Jesse Corti

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Jesse Corti
Born (1955-07-03) July 3, 1955 (age 63)
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1978–present
Spouse(s)
Laura Lyn Deberardino
(m. 1986; died 1987)

Julietta Marcelli (m. 1989)
Children2

Jesse Corti (born July 3, 1955) is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for voicing Le Fou in Beauty and the Beast and playing Courfeyrac in the original Broadway show Les Misérables. He also voiced the Spanish Dignitary in Frozen and Mr. Manchas in Zootopia. He has appeared in numerous feature films, and in several popular TV series such as 24, Heroes, Desperate Housewives, The West Wing, Judging Amy, Law & Order and many more. In 1990, he received a Clio Award for his Drug Free America commercial.

Personal life[edit]

Corti was born in Venezuela, but was raised in Paterson, New Jersey. His father was a Baptist minister. He graduated from Eastside High School in 1973.

Corti was previously married to Laura Corti, they wed in 1986. Laura was killed a year later in a 1987 collision between an Amtrak train and a Conrail freight train in Chase, Maryland.[1] At that time, Laura Corti had been returning to New York City after having seen her husband perform in Les Misérables at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.. The crew of the freight train in that collision tested positive for marijuana and Jesse Corti subsequently appeared in both an English-language and a Spanish-language public service announcement for Partnership for a Drug-Free America.[2] He is currently married to his second wife Julietta Marcelli , since 1989; and together they have two children. Their children are Jesse David Corti, an actor, who provided the voice of Neku Sakuraba in the video games The World Ends with You and Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, and Avrielle Corti, who is also an actress.[citation needed]

He is the uncle of Miguel Corti, who is part of Capcom's localization staff.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Live-action film[edit]

Live-action television[edit]

Animated film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Beauty and the Beast Le Fou Also Latin Spanish Dub[4]
1996 All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 Charlie B. Barkin Singing voice
2000 The Christmas Lamb Issac / David Television film
2003 K10C: Kids' Ten Commandments Jacob [4]
2009 Playmobil: The Secret of Pirate Island Sly Singing Voice[4]
2011 Mia and the Migoo Pedro / Wilford English Dub[4]
2013 Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King Julius English Dub[4]
2013 Frozen Spanish Dignitary [4]
2015 Night of the Living Dead: Origins 3D Newscaster
2016 Zootopia Mr. Manchas [4]
2016 Quackerz Kianga [4]
  • Bird in a Window – Chinese Man/Red
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Friends – Performer ("I Will Always Be with You")
  • MGM Sing-Alongs: Searching for Your Dreams – Performer ("It's Too Heavenly Here"/"On Easy Street")

Television animation[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 The Little Mermaid Additional Voices Episode: "The Evil Manta"
1992 The Tom & Jerry Kids Show Additional voices Episode: "Penthouse Mouse/12 Angry Sheep/The Ant Attack"
1992 Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire Additional Voices Episode: "The Fuji-tive"
1993 Bonkers March Hare 3 Episodes
1994 Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? Additional Voices
1996 Gargoyles Jade Episode: "The Green"
1997 Rugrats Serenader, Reptar, Knight 2 Episodes
  • "Faire Play/The Smell of Success"
  • "The Mattress"/Looking for Jack"
1998 The Wild Thornberrys Crocodile #1, Crocodile #2 Episode" "Only Child"
1999 The Angry Beavers El Supermuerto, Police Captain, Referee Episode: "Noberto y Daggetto en 'El grapadura y el castor malo"
2001 Evil Con Carne Commando
2001 Godzilla: The Series Paul Dimanche Episode: "The Ballard of Gens Du Marais"
2002 As Told by Ginger Dr. Juan, Running Doctor Episode: "Mommie Nearest"
2004 All Grown Up! Male Judge Episode: "Runaround Susie"
2005 Higglytown Heroes Jax, Submarine Captain Hero 3 Episodes
2005 The Batman Chief Angel Rojas 6 Episodes
2007-2012 Handy Manny Francisco, Ticks, Relando 3 Episodes
2012-2014 NFL Rush Zone Drop Kick 29 Episodes
2015 Goldie & Bear Itsy Episode: "Too Much Jack and Jill/Tiny Tale"

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Commander English Dub[4]
2005 Resident Evil 4 Bitores Mendez
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo Additional Chile AO Voices
2006 Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror Additional voices Credited as Jessie Corti
Just Cause Caramona
Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops DCI [4]
2007 The Shield Galindo/Sr.
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune Mercenaries #4 [4]
Lost Odyssey Gongora [4]
2010 Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker Soldiers/Extras [4]
Lost Planet 2 Vagabundo
2011 Call of Juarez: The Cartel Antonio Alvarez
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception Columbian Citizens / Columbian Walla [4]
2013 BioShock Infinite Additional Voices
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger
Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
2018 Red Dead Redemption 2 The Local Pedestrian Population
Just Cause 4 People of Solis [4]
2019 Death Stranding

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (12 February 1987). "Suits filed over train fatalities". Beaver County Times. Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  2. ^ "YouTube: Partnership for a Drug-Free America: Yes! You Can Beat Drugs!". Retrieved 3 May 2014.
  3. ^ Miguel E. Corti [@MiguelECorti] (30 May 2019). "So cool to see my uncle's name in the credits for Death Stranding" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o https://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/Jesse-Corti/

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