Born: 1880 May 15 in Sanremo, Liguria, Italy

Died: 1964 July 1 in Bajardo, Liguria, Italy

Biography: Antonio Rubino was an illustrator, cartoonist, animation director, screenwriter, playwright, author and poet.

Rubino graduated in law, then changed focus to drawing, debuting as the illustrator of Alberto Colantuoni's book L'Albatros. After collaborating with several newspapers and magazines, in 1908 he started a collaboration as illustrator and cartoonist with the children's magazine Corriere dei Piccoli, for which he created numerous successful comic characters, notably Quadratino and Italino. In the 1920s and 1930s Rubino was also chief-editor and sometimes founder of several children's publications, such as Il Balilla, Topolino, Mondo Bambino, Mondo Fanciullo. Rubino also directed several animated films, debuting in 1942 with Paese dei Ranocchi (The Land of the Frogs) which won the best film award at the Venice Film Festival in the animation cateqory.


    Antonio Rubino Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Antonio Family name: Rubino

Other Names:

  1. Antonio Augusto Rubino Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Antonio Augusto Family name: Rubino


  1. Parent of - Michele Rubino (b. 1910)