Tino Insana

American actor (1948-2017)

Silvio Peter "Tino" Insana (February 15, 1948 – May 31, 2017) was an American actor, producer, writer, singer, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his roles in Barnyard, Back at the Barnyard, Bubble Guppies, Bobby's World, and Spaceballs: The Animated Series.

Tino Insana
Birth nameSilvio Peter Insana
Born(1948-02-15)February 15, 1948
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
DiedMay 31, 2017(2017-05-31) (aged 69)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting placeUnited States
MediumMovies, television
Years active1977–2017
SpouseDana Moller (1975–2017)
Notable works and rolesBarnyard[1]

On May 31, 2017, Insana died of cancer in Los Angeles, California at the age of 69.

Early life


Insana was born Silvio Peter Insana in Chicago, Illinois on February 15, 1948.

On May 31, 2017, Insana died of cancer in Los Angeles, California at the age of 69.[2][3]


Year Title Role Notes
1977 Cracking Up
1981 Neighbors Perry Greavy
1983 Going Berserk Biker Leader
1986 Three Amigos Studio Guard
1987 Amazon Women on the Moon Mr. Sylvio (segment "Video Pirates")
1988 The Couch Trip Jail Guard #1
1988 For Keeps Capt. O'Connell
1989 Who's Harry Crumb? Smokey
1989 Wedding Band Hugh Bowmont
1990 Why Me? Cop #3 at Home
1990 Masters of Menace Horny Hank
1991 Oscar Tiny the Iceman Uncredited
1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie Patrolman Voice
1994 Beverly Hills Cop III Burly Cop
2006 Barnyard Pig Voice
Year Title Role Notes
1990-1998 Bobby's World Uncle Ted Voice, 40 episodes
1991 Darkwing Duck Dr. Reginald Bushroot Voice, 14 episodes
1992 Goof Troop Colonel Carter Voice, 1 episode
1992 The Little Mermaid Baracuda Voice, 1 episode
1993 Bonkers Stew / Scatter Squirrel Voice, 3 episodes
1994 Aladdin Prince Uncouthma Voice, 3 episodes
1997 Jungle Cubs Fat Cat Voice, 1 episode
2000 Buzz Lightyear of Star Command Samsa Voice, 1 episode
2007-2011 Back at the Barnyard Pig Voice, 47 episodes
2008-2009 Spaceballs: The Animated Series Barf Voice, 12 episodes
2011-2016 Bubble Guppies Mr. Grouper Voice, 79 episodes


  1. "Tino Insana". imdb.com. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  2. Nunzio, Miriam Di (June 2, 2017). "Second City alum Tino Insana has died at 69". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on June 1, 2017. Retrieved June 2, 2017.
  3. "In Remembrance: Tino Insana". The Second City. June 1, 2017. Retrieved June 2, 2017.

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