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Don Lino
Background information
Feature films Shark Tale
Club Oscar
Feature firsts
Feature lasts
Television programs
Video games Shark Tale
Park attractions
Portrayed by
Portrayed by
Animators
Voice Robert De Niro (film, short)
Jim Meskimen (video game)
Performance model
Designer
Inspiration The Godfather
Honors and awards
Character information
Full name
Other names
Personality First comes off as being Short-tempered, aggressive, serious, strict, bossy, strong, stubborn, vicious, and overprotective but later as being kind, caring, fatherly and friendly
Appearance Handsome, Muscular Great White shark with a mole on his right cheek (similar to Robert De Niro)
Nationality
Species
Birthday
Occupation Don of the Great White Sharks, father of Frankie and Lenny
Alignment
Alignment Neutral, later good
Affiliation
Affiliations
Goal To get revenge on Oscar for killing Frankie and find his second-born son Lenny, who ran away from home (formerly)
Protect Lenny and let him be who he wants to be
Home The Titanic
Relatives Frankie (son; deceased), Lenny (younger son), his wife (deceased)
Pets His piranhas
Relationships
Allies Oscar, Angie, Lenny, Sykes, Ernie and Bernie, Don Feinberg, Lola (formerly), the Great White Sharks, shrimp
Minions Luca, Lola, the Great White Sharks, Frankie, Lenny
Enemies Oscar (formerly), Angie (formerly), Sykes (formerly), Lola, shrimp (formerly)
Likes Power (formerly), getting his way (formerly), his sons, Lenny's behavior, being a Don
Dislikes Losing his sons, not getting his way (formerly), Lenny's behavior (formerly), Luca's stupidity, Frankie being killed
Powers and abilities
Weapons His strength, his jaws
Fate Reforms and makes up with Lenny and is seen at the Whale Wash grand opening
Quote "Hey! I bring you in here, look you in the eye, tell you what's what! And what?"
Don Lino is an antihero of Shark Tale. He is Sykes, Luca, and the Great White Sharks' former boss, Lenny and Frankie's father and former boss, and his wife's husband.

Biography

In Shark Tale

Lino is first seen feeding his piranhas in his Titanic and talking to Sykes to prepare his sons Lenny and Frankie to run the reef saying that "today is that day". Then he asks Luca to play the record radio and Luca fixed the record player, but it goes to the song "Baby Got Back (I Like Big Butts)." Lino and Sykes raise their eyebrows at Luca and he turns it off and he laughs and says to Lino, "Hey boss! Big butts!". Lino gets annoyed by this, but he and Sykes soon continue their conservation to have Sykes work for Lenny and Frankie. However, Sykes laughs at Lino and says that Frankie understands, but Lenny can't be serious; however, Lino says that he is "dead serious" and said that it takes muscles to run things, he tells Sykes that his youngest son, Lenny got the brains and said that it something special and Sykes said that Lenny is special and Lino asks Sykes that what's that supposed to mean and Sykes repeatly says nothing and Lino tells him that he brings him in here and look him in the eye and asks what and what and after a what what what arguement and Lino asks Sykes is making fun of him and Sykes pleading him that he misunderstood untill his sons got home. Frankie jokingly tells his father that Lenny got an accident...he was born and Lenny laughs sarcastically and saying that he is a comic genius. Then Lino has Sykes fired by saying that he is "out", as well as ordering him to start paying him so nothing happens to the Whale Wash.

Lino: After all this, Frankie and Lenny are going to run the reef––––the Northside, mind you. All you paid me, you have to start doing that to both Frankie and Len.

Mr.Sykes: Frankie I understand…but, Lenny? You can't be serious.

Lino(firmly): I'm dead serious.

[Suddenly, the record slipped.]

Lino: LUCA!!

[Luca quickly puts the record in control, but accidentally sets it to Baby Got Back by Sir Mix-A-Lot. Both Lino and Sykes turn to stare weird at him, and Luca immediately turn the record off.]

Luca(after laughing nervously): Hay, Boss, Big butts.

[Lino and Sykes ignores him and continue on their conversation.]

In Club Oscar

Lino reappears in the short, dancing with the Great White Sharks, as well as everyone else.

Personality

Coming Soon...

Appearance

Lino is a muscular, very strong great white with a mole on his right cheek, just like his voice actor Robert De Niro. Lino has light blue eyes.

Trivia

  • Lino's inspiration is the Godfather. As well, he has a mole on his right cheek similar to his voice actor Robert De Niro.

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