Hubie is the main protagonist of The Pebble and the Penguin. He is voiced by Martin Short.
An outcast of Penguins, whose goal is to fit in and make friends, He is in love with Marina, and he is more for her kindness as she is into his, he is shy, clumsy, and very comic relief. When he finds the "Pebble" he believes it would be the best to impress Marina, but Drake the power hungry, and unnatural penguin wanted to steal it, and give it to her and take the credit, but Hubie refused and was given a forceful death sentence to the Leopard Seal. But Hubie Survived.
When Hubie awoke after 3 days in the sea into a Smuggler ship that smuggled Penguins into Zoos.
Role in Film
He starts out daydreaming for Marina, Then encounters her, and they get to know each other. He was always usurped to get a pebble, and when he makes a wish an Emerald Cube comes at his feet, and Hubie mistakes it as a pebble and sees his wish came true, but the Vile Drake actually tries to steal it! He later marries Marina and they have kids at the end of the film.
- His voice is more akin to Heffer Wolfe from Rocko's Modern Life.
- John Leguizamo was considered to voice Hubie.
- His rival is Drake.
- He is the character who made up stories about a make belief guy named Waldo.