Background information
Feature films The Pebble and the Penguin
Television programs
Video games
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Voice Martin Short
Performance model
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality Kind, lovable innocent, funny, silly, shy (gains confidence later in film)
Appearance Slender Adelie penguin, yellow scarf, red hat, blue eyes
Occupation Marina's husband
Alignment Good
Goal To return to Antarctica and save Marina and give her the pebble to marry her (succeeded)
Home Antarctica
Relatives Marina (Wife), their 8 children
Allies Rocko, Marina
Enemies Drake, Leopard Seal, Killer whales
Likes Marina, singing, the emerald
Dislikes Drake picking on him, predators, Rocko yelling at him
Powers and abilities
Weapons His wings and beak
Fate He and Rocko save Marina and they get married.
Quote "Hey Rocko, I guess this means we put our differences on ice."
"Goodness Glaciers"

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.
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