Mojo Nixon

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Mojo Nixon
Mojo Nixon
Born August 2, 1957
Died February 7, 2024 (aged 66)
Super Mario–related role(s) Actor for Toad in the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film
“...let’s get this straight—I’m not really an actor. I was a drunk musician playing a drunk musician. (laughs)”
Mojo Nixon, Super Mario Bros. The Movie Archive - Exclusive interview

Mojo Nixon (born Neill Kirby McMillan, Jr.; August 2, 1957 – February 7, 2024) was an American musician. He retired from the music business in 2004, briefly putting his retirement on pause for the release of a solo album in 2009. In recent years, he hosted several Sirius Satellite Radio shows, and on occasion has performed for special one-time events.

As an actor, he played the role of Toad's Dinohattanite form in the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film. Toad's character in the film is a music-driven political critic of President Koopa who briefly performs an anti-Koopa song upon first meeting Mario and Luigi. Mojo Nixon uploaded an extended two minute version of this song on his personal YouTube channel in 2012.[1] Toad's Goomba form seen later in the film is instead played by John Fifer, though the film still pays homage to Toad's musician roots by equipping him with a harmonica. On February 7, 2024, he died from a cardiac arrest.

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