Jaime Vega is a Mexican Muppeteer who puppeteered Bodoque, the GROUCH on Plaza SÉSAMO, the Mexican version of SESAME STREET in the 1980s. In a Mexican anti-smoking cartoon made for the series, he voiced a cigar-chomping owl.
Vega dubbed RICHARD HUNT’s Scooter in the early Muppet movies & has been heard in various other HENSON/Creature Shop dubs: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (as Professor Jordan Perry), The English Patient (as Sergeant Hardy), George of the Jungle (as a mercenary), & Good Boy! (as the Greater Dane’s Assistant).
Vega has acted sporadically in soap operas since the 1970s, including Los Hermanos Coraje & Golpe Bajo. Earlier, in the 1960s, he was heard in the Kalimán radio serial, based on a Mexican comic book, as Charles Gunther. As a dubbing actor, he is 1 of the main Mexican voices of Danny DeVito (in What's the Worst That Could Happen & Death to Smoochy, among others) & has been heard as Ed Asner in The Bachelor, Peter Falk in Corky Romano, Joe Pesci in Casino, George Harris in The Interpreter, & James Gandolfini in The Mexican. Cartoon dubbing roles include Sinestro on Super Friends, Clyde on Pac-Man, Lou in Over the Hedge, Kamaji in Spirited Away& PC Mackintosh in Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
- Muppet Performers
- Muppet Puppeteers
- Muppet Voice Actors
- International SESAME STREET Performers
- Jaime Vega on the Muppet Wiki
- Jaime Vega on the Puppet Wiki
- Jaime Vega on the OSCAR THE GROUCH Wiki
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