Vinicio Sofia

Vinicio Sofia (13 November 1907 30 December 1982) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Vinicio Sofia
Born(1907-11-13)13 November 1907
Corleone, Italy
Died30 December 1982(1982-12-30) (aged 75)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor
Years active1933-1973


Born in Corleone, Sofia began his career on screen in 1933 when he made his film debut in Black Shirt directed by Giovacchino Forzano. He appeared in over 66 films between 1933 and 1973 although he was mostly active as an actor during the 1940s and among his most popular filmography includes the 1953 comedy film Neapolitan Turk. Throughout his career, he collaborated with other actors such as Alberto Sordi, Luigi Pavese, Erminio Macario and Totò.[2]

Sofia also maintained a successful career as a voice actor and dubber. He dubbed many actors which include James Whitmore, Andy Devine, Jack Carson, Slim Pickens, William Conrad and Eddie Cantor. In his animated film roles. He provided the Italian voices of characters in Disney films. These include Br'er Bear in Song of the South, Horace in One Hundred and One Dalmatians and Carpenter and Tweedledum in Alice in Wonderland.

Sofia retired in the early 1970s and he died in Rome a decade later.



  1. "Vinicio Sofia's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  2. "Vinicio Sofia". MYmovies. Retrieved 12 May 2019.

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