12 Latin Celebrities Who’ve Killed It Playing Animated Characters
Coco, Disney Pixar’s newly released animated movie, which showcases the voice-over talent of a large Latino cast — Edward James Olmos, Gael García Bernal, Jaime Camil, and more — tells the story of Miguel, a Mexican boy who dreams of becoming a musician. On the heels of the film’s highly anticipated release, we look back at other Latin and Hispanic stars — Sofía Vergara, Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz and more — who’ve lent their voices to animated characters.
Modern Family's Sofía Vergara is the voice of sassy penguin Carmen in Little Feet.
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Selena Gomez, who played vampire Mavis in the Hotel Transylvania saga, has told PEOPLE: “It’s great because I have grown up alongside the character who I love voicing. I have always admired her spunk and smarts."
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Jennifer Lopez lends her sexy voice to Shira, a sabretooth tiger that turns heads in the Ice Age saga.
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John Leguizamo is charming as Sid, the sloth, in the popular Ice Age saga.
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Shakira not only sings Zootopia's anthem Try Everything, she also plays the lovely Gazelle.
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Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek reignite their Desperado chemistry as the feline protagonists in Puss in Boots.
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Comedian George Lopez gets laughs as a Toco Tucan named Rafael in Rio.
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Princess Fiona —Shrek's unique heroine— just wouldn't be the same without Cameron Diaz's voice.
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In The Book of Life, Zoe Saldaña plays Maria, whose matchless beauty sparks a feud with a best friend competing for the same love.
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Demi Lovato played charismatic Smurfette in The Smurfs, and posed proudly with her cartoon double at the premiere of Smurfs: The Lost Village.
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Mexican actor Jaime Camil had a blast playing Papá Rivera in Disney Pixar's Coco, out today.