Manoux, J. P. 1969–

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MANOUX, J. P. 1969


Full name, JeanPaul Manoux; born June 8, 1969, in Fresno, CA. Education: Northwestern University, B.S. (theatre); trained at Groundlings School, ACME Comedy Theatre, Los Angeles Theatresports, and Improv Olympic West.

Addresses: Agent Marc Chancer, Origin Talent Agency, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Suite 306, Studio City, CA 91607; Sutton, Barth & Vennari, 145 South Fairfax Ave., Suite 310, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Manager Andrew Myler, Essential Entertainment Management, 6121 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 201, Hollywood, CA 90038.

Career: Actor, voice performer, and writer. Appeared in commercials for Right Guard antiperspirant, Holiday Inn Express hotels, Volkswagen Passat and Honda automobiles, Circuit City electronic stores, Gatorade sport drinks, and other products.

Awards, Honors: Los Angeles Ovation Award and Garland Award, Backstage West, both 1999, for Reefer Madness! The Musical.


Film Appearances:

Tommy, Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (also known as Pumpkinhead 2: The Demon Returns ), Motion Picture Corporation of America, 1994.

Eric, Clinic E, American Film Institute, 1996.

Andy, Fairfax Fandango, 1997.

Beezer, Art House, Asylum, 1998.

Excited alien, Galaxy Quest, DreamWorks, 1999.

Mayor's assistant, Inspector Gadget, Buena Vista, 1999.

Officer Hughes, Treasure Island, King Pictures, 1999.

The unknown filmmaker and Mike Dong, The Auteur Theory, Pathfinder Pictures/RGH/Lions Share Pictures, 1999.

(Scenes deleted) French bellhop, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (also known as Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me ), New Line Cinema, 1999.

Robber, Our Lips Are Sealed, Warner Home Video, 2000.

Aide de camp, Ocean's Eleven (also known as 11 and O11 ), Warner Bros., 2001.

Voice of Kuzco, Mickey's Magical Christmas: Snowed In at the House of Mouse (animated), Buena Vista Home Video/Walt Disney Home Video, 2001.

Arnie, Crazy As Hell, Artistic License/Loose Screw Films, 2002.

Voice of Scrappy Rex, ScoobyDoo, Warner Bros., 2002.

Gary, Malibu's Most Wanted, Warner Bros., 2003.

Robot man, The Ugly Americans, DreamWorks, 2003.

Technical sergeant Ari Peck, Starship Troopers 2, Screen Gems, 2003.

Film Work:

Additional voices, The Auteur Theory, Pathfinder Pictures/RGH/Lions Share Pictures, 1999.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Kuzco, Mickey Mouse Works: The Unique Show (animated), ABC, 19992000.

Various characters, The Wayne Brady Show, ABC, 20012002.

Voice of Kuzco, House of Mouse (animated), ABC, 2001.

Curtis the caveman and Mr. Hackett, Phil of the Future (also known as The Out of Timers ), The Disney Channel, 2003.

The character Kuzco has been featured in other series, including Cartoon AllStars to the Rescue: Stop Digimon! and House of Toon.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Owner of the chihuahua, Breakfast with Einstein, The Disney Channel, 1998.

Roger, Darwin Conspiracy, UPN, 1999.

Carl, Running Mates, TNT, 2000.

Neal Blank, Beer Money, USA Network, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mime, "Fire in the Belly," ER (also known as Emergency Room ), NBC, 1996.

Junior executive, "Close Quarters," Working, NBC, 1997.

Clerk, "Collect Call for Dick," 3rd Rock from the Sun (also known as Life As We Know It ), NBC, 1998.

Father Stasniak, "Where Is Joanne Going, and When?," Reunited, UPN, 1998.

Glenn, "The Mask," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1998.

Rusty, "My Dinner with Becker," Becker, CBS, 1998.

Shelter director, "The Gift That Keeps On Giving," For Your Love, The WB, 1998.

Ted, "The Greatest Story Ever Toad," Maggie, Lifetime, 1998.

Customer, "Caroline and the Ultimatum," Caroline in the City (also known as Caroline ), NBC, 1999.

Glenn, "Hostess to Murder," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1999.

Glenn, "Softball," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1999.

Lukaro, "WeddingBell Blues," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1999.

Marc, "Love Stinks," Oh Grow Up!, ABC, 1999.

Bellman, "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been," Angel, The WB, 2000.

Dave, "The Virgin Episode," Opposite Sex, Fox, 2000.

Lewis, "My Bodyguard," Stark Raving Mad, NBC, 2000.

Malcolm, "Drew Goes to Hell," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000.

Nicolai, "Bed Worthy," Shasta McNasty (also known as Shasta ), UPN, 2000.

Nicolai, "The F Word," Shasta McNasty (also known as Shasta ), UPN, 2000.

Thomas, "Secret Crush" (also known as "I've Got a Crush on You"), The Norm Show (also known as Norm ), ABC, 2000.

Twitch, "Stretching Ethics," Brutally Normal, The WB, 2000.

"In the Course of Human Events," Bull, TNT, 2000.

Clerk, "Departure Time," The King of Queens, CBS, 2001.

Colin, "Fallback," Nikki, The WB, 2001.

Dave, "Baby You Can't Drive My Car," Grounded for Life, Fox, 2001.

Gene Bacon, "Slam Dunk," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges ), CBS, 2001.

Mr. Babbes, "Go with the Flow," The Hughleys, UPN, 2001.

Dave Henry, "Fired," Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central), ABC, 2002.

Host, "Mr. Big Shot," Yes, Dear, CBS, 2002.

Jerry Dworski, "Old Wounds," The District, CBS, 2002.

Jerry Dworski, "Return of the King," The District, CBS, 2002.

Jerry Dworski, "Small Packages," The District, CBS, 2002.

Minion, "Hocus Focus," Will & Grace, NBC, 2002.

Shorty, "RenGate," Even Stevens, The Disney Channel, 2002.

Stan, "BadaPing!," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2002.

Stan, "Call My Crazy," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2002.

Stan, "Sabrina Unplugged," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2002.

Armenian, Reno 911!, Comedy Central, 2003.

Cameron Anderson, "Reunion," Birds of Prey, The WB, 2003.

Peter, "Breaking Up," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2003.

Peter, "Picture Perfect Party," Less Than Perfect, ABC, 2003.

Stanley, "The Day the Magic Died," Charmed, The WB, 2003.

Appeared as a student in an episode of The John Larroquette Show, NBC; contestant on game shows, including The Family Feud, Jeopardy!, and Wheel of Fortune: Teen Week.

Television Appearances; Other:

Fighting student, How High, 2001.

Appeared in the pilot Eddie & Vince, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Stoned cannibal, Reefer Madness! The Musical, Hudson Backstage Theatre, Los Angeles, c. 19992000.

Also appeared in Worldly Acts, Tiffany Theatre, Los Angeles.


Video Games:

Cyberia 2: Resurrection, Virgin Interactive Entertainment, 1995.

Motion capture performer, Redneck Rampage, Interplay Productions, 1997.

Blue Heat: The Case of the Cover Girl Murders, Orion Interactive, 1997.

Redneck Rampage Rides Again: Arkansas, Interplay Productions, 1998.

Voice, Monsters, Inc., Disney Interactive, 2002.


Teleplays; with Others: Series:

The Wayne Brady Show, ABC, 20012002.

Stage Musicals:

Author (with George Brant) of Tights on a Wire (musical), produced at Eclipse Theatre, Chicago, IL.

Radio Teleplays; Episodic:

Contributor to All Things Considered, National Public Radio.



J. P. Manoux Home Page,, September 29, 2003.