Jesús Barrero Information


Jesús Barrero

Jesús Barrero

Voice Actor
Mexico

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Biography:
José de Jesús Barrero Andrade (July 26, 1958 - February 17, 2016), better known by his stage name Jesús Barrero, was a Mexican actor and voice actor. He began his acting career in 1968 at the age of nine playing secondary roles in theater and voice-over work, and made his debut in a leading role four years later with the Latin American version of the PBS series Big Blue Marble. Barrero was best known for his roles as the voice of Seiya in Saint Seiya, Rick Hunter and Scott Bernard in Robotech, Koji Kabuto in Mazinger Z, Yamcha in Dragon Ball, Jonny Quest in the Jonny Quest animated series, Kuzco in The Emperor's New Groove, Jason Lee Scott/Red Ranger in Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, Koji Minamoto in Digimon Frontier, Rex in the Toy Story series, Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars saga, Zanmase Truesdale in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX, Deidara in Naruto and Yoichi Hiruma in Eyeshield 21.

Barrero was diagnosed with lung cancer in March 2015 and died from complications of the disease on February 17, 2016 at the age of 57. His last film role was in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as the voice of Luke Skywalker.

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