Francisco Colmenero (born 28 February 1932) is a Mexican voice actor and dubbing director who voiced characters in the Latin American narration of Thomas & Friends.
An active voice actor in Mexico since 1954, he has provided voices for various Disney productions, including Goofy until "Goof Troop", Pete, Eeyore in "The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh", Pumba from "The Lion King", Horace from "101 Dalmatians", and Mr. Snoops from "The Rescuers". Other credits include the title character of "Yogi Bear", Barney Rubble from "The Flintstones", Papa and Grouchy Smurf from "The Smurfs", the title character of Scooby-Doo, Statler and Swedish Chef from "The Muppets", Lofty from "Bob the Builder" and many more.
- Both he and John Gielgud voiced Merlin from "Quest for Camelot" in their respective languages. Pierce Brosnan also starred in the film.
- Both he and Naoki Tatsuta voiced Mr. Snoops from "The Rescuers" in their respective languages.
- He, Marc Seal, Laura Beaumont, Paul Larson, Helen Farrall, Lee Pressman, Simon Nicholson, Sharon Miller, Sam Barlow, Ross Hastings, Polly Churchill, James Mason, Rob Rackstraw, Rupert Degas, David Menkin, Lucy Montgomery, Gadi Levy, Dan Shatzberg, Holger Potzern, Simona Pahl, Steven Elford, Achim Schülke, Tobias Diakow, Jens Wendland, Marjolein Algera, Ernesto Lezama, Øyvind Borgemoen Lyse, Fabian Harloff, Dave Ingham, José Gilberto Vilchis, Nigel Chilvers, Lenora Hume, Miranda Larson, Stan Limburg, Lutz Harder, Steven Kynman, Knud Riepen, Eberhard Haar, Robert Kotulla, Ricardo Silva, Louise Kramskoy, Erik Schäffler, Douglas Welbat, Carlos Enrique Bonilla, Katja Brügger, Christian Rudolf, Jürgen Holdorf, Holger Mahlich, Robert Missler and TUGS voice actor Ian James Corlett have all worked on "Bob the Builder".