|Birth name||Pablo Francisco|
January 5, 1974 |
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
|Genres||Impressions, surreal humor|
|Subject(s)||Latin American culture, everyday life, movies|
|Influences||Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Benny Hill|
|Notable works and roles||
In the 1990s, he appeared on MADtv as a featured player. His stand-up act was introduced to America at large when he landed his own half-hour comedy special on Comedy Central Presents in 2000. In 2001 and 2002, Francisco toured as part of "The Three Amigos" with Carlos Mencia and Freddy Soto. Since then, he has performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, VH1's ILL-ustrated, Mind of Mencia as "The Voiceover Dude" (same as "Movie Voiceover Guy"), and most recently, Frank TV.
Francisco is recognized for vocal impressions of famous people including Jackie Chan, Aaron Neville, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Howard Stern, Casey Kasem, Keanu Reeves, Michael J. Fox, Jerry Springer, Don Lapre, Celine Dion, William Hung, Danny Glover, Gary Busey, and most notably Don LaFontaine (the Movie Voiceover King). He also does sound effects and character voices like Count Dracula (as a Spanish Radio DeeJay), Droopy Dog, Chris Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Tony Montana, R2-D2, Kermit the Frog, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Ozzy Osbourne, Ricky Martin, Dennis Hopper, Aladdin, George Clooney, Dennis Haysbert, Anthony Sullivan, Christopher Walken, and Mr. Magoo. He also has a talent for beatboxing.
Francisco tours in Southern California.
In 2004, he performed for The Improv at the Irvine Spectrum Center is where his DVD Bits and Pieces was filmed, and his stand up material was used in Comedy Central's animated series Shorties Watchin' Shorties.
On December 31, 2005, he hosted a New Years Eve party at the Irvine Improv.
- Make Me Laugh
- The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
- VH1's ILL-ustrated
- Mind Of Mencia (as The Voiceover Dude)
- Frank TV
- Vakna Med The Voice (Swedish TV)
- Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal
- Last Comic Standing
- The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
- Tonight with Trevor Noah
- Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
- Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution
- Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen
- Knee to the Groin (Album) - 1998
- Sausage (Album) - 2000
- Comedy Central Presents - 2000
- The Three Amigos (with Carlos Mencia and Freddy Soto) - 2002
- Bits and Pieces - 2004, DVD
- Ouch! - 2006, DVD
- They Put It Out There - 2011, DVD
- Hawkins, Si (30 June 2008). "Five questions for . . . Pablo Francisco". Metro. London. Retrieved 23 August 2015.