Mario was the first hand used to roaring at the beginning of the movies. He was born at the Gardena Playground, Michigan City on November 10, 1978. Mario was used on all color ZTZ films between 1985 and 1996. The first film that used the logo was Super Mario Bros. (1985). The Legend of Zelda (1986). Sonic the Hedgehog (1987) and Pokemon (1988). Mario died in 2002. His skin, is on display at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey.