Carlos Alazraqui was born on July 20, 1962 in Yonkers, New York, USA as Carlos Jaime Alazraqui. He is an actor and writer, known for Planes (2013), The Fairly OddParents (2001) and Happy Feet (2006).
Voice Over; Taco Bell Chihuahua Winner: San Francisco International Standup Competition
He is also an avid tennis player and enjoys skydiving.
Lives in Los Angeles with his two dogs, Jackie O, a female Labrador Retriever, and Max Bear, a male Shepard-Akita mix.
His parents are from Argentina.
His surname, "Alazraqui", is of Sephardi Jewish origin.
He auditioned for the role of Mario in the Mario video game franchise in 1994.
Personal Quotes (8)
I used to be kind of bitter and jealous as well, but I get it. It's business.
For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous.
Video games are a little more work and they're a little more stilted.
I started doing stand-up in college.
Movies, obviously, are a little more lucrative. The initial paycheck is better.
If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's what they need. It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.
I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup.
We got to go to Lucas Ranch and, at that time, my brother was still living in a condo about a mile from Robin Williams, and so I made all of the other comics jealous because I got to get a ride home with him.