Original Voice Actor for Pingu Carlo Bonomi has Passed Away

Stop Motion fans around the world are remembering the bleeps and bloops of Pingu voice actor Carlo Bonomi

Fans of the world’s favourite stop motion penguin are joined in remembering then man who brought Pingu to life today. Italian voice actor Carlo Bonomi has passed away at the age of 85 leaving a legacy that will long be remembered.


Carlo famously performed the role without a script and got inspiration for the voice from an earlier character he had from another series, La Linea. In addition to voicing Pingu, he also voiced the entire penguin community!

More to come!