Olinto Cristina

Olinto Cristina (5 February 1888 – 17 June 1962) was an Italian actor and voice actor.[1]

Olinto Cristina
Olinto Cristina 1961.jpg
Cristina in 1961
Born(1888-02-05)5 February 1888
Florence, Italy
Died17 June 1962(1962-06-17) (aged 74)
Rome, Italy
Occupation(s)Actor, voice actor
Years active1932–1962
SpouseAugusta Petoni
Parent(s)Raffaello Cristina
Cesira Sabatini
RelativesInes Cristina Zacconi (sister)
Ada Cristina Almirante (sister)
Jone Frigerio (sister)
Margherita Bagni (niece)
Nora Ricci (great-niece)


Born in Florence to actors Raffaello Cristina and Cesira Sabatini, Cristina began acting on stage as a child. His sisters Ines Cristina Zacconi, Jone Frigerio and Ada Cristina Almirante were also actresses.[2] His sister Ines was the mother of actress Margherita Bagni and the grandmother of actress Nora Ricci, she married secondly Ermete Zacconi. On screen, he appeared in more than 75 films between 1932 and 1957. He also was a renowned dubber in Italian post-synchronized versions of foreign films, providing his voice for actors such as C. Aubrey Smith, Sig Ruman, Frank Morgan or Lionel Barrymore. As far as animated films are concerned, he dubbed Doc in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Friend Owl in Bambi and others.

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Olinto Cristina's dubbing contributions". Antoniogenna.net. Retrieved 31 March 2019.
  2. ^ Iannello, Silvia (16 May 2012). "tvcinemateatro―i protagonisti: Olinto Cristina, un piccolo grande attore". tvcinemateatro―i protagonisti. Retrieved 16 May 2020.

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