Sebastian Maniscalco

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Sebastian Maniscalco
Sebastian Maniscalco
Born July 8, 1973 (age 50)
Super Mario–related role(s) Voice actor for Spike in The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Sebastian Maniscalco (born July 8, 1973 in Arlington Heights, Illinois) is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is best known for his comedic stand-up routines, and has released five comedy specials. He is also known for his acting roles in Green Book, and he played Joe Gallo in The Irishman.

In a YouTube podcast uploaded on August 5, 2021, Maniscalco mentioned that he would be providing the voice of "Spike, [the Mario brothers'] boss" in The Super Mario Bros. Movie co-produced by Illumination.[1] This was announced officially in a Nintendo Direct on September 23, 2021.[2] During an interview in Live with Kelly and Mark, Maniscalco stated that he initially auditioned for the role of Mario, but was ultimately given the role of Spike.[3]


  1. ^ Bert Kreischer (August 5, 2021). Bertcast # 476 - Sebastian Maniscalco & ME. YouTube. Retrieved October 6, 2021.
  2. ^ Nintendo (September 23, 2021). Nintendo Direct - 9.23.2021. YouTube. Retrieved September 24, 2021.
  3. ^ Live with Kelly and Mark (May 26, 2023). Sebastian Maniscalco Plays Spike in "The Super Mario Bros. Movie". YouTube. Retrieved May 31, 2023.