Tonino Accolla

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Tonino Accolla
Antonio Accolla

(1949-04-06)April 6, 1949
Syracuse, Italy
DiedJuly 14, 2013(2013-07-14) (aged 64)
Rome, Italy
OccupationActor, voice actor, dubbing director
Years active1978-2013
ChildrenLorenzo Accolla
RelativesNatalia Accolla (niece)

Antonio "Tonino" Accolla (April 6, 1949 - July 14, 2013) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]


Accolla began his career in the late 1970s making his very first dubbing contribution in the 1979 film Apocalypse Now. He was also notable for providing the Italian voice of Eddie Murphy in all his live action roles until he passed on the role to Sandro Acerbo in 2009, as well as dubbing over the voice of Homer Simpson in the animated sitcom The Simpsons until his death in 2013.[2]

Other actors he dubbed over are Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hanks, Mickey Rourke, Ralph Fiennes, Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller, and Gary Oldman (Léon and The Fifth Element), as well as the voice of Timon in the animated film The Lion King.

Personal Life[edit]

Accolla was the father of voice actor Lorenzo Accolla and he was also the uncle of voice actress Natalia Accolla.


Accolla died on July 14th 2013 after suffering a long illness.[3] The voice of Homer Simpson was passed on to voice actor and comedian Massimo Lopez.

Dubbing Roles[edit]


Live Action[edit]


  1. ^ "Tonino Accolla's dubbing contributions". Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  2. ^ Intervista a TONINO ACCOLLA (2007) |
  3. ^ "È morto Tonino Accolla, voce italiana di Homer Simpson e Eddie Murphy". 14 July 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2018.

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