Silvio Peter "Tino" Insana was an American actor, voice actor, writer and film producer.
Insana was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Hiloray (Swanson) and Silvio A. Insana, a musician. Insana's highly-distinguishable voice has been featured in many animated television series, such as Bobby's Uncle Ted in Bobby's World. He has voiced Pig in Nickelodeon's animated film Barnyard and its subsequent spin-off TV series.
In the 1980s, Insana wrote two episodes for Police Squad! and an episode of Sledge Hammer!; he also served as story editor on both series. Insana then wrote, produced, and acted in the independent comedy films Wedding Band and Masters of Menace.
Insana has also made brief acting appearances in such films as Neighbors, ¡Three Amigos!, Who's Harry Crumb? and Beverly Hills Cop III. He has also made guest appearances on situation comedy series such as Night Court and Mad About You.
In 2008, Insana voiced the role of Barf on Spaceballs: The Animated Series (possibly due to Insana's voice being very similar to the late John Candy). He voiced Mr. Grouper in the Nickelodeon CGI animated preschool series Bubble Guppies, which turned out to be his very last role.
For Disney, he has done voice work in the TV series Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, The Little Mermaid, Pepper Ann (as Pepper Ann's police officer uncle JoJo), House of Mouse, Bonkers, Aladdin, Jungle Cubs, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, Teacher's Pet and the feature film Tom and Jerry: The Movie. He also had a minor role in the movie Oscar.