Jean-Paul Christophe Manoux (June 8, 1969) is an American actor. His debut as actor was in the horror movie Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings. He made a minor role in ER in 1996, and directed episodes of the Disney original series Aaron Stone and Phil of the Future. In The Emperor's New School, he was called to replace David Spade in the role of Kuzco. He played him in all the episodes of both seasons.