2004) …. Paper Mario, Doopliss
  • Mario Pinball Land (2004) …. Mario
  • Mario Power Tennis (2004) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male), Toadsworth, Announcer
  • Super Mario 64 DS (2004) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario
  • Mario Party 6 (2004) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Virtua Quest (2005) …. Announcer, Snake Eyes, Lau Chan, Shun Di
  • Mario Tennis: Power Tour (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Waluigi, Whisker, Sass
  • WarioWare: Touched! (2005) …. Wario
  • Yoshi Touch & Go (2005) …. Baby Mario, Baby Luigi
  • WarioWare: Twisted! (2005) …. Wario
  • Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Superstar Baseball (2005) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth, Piantas
  • SSX on Tour (2005) …. Mario, Luigi
  • NBA Street V3 (2005) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario Kart DS (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario
  • Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time (2005, 2006) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi
  • Super Mario Strikers (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Party 7 (2005) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth
  • Super Princess Peach (2006) (voice) …. Mario, Luigi
  • New Super Mario Bros. (2006) (voice) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Yoshi’s Island DS (2006) …. Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Baby Wario
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis (2006, 2007) …. Mario/Mini-Mario Toys
  • WarioWare: Smooth Moves (2007) …. Wario
  • Super Paper Mario (2007) …. Paper Mario, Paper Luigi/Mr. L
  • Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (2007)
  • Mario Strikers Charged (2007) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Wario: Master of Disguise (2007) …. Wario
  • Mario Party 8 (2007) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • World in Conflict (2007)
  • Super Mario Galaxy (2007) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (2007, 2008) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Party DS (2007) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl (2008) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP 2 (2008) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Kart Wii (2008) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Mario Super Sluggers (2008) …. Mario/Baby Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Toadsworth, Piantas
  • Wario Land: Shake It! (2008) …. Wario
  • Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story (2009) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again (2009) …. Mario/Mini-Mario Toys
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (2009) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time (2009) …. Orvus
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii (2009) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Resonance of Fate (2010) …. Lagerfeld
  • WarioWare D.I.Y. Showcase (2010) …. Wario
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 (2010) …. Mario, Luigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem (2010) …. Mario/Mini-Mario Toys
  • Mario Sports Mix (2011) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Super Mario 3D Land (2011) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (2011, 2012) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Kart 7 (2011) …. Mario/Metal Mario, Luigi, Wario, Piantas (Male)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011) …. Paarthurnax
  • Mario Party 9 (2012) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas (Male)
  • Mario Tennis Open (2012) …. Mario/Baby Mario/Metal Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 (2012) …. Mario, Luigi
  • New Super Mario Bros. U (2012) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon (2013) …. Luigi, Mario
  • Game & Wario (2013) …. Wario
  • Bit.Trip Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien (2013) …. Narrator
  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team (2013) …. Mario, Luigi/Dreamy Luigi
  • New Super Luigi U (2013) …. Luigi
  • Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move (2013) …. Mario
  • Super Mario 3D World (2013) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games (2013) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Party: Island Tour (2013) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Kart Arcade GP DX (2013) …. Mario/Baby Mario/Metal Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Yoshi’s New Island (2014) …. Baby Mario, Baby Luigi
  • Mario Kart 8 (2014) …. Mario/Baby Mario/Metal Mario/Tanooki Mario, Luigi/Baby Luigi, Wario, Waluigi, Piantas, Nokis
  • Mario Golf: World Tour (2014) …. Mario/Gold Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U (2014) …. Mario/Dr. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (2014, 2015) …. Mario, Luigi
  • Mario Party 10 (2015) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Super Mario Maker (2015) …. Mario/Silver Mario/Gold Mario/Paper Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (2015) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi
  • Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (2015, 2016) …. Mario/Paper Mario, Luigi
  • Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (2016) …. Mario, Luigi, Wario, Waluigi

Source: Wikipedia

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