Rubén Arvizu (born December 31. 1939) is a Mexican-American actor, director, writer, producer and ecologist.
Rubén Arvizu is originally from the city of Querétaro. As a writer and journalist he has published hundreds of columns and essays in newspapers and magazines in the United States and Latin America, receiving the Isabel of Spain award in 1982 and the Silver Pen in 1986. He has collaborated with Captain Jacques Cousteau as a film producer and director for the Latin American Cousteau Society. He continues his activities in favor of peace and protection of the environment with the Ocean Futures Society as Director General for Latin America and the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation as Director for Latin America and Ambassador of Global Cities Covenant on Climate, Mexico City.
As president of Arvintel Media Productions, a studio that specializes in the dubbing of major films, TV series, industrial and educational videos into several languages, Arvizu produced, in English and Spanish, an original animated 3-D series focused on the conservation of the planet.
Rubén is a professional dubbing actor and director, recognized internationally with more than 30 years of experience in the field. He has directed, produced and selected voices for dubbing for studios such as Warner Bros., Paramount, Columbia and Universal, including the Spanish dubs of the Star Wars Trilogy, Star Trek: Insurrection, The Truman Show, Breakdown, Space Jam, Quest for Camelot, Pokemon Movie I and II , The Iron Giant, The Powerpuff Girls Movie, Looney Tunes: Back in Action and The Happy Cricket.
He is widely known in Latin America for being the voice of Willie and Flip in the animated series Maya the Bee as well as being the producer, director and adapter of the series for its Spanish version. Besides being a voice actor in both Spanish and English, he is the writer of the first book on the history of dubbing: ¿De Quién es la Voz que Escuchas? (Who is the Voice You Listen to?). It describes the history and anecdotes of dubbing worldwide, including interviews with actors, studios and directors.
- Mechanical Violator Hakaider (1995) - Additional Voices
- Arvizu, Ruben. LinkedIn Page. Retrieved November 30, 2015.