As she matured, she eventually fell in love with an aspiring musician named Héctor, partially due to their shared talent in music. Pocahontas: Pocahontas • Flit • Meeko Imelda had forbidden Miguel to ever play music again, but the boy refused to acknowledge her blessing. Gargoyles: Goliath • Bronx • Demona, Toy Story: Woody • Buzz Lightyear • Alien • Jessie • Bullseye • Bo Peep • Forky • Rex • Duke Caboom • Hamm • Mrs. Nesbit • Zurg Noticeably, her black hair has grey streaks on her left side. He rants on his "hard work" and his deeds to achieve fame while in an altercation with Héctor and Miguel, refusing to let the latter ruin his legacy when he returns home. Affiliations Married to Héctor Rivera, she banned music from her life when Héctor left the family and started a family business in shoe-making. 5 out of 5 stars (14) 14 reviews. Imelda was also stubborn, a trait she shares with her descendant, Miguel. Full name Despite being shocked by this, Imelda is still understandably bitter as Héctor left Santa Cecilia in the first place. She was tall with her face decorated in purple and golden yellow markings, mostly around the eyes. Coco, Hector and Imelda. She also angrily tore Héctor's photo off the family picture, never putting it up. Once in de la Cruz's stadium, Imelda and the family, dressed as Frida Kahlo, enter backstage and remove their disguises. Feature films She was shocked to meet him when he was trapped in the land of the dead and the only one of her great-great-grandchildren she has interacted with. While running behind him, Imelda is teased about her statement by Miguel and a touched Héctor. Imelda is overjoyed to find Miguel, but, much to her chagrin, notices Héctor is with him as well. As a spirit, Imelda appears as a white skeleton with purple ribbons in her hair bun and two gray streaks (a sign of old age) on the left side of her head. She attempts to reason with her grandson to not follow the path Héctor did, but Miguel ignored her and continued running. Mama Imelda is Miguel's great-great-grandmother in the Disney/Pixar 2017 movie, Coco.She is voiced by Alanna Ubach.She is the deceased matriarch of the Rivera family, and the founder of their successful shoemaking business. Imelda reprimands him for breaking his promise in two seconds flat, but Miguel brushes off her scolding and tries to get a blessing from the other Riveras but is fearfully refused since none of them would dare to cross Imelda as she insists Miguel to take her blessing. Fireworks: HarmoniUS • Mickey's Mix Magic • Together Forever: A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular • Wonderful World of Animation Mamá Imelda Pinocchio: Jiminy Cricket • Pinocchio • Blue Fairy • Figaro The skeleton looked down to see a cat weaving in and about the families feet. The matriarch of the Rivera family, Imelda is a maternal yet passionate person who puts family as her first priority and personal interests as her last. ""And that's for trying to murder my grandson.” Despite wishing to forget her husband due to the pain he brought her, Imelda could not bring herself to hate him enough to let him permanently disappear from her life. Big Hero 6: Hiro Hamada • Baymax Female skeleton, black hair with a white streak, brown eyes, tan skin (formerly) Pepita (cat/alebrije) She also wears a long brown apron on her waist where she founded her shoemaking business and wears a matching purple choker with frill designs. A matriarch of the Rivera family, Imelda is a woman who puts her family above everything else. When Miguel had the chance to run away, Imelda was concerned for his safety and wanted him to return home. Héctor is the deuteragonist from Pixar's Academy Award winning film,Coco.He was a musician in life who died and became a resident of the Land of the Dead. Entertainment: A Musical Celebration of Coco The Riveras When alive, she was more tender, as she was looking forward to raising a happy family. The sudden sensation of fur against his legs drew Héctor from his thoughts. However, he never returned, leaving Imelda to take care of Coco alone. Prior to Héctor leaving the family on the road, Imelda and Héctor were very much in love with each other. Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Imelda's great-great-grandson, Miguel, had inherited her stubbornness and her and her husband's love for music. Imelda's role is similar to King Triton's in. Imelda is motherly with her grandson, as she was described as looking at him with love and kindness despite the trouble he caused while trying to send him to the land of the Living. Background information A year later, Imelda and Héctor had fully reconciled, rekindling their romance and even kissing each other and standing next to each other while with their Rivera family. Ernesto was born in 1896. Halloween: Goofy's Skeletoons Street Party, The Lion King: Simba • Timon • Pumbaa • Rafiki • Scar • Spirit Mufasa • Nala • Shenzi • Baby Simba Although Héctor was also a spirit in the realm, she disowned him from the clan despite his wish to reconcile with her. She is the wife of Héctor, the great-great-grandmother of Miguel Rivera and Coco's mother. Tangled: Rapunzel • Pascal • Flynn Rider • Maximus • Tiara Rapunzel • Mother Gothel But he responds saying that Imelda looks great. pixie edit disney pixar pixar animations disney pixar pixar animation studios disney edit pixar edit walt disney walt disney edit pixar coco coco edit coco coco hector coco imelda hector imelda rivera imelda imelda edit hector edit. She refused to acknowledge her husband as a member of her family and disowned him, as did the rest of their descendants. The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Mr. Toad WALL-E: WALL-E • EVE Working together with the growing Rivera clan, Imelda's hard work evolved into a family business. Imelda's chest was heavy. After she died, she refused to acknowledge Héctor as a family member. Miguel, Héctor, Imelda, and the deceased Riveras plan to send Héctor's photo back with Miguel so that Coco can remember him and pass down his memory to the living Riveras. Needing to support her daughter, Imelda turned to shoemaking as Coco grew up, often making shoes for her own daughter and becoming very good at it. Miguel, Pepita, Héctor, Dante, Frida Kahlo, the Riveras The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Esmeralda • Quasimodo • Hugo But she did assault Ernesto da la Cruz for murdering her husband, even calling him the love of her life when assaulting him. She is the former matriarch of the Rivera family who became a spirit in the Land of the Dead after her death. At the end of the movie, Imelda has forgiven Héctor and is happier to be with him, Coco and the living family on Día de Los Muertos. ""That's for murdering the love of my life! When she was a young woman, Imelda met and fell in love with aspiring musician, Héctor Rivera through their love and talent of music. By AntonioAlexisHuerta Watch. Mickey's Christmas Carol: Bob Cratchit Mickey • Ghost of Jacob Marley • Ebenezer Scrooge McDuck He is also the great-great grandfather of the film's protagonist, Miguel Rivera. Héctor certainly did. Imelda sets aside her anger, unable to let this to happen, and plans with the family to recover Héctor's photo in order to save him and their daughter. Bambi: Bambi • Thumper Her hope was well placed because the next turn she and Pepita took lead into a park of beautiful benches, metal flowers, and colorful, tiny alebrijes. Peter Pan: Tinker Bell • Peter Pan • Captain Hook • Wendy • Nana • Smee 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 â¦ The Rescuers: Bernard • Bianca Correction: Imelda was 19 when Coco was born. Imelda means well and is only looking out for her grandson and doesn't want him to follow the path her husband, Héctor, did. Even as they were both in the land of the Dead,Imelda still refused to speak with him and began to think it was her duty to protect her family from his mistakes even going as far as to disown him from the family. Imelda Rivera (1899-c. 1969-1978) was the matriarch of the Rivera family, the sister of Felipe and Óscar, the wife of Héctor, mother of Coco Rivera, and Miguel's great-great-grandmother. 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