Mario Castañeda

Mario Cuitláhuac Castañeda Partida (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɾjo kwit̚ˈlawak kastaˈɲeda paɾˈtida]; born June 29, 1962 in Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico), known professionally as Mario Castañeda, is a Mexican voice actor and dubbing director known for his voice work in Japanese anime, such as Son Goku in the Latin American dub of Dragon Ball Z, as well as the dubbing voice of many actors in movies, including Jim Carrey, Jackie Chan and Bruce Willis.

Mario Castañeda
Born
Mario Cuitláhuac Castañeda Partida

(1962-06-29) June 29, 1962
Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
ResidenceMexico City, Mexico
OccupationVoice actor, director
Years active1983-present
Spouse(s)
Rommy Mendoza
(m. 1987; div. 2002)

Susana Melgarejo Franco (m. 2004)
ChildrenArturo Castañeda
Carla Castañeda
Sofia Castañeda

Early life and education

When he was very young, his parents moved to Mexico City where he resides currently. He studied drama in the Andrés Soler Institute from 1979 to 1982.

Career

In June 1983, Castañeda started to work as a voice actor in Mexican dubs of several television series, including Diff'rent Strokes, The Powers of Matthew Star, and The Visitor. Castañeda has also done voice work in Japanese anime, such as Son Goku in the Latin American dub of Dragon Ball Z, as well as the dubbing voice of many actors in movies, including Jim Carrey, Jackie Chan and Bruce Willis. He was also the announcer for Boomerang in Latin America from 2001 to 2006.

Notable roles

Anime dubbing

Animation dubbing

References

  1. "La fiebre por el anime se vivió en la pasarela Cosplay". Radio Programas del Perú (in Spanish). 31 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2009. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
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