Biography

Ernest Sabella (born September 19, 1949) is an American actor and voice actor, who is best known for his role as the voice of Pumbaa from The Lion King franchise. He is also known for his work in Broadway theatre, including starring roles in Guys and Dolls and Man of La Mancha.

Ernest Sabella (born September 19, 1949) is an American actor and voice actor, who is best known for his role as the voice of Pumbaa from The Lion King franchise. He is also known for his work in Broadway theatre, including starring roles in Guys and Dolls and Man of La Mancha.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1949-09-19

Place of Birth Westchester, New York, USA

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Also Known As

  • Ernest Sabella

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 My Bakery in Brooklyn as Dave
2015 The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar as Pumbaa (voice)
2010 Listen to Your Heart as Tony
2004 Broadway's Lost Treasures II as Harry The Horse (segment "Guys & Dolls")
2004 Behind the Legend: Timone as Pumbaa (voice)
2004 The Lion King 1½ as Pumbaa (voice)
2003 That's So Raven (1 episode) as Mr. Petracelli (1 episode) as Mr. Petrachelli
2001 Disney's House of Mouse (0 episodes) as Pumbaa (4 episodes)
2000 Ed (1 episode)
1999 Providence (3 episodes)
1998 The Lion King II: Simba's Pride as Pumbaa (voice)
1998 Encore! Encore! (13 episodes)
1997 MouseHunt as Maury, the Cat Care Society Owner
1997 In & Out as Aldo Hooper
1997 The Practice (4 episodes)
1996 Dining Out with Timon & Pumbaa as Pumbaa
1995 Stand by Me as Pumbaa (voice)
1995 Toy Story as Pumbaa (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)
1995 Timon & Pumbaa (171 episodes)
1995 Roommates as Stash
1995 Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable as Pumbaa (voice)
1994 Quiz Show as Car Salesman
1994 The Lion King as Pumbaa (voice)
1992 Guys And Dolls: Off The Record as Himself / Harry the Horse
1992 Mad About You (1 episode)
1991 Going Under as The Mole
1989 Saved by the Bell (6 episodes)
1989 Seinfeld (1 episode)
1989 Quantum Leap (1 episode) as Manny
1989 A Fine Romance (13 episodes)
1988 Fright Night Part 2 as Dr. Scott Harrison
1987 A Different World (1 episode)
1987 Roxie (6 episodes)
1986 Sledge Hammer! (1 episode)
1986 Perfect Strangers (150 episodes)
1985 Copacabana
1984 It's Your Move (18 episodes)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)
1984 Punky Brewster (1 episode)
1982 St. Elsewhere (1 episode)
1982 Newhart (2 episodes)
1982 Cheers (2 episodes)
1982 Cagney & Lacey (1 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues (3 episodes)
1980 Little Johnny Jones as Sing Song
1980 The Robber Bridegroom as Big Harp
1979 Knots Landing (2 episodes)
1979 The Facts of Life (1 episode)
1978 Diff'rent Strokes (1 episode)
1976 Alice (1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards (1 episode)

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