[[caption-width-right:250:[[Franchise/SuperMarioBros It's-a-me, Charles!]]]]
Charles Martinet (born September 17, 1955, in San Jose, California) is best known as the voices of Mario, Luigi and most other male characters in the ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' series, starting with ''Mario's [=FUNdamentals=]'' in 1995. Martinet is fluent in Spanish and French but, ironically, [[IDontKnowMortalKombat not so fluent in Italian.]]

[[http://www.mariowiki.com/Charles_Martinet The Super Mario Wiki]] has more information about him. [[LineToGod He also has an]] [[http://instagram.com/charlesmartinetitsame Instagram]] and [[https://vine.co/u/1114052811714400256 Vine Account.]]
!! Charles Martinet has provided these voice overs of:
* [[BigBad Gouji Rokaku]] in ''VideoGame/JetSetRadio''.
* [[TheHero Mario]], [[TheLancer Luigi]], [[EvilCounterpart Wario, Waluigi]], and [[IAmVeryBritish Toadsworth]] in the ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros'' series, and his StarMakingRole.
* [[invoked]][[PlayingAgainstType Paarthurnax]] in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''.
* Vigoro in ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia''.
* Homunculus in ''VideoGame/ShadowOfDestiny''.
* Irvin the Inventor, Ratbeard, Monstrous Mirror, and Sir Drayson Dragon in the ''VideoGame/ReaderRabbit'' series
* Sir Alistair Loveless III, Jacques Ramone, and Pericles Lear in ''VideoGame/TheClueFinders'' series.
* [[Creator/DrSeuss The Cat in the Hat and Yertle the Turtle]] in ''Dr. Seuss Kindergarten''.
* The {{Narrator}} (himself) in ''VideoGame/BitTrip [[ColonCancer Presents: Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien]]'' and ''[=Runner3=]''
* Orvus in ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime''.
* Fowl Mouth in ''VideoGame/CelDamage''.
* Played the role of Spinner in ''VideoGame/SolarEclipse''.
* Sanguinar and the Old One in ''VideoGame/SlaveZero''.
* ''Everyone'' (the announcer, player character, and all the opponents) in ''[[VideoGame/PunchOut Super Punch Out!]]''
* Creator/WilliamShakespeare and Music/LudwigVanBeethoven in ''[[VideoGame/WhereInTimeIsCarmenSandiego1997 Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?]]''
* Senator Wilson Philips in ''[[Manga/JojosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: The OVA]]''

* IAmNotSpock: As far as the [[Franchise/SuperMarioBros Mario]] fans are concerned, Charles and Mario are the same person. Regardless, Charles doesn't seem to mind since he loves doing his Mario (or any other Mario character requested) voice for fans.
* PlayingAgainstType: As [[VideoGame/JetSetRadio Gouji Rokaku]], [[VideoGame/CelDamage Fowl Mouth]], [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Paarthurnax]] and [[VideoGame/SlaveZero Sanguinar]].
* StarMakingRole: Charles had acting experience prior to his role as voice actor of Mario. It wasn't until after his cast as Nintendo's famous mascot for ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' that his name ''really'' took off. While other Nintendo characters had their voice actors changed every so often, Charles is the only one who has been in the same role for many years.
->''[[Webcomic/BrawlInTheFamily Want some more voice overs?]] [[BeamMeUpScotty Too]] [[MemeticMutation Bad.]] [[http://brawlinthefamily.keenspot.com/forum/showthread.php?8741-I-got-Charles-Martinet-to-say-quot-Too-bad-Waluigi-Time-quot Waluigi Time]]''[[note]]As Waluigi, he does say "Waluigi time!" in VideoGame/MarioKartDoubleDash whenever the player switches him to the supporting (i.e., non-driving) character.[[/note]]