The Iconic Voice of Nintendo’s Mario Talks About His Career and His Love for the Character

Actor Charles Martinet has been the iconic voice of the Nintendo flagship character Mario since 1990. In a video with Great Big Story, Martinet enthusiastically discusses his career and his love for the character.

You know Mario—who could forget the cheery “woo-hoos!” of Nintendo’s most beloved video game character? Now meet Charles Martinet, the voice behind the iconic mustachioed man. It turns out, Martinet not only voiced Mario, he also created the voices for Wario, Luigi and even Donkey Kong!