Hector Rivera (Coco)

Last Updated on: February 20th, 2023

Who is Hector Rivera?

Hector Rivera is a character from the Disney/Pixar animated film “Coco.” He is the great-great-grandfather of the main character Miguel, and a musician who was once a member of a successful family band, but was later banned from playing music by his wife Imelda, Miguel’s great-great-grandmother.

Hector Rivera becomes Miguel’s guide and mentor in the Land of the Dead, helping him to understand his family’s history and to pursue his passion for music. He is voiced by actor Gael García Bernal in the film.

The movie is set in Mexico and follows the story of Miguel, a young boy who dreams of becoming a musician like his hero, Ernesto de la Cruz, but his family forbids him from playing music due to a generations-old ban. With the help of Hector, Miguel embarks on a journey to the Land of the Dead to discover the truth about his family history and to fulfill his dream.

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Movie Appearances

Song Appearances

Un Poco Loco (Song)

“Un Poco Loco” is a song featured in the 2017 Disney-Pixar animated film “Coco.” The song is performed by Miguel and Héctor in the movie…

Remember Me (Song)

“Remember Me” is a song from the animated movie “Coco“. It is a poignant and emotional song that is central to the plot of the…

Everyone Knows Juanita (Song)

“Everyone Knows Juanita” is a song from the 2017 Disney-Pixar animated film “Coco“. The song was written by Germaine Franco, Adrian Molina, and Marcela Davison…

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In the News

  • Disney on Broadway Developing Stage Adaptation of “Coco”, January 25, 2023
  • Pixar’s “Coco” Makes Broadcast Network Premiere October 14th, Part of “The Wonderful World of Disney”, October 3, 2020
  • ‘Coco’ Takes Top Honors at Imagen Awards, Film’s Star Talks Sequel Possibilities, August 26, 2018
  • Coco Coming to Netlixf in May!, April 26, 2018
  • Coco Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date Announced!, January 12, 2018
  • Coco Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature, January 8, 2018
  • Coco Continues to Dominate at Box Office, December 4, 2017
  • Disney Releases New (and Final) Coco Trailer, November 6, 2017