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Dolph Shapiro

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Dolphin Shapiro
Dolph Shapiro.png
Artwork of Dolph from The Simpsons: Tapped Out
Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Brown
Occupation: Student of Springfield Elementary School, Summer Jobs
Relatives: Father: Mr. Shapiro
Mother: Unnamed
First appearance: "The Telltale Head"
Voiced by: Tress MacNeille
Pamela Hayden (first appearance only)

Dolphin "Dolph" Shapiro[1] is one of the school bullies of Springfield Elementary.


Dolph is recognized by his asymmetrical haircut, which covers one eye. He wears cutoff shorts and Chuck Taylor All-Stars style basketball shoes. Dolph is 17 years old. He is left-handed. Dolph's hair can appear either reddish (like Jimbo's) or dark brown. Dolph is a 6th grade student at Springfield Elementary. Dolph once attended Hebrew school,[2] and according to a school profile, he can speak "Spanish, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Korean, Latin, Old English, English, Klingon, and Esperanto".[3]

Dolph's father sports an eye patch and has the same haircut as Dolph;[4] he is shown hanging out with the fathers of Kearney and Jimbo.

Dolph is a player in the Mighty Pigs Pee Wee Hockey League Team.


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The Simpsons: Hit & Run[edit]

Dolph also makes an appearance in the Springfield Squidport levels of The Simpsons: Hit & Run. He can be spotted in the parking lot of the Aztec Theater in Level 3. In Level 6 you can do missions for him, along with the other bullies.

The Simpsons Game[edit]

Dolph appears as one of the three museum thieves that Bart and Homer must defeat.[5]

The Simpsons: Tapped Out[edit]

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Image Cost Unlock method Unlocks with Unlock message
Dolph Shapiro.png Cash.png75,600 Level 36
Running With The Bullies Pt. 1
Noise Land Video Arcade I'm the one you get for free?!
Technical Information ID Groups Internal Name
3000 Regular Characters, Regular Male, Youngster, Pessimist, Bullies, Rommelwood Students, Delinquents, Normal Springfielders Dolph

Behind the Laughter[edit]

Dolph was named after one of Matt Groening's classmates from Lincoln High School named Dolph Timmerman. Groening stated that Timmerman was not a bully but just a real cool guy.

Dolph is generally regarded as the most mysterious of Jimbo's group and never really has a big part until seasons 19, 20 and 21. He is also Jewish as shown in "Lisa the Drama Queen" and before that in "See Homer Run". Dolph is a minor character, compared to Jimbo and Kearney, and doesn't speak as much as them. However, in newer seasons, he tends to be speak more regularly than in the earlier episodes. In the episode "I, (Annoyed Grunt)-bot", when Bart moons the bullies on his collapsing 10-speed bike, Jimbo and Kearney grimace, but Dolph shouts out "No one does that to Dolph! NO ONE!", a possible reference to him becoming more of a main character.

In later seasons show, he generally gets more speaking parts than Jimbo and Kearney. Such as being the only bully present at the science fair in "Replaceable You" and having more lines than Kearney in "Bart Stops to Smell the Roosevelts".

Dolph's surname was stated to be "Starbeam" in the season 18 episode "24 Minutes", but was later changed to "Shapiro", as seen in the season 25 episode "Yellow Subterfuge" and the season 33 episode "Boyz N the Highlands".

Foreign dubs[edit]

Language Voice dubber
Spain flag.png Español Rafael Alonso, Jr.


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