Enemies To get his picture on his family's ofrenda and be rememberedTo help Miguel get back to the Land of the LivingTo reunite with his daughter, Coco Coco is a 2017 American computer-animated fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.Based on an original idea by Lee Unkrich, it is directed by him and co-directed by Adrian Molina.The film's voice cast stars Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguía and Edward James Olmos. The novelization states that Coco and her father have the same chin and cheekbones. Héctor : He's a living child, Ernesto. He's a living child, Ernesto. Mamá Imelda The Nightmare Before Christmas: Jack Skellington • Sally • Zero • Oogie Boogie • Santa Jack • Dr. Finkelstein • The Mayor WALL-E: WALL-E • EVE Gael García Bernal plays the charming Hector, an inhabitant of the Land of the Dead who needs Miguel's help in order to visit the Land of the Living. Mamá Imelda Your guide to stream Coco online — including simple streaming info, cast actors and characters, and how it was received. [sings] Estranged from his family, Héctor spent his afterlife trying to cross over to the Land of the Living to see Coco again but was rejected as his descendants, having a low opinion of him, wouldn't put his picture up. : He states Miguel will thank him later when he returns him to his family, referring to his own mistake of forsaking family. Incredible • Elastigirl • Jack-Jack • Violet • Dash • Frozone • Edna Mode Dante brings Miguel to Héctor when the former tells him that he's looking for his great-great grandfather. A Bug's Life: Flik • Princess Atta • Heimlich He carried a deep sense of shame for his actions; preventing him from reconnecting with his embittered wife after she died. Sorry for any previous errors. ""Ernesto, stop! [Confused] : voiced by Alanna Ubach. Up: Dug • Russel • Carl • Kevin • Alpha I want nothing to do with you! : After turns as the voice of Miguel in Pixar's 'Coco,' and the lead in short film 'Icebox,' 12 year-old actor Anthony Gonzalez's star is on the rise. I am the love of your life? Brings back memories. : Bambi: Bambi • Thumper : Powers and abilities Without mercy, he drops Miguel from the building, much to the horror of Héctor and the other late Riveras. | : Robin Hood: Robin Hood • Maid Marian • Lady Kluck • Little John Bernal sings for the role in "Coco," too. Hey, it happens to everyone eventually. Allies : Héctor Leave the boy alone. Pixar's colorful, animated adventure "Coco," in theaters November 22, 2017, is rated PG-13. Coco (2017) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Mulan: Mulan • Mushu • Cri-Kee • Ping • Shan Yu Don't I know you? Coco: Miguel Rivera • Héctor • Dante • Imelda • Pepita • Alebrije Dante • Ernesto Before learning the true circumstances of his death, Héctor suffered the consequences of leaving and was incapable of telling his family, especially his daughter, how much he loved them. So in mid-1940, he set out on tour with his childhood friend Ernesto de la Cruz. He would avoid Ernesto's mansion as Ernesto coldly refused his service out of fear of his undoing. Mary Poppins: Mary Poppins • Bert, Matterhorn Bobsleds: Abominable Snowman This revelation made him realize that Ernesto's motives had destroyed his purpose of the tour and it convinced him to attempt to return home. : : He also comes across as a very fun, friendly, and approachable person, the sort who's the life of the party wherever he goes.However, it all turns out to be a facade to hide his true nature: that of a selfish and … It's true, Imelda. Héctor Rivera is the deuteragonist of the 2017 Disney/Pixar animated feature film Coco. In addition, his wardrobe has been changed to more of a clean-cut approach - his hair is straightened, his jacket has been converted to a vest, his pants have been mended, and now wears brown dress shoes made by Imelda, while retaining his straw hat and tie. Where did he go? The Princess and the Frog: Tiana • Louis • Ray • Dr. Facilier No. No, skeletons don't walk like that. In December 2016, the longtime actor Gael García Bernal signed on to play Hector in Coco, according to IndieWire. You don't have to forgive him. Chicharrón Coco : One Hundred and One Dalmatians: Cruella De Vil • Perdita Menu. Héctor then decides to help Miguel be ready for his performance by giving him pointers, such as to loosen up and giving out a grito, to little avail. Héctor Born in 1896, Ernesto was an up-and-coming musician from the town of Santa Cecilia. November 30 is also the birthday of Héctor's voice actor. Ratatouille: Remy Too hard to let him destroy everything. Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina. He is also the great-great grandfather of the film's protagonist, Miguel Rivera. Family comes first. Miguel Rivera was born in either 2004 or 2005 to Enrique and Luisa Rivera. Background information 1900 (reply to @amyblack1256 @leeunkrich when was Hector born? : 1896 (reply to @Aleprettycat Dear @leeunkrich, when was Ernesto de la Cruz born? On his head, he wears a straw hat. Miguel Mijo, I was so worried. Many years ago, Héctor was a passionate musician from Santa Cecilia, born there on November 30, 1900. Hector. : : ". Source, Imelda † (wife)Mamá Coco † (daughter)Felipe and Óscar † (twin brothers-in-law)Julio Rivera † (son-in-law)Elena Rivera (granddaughter)Franco Rivera (grandson-in-law)Victoria † (granddaughter)Enrique Rivera (great-grandson)Luisa Rivera (great-granddaughter-in-law)Gloria (great-granddaughter)Berto (great-grandson)Carmen (great-granddaughter-in-law)Miguel Rivera (2nd great-grandson)Abel Rivera (2nd great-grandson)Rosa Rivera (2nd great-granddaughter)Benny and Manny Rivera (twin 2nd great-grandsons)Socorro Rivera (2nd great-granddaughter). : Héctor's creativity is shown to come from his heart; many of Héctor's best songs were written as an expression of his feelings towards those he loves. Socorro was named after her paternal great-grandmother. In the end, when finally he can cross the bridge to the Land of the Living, he is wearing shoes, symbolizing how he has been welcomed back into the family (due to Imelda's legacy of shoemaking). Ernesto's crimes are exposed to the dead, followed by Pepita delivering a fitting punishment on the now-disgraced musician for how he tore Héctor's family apart, avenging Héctor as well. [singing for Chicharrón] Héctor Coco works best when it focuses on the importance of family, less so when it zeros in on Miguel's musical aspirations. He was seven years younger than his cousin, Abel and two years younger than his cousin, Rosa. Moana: Moana • Maui • Pua • Hei Hei • Gramma Tala • Tamatoa Examples being writing "Un Poco Loco" for Imelda and, famously, writing "Remember Me" for Coco. I spent decades protecting my family from *your* mistakes. He is a Xoloitzcuintli dog and Miguel's pet. Musician (formerly) James Emil Coco (March 21, 1930 – February 25, 1987) was an American stage and screen actor. : : Many years ago, Héctor was a passionate musician from Santa Cecilia, born there on November 30, 1900. Miguel Héctor When there's no one left in the living world who remembers you, you disappear from this world. Leave the boy alone!" A Goofy Movie: Max • Vacation Goofy • Powerline, Darkwing Duck: Darkwing Duck Héctor notices the differences in his friend's performances, shifting between happy and halfhearted depending on the majority of the audience, and realizes Ernesto really cared only about the attention he was getting. Hector is first seen disguised in an attempt to go through the marigold bridge, even making up an accent to do so. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Snow White • Dopey • Magic Mirror • The Evil Queen • Grumpy • The Prince • Sleepy • Doc Héctor explained to Miguel that unless there's a relative in the living world who remembers their ancestor, their spirit passes onto what they call the final death, the same fate that awaits him if Miguel doesn't take his photo home. Restaurants: Fuente del Oro Restaurante • Miguel's El Dorado Cantina Lilo & Stitch: Stitch • Lilo • Jumba • Scrump • Angel Hercules: Hercules • Meg • Pegasus • Hades • Phil • Zeus Beauty and the Beast: Belle • The Beast • Lumiere • Cogsworth • Mrs. Potts • Chip Potts • Gaston • Enchantress • Winter Belle • Fancy Beast And you, how many times must I turn you away? Movie: Coco. You're going back to the Land of the Living! They then rejoice at the revelation of their heritage and pride of being family. When Imelda died, she refused to welcome Héctor back to the Riveras and disowned him, as she believed him to have abandoned her and Coco for his music. Not in life, not in death! While Ernesto was strongly incapable of inspiration for his music because he wanted to be recognized for it, Héctor was able to because he wanted to express his feelings of the relationships that inspired him. He also gained a single gold tooth in his frontal teeth. Sunrise approaches as Héctor starts to fade away and Miguel's transformation into a skeleton is almost complete. : Cars: Lightning McQueen • Cruz Ramirez • Jackson Storm • Mater ... knuckles, they drag on the floor. Héctor Didn't Know Ernesto Took Credit For His Songs. Thus, Héctor had come to view musicians as self-important showboating jerks, including himself for once being one. Inside Out: Joy • Sadness • Anger • Disgust • Fear • Bing Bong • Rainbow Unicorn Throughout their performances, Héctor often mailed the money gained from the tours to his family. His brilliance is most prominently on display within the songs he wrote, which had a tremendous national influence in the world. He and Imelda dance to their elder great-great-grandchildren's song before joining Miguel in a guitar duet using a spiritual version of his guitar, proudly watching him. However, this backfires when he is denied access to the bridge, and after revealing himself, Hector makes a run for it, but sinks through the marigold petals and is taken away by security guards.Later, he is interrogated by a Corrections Officer for his actions, and unsuccessfully tries to convince him to take him … With his condition deteriorating further and his descendant at Ernesto's mercy, Héctor pleads with his former friend to not hurt Miguel and let him go home, but Ernesto refuses because the child will surely ruin his legacy if he goes back to the living. Dumbo: Dumbo • Timothy Mouse Together with the other late Riveras, Héctor finally crosses over to the Land of the Living during Día de Los Muertos to see their living family. Miguel Entertainment: A Musical Celebration of Coco Imelda relents and she, Héctor Miguel, and the other Riveras plan to get Héctor's photo back before he's lost forever. The Emperor's New Groove: Kuzco • Kronk • Pacha • Yzma • Yzma Kitty Imelda... Mamá Imelda What? The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Mr. Toad Although it seems they remain trapped in the cenote; at that second, they are discovered by Dante and saved by Imelda and Pepita. In a flashback, Hector (Gael Garcia Bernal) sings “Remember Me” as a lullaby to his daughter Coco, Miguel’s great grandmother, before leaving to tour with Ernesto de la Cruz. Héctor first appears trying to cross over to the Land of the Living disguised as Frida Kahlo. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Character information Miguel Rivera. Héctor's most defining qualities are his deep love for family, especially Coco, and the profound regret he feels that resulted from his choice to leave his family to share his music with the world. Héctor : After being teased by a group of musicians over his death, the pair were told that there was a music contest in Plaza de la Cruz where the winner gets access to de la Cruz's mansion. The agent quickly checks that he isn't recognized on his family's ofrenda, leading Héctor to make a run for it. No. What are you doing? Slender male skeleton, black hair and goatee, magenta eyes (brown when alive), one gold tooth, tan skin (formerly) Miguel Mamá Imelda : Héctor Héctor was a loving father and wrote the song \"Remember Me\" for her. He's been forgotten. Héctor's creativity is also on display in his movements as a skeleton. Imelda, I... [Suddenly shudders and collapses to his knees, Imelda gasps]. Paraphernalia He wore a light brown Mexican formal attire with white upper outlines similar to Ernesto's. Cinderella: Cinderella • Fairy Godmother • Gus • Prince Charming • Jaq • Lucifer • Anastasia • Drizella • Lady Tremaine • Wedding Cinderella The Aristocats: Marie By the end of the film, after finally being remembered, Héctor's appearance has since changed. Héctor sheepishly greets his wife, whose joy at finding Miguel turns to bitter at the sight of him, and comments on her appearance before being forced to cling for dear life (or lack thereof) on Pepita's tail in the flight back to the other Riveras. | Lady and the Tramp: Lady • Tramp : No one knows. Ernesto de la Cruz ... Gael Garcia Bernal as Hector. : (exact date if u can, please) ). I didn't want to listen, but he was right! That's how *you* walk. Hearing this, Héctor realizes that Miguel has lied to him about de la Cruz being Miguel's only family and that he could've gone home any time. When he told Ernesto, they had an argument where Ernesto begged him to stay as he needed his songs but Héctor was unmoved. Likewise, Héctor has also come to dislike musicians due to Ernesto neglecting of him after his death. I'm walking like a skeleton. While Miguel sings, Dante pulls Héctor in to perform alongside Miguel, receiving applause from the crowd. The Jungle Book: Baloo • Kaa • King Louie : Dies after ingesting poison in 1921. But upon learning that Miguel possesses little to no experience in performing, Héctor insists that he take his place on stage but is refused, as Miguel was determined to prove himself as a musician. : Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer. And so what if it's true? : : Ernesto de la Cruz YOU'RE A COWARD! Who the...? : [Smacks Ernesto with her shoe] "Yes, it is I, Frida Kahlo! Héctor After his wife gets the portrait back after being forced to sing "La Llorona", Héctor and Imelda finally start to reconcile. Héctor scolds Miguel for leaving his family and attempts to bring Miguel to them, but this makes a hurt Miguel abandon him and go off to find Ernesto himself after distracting Héctor with his discarded photo. Guy in audience I apologize for that.""Yes! But de la Cruz murdered him! Those aren't the words! No, I don't. Héctor attempts to pass into the Land of the Living disguised as Frida Kahlo. Alice in Wonderland: Alice • White Rabbit • Cheshire Cat • Mad Hatter • Caterpillar • The Queen of Hearts • Doorknob However, Héctor still enjoyed listening to music and was a musically supportive teacher to Miguel. During the tour, Héctor began to feel homesick and came around to Imelda's way of thinking and decided to go home to his family. Seeing as Miguel needs a guitar, Héctor takes him to the shantytown where spirits who are being forgotten live, to acquire Chicharrón's guitar. He tried to go home to you and Coco. As a spirit in the Land of the Dead, Héctor appears as a skeleton with his bones yellow and rusted, sans the bright gold, green, and purple markings on his skull, which are nearly faded. Years later, as a spirit, he is finally acknowledged by the living and is welcomed back into his family. Nothing is more important than family. Héctor Hector disappearing (as his living daughter forgets him) but coming back at the end (as his daughter was able to remember him and tell people about him) could be a parody of the Disney death, as Hector already was dead. Ernesto de la Cruz. He is the spirit of a Mexican musician who died and became a resident of the Land of the Dead. : Personality Then suddenly, Miguel dragged Héctor off the stage as the master of ceremonies announced to the crowd that Miguel's family is looking for him and wants to send him home. 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