Mario Gallina

Mario Gallina (March 23, 1889 – September 26, 1950) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Mario Gallina
Born(1889-03-23)March 23, 1889
Trieste, Austria-Hungary
DiedSeptember 26, 1950(1950-09-26) (aged 61)
Milan, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1911-1950
Spouse(s)Maria Sainati (m. ?-1950)
Parent(s)Enrico Gallina
Elena Fabbri
RelativesGiacinto Gallina (uncle)


Gallina was born in Trieste, which was then a possession of Austria-Hungary (now Italy). He was the son of theatre actors Enrico Gallina and Elena Fabbri and the nephew of playwright Giacinto Gallina. He began his career in 1911 working as a theatre actor, starring in many plays and working alongside other stage icons such as Enrico Viarisio, Marga Cella and Alfredo Sainati. Gallina was mainly active on stage and screen. He appeared in over 28 films between 1916 and 1950.

In 1933, Gallina sought a career as a screen actor and later, a voice dubber. He had already starred in two silent films between 1916 and 1917. Among his most popular filmography includes the 1943 film The Children Are Watching Us directed by Vittorio De Sica. He also provided the Italian voice of Honest John in the 1940 animated film Pinocchio as well as the Ringmaster in Dumbo.


Gallina died in Milan on September 26th 1950 at the age of 61.



Dubbing roles


Live action


  1. "Mario Gallina's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 13 October 2018.

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